May 4, 2015 – At the eighteenth annual Virginia Tech College of Engineering faculty reception, awards were presented to engineering professors for teaching innovation, research, service, and outreach for 2015. Five outstanding new assistant professors were recognized and certificates of teaching excellence were also awarded.
The Dean’s Awards for Teaching Excellence were presented to: Clifford Shaffer of computer science, Sungwan “Sunny” Jung of biomedical engineering and mechanics, and John P. Shewchuk of industrial and systems engineering.
The Dean’s Awards for Research Excellence were awarded to: Wenjing Lou of computer science, Chang Lu of chemical engineering, Amy Pruden of civil and environmental engineering, Pamela VandeVord of biomedical engineering and mechanics, and Chenming “Mike” Zhang, of biological systems engineering.
The College of Engineering Faculty Fellows, an award that carries an annual $5000 account for the next three fiscal years to support his or her research, were presented to: Eli Tilevich of computer science, Jennifer Irish of civil and environmental engineering, Kray Luxbacher of mining and minerals engineering, Holly Matusovich of engineering education, Michael Ruohoniemi of electrical and computer engineering, and Christopher Williams of mechanical engineering. Read more here.
Join the department in congratulating Wenjing Lou, Cliff Shaffer and Eli Tilevich.