2018 Faculty Awards of Excellence Recipients

The annual Awards of Excellence for engineering faculty were presented at the Faculty Recognition Banquet on April 6, 2018. This year's recipients are:

EXCEPTIONAL EARLY CAREER TEACHING AWARD

Allison F. Godwin
Engineering Education

For her constant devotion to student growth in all aspects of their career trajectories, while providing an open-minded dynamic within the classroom promoting collaboration and an enthusiasm for inclusivity.
VIDEO: Testimonials about Professor Godwin

ENGAGEMENT AND SERVICE AWARD

Barrett S. Caldwell
Industrial Engineering

For his widespread efforts to promote interest in space, through the Indiana Space Grant Consortium, as well as STEM education at the K-12, university and more broadly, a societal level.
VIDEO: Testimonials about Professor Caldwell

EARLY CAREER RESEARCH AWARD

Bryan W. Boudouris
Chemical Engineering

For his leadership and guidance in forming revolutionary paradigms in polymer science by establishing a bold and multifaceted research program at never-before-seen levels.
VIDEO: Testimonials about Professor Boudouris

DEAN A.A. POTTER AWARD

James D. Jones
Mechanical Engineering

For the passion, enthusiasm, motivation and energy that he brings to the classroom, his innovative approaches to distance and cooperative learning, and his dedicated commitment to students in and outside the classroom.
VIDEO: Testimonials about Professor Jones

UNDERGRADUATE ADVISING AWARD

John H. Lumkes, Jr.
Agricultural and Biological Engineering

For his professional guidance in engaging students to become globally competent by developing lifelong learning skills, improving their ability to make ethical decisions and functioning on a diverse team.
VIDEO: Testimonials about Professor Lumkes

MENTORING AWARD

Patricia Davies
Mechanical Engineering

For her formative role in the development and nurturing of junior faculty members across the College, as well as serving as a model of mutual respect, community building, and sound counsel for staff and students.
VIDEO: Testimonials about Professor Davies

RESEARCH AWARD

Yung C. Shin
Mechanical Engineering

For his pioneering and unrivaled efforts in the development and application of laser-based manufacturing and materials processing, leading to monumental improvements in productivity and significant reductions in costs.
VIDEO: Testimonials about Professor Shin

Team Award - Bicentennial Torch Team


For their superb project management and technical contributions creating a lasting symbol, the bicentennial torch, which served as a centerpiece for student education and the State of Indiana's bicentennial celebrations.
VIDEO: Testimonials about the Team

team members of the Bicentennial Torch Team posing with Indiana Flag and Torch

David F. Bahr
Materials Engineering
Philip R. Baldwin
Aeronautics and Astronautics
Sean P. Brophy
Engineering Education
Mark C. Johnson
Electrical and Computer Engineering
David G. McMillan
Bechtel Innovation Design Center
Nathan S. Mosier
Agricultural and Biological Engineering
Timothee L. Pourpoint
Aeronautics and Astronautics
John W. Sutherland
Environmental and Ecological Engineering
Todd A. Wild
Electrical and Computer Engineering