The Best in SUNY

In the past three years, 12 SEAS professors have received SUNY awards.

Kui Ren

Kui Ren

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Department: Computer Science andl Engineering
Award year: 2018

Stelios Andreadis

Stelios Andreadis

Award:  SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2018

Andrew Whittaker

Andrew Whittaker

Award: SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2018

Michel Bruneau

Michel Bruneau

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2017

Chunming Qiao

Chunming Qiao

Award: SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department:
Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2017

Jinhui Xu

Jinhui Xu

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Department: Computer Science andl Engineering
Award year: 2017

Albert Titus

Albert Titus

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service
Department: Biomedical Engineering
Award year: 2017

Chang Wen Chen

Chang Wen Chen

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2016

Jeffrey Errington

Jeffrey Errington

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Department:
Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2016

Hui Meng

Hui Meng

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activities
Department:
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2016

Joseph Mollendorf

Joseph Mollendorf

Award: SUNY Distinguished Professor
Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2016

Paul Schifferle

Paul Schifferle

Award: Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching
Department:
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2016

Throughout our history, our faculty and professional staff members have been recognized as the best in the State University of New York system.

They are recognized for making outstanding contributions to their respective professional fields, campuses, communities and the public at large. We are proud to salute their hard work and ongoing dedication.

A complete list of SEAS faculty who have received SUNY awards is below.

SUNY Distinguished Professors

Distinguished Professors demonstrate groundbreaking scholarship, exceptional instruction and breadth and significance of service contributions. Appointment constitutes a promotion to the State University’s highest academic rank, and it is conferred solely by the State University Board of Trustees.

SUNY Distinguished Professors

Stelios Andreadis
Stelio Andreadis

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2018

Andrew Whittaker
Andrew Whittaker

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2018

Chunming Qiao
Chunming Qiao

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2017

Michael Constantinou
Michael Constantinou

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2014

Aidong Zhang
Aidong Zhang

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2014

Rajan Batta
Rajan Batta

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 2013

David Kofke
David Kofke

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2012

Venu Govindaraju
Venu Govindaraju

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2010

Vladimir Mitin
Vladimir Mitin

Department: Electrical Engineering
Award year: 2008

Sargur Srihari
Sargur Srihari

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 1997

George Lee
George Lee (Emeritus)

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2007

Colin Drury (Emeritus)

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 2007

Tsu-Teh Soong
Tsu-Teh Soong (Emeritus)

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2004

Eli Ruckenstein
Eli Ruckenstein (Emeritus)

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 1981

SUNY Distinguished Teaching Professors

Joseph Mollendorf
Joseph Mollendorf

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2016

Johannes Nitsche
Johannes Nitsche

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2014

Mark Karwan
Mark Karwan

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 2010

Carl Lund
Carl Lund

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2007

William Rae
William Rae (Emeritus)

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2000

Warren Thomas
Warren Thomas (Emeritus)

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 1977

SUNY Distinguished Service Professors

Robert Ketter
Robert Ketter (Emeritus, deceased)

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 1988

Chancellor's Awards for Excellence

The Chancellor's Awards for Excellence are SUNY-level honors conferred to acknowledge and provide system-wide recognition for consistently superior professional achievement and to encourage the ongoing pursuit of excellence. These programs underscore SUNY’s commitment to sustaining intellectual vibrancy, advancing the boundaries of knowledge, providing the highest quality of instruction, and serving the public good. 

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Creative Activities

Kui Ren
Kui Ren

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2018

Michel Bruneau
Michel Bruneau

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2017

Jinhui Xu
Jinhui Xu

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2017

Chang Wen Chen
Chang Wen Chen

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2016

Jeffrey Errington
Jeffrey Errington

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2016

Hui Meng
Hui Meng

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2016

Ann Bisantz
Ann Bisantz

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 2015

Sriram Neelamegham
Sriram Neelamegham

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2015

Stelios Andreadis
Stelios Andreadis

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2014

Chunming Qiao
Chunming Qiao

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2013

Jonathan Bird
Jonathan Bird

Department: Electrical Engineering
Award year: 2012

Paschalis Alexandridis
Paschalis Alexandridis

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2011

Venu Govindaraju
Venu Govindaraju

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2006

Andrei Reinhorn
Andrei Reinhorn (Emeritus)

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2006

Michael Constantinou
Michael Constantinou

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 2004

David Kofke
David Kofke

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2004

Alan Selman
Alan Selman (Emeritus)

Department: Computer Science and Engineering
Award year: 2004

Deborah Chung
Deborah Chung

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2003

Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Gary Dargush
Gary Dargush

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2014

Paul DesJardin
Paul DesJardin

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2009

Rajan Batta
Rajan Batta

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 2007

Paschalis Alexandridis
Paschalis Alexandridis

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 2006

Joseph Mook

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2004

Cyrus Madnia
Cyrus Madnia

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2002

Kemper Lewis
Kemper Lewis

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2001

Shahid Ahmad
Shahid Ahmad

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 1997

James Jensen
James Jensen

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 1995

Johannes Nitsche
Johannes Nitsche

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 1995

David Kofke
David Kofke

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 1994

William Rae
William Rae (Emeritus)

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year:1993

Carl Lund
Carl Lund

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 1991

Joseph Atkinson
Joseph Atkinson

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 1989

Joseph Mollendorf
Joseph Mollendorf

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 1985

Thomas Weber
Thomas Weber (Emeritus)

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 1981

Colin Drury (Emeritus)

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 1975

Sherwood Prawel
Sherwood Prawel (Emeritus, deceased)

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 1975

Kenneth Kiser
Kenneth Kiser (Emeritus, deceased)

Department: Chemical and Biological Engineering
Award year: 1974

Irving Shames
Irving Shames (Emeritus, deceased)

Department: Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering
Award year: 1973

Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Faculty Service

Albert Titus
Albert Titus

Department:  Biomedical Engineering
Award year: 2017

Li Lin
Li Lin

Department: Industrial and Systems Engineering
Award year: 2014

Chancellor's Awards for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching

Paul Schifferle
Paul Schifferle

Department: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Award year: 2016