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A. James Clark School of Engineering Awards - Call for Nominations

A. James Clark School of Engineering Awards - Call for Nominations

The annual Service Award for an outstanding faculty member in the Clark School of Engineering will be presented at the spring commencement exercises on Thursday, May 23, 2002. The faculty member receiving the service award will be presented with a plaque and a cash award. Nominations from students, faculty and staff are hereby solicited. The evaluation factors for determining the award are as follows:

Esprit de Corps

Innovation in developing a curriculum or special courses

Service on committees

Advisor to student groups

Giving lectures to the campus and outside community

Unpaid consulting for School colleagues

Recruitment activities for students

Advising students

Participating in open houses, alumni activities, etc.

Enhancing the University and School image by outreach activities

Enhancing the University and School image by serving on or chairing national committees

Nomination forms can be obtained from Teresa Prince in 1124 Martin Hall. Complete the nomination form and attach a maximum of 5 letters of support from any combination of the following:

Supervisor of the nominee

Person supervised by nominee

Peer of nominee

Faculty, staff, or student who has had personal experience with the quality of service provided by the nominee

PLEASE SUBMIT NOMINATIONS to Gary A. Pertmer, Associate Dean, School of Engineering, 1124 Glenn L. Martin Hall no later than Friday, April 5, 2002.

POOLE & KENT COMPANY TEACHING AWARD

ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SENIOR FACULTY

The annual Poole & Kent Company Teaching Award for senior faculty in the Clark School of Engineering will be presented at the spring commencement exercises on Thursday, May 23, 2002. The faculty member receiving the teaching award will be presented with a plaque and a cash award. Nominations from faculty and students are being solicited. The evaluation factors for determining the award recipient are:

Associate Professor with more than ten years full-time teaching experience or Full Professor at time of nomination

Colleague appraisals

Student appraisals

Significant contribution to undergraduate and graduate teaching

Innovative classroom techniques and classroom materials

Ability to motivate students to learn

The packet submitted for award nominees should include the following:

A letter of nomination

Five letters of recommendation (at least one each from undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty (peers), and the Department chair)

A one page statement from the nominee which should include the nominee’s department, time at the University of Maryland, and rank

A one page summary sheet of student evaluations and no more than one page of student comments

A listing of classes taught during the past 3-4 years

Specific examples of innovative classroom techniques and classroom materials used by the nominee

PLEASE SUBMIT NOMINATION MATERIALS BY FRIDAY,

APRIL 5 TO YOUR DEPARTMENTAL REPRESENTATIVE

Anthony Vizzini - Aerospace Engineering

Fred Wheaton - Biological Resources Engineering

Eric Seagren -Civil and Environmental Engineering

Nam Wang -Chemical Engineering

Adrian Papamarcou -Electrical and Computer Engineering

Jim Milke -Fire Protection Engineering

Amr Baz -Mechanical Engineering

Peter Kofinas - Materials and Nuclear Engineering

March 15, 2002


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