Cullen College Honors Faculty for Excellence in Teaching and Research


Esmeralda Fisher

This month, Dean Joseph Tedesco announced the 2013 winners of the UH Cullen College of Engineering faculty awards, in recognition of outstanding performance in teaching, research and service.

Karolos Grigoriadis, Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Director of the interdisciplinary program in aerospace engineering, was honored with the Fluor Corporation Faculty Excellence Award, the highest award given by the college, and the W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence Award, the college's most prestigious teaching honor.

Laura Gutierrez (biomedical engineering) and Robert Provence (electrical and computer engineering) received outstanding lecturer awards. The outstanding teaching assistant award was given to Jiabiao Ruan in the department of mechanical engineering.

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Karolos Grigoriadis
Fluor Corporation Faculty Excellence
W.T. Kittinger Teaching Excellence

Navin Varadarajan
Outstanding Professor

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Debora Rodrigues
Outstanding Professor
Stuart Long
Outstanding Professor
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Ali Ekici
Outstanding Professor
Haleh Ardebili
Outstanding Professor
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Thomas Holley
Outstanding Professor
Peter Vekilov
Senior Faculty Research Award
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Jeffrey Rimer
Junior Faculty Research Award
Jacinta Conrad
Junior Faculty Research Award



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