Institute Awards

2017

Michael Shur, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, received the 2017 William H. Wiley 1866 Distinguished Faculty Award.

Anak Agung Julius, Electrical, Computer, and Systems Engineering, received the 2017 James M. Tien ’66 Early Career Award for Faculty.

Thomas Haley, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2017 David M. Darrin ’40 Counseling Award.

John ‘Jack’ Reilly, Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the 2017 David M. Darrin ’40 Counseling Award.

Thierry Blanchet, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2017 Jerome Fischbach ’38 Faculty Travel Award.

2016

Aram Chung, Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2016 Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Development Grant.

Ryan Gilbert, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering, received the 2016 Trustees’ Outstanding Teacher Award. 

Eric Ledet, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering received the 2016 Rensselaer Alumni Association Teaching Award. 

Jie Lian, Associate Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2016 James M. Tien ’66 Early Career Award for Faculty. 

Marianne Nyman, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, received the 2016 David M. Darrin ’40 Counseling Award.

Minoru Tomozawa, Professor, Materials Science and Engineering, received the 2016 Jerome Fischbach ’38 Faculty Travel Award.

2015

Guohao Dai, Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering received the 2015 James M. Tien ’66 Early Career Award.

Sandipan Mishra, Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2015 Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Award.

Zvi Rusak, Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2015 Jerome Fischbach ’38 Faculty Travel Award.

Thomas C. Sharkey, Associate Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering, received the 2015 Rensselaer Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award.

Suvranu De, Professor and Department Head, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, Director, Center for Modeling, Simulation, and Imaging in Medicine (CeMSIM), was appointed the J. Erik Jonsson ’22 Distinguished Professor of Engineering.

Mattheos Koffas, Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering was appointed Dorothy and Fred Chau ’71 Career Development Constellation Professor in Biocatalysis and Metabolic Engineering

2014

Michael Podowski, Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2014 Jerome Fischbach ’38 Faculty Travel Award.

Bimal Malaviya, Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2014 Rensselaer Alumni Association Outstanding Teaching Award.

Johnson Samuel, Assistant Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, received the 2014 Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Development Grant.

Peter Tessier, Associate Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, was appointed the Richard Baruch M.D. Career Development Professor of Engineering

Xie (George) Xu, Professor, Mechanical, Aerospace, and Nuclear Engineering, was appointed the Edward E. Hood, Jr. Professor of Engineering