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University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering

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Engineering Faculty Recognized for Teaching, Research

By: 

Lindsay Lewis

Dean Joseph Tedesco recognized UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty members for outstanding teaching and research during the 2008-2009 academic year at the college's Spring Faculty/Staff Meeting.

Richard Willson, professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering and biochemical and biophysical sciences, was honored with the Fluor Daniel Faculty Excellence Award, the highest award given by the college. Ovidiu Crisan, professor of electrical and computer engineering, received the W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award, the college's most prestigious teaching honor. Leang Shieh, professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Larry Witte, professor of mechanical engineering, were named co-recipients of the Career Teaching Award for excellence in teaching and service to students.

In addition to the awards listed below, an outstanding lecturer award was given to Madgy Akladios. Outstanding teaching assistant awards were given to Arif Ozer and Ahmet Oncel from mechanical engineering, and Khaled Eldressi from industrial engineering.

College Awards
Willson Crisan Shieh Witte
Richard Willson
Fluor Daniel Faculty Excellence Award
Ovidiu Crisan
W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award
Leang Shieh
Career Teaching Award
Larry Witte
Career Teaching Award
Outstanding Teaching Awards
Ayoub Feng Grigoriadis
Ashraf Ayoub
Outstanding Professor
May Feng
Outstanding Professor
Karolos Grigoriadis
Outstanding Professor
Charlson Wilton  
Joe Charlson
Outstanding Professor
Donald Wilton
Outstanding Professor
 
Outstanding Lecturer Awards
Beaubouef Rooks
Richard Beaubouef
Outstanding Lecturer
Charles Rooks
Outstanding Lecturer
Research Awards
Grigoriadis Brankovic Strasser
Karolos Grigoriadis
Senior Faculty Research Award
Stanko Brankovic
Junior Faculty Research Award
Peter Strasser
Junior Faculty Research Award

 

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