CEAT faculty and staff well represented at the fall 2022 University Awards Convocation ceremony
Monday, December 12, 2022
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The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology (CEAT) was well represented at the Fall 2022 University Awards Convocation. Oklahoma State University President Kayse Shrum and Dr. Jeanette Mendez, OSU’s provost honored faculty, staff and administrators for their achievements giving out awards in 23 different categories to recipients who were nominated by their peers and supervisors. Peers and colleagues selected the awardees based on the criteria of their extensive contributions to their respective departments.
Below is a list of CEAT award recipients:
Land Grant Award for Excellence - Andy Arena
This award was established to recognize a faculty member whose exemplary contributions promote the land-grant mission of Oklahoma State University. Arena was recognized for his contributions to the fields of unmanned aircraft design and fabrication, aerospace vehicle stability, aircraft performance and aerodynamics.
Distinguished Early Career Faculty - Omer San
Recipients of this award were chosen based on their award of tenure within the past three years, their demonstration of strong potential for their contributions to the university, their professions, research, creative activity and Extension and/or outreach.
Regents Distinguished Teaching Award - Baski Balasundaram
This award recognizes faculty who have shown unusually significant achievement in the instruction of students for an extended number of years. Awardees receive a $2,000 permanent stipend.
Regents Distinguished Research Award - Dr. Guoliang Fan
This award recognizes faculty who have shown unusually significant achievement in their field of research. Awardees receive a $2,000 permanent stipend.
President's Fellows Research Award - Brian Elbing
This award supports faculty by equipping them to conduct groundbreaking research. Awardees must be tenured faculty within five years of their date of tenure. Awards, up to $20,000 each, are given as one-time grants to be expended over a period of no more than one year.
Award for Academic Excellence in Academic Program Assessment - Keith Teague and Jim
This award, with a $500 stipend, recognizes academic program assessment individuals or teams who demonstrate innovation, excellence and dedication to program outcomes assessment planning, reporting and implementation.
Advising Excellence Award - David Bennett
This award provides institutional recognition for outstanding academic advising by faculty and staff.
Newly Appointed Chair and Professorship Holders - Heather Fahlenkamp and James Smay
Medallions are presented to outstanding faculty who have been recently appointed to endowed chair and professorship positions. These faculty are dedicated to advancing their fields of study and have a strong desire to share their knowledge with the next generation.
The College of Engineering, Architecture and Technology congratulates all award recipients.