School of Engineering awards for 2015 | MIT News

Awards were given to outstanding faculty, and graduate, and undergraduate students.

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June 18, 2015 2 minSource

The MIT School of Engineering recently honored outstanding faculty, graduate, and undergraduate students, with the following awards:

Bose Award for Excellence in Teaching — given to a faculty member whose contributions have been characterized by dedication, care, and creativity:

Junior Bose Award — for an outstanding contributor to education from among the junior faculty of the School of Engineering:

Ruth and Joel Spira Awards for Excellence in Teaching — awarded to one faculty member each in three departments — electrical engineering and computer science, mechanical engineering, and nuclear science and engineering — to acknowledge “the tradition of high quality engineering education at MIT.” A fourth award rotates among the School of Engineering’s five other academic departments:

School of Engineering Graduate Student Award for Extraordinary Teaching and Mentoring — established in 2006 to recognize an engineering graduate student who has demonstrated extraordinary teaching and mentoring as a teaching or research assistant:

Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising — to a faculty member who has demonstrated a lasting commitment to personal and professional development:

The Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship — given to students who exhibit an outstanding potential and intend to pursue careers in mathematics, the natural sciences, or engineering disciplines that contribute significantly to technological advances in the United States:

The Henry Ford II Award — presented to a senior engineering student who has maintained a cumulative average of 5.0 at the end of their seventh term and who has exceptional potential for leadership in the profession of engineering and in society:

Samuel M. Seegal Prize — awarded for excellence in teaching to a faculty member (or members) in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and/or the MIT Sloan School of Management, who inspires students in pursuing and achieving excellence:

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