College of Engineering Award Recipients

2016

Faculty Awards:
George T. Abell Outstanding Economic Development: Tom Chen
George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Jeffrey Collett, Jr.
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Olivera Notaros and Christie Peebles
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Elizabeth Barnes
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Mazdak Arabi
Art Corey Outstanding International Contributions: Liuqing Yang
College of Engineering Meritorious Faculty Emeritus: V. N. Bringi

Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional: Jim Jensen and Melissa Reese
Administrative Professional Researcher: Steven Miller

2015

Faculty Awards:
George T. Abell Outstanding Economic Contributions: Carmen Menoni
George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Steven Reising
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Peter Young
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Christopher Snow
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Karan Venayagamoorthy
Art Corey Outstanding International Contributions: V. “Chandra” Chandrasekar
College of Engineering Faculty Achievement Award: Matthew Kipper

Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional: Stephanie Rosso and Shannon Irey
State Classified: Mary Gomez

2014

George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Chris Kummerow
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Lakshmi Prasad Dasi
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Hussam Mahmoud
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Sudeep Pasricha

Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional: Brett Beal
State Classified: Joann Divico and Jamie Schmidt

2013

George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Wayne Schubert (ATS)
George T. Abell Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development: Ken Carlson (CEE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Tom Chen (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Prasad Dasi (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Sandra Biedron (ECE)

Outstanding Faculty Service Award: Patrick Fitzhorn (ME)
Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional – Karen Ungerer (ECE)
State Classified – Cathy Smith: (COE/EBO)

2012

Meritorious Faculty Emeritus Award: Jim Loftis (CEE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Sonia Kreidenweis (ATS)
George T. Abell Outstanding International Contributions: none
George T. Abell Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development: V. “Chandra” Chandrasekar (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Paul Heyliger (CEE) and Azer Yalin (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Susan van den Heever (ATS) and J. Rockey Luo (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Liuqing Yang (ECE)
Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional – Morgan DeFoort (ME) and Audra Brickner, Shannon Mosness, Ashley Waddell (Development)
State Classified – Carol Bernard (Development)

2011

Meritorious Faculty Emeritus Award: G.R. Johnson (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Jorge Ramirez (CEE)
George T. Abell Outstanding International Contributions: Jeff Niemann (CEE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development: Tom Sale (CEE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Anura Jayasumana (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Matt Kipper (CBE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Randy Bartels (ECE)
Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional – Mark Ritschard (ENS)
State Classified – Laurie Alburn (CEE)

2010

George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: David S. Dandy (CBE) & Steven A. Rutledge (ATS)
George T. Abell Outstanding International Contributions:
George T. Abell Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development: Allan T. Kirkpatrick (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Branislav M. Notaros (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Ketul C. Popat (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Eric D. Maloney (ATS)
Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional – Linda L. Hinshaw (CEE), Andrea M. Leland (ECE), and Amy S. Lyons Santoni (ME)
State Classified – Chriselda L. Engel (ME) and Valorie LeFebre (EBO)

2009

College of Engineering Faculty Excellence Award: Kenneth F. Reardon (CBE)
Meritorious Faculty Emeritus Award: Fred W. Smith (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Carmen S. Menoni (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding International Contributions: Ramchand Oad (CBE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development: W. S. Sampath (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Travis S. Bailey (CBE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Qiang (David) Wang (CBE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Brian P. Bledsoe (CEE)
Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional – Stephanie R. Rosso (ATS), Michael F. Kostrezwa (ME), Daniel R. Herrick (ENS), and Carolyn S. Kasdorf (EBO)
State Classified – Joni Kerr (EBO)

2008

Meritorious Faculty Emeritus Award: Jud Harper (CBE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Edwin Chong (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding International Contributions: V. “Chandra” Chandrasekar (ECE)
George T. Abell Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development: Bryan Willson (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Sonia Kreidenweis (ATS)
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Christian Puttlitz (ME)
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: John van de Lindt (CEE)
Outstanding Staff Awards:
Administrative Professional – Glen Liston (CIRA) and Kathleen Seligmann (COE)
State Classified – Claire Lavelle (CBE) and Vicki Jensen (ME)

2007

Meritorious Faculty Emeritus Award: Johannes Gessler
George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: David A. Randall
George T. Abell Outstanding International Contributions: Brian Bledsoe/Bryan Willson
George T. Abell Outstanding Contributions to Economic Development: Wade O. Troxell
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Carmen S. Menoni
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Azer P. Yalin
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: S. Ranil Wickramasinghe
Outstanding Staff Awards: Cathy L. Z. Smith, Jupe Herrick, Tim Gonzales
Don Reinke, Joanna Holliday

2006

George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award: Jorge G. Rocca
George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching & Service Faculty Award: Susan James
George T. Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: David Thompson
George T. Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Christian D. Kummerow
Outstanding Administrative Professional Staff Award: Steven L. Schaeffer
Outstanding State Classified Staff Award: Carol E. Sarantos

2005

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Graeme Stephens
Abell Faculty Teaching and Service Award: Neil Grigg
Abell Outstanding Early-Career Faculty Award: Randy Bartels
Abell Outstanding Mid-Career Faculty Award: Jorge Ramirez
Meritorious Faculty Emeritus Award: Byron Winn
CSU Engineering Outstanding State Classified Employee: Horacio Garza, Jr.
CSU Engineering Outstanding Administrative Professional Award: Christopher “CJ” Keist

2004

Abell Faculty Research Award: V. Chandrasekaran
Abell Faculty Teaching and Service Award: Darrell Fontane
Abell Outstanding Young Faculty Award: Kristina Rinker
Meritorious Faculty Emeritus Award: Daryl Simons

2001

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: V. Chandrasekaran
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Paul Heyliger
Abell Faculty Service Award: Steven Abt, Derek Lile
Engineering Faculty Award in Chemical Engineering: Laurence Belfiore
Engineering Faculty Award in Atmospheric Science: A. Scott Denning
Engineering Faculty Award in Civil Engineering: Marvin Criswell
Engineering Faculty Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Carl Nassar
Engineering Faculty Award in Mechanical Engineering: Frederick Smith
CSU Engineering Staff Excellence: Judy Gueswel, Lana Hoff, Laurie Howard

2000

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Richard Johnson
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Allan Kirkpatrick
Abell Faculty Service Award: Johannes Gessler
Engineering Faculty Award in Chemical Engineering: Jim Loftis
Engineering Faulty Award in Atmospheric Science: Roger Pielke
Engineering Faculty Award in Civil Engineering: Wayne Charlie
Engineering Faculty Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Tom Chen
Engineering Faculty Award in Mechanical Engineering: Walajabad Sampath
CSU Engineering Staff Excellence: Vicky Jensen, Thomas Aurand
CSU Engineering Outstanding GTA: Carolyn Skurla
CSU Engineering Outstanding GRA: Julia Rogers, Steven Miller, Raoul Reiser

1999

Abell Faculty and Research Graduate Program Support Award: Pierre Julien
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Mahmood Azimi
Abell Faculty Service Award: Steve Cox
Engineering Faculty Award in Chemical Engineering: Ranil Wickramasinge
Engineering Faculty Award in Atmospheric Science: Jeffery Collett
Engineering Faculty Award in Civil Engineering: David Hendricks
Engineering Faculty Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Peter Young
Engineering Faculty Award in Mechanical Engineering: Bryan Wilson
CSU Engineering Staff Excellence: Rupert Herrick, Ken Streeb
CSU Engineering Outstanding GTA: Georgiy Vaschenko
CSU Engineering Outstanding GRA: Paul Reasor, Karl Bois, Hongping Liu

1998

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Jose Salas
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Gary Robinson
Abell Faulty Service Award: Robert Ward
Engineering Faculty Award in Chemical Engineering: Terry Lenz
Engineering Faculty Award in Atmospheric Science: Michael Montgomery
Engineering Faculty Award in Civil Engineering: Morris Skinner
Engineering Faculty Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering: Anura Jayasumana
Engineering Faculty Award in Mechanical Engineering: Michael Peterson
CSU Engineering Staff Excellence: Cathy L.Z. Smith, Jane Wilkins
CSU Engineering Outstanding GRA: Jason Knievel, Peter Molnar

1997

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Naz Karim, V.N. Bringi
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Wayne Schubert
Abell Faculty Service Award: Byron Winn
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical and Biological Engineering: Dave McWhorter
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: Steve Rutledge
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: Jorge Ramirez
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: Carmen Menoni
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Susan James
CSU Engineering Staff Excellence: Peggy Stumpf
CSU Engineering Outstanding GTA: Mary O’Connell, Guillermo Ramirez
CSU Engineering Outstanding GRA: Lawrence Carey, Masser Qaddoumi

1996

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: David Randall
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Vince Murphy
Abell Faculty Service Award: Fred Smith
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Agricultural Engineering: Ramchand Oad
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical Engineering: Laurence Belfiore
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: Thomas McKee
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: Charles Shackelford
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: V. Chandrasekar
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Douglas Hittle
CSU Engineering Staff Excellence: Nancy Farrell
CSU Engineering Outstanding GTA: Patrick Gilcrease
CSU Engineering Outstanding GRA: Tory Champlin

1995

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Jorge Rocca
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: David Alciatore, Darrell Fontane, Reza Zoughi
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Agricultural Engineering: Luis Garcia
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical Engineering: David Dandy
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: Sonia Kreidenweis
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: Timothy Gates
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: Pericles Mitkas
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Patrick Fitzhorn

1994

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Carl Wilmsen
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Carol McConica
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Agricultural Engineering: Paul Ayers
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical Engineering: Naz Karim
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: Thomas VonderHaar
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: Daniel Sunada
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: Jorge Aunon
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Allan Kirkpatrick

1993

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Graeme Stephens
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Michael Histand
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Agricultural Engineering: Robert Hiller
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical Engineering: Eric Dunlop
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: Lewis Grant
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: James Warner
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: Tom Chen
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Bryan Willson
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Engineering Science: Tom Siller

1992

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: George Collins
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: John Nelson
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Agricultural Engineering: Lloyd Walker
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical Engineering: James Linden
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: Peter Sinclair
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: Paul Heyliger
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: Reza Zoughi
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Patrick Burns
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Engineering Science: Jim Loftis
Halliburton New Faulty Research Award: V. Chandrasekar
Halliburton Faculty Teaching Award: Wade Troxell

1991

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: William Cotton
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Johannes Gessler
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Agricultural Engineering: Deanna Durnford
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical Engineering: Kenneth Reardon
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: David Randall
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: Darrell Fontane
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: Mahmood Azimi
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Donald Radford
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Engineering Science: Robert Ward
Engineering New Faculty Research Award: Steve Rutledge
Engineering Award for Innovation in Teaching: Gearold Johnson

1990

Abell Faculty Research and Graduate Program Support Award: Carol McConica
Abell Faculty Teaching Award: Tom McKee
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Agricultural Engineering: Isreal Broner
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Chemical Engineering: Terry Lenz
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Atmospheric Science: Richard Johnson
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Civil Engineering: Robert Meroney
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Electrical Engineering: John Mahan
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Mechanical Engineering: Harry Edwards
Engineering Dean’s Council Award in Engineering Science: Willy Sadeh
Halliburton New Faculty Research Award: Jane Davidson
Halliburton Faculty Teaching Award: Steven Abt