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Awards Presented within the Department

Below is a listing of awards bestowed by organizations affiliated to The Ohio State University Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.

Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award

The Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award recognizes the exceptional support and guidance to Mechanical Engineering graduate students in classroom teaching, graduate curriculum development, thesis advising, and professional development and mentoring exhibited by the following faculty in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. This award is selected by the members of the Mechanical Engineering External Advisory Board.

2019 - Sandip Mazumder
2018 - Mo Samimy
2017 - Marcelo J. Dapino
2016 - Giorgio Rizzoni
2015 - Ahmet Kahraman
2014 - Rajendra Singh
 

Michael J. Moran Award for Excellence in Teaching Award (Mechanical Engineering)

Excellence in teaching undergraduates is essential to fulfill the growing engineering requirements of industry. The Michael J. Moran Award for Excellence in Teaching recognizes the exceptional dedication to teaching exhibited by Michael J. Moran throughout his career. In his honor we recognize the following faculty who have exhibited similar dedication and excellence in undergraduate teaching of mechanical engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of The Ohio State University. This award is selected by the members of the Mechanical Engineering Advisory Board. Prior to 2012 this award was known as the Excellence in Teaching Award.

  2011 - Giorgio Rizzoni 2000 - Yann Guezennec
  2010 - Robert Siston 1999 - Greg Washington
  2009 - Brian Harper 1998 - Vish Subramaniam
2019 - Satya Seetharaman 2008 - Rebecca Dupaix 1997 - Gary Kinzel
2018 - Sandra Metzler 2007 - James Schmiedeler 1996 -

Krishnaswamy Srinivasan

2017 - Marcello Canova 2006 - Mark Walter 1995 - Michael Moran
2016 - Matthew Detrick 2005 - Giorgio Rizzoni 1994 - Kosuke Ishii
2015 - Carlos Castro 2004 -Dennis Guenther 1993 - Giorgio Rizzoni
2014 - Prasad Mokashi 2003 - Blaine Lilly 1992 - Vish Subramaniam
2013 - Sandip Mazumder 2002 - George Staab 1991 - Krishnaswamy Srinivasan
2012 - Daniel Mendelsohn 2001 - Amos Gilat 1990 - Michael Moran

Gerald M. Gregorek Excellence in Teaching Award (Aerospace Engineering)

Excellence in teaching undergraduates is essential to fulfill the growing engineering requirements of industry. This award recognizes the exceptional dedication to teaching exhibited by Professor Emeritus Gerald M. Gregorek throughout his career. In his honor we recognize the following faculty who have exhibited similar dedication and excellence in undergraduate teaching of aerospace engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of The Ohio State University.

2019 - Cliff Whitfield

Service to the Department Award

This award recognizes exceptional service to the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering of The Ohio State University. Established in 2018, the award aims to recognize outstanding effort put forth by faculty and staff in enabling student success. It is presented by the department's External Advisory Board.

2019 - Ann Sanders

2018 - Cliff Whitfield

Pi Tau Sigma Above and Beyond Teaching Award

The Pi Tau Sigma Above and Beyond Teaching Award recognizes the outstanding teaching efforts of faculty and staff in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering as selected by Pi Tau Sigma.

  2013 - Carlos Castro 2008 - Rebecca Dupaix
  2012 - Joseph West 2007 - Rosie Quinzon-Bonello
2016 - Robert Siston

2011 - Lisa Abrams

2006 - Giorgio Rizzoni
2015 - Krisnasawamy Srinivasan 2010 - Matthew Detrick 2002 - Donald Houser
2014 - Blaine Lilly

2009 - Gary Kinzel

2001 - George Staab