Published October 26, 2016
Ten faculty from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences are among those who were honored for notable achievement, service and teaching at UB's 2016 Celebration of Faculty and Staff Academic Excellence.
SUNY Distinguished Professors
This highest State University of New York rank recognizes exceptional faculty merit and outstanding academic contributions.
Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
This award recognizes faculty members who consistently go above and beyond their teaching and professional duties to make extraordinary contributions to their respective fields.
SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching
The Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching recognizes consistently superior teaching by adjunct faculty at the graduate, undergraduate, or professional level. Recipients of this award have demonstrated outstanding support for intellectual growth of individual students and the use of relevant contemporary data from their disciplines in their teaching. This recognition is a system-wide acknowledgment of the contributions and dedication to high quality education by adjunct teaching faculty.
Exceptional Scholar Award for Sustained Achievement
This award honors outstanding professional achievement that has been focused on a particular body of work over a number of years. This award recognizes an unprecedented accomplishment in a senior scholar’s career, distinguishing a body of work of enduring importance that has gone beyond the norm in a particular field of study.
Exceptional Scholar Award for Young Investigators
This award celebrates a recent superior achievement of a scholar in his/her field of study. Such an achievement will have distinguished the recipient as an up-and-coming scholar, as well as earned the individual acclaim for his/her work.
UB Teaching Innovation Award
This award recognizes faculty who have contributed significantly to engaging students with new methods and approaches to teaching. The award recognizes faculty members whose innovative teaching methods have a demonstrable effect on enhancing student learning-outcomes.