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Volume 7, No. 10, May 24, 2013
   

50th Annual Faculty Recognition Dinner Celebrates Service

Rensselaer faculty members were honored with annual Institute awards, and for service and dedication, at the 50th annual Faculty Recognition Dinner, held May 7 in the Heffner Alumni House.

William A. Wallace, professor of industrial and systems engineering, received the William H. Wiley Distinguished Faculty Award. Established by Edward P. Hamilton ’07 in memory of William H. Wiley (Class of 1886), the award honors those who have won the respect of the faculty through excellence in teaching, productive research, and interest in the totality of the educational process.

Matthew Oehlschlaeger, associate professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering, received the James M. Tien ’66 Early Career Award for Faculty, which honors productivity in both teaching and research.

Wayne Bequette, professor of chemical and biological engineering, received the Jerome Fischbach Faculty Travel Grant, which is funded by Jerome Fischbach ’38 for contributions faculty members have made to the education and motivation of students.

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Eric Ledet (below) was awarded the Board of Trustees’ 2012 Outstanding Teaching Award, while Matthew Oehlschlaeger (above) received the James M. Tien ’66 Early Career Award for Faculty.

 

Oehschlaeger

 

Mark Mistur

Architecture’s Mark Mistur celebrated 30 years of service

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Li Liu

Engineering’s Li Liu received the Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Development Grant

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Wayne Bequette

Engineering’s Wayne Bequette for receiving the Jerome Fischbach Faculty Travel Grant

     

Li Liu, assistant professor of mechanical, aerospace, and nuclear engineering, received the Class of 1951 Outstanding Teaching Development Grant, established by the Class of 1951 to recognize faculty
members for their outstanding accomplishments in education.

Eric Ledet, associate professor of biomedical engineering, was awarded the Board of Trustees’ 2012 Outstanding Teacher Award, which was established in 1994 to recognize outstanding accomplishments in classroom instruction.

In addition to the award winners, a number of faculty members were recognized for their years of service:

Twenty-Five Years of Service
Wayne Bequette
James Crivello
Michael Kalsher
John Mitchell
Joel Plawsky
Mark Rea
Charles Stewart
John Wen

Thirty Years of Service
Mark Embrechts
Mark Mistur
Kenneth Vastola

Thirty-Five Years of Service
Georges Belfort
Caren Canier
W. Randolph Franklin
Michael Hanna
Mark Holmes
Sheppard Salon

Forty Years of Service
Donald Drew
Thomas Zimmie

Forty-Five Years of Service
Joseph Ecker

Retiring Faculty
James Adams
Roger Brown
Donald Drew
Deborah Kaminski
Jane Koretz
Robert Messler

 

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