Department Awards: Faculty and Staff

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.

2023: Datta Gaitonde
2022 - Raymond Cao
2021 - Joseph Heremans
2020 - Vish Subramaniam
2019 - Sandip Mazumder
2018 - Mo Samimy
2017 - Marcelo J. Dapino
2016 - Giorgio Rizzoni
2015 - Ahmet Kahraman
2014 - Rajendra Singh

Click here for an overview of nomination criteria and selection process for this award.


Michael J. Moran 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.

2023 - Richard Vasques
2022 - Shawn Midlam-Mohler
2021 - Annie Abell
2020 - Manoj Srinivasan
2019 - Satya Seetharaman
2018 - Sandra Metzler
2017 - Marcello Canova
2016 - Matthew Detrick
2015 - Carlos Castro
2014 - Prasad Mokashi
2013 - Sandip Mazumder
2012 - Dan Mendelsohn
2011 - Giorgio Rizzoni
2010 - Robert Siston
2009 - Brian Harper
2008 - Rebecca Dupaix
2007 - James Schmiedeler
2006 - Mark Walter
2005 - Giorgio Rizzoni
2004 -Dennis Guenther
2003 - Blaine Lilly
2002 - George Staab
2001 - Amos Gilat
2000 - Yann Guezennec
1999 - Greg Washington
1998 - Vish Subramaniam
1997 - Gary Kinzel
1996 - Krishnaswamy Srinivasan
1995 - Michael Moran
1994 - Kosuke Ishii
1993 - Giorgio Rizzoni
1992 - Vish Subramaniam<
1991 - Krishnaswamy Srinivasan
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 the following faculty who have exhibited similar dedication and excellence in undergraduate teaching of aerospace engineering in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering are recognized.

2023 - Clifford Whitfield
2022 - Jen-Ping Chen
2021 - Datta Gaitonde
2020 - Mrinal Kumar
2019 - Cliff Whitfield


MAE Award for Distinguished Service to the Department

This award recognizes exceptional service to the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. 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.

2023 - Jake Rahe
2022 - Brook Rome; Kandice Horton
2021 - Peggy Grgich; Lance Grimes
2020 - Nadia Howard
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