Awards and Honors

2005 IEEE MTT-S Microwave Prize
1999 IEE Marconi Premium
2015 IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award
IEEE Fellow
ACES Fellow
University Distinguished Teaching Scholar, CSU
2014 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Colorado Professor of the Year Award
2015 ASEE ECE Distinguished Educator Award
2012 IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award
2005 Scholar of the Year Award, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
2012 Board of Governors Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award, CSU
2014 Provost's N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation, CSU
2004 Dean's Recognition Award, UMD
2010 COE George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching and Service Faculty Award, CSU
2009, 2010, 2011, and 2014 ECE Excellence in Teaching Awards, CSU
1999 URSI Young Scientist Award
1992 Belgrade Chamber of Industry and Commerce Award
Spring 2011 College of Engineering Commencement - Faculty Charge, CSU

2005 IEEE MTT-S Microwave Prize

2005 MTT-S Microwave Prize - best-paper (journal paper) award by the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) - granted for a paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (or other MTT-S publications) in 2003. (past awardees: Microwave Prize)

The winning paper is entitled "Higher Order Hierarchical Curved Hexahedral Vector Finite Elements for Electromagnetic Modeling" (IEEE Transactions on MTT, March 2003, Vol.51, (3), pp.1026-1033) and authored by Dr. Milan Ilic (former Ph.D. student) and Dr. Notaros.

The award was presented on June 15, 2005 at the MTT-S Awards Banquet as a part of the 2005 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium held from June 11-17, 2005 in Long Beach, California.


1999 IEE Marconi Premium

Best-paper (journal paper) award by the IEE (Institution of Electrical Engineers), London, United Kingdom (IEE-wide award) - granted for a paper published in the IEE Proceedings on Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation in 1997/1998.

Dr. Notaros received this award jointly with Dr. Branko Popovic for their paper entitled "General entire-domain Galerkin method for analysis of wire antennas in the presence of dielectric bodies" (IEE Proc. Microw., Antennas Prop., Vol.145, No.1, February 1998, pp.13-18).

The award was presented at the Opening Meeting of the Electronics & Communications Division of the IEE held at Savoy Place, London, UK, on October 13, 1999.


2015 IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award

2015 IEEE Undergraduate Teaching Award, IEEE-level award, "for inspirational teaching of undergraduate students in the fields of interest of the IEEE," with the citation "For contributions to undergraduate electromagnetics education through inspiring teaching and innovative course materials."

Prof. Notaros was presented with the award and medal by Dr. Howard E. Michel, IEEE President & CEO, at the Awards Banquet of the 2015 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, on July 21, 2015, in Vancouver, Canada.

Press Releases:
http://source.colostate.edu/notaros-receives-international-engineering-society-teaching-award/
http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ece/pdfs/facultystaff/newsletter_summer_15.pdf

Wikipedia:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEEE_Undergraduate_Teaching_Award

Engineering and Technology History Wiki:
http://ethw.org/Branislav_M._Notaros
http://ethw.org/Category:Engineering_fundamentals




IEEE Fellow

IEEE Fellow (class of 2016), "for contributions to higher order methods in computational electromagnetics."

Prof. Notaros was presented with the award by Prof. Michael Jensen, President of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society (APS), and Prof. Ahmed Kishk, President-Elect of the IEEE APS, at the Awards Ceremony of the 2016 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation, on June 29, 2016, in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. Dr. Howard Michel, Immediate Past President of the IEEE, was also in attendance.

Press Releases:
http://source.colostate.edu/branislav-notaros-elevated-to-ieee-fellow/
http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ece/news/2015/notaros_ieee.php



ACES Fellow

ACES (Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society) Fellow (class of 2017)


University Distinguished Teaching Scholar

University Distinguished Teaching Scholar (UDTS), Colorado State University, 2016. (This University Distinguished Faculty title is conferred for the duration of the faculty member's association with the institution; only 12 persons may hold the title at any one time.)

Press Releases:
http://source.colostate.edu/celebrate-awards/
http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ece/news/2016/notaros_distinguished_teacher.php

Celebrate Colorado State! Awards Presentation and Reception, April 19, 2016, Lory Student Center Grand Ballroom (Rick Miranda, Provost and Executive Vice President, Colorado State University; David McLean, Dean, College of Engineering; Students; Family; Friends).



2014 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Colorado Professor of the Year Award

2014 CASE and Carnegie Foundation USPOY Colorado Professor of the Year, by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Prof. Notaros was the Colorado winner among professors of all Carnegie categories and all disciplines and areas of study at any institution of higher education in Colorado.

Prof. Notaros was presented with this award on November 20, 2014, at the U.S. Professors of the Year (USPOY) Awards Luncheon in the National Press Club, followed by the Congressional Reception at the Folger Shakespeare Library, in Washington, D.C.

Press Release: http://source.colostate.edu/engineering-professor-earns-high-grades-high-honors-teaching/

Congressional Record: http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/CREC-2014-11-20/html/CREC-2014-11-20-pt1-PgS6194-7.htm



2015 ASEE ECE Distinguished Educator Award

2015 ASEE ECE Distinguished Educator Award, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), "for outstanding contributions to theory and practice of electromagnetics education through innovative textbooks, pioneering pedagogical methodologies, and assessment tools and exceptional achievements in education of ECE university students at all levels."

Prof. Notaros was presented the ASEE award by Dr. Christopher Greene, ASEE ECE Division Chair, on June 15, 2015 at the ASEE 122nd Annual Conference & Exposition, in Seattle, Washington.

Press Release: http://www.engr.colostate.edu/ece/news/2015/notaros_asee.php


2012 IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award

2012 IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator Award - with citation "for outstanding contributions to engineering education." The world is divided into ten IEEE Regions, and the IEEE Region 5 includes WY, CO, NM, KS, OK, TX, MO, AR, LA, parts of IL, SD, and NE.

The award was presented at the IEEE R5 Awards Banquet on April 6, 2013 in Denver, CO (James Jefferies, IEEE R5 Director; Howard Michel, IEEE 2014 President-Elect; Family).

Press Release: http://www.news.colostate.edu/Release/6787



2005 Scholar of the Year Award, UMass Dartmouth

The most prestigious and competitive university-wide award for scholarly accomplishments.

Dr. Notaros won this award in a solicited university-wide competition and was named Scholar of the Year for 2005 at UMass Dartmouth based on a nomination by professors of the ECE Department, supported by ten letters of evaluation from prominent scholars, and a decision by the Scholar of the Year Award Committee comprised from faculty representatives from all colleges, academic councils, and library at the university.

The award was presented to Dr. Notaros at the UMass Faculty Federation Annual Awards Banquet on December 6, 2005.



2012 Colorado State University System Board of Governors Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award

Press Release: http://www.news.colostate.edu/Release/6207

Colorado State University System Board of Governors Meeting, May 2, 2012, CSU Lory Student Center Grey Rock Room (Joe Zimlich, Chair of CSU System Board of Governors).

Celebrate Colorado State! Awards Presentation and Reception, April 24, 2012, Lory Student Center Main Ballroom (Rick Miranda, Provost and Executive Vice President, Colorado State University; Sandy Woods, Dean, College of Engineering; Tony Maciejewski, Head, ECE Department; Students; Family; Friends).



2014 Provost's N. Preston Davis Award for Instructional Innovation, Colorado State University

Celebrate Colorado State! Awards Presentation and Reception, April 29, 2014, Lory Student Center Theatre Room (Kathleen Pickering, Vice Provost, Colorado State University; David McLean, Dean, College of Engineering; Tony Maciejewski, Head, ECE Department; Students; Family).


2004 Dean's Recognition Award, UMass Dartmouth

Dr. Notaros was the first ECE recipient in the first year of the newly established College of Engineering award for outstanding accomplishments, UMass Dartmouth, December 20, 2004.


2010 College of Engineering George T. Abell Outstanding Teaching and Service Faculty Award, Colorado State University

Presented at College of Engineering Awards Ceremony, May 5, 2010, CSU.


2009 ECE Excellence in Teaching Award, Colorado State University

Presented at COE Engineering Days (E-Days) Award Ceremony, April 17, 2009 (by nominations and votes of ECE students), CSU.


2010 ECE Excellence in Teaching Award, Colorado State University

Presented at COE Engineering Days (E-Days) Award Ceremony, April 16, 2010 (by nominations and votes of ECE students), CSU.


2011 ECE Excellence in Teaching Award, Colorado State University

Presented at COE Engineering Days (E-Days) Award Ceremony, April 15, 2011 (by nominations and votes of ECE students), CSU.


2014 ECE Excellence in Teaching Award, Colorado State University

(by nominations and votes of ECE students), CSU. COE Engineering Days (E-Days) Award Ceremony, April 25, 2014, Lory Student Center Theatre Room (Tony Maciejewski, Head, ECE Department; Students).


1999 URSI Young Scientist Award

Dr. Notaros received the Young Scientist Award of the International Union of Radio Science (URSI) for the 26th URSI General Assembly, Toronto, Canada, August 1999.


1992 Belgrade Chamber of Industry and Commerce Award

Best M.S. Thesis annual award, Yugoslavia, 1992, for M.S. Thesis entitled "Method of Gradual Increase of Medium Parameters for Analysis of Electromagnetic Fields in Inhomogeneous Media."


Spring 2011 College of Engineering Commencement - Faculty Charge

May 13, 2011, Moby Arena, CSU

Speech: http://cope.colostate.edu/CCS/comm/Engineering_Spring_2011.wmv