Faculty Awards and Recognition

Pratt School of Engineering faculty are nationally and internationally recognized for their professional excellence. Recent external honors include:

2012-2013

Faculty Early Career Awards

  • Rising Star Award, Society for Physical Regulation in Medicine and Biology: Charles Gersbach
  • Searle Scholar Award; Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award, March of Dimes: Brent Hoffman
  • Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement  Award, Oak Ridge Associated Universities: Nico Hotz
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineering (PECASE): Heileen Hsu-Kim
  • NSF Early CAREER Award; Early Career Researcher’s Award, AVES Biomaterial Interfaces Division: Xuanhe Zhao  

Research and Professional Leadership Awards

  • Dennis Gabor Award, SPIE: David Brady
  • Hamming Medal, IEEE: Robert Calderbank
  • Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award, Biomedical Engineering Society: Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Nemmers Prize in Mathematics: Ingrid Daubechies
  • Grand Conceptor Engineering Excellence Award, American Council of Engineering Companies of North Carolina: Marc Deshusses
  • IGTI J.P. Davis Award, ASME: Robert Kielb and Lawrie Virgin
  • Frontier Research Scientist, Korean Academy of Science & Technology: Jungsang Kim
  • Leadership Excellence Award, American Institute of Hydrology: Miguel Medina
  • Barnet-Uzgiris Product Safety Design Award: Henry Petroski
  • Diversity Award, Biomedical Engineering Society: Monty Reichert
  • James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials: David Smith
  • Distinguished Service Award, Biomedical Engineering Society: George Truskey   
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research: Kam Leong

Teaching Awards

  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring, Duke Graduate School: Dale Bass
  • Outstanding Post-Doc Mentor Award, Duke University: Adam Wax

Professional Society Recognition

  • Member, Atmospheric & Hydrospheric Science Section, AAAS: Ana Barros    
  • Associate Fellow, World Academy of Arts & Sciences; Honorary Member, American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Adrian Bejan    
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow, American Mathematical Society: Robert Calderbank    
  • Fellow, Controlled Release Society College of Fellows: Ashutosh Chilkoti    
  • Full Member, Acoustical Society of America: Linda Franzoni
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering: Kam Leong    
  • Fellow, ASME: Robert Kielb    
  • Senior Member, IEEE: Jeff Krolik    
  • Fellow, American Society for Mechanical Engineers: Brian Mann
  • Senior Member, IEEE: Kathy Nightingale    
  • Frontier Fellow, National Academy of Engineering: Desiree Plata    
  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union; Distinguished Professor Visiting Fellow (CNPq) Brazil: Amilcare Porporato    
  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical & Biological Engineering; Fellow, SPIE: Nimmi Ramanujam  
  • Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society: Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Fellow, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics: Guillermo Sapiro    
  • Fellow, Optical Society of America: David Smith    
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Pei Zhong 

2011-2012

Faculty Early Career Awards

  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award for Scientists and Engineers: Ben Lee
  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award for Scientists and Engineers: Charles Gersbach
  • Google Research Award: Ben Lee
  • Haythornthwaite Research Initiation Grant, American Society of Mechanical Engineering, Applied Mechanics Division: Xuanhe Zhao

Research Awards

  • 2011 Clemson Award for Applied Research, Society for Biomaterials: Kam Leong
  • 2011 Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature: Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • 2011 Clarke Prize, National Water Research Institute: Mark Wiesner
  • New Product Award at the MCEE 2011: Laurens Howle
  • 2011 NIH Director's New Innovator Award: Charles Gersbach

Professional Society Recognition

  • Fellow, American Geophysical Union: Amilcare Porporato
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Laurens Howle
  • Honorary Fellow, Romanian Academy: Adrian Bejan
  • Senior Fellow in the Energy and Climate Partnership of the Americas: Ana Barros
  • Fellow of the Institution of Engineers & Shipbuilders in Scotland: Adrian Bejan
  • Kavli Fellow, National Academy of Sciences: Chris Dwyer
  • President-Elect, Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP): Mark Wiesner
  • Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society: Warren Grill
  • U.S. Delegate, International Union of Theoretical and Applied Mechanics: Linda Franzoni 

Teaching Awards

  • 2011 Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring: Farshid Guilak
  • 2011 DSCD Yasundo Takahashi Education Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers Dynamic Systems and Control Division: Devendra Garg

2010-2011

Early Career Awards

  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award: Lingchong You
  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award: Chuan-Hua Chen
  • 2010 Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award: Rebecca Willett
  • DARPA Young Faculty Award: Chuan-Hua Chen
  • 2011 International Union of Applied Physics Young Scientist Prize in Computational Physics: Stefano Curtarolo
  • Department of Energy Early Career Research Award: Heileen Hsu-Kim

Teaching Awards

  • Klein Family Distinguished Award: Jonathan Protz
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award: Daniel Sorin
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research: Gregg Trahey
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising: Devendra Garg

Research Awards

  • 2011 Award for Spectrochemical Analysis from the American Chemical Society: Tuan Vo-Dinh
  • 2011 ASME Lyapunov Award: Earl Dowell
  • Plasma Science Achievement Award, IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society: Tom Katsouleas
  • 2011 Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature, Society for Biomaterials: Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • 2010 Clemson Award for Basic Research in Biomaterials, Society for Biomaterials - William Reichert
  • 2011 Celebration of Engineering Technology Award (CETI) from FIATECH: Matt Reynolds
  • NIH Merit Award - Acoustic Radiation  Force Impulse Imaging of Cardiac Tissue: Gregg Trahey
  • NIH Merit Award - Innovations in Shock Wave Lithotripsy Technology: Pei Zhong
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award: Nimmi Ramanujam

Professional Society Recognition

  • Fellow, Institute of Physics: Stefano Curtarolo
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers: Pei Zhong
  • Fellow, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics: Kenneth Hall
  • Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering: Gabriel Lopez
  • Nicolas Andry De Bois-Regar, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons: Farshid Guilak
  • Fellow, IEEE: Steve Cummer
  • Senior Member, Association for Computing Machinery: Chris Dwyer
  • Chair, NIH Neurotechnology Study Section: Warren Grill
  • Scientist Development Grant, American Heart Association: Charles Gersbach

2009-2010

Early Career Awards

  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE): Adrienne Stiff-Roberts
  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE): Chris Dwyer
  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award: Andrey Khlystov
  • 2009 IEEE Early Career Award in Nanotechnology: Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Teaching Awards

  • Capers & Marion McDonald Mentoring & Advising Award: Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Capers & Marion McDonald Teaching and Research Award: David Katz
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award: Robert Malkin
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award: Joseph Nadeau
  • U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Building Curriculum Recognition Award for 2009: Duke Smart Home Program
  • Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Awards Conference Information Technology Corporate Award: Dina Requena
  • 2009 James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award, National Chi Epsilon: Joseph Nadeau
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee: Devendra Garg
  • Samuel DuBois Cook Award: Gary Ybarra

Research Awards

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science: Mark Wiesner
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America: Nimmi Ramanujam
  • Fellow, Optical Society of America: Adam Wax
  • Fellow, International Photonics Society (SPIE): Adam Wax
  • Michael J. Fitzpatrick Professor of Engineering: David Brady
  • Lord-Chandran Professor of Engineering: Richard Fair
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award: Kam Leong
  • Hartwell (Foundation) Individual Biomedical Research Award: Charles Gersbach

Professional Society Recognition

  • President, Biomedical Engineering Society: George Truskey
  • President of the American Institute of Hydrology: Miguel Medina
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America: Nimmi Ramanujam
  • Senior Member, IEEE: Chris Dwyer
  • Technical Expert, World Health Organization’s Technical Advisory Group on Health Technology: Robert Malkin
  • Board Member, National Academies Board on Global Science and Technology: Nan Jokerst
  • IEEE Golden Core Member: Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Design & Test of Computers Journal: Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Distinguished Visitor of the IEEE Computer Society: Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Board of Governors of the IEEE Council for Electronic Design Automation: Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Editor-in-Chief of the ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing Systems: Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Member, 2009 DARPA Computer Science Study Group, Department of Defense: Chris Dwyer
  • Editor, Biomedical Optics Express: Joseph Izatt
  • NIH grant review study section for cancer nanotechnology partnership: David Needham
  • Department of Defense breast cancer research program integration panel: Nimmi Ramanujam

2008-2009

Early Career Awards

  • Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) - Stefano Curtarolo
  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award – Claudia Gunsch
  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award – Chuan Hua Chen
  • 2009 IEEE Early Career Award in Nanotechnology - Adrienne Stiff-Roberts
  • 2008 Young Investigator Award in Experimental Science, International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences – Stefan Zauscher
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award - Chuan-Hua Chen
  • Army Research Office Young Investigator Award - Chris Dwyer

Teaching Awards

  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award - Craig Henriquez
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award - Brian Mann
  • Capers and Marion McDonald for Excellence in Teaching and Research - Steve Cummer
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising - Pei Zhong
  • Duke University Graduate School Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring – Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • 2009 James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award, National Chi Epsilon – Joseph Nadeau

Research Awards

  • 2008 Daniel Guggenheim Medal Award – Earl Dowell
  • 2008 Technical Achievement Award, IEEE Computer Society - Kishor Trivedi
  • John Booker Medal of Excellence, International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics - Tomasz Hueckel
  • Bronze Medal, Army Science Conference – Stefan Zauscher, Pei Zhong
  • Best Paper Award Force Protection /Survivability session, Army Science Conference – Stefan Zauscher, Pei Zhong
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award - Mark Wiesner
  • Best paper award, 2008 Association for Computing Machinery Conference on Ubiquitous Computing - Matt Reynolds

Professional Society Recognition

  • President, Biomedical Engineering Society – George Truskey
  • President of the American Institute of Hydrology – Miguel Medina
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Farshid Guilak
  • Norm Augustine Award for Outstanding Achievement in Engineering Communications, American Association of Engineering Societies – Henry Petroski
  • Distinguished Member, American Society of Civil Engineers – Henry Petroski
  • Forensic Engineer of the Year 2008, ASCE Technical Council on Forensic Engineering – Henry Petroski
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering - Robert Malkin
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America - Joseph Izatt
  • Fellow of the IEEE – David Brady
  • Distinguished Member of the Association for Computing Machinery - Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science – Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Fellow of the IEEE – Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Golden Core Member, IEEE Computer Society - Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Distinguished Overseas Young Scholar, National Science Foundation of China – Qing Liu
  • Senior member of the IEEE - Lisa Huettel
  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers – David Schaad
  • Inaugural chair, Nanotechnology Study Section at the National Institutes of Health - Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Chair of the Optical Society of America Image Sensing and Pattern Recognition Group – David Brady
  • Representative to the United States National Committee on Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, Acoustical Society of America (ASA) – Linda Franzoni

2007-2008

Early Career Awards

  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator – Brian Mann
  • 2008 Young Investigator Award from the International Conference on Computational and Experimental Engineering and Sciences - Stefan Zauscher
  • Young Investigator award, International Association for Computational Mechanics - John Dolbow
  • National Science Foundation CAREER award - Jeffrey T. Scruggs
  • National Science Foundation CAREER award - Romit Roy Choudhury

Society Recognition and Research Awards

  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Tod Laursen
  • Distinguished Member, American Society of Civil Engineers - Henry Petroski
  • Senior Member, IEEE – Daniel Sorin
  • Fellow, American Meteorological Society – Ana Barros
  • Fellow, IEEE – Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Fellow, IEEE – William Joines
  • 2008 Daniel Guggehneim Medalist - Earl Dowell
  • Spirit of St. Louis Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineering - Earl Dowell
  • Fellow, American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering – Craig Henriquez
  • Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Memorial Lectureship Award, International Council of Aeronautical Sciences in Anchorage - Earl Dowell
  • President, Biomedical Engineering Society - George Truskey
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award - Piotr E. Marszalek
  • Fellow, SPIE - Joseph Izatt
  • 2008 Donald Q. Kern Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers - Adrian Bejan Fluid Science Research Award, Institute of Fluid Science - Adrian Bejan
  • Devendra P. Garg Award for Intelligent Systems, American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Devendra Garg
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Advisory Committee - Warren Grill
  • Chair, Nanotechnology Study Section, National Institute of Health - Ashutosh Chilkokti

Teaching and Mentoring Awards

  • Duke 2007-08 Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award – Henri Gavin
  • Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring – Martha Absher
  • American Council on Education Fellowship – Monty Reichert
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award – Wanda Krassowska
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award - Benjamin B. Yellen
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research - Warren M. Grill
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising - Joseph A. Izatt
  • Duke 2008 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring - Justin Jaworski

2006-2007

Early Career Awards

  • Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering - Lingchong You
  • National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award - Rebecca Willett
  • National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award - Stefano Curtarolo
  • Office of Naval Young Investigator - Stefano Curtarolo
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator - Adrienne Stiff-Roberts

Society Leadership and Recognition

  • American Academy of Nanomedicine Program Committee - David Needham
  • American Academy of Nanomedicine Board of Directors - David Needham
  • Chair, 24th North American Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy - April Brown
  • Member, FDA Cellular, Tissue and Gene Therapies Advisory Committee - Farshid Guilak
  • Chair, Joint Tribology Conference - Josiah Knight
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Neural Engineering - Warren Grill
  • Member, National Science Board panel on Retention Rates in Undergraduate Engineering - Kristina Johnson
  • Chair, NIH Computer Modeling Review Group - Mort Friedman
  • Associate Editor, Nanomedicine - David Needham
  • Chair, Program Review, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University - Mort Friedman
  • Member, Defense Advanced Resaerch Projects Agency Computer Science Study Panel - Rebecca Willett
  • Co-editor, Constructal Theory of Social Dynamics -  Adrian Bejan
  • Elected to American Philosophical Society -  Henry Petroski
  • Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Henry Petroski
  • Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - Gary Ybarra
  • Fellow of the American Heart Association - Mort Friedman
  • College of Fellows of the American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering - Warren Grill, Joseph Izatt, and Fan Yuan
  • Fellow of the International Society for Optical Engineering - David Brady

Teaching, Mentoring and Research Awards

  • 2007 Walter J. And Angeline Crichlow Trust Prize - Earl Dowell
  • Luikov Medal - Adrian Bejan
  • 2006 Inteligent Optimal Design Prize - Sylvie Lorente
  • 2006 Edward J. Hoffman Medical Imaging Scientist Award - Ronald Jaszczak
  • Best Paper Award, 20th IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design -  Krish Chakrabarty
  • National Academies Keck Future Award - Warren Grill
  • Spirit of St. Louis Award - Earl Dowell
  • Richard Skalak Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Morton Friedman
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award - David Brady
  • Award for Journalism, Northern Virginia Post, Society of American Military Engineers - Henry Petroski
  • Scientific American 50 - David Smith and David Schurig
  • Hind Rattan (Jewel of India) Award - Devendra Garg
  • Duke Med Scholar - Farshid Guilak
  • 2007 Boston University College of Engineering Distinguished Alumni Award - Warren Grill
  • Best Paper for 2006, ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering - Morton Friedman and Healther Himburg
  • Van C. Mow Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Lori Setton
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award - Kathryn Nightingale
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award - Joseph Nadeau
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Rsearch - Earl Dowell
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising - George Truskey

2005-2006

Early Career Award

  • Presidential Early Career for Scientists and Engineers - Silvia Ferrari
  • American Academy of Nanomedicine Young Investigator Award - Stefan Zauscher
  • Beckman Young Investigator Award - Jingdong Tian
  • National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award - Adrienne Stiff-Roberts
  • National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award - Jungsang Kim
  • National Science Foundation Early Career Development (CAREER) Award - Sule Ozev

Society Leadership and Recognition

  • Expert panel member, International Physiome Project - Mort Friedman
  • Expert panel member, NIH's Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases - Lori Setton
  • National Academies, Keck Futures Initiative Program Committee for "Smart Prosthetics: Exploring Devices for the Body and Mind - Warren Grill
  • National Institutes of Health, Instrumentation and Systems Development Study Section in Center for Scientific Review - William Reichert
  • U.S. National Committee for the UNESCO International Hydrology Program - Ana Barros
  • National Institutes of Health: Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Special Emphasis Panel - Piotr Marszalek
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering - Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Senior Member of the IEEE - Warren Grill
  • Member, National Research Council Biomolecular Materials and Processes Committee - David Needham
  • Delegation Member, U.S. State Department/National Academies Global Developments in Emerging Science and Sensor Networks 2005 - Nan Jokerst
  • Member of the International Geosphere Biosphere Program (IGBP), Integrated Land Ecosystem-Atmosphere Processes Study - Roni Avissar
  • Vice-Chair, Microscopy and OCT Technical Group, Optical Society of America's Science and Engineering Council - Adam Wax
  • Marshall Urist Award for Excellence in Tissue Regeneration, Orthopedic Research Society - Farshid Guilak
  • Chairman of the Membership and Education Services Council, Optical Society of America - Adam Wax
  • Editorial Board of Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing - Warren Grill
  • Global Indus Technovators Awards for 2005 - Nimmi Ramanujam
  • Board of Governors, IEEE Engineering Management Society - Brad Fox
  • 2005 Quadrennial Defense Review - Jonathan Protz
  • Board of Directors, International Society for Optical Engineering (SPIE) - Kristina Johnson
  • Director, Boston Scientific Corp. - Kristina Johnson
  • Editorial Board of Bioinspiration & Biomimetics - Robert Clark
  • Editor in Chief, NanoBiotechnology Journal - Tuan Vo-Dinh
  • Member, Model Expert Group of the Americas - Andrew Schuler
  • Fellow, Electrochemical Society - Hisham Massoud

Teaching, Mentoring and Research Awards

  • Descartes Award, European Union - David R. Smith
  • Washington Award - Henry Petroski
  • 2006 Electronics and Photonics Division Award of the Electrochemical Society (ECS) - Hisham Massoud
  • 2005 Department of Defense Cleanup Project of the Year - Larry Carin
  • 2005 International Crime Analysis Association Research Award - Silvia Ferrari
  • 2005 Benjamin Franklin Key Award - Benjamin Yellen
  • 2005 Rayleigh Lecturer, American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Robert Clark
  • Chandran Research Award for Molecular Imaging in Neuro-oncology - Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Chancellor's Medal, Louisiana State University - Farshid Guilak
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award - Henri Gavin
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award - David R. Smith
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award - John Board
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research - Adam Wax
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising - Linda Franzoni
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising - David Schaad
  • Leading at Duke, Outstanding Volunteer Advisor - David Schaad
  • University of Michigan School of Engineering's Alumni Society Merit Award - Gregg Trahey
  • University of Southern California 2006 Alumnus Award in Academia - Nan Marie Jokerst

2004-2005

Early Career Awards

  • National Science Foundation Career Award — Silvia Ferrari
  • National Science Foundation Career Award — Daniel Sorin
  • R. H. Gallagher Young Investigator Award, U.S. Association for Computational Mechanics — John Dolbow
  • Wallace H. Coulter Foundation 2005 Early Career Award — Adam Wax

Society Leadership and Recognition

  • SRC Invention Recognition Award — Hisham Z. Massoud
  • Edward F. Obert Award, American Society of Mechanical Engineers — Adrian Bejan
  • Fellows of the Acoustical Society of America — Robert Clark, Qing Huo Liu
  • Member of the Physics Resources Policy Committee of the American Institute of Physics— Nan Jokerst
  • Associate editor of the Journal of Engineering for Gas Turbines and Power— Kenneth Hall
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering – Lori Setton
  • Associate editor for the ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering— Karl Linden
  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers — Qing Huo Liu
  • Fellow of the World Innovation Foundation — Jeff Glass
  • Member of the U.S. Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board — Henry Petroski
  • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers — Henri Gavin
  • Editor, Water Resources Research— Amilcare Porporato
  • Member of the Executive Committee of Integrated Land-Ecosystem-Atmosphere Project
  • of the IGBP — Roni Avissar

  • Society of Women Engineers Achievement Award— Kristina Johnson
  • Biomedical Engineering Society Distinguished Service Award— Robert Plonsey
  • Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society— Roger Barr, Robert Plonsey, Mort Friedman

Teaching, Mentoring and Research Awards

  • Catalyst for Institutional Change Award, Quality Education for Minorities Network — Monty Reichert
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award — Donald Bliss
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award — Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award – Larry Bohs
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research — Leslie Collins
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising — Michael Gustafson
  • Duke Graduate School Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring — Monty Reichert

Service Awards

  • P.M. Ku Meritorious Award, Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers — Josiah Knight
  • Pratt Distinguished Service Award – Hadley Cocks

Awards from Previous Academic Years

Faculty Awards and Recognition in 2003-2004

  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award - Adam Wax
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award - Andrew Schuler
  • 2004 Ragnar Granit Prize - Robert Plonsey
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America - David Brady
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator - Silvia Ferrari
  • Biomedical Engineering Society Distinguished Service Award - Morton Friedman
  • 2003 ASME Edwin F. Church Medal for Distinguished Service to Mechanical Engineering Education - Devendra Garg
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award - Lisa G. Huettel
  • Society of Women Engineer's Achievement Award - Kristina Johnson
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award - Karl Linden
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Henry Petroski
  • President of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society - Roger Barr
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering - Barry Myers
  • Editor-in-Chief, North American, Journal of Biomechanics - Farshid Guilak
  • Member of National Institutes of Health's Bioengineering, Technology and Surgical Science Section - Laura Niklason
  • Board of Director, World Council on Biomechanics - Lori Setton
  • Steering Committee, North Carolina Tissue Engineering Interest Group - Lori Setton
  • Permanent Member, National Institutes of Health, Skeletal Biology and Regeneration Study Section - Lori Setton
  • Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentoring, Duke Graduate School - Lori Setton
  • Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Henry Petroski
  • 2004 Institute Research Institute Maurice Holland Award - Jeff Glass
  • Invited participant National Academy of Engineering 10th Annual Frontiers in Engineering Symposium - Robert Clark
  • Invited participate Japan-America 4th Annual Frontiers in Engineering Symposium - Robert Clark
  • Member of National Institutes of Health’s Biomedical Imaging Technology Study Section - Gregg Trahey

Faculty Awards and Recognition in 2002-2003

  • Women in Technology International (WITI) Hall of Fame – Kristina M. Johnson
  • Board of Directors of the Biomedical Engineering Society – George Truskey
  • President-elect of the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society – Roger Barr
  • Orthopedics and Musculoskeletal Study Section in the Center for Scientific Review – Lori Setton
  • 2003 Ellwood Award from FACCT, the Foundation for Accountability – Professor Emeritus William (Ed) Hammond
  • Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II – Krishnendu Chakrabarty
  • Electrochemical Society Award in Solid State Science and Technology – Richard Fair
  • National Science Foundation Early Career Award from the Division of Materials Research – Stefan Zauscher
  • QEM (Quality Education for Minorities) Catalyst for Institutional Change Award – Martha Absher
  • Delegate to the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering – Mort Friedman
  • Outstanding Engineering Educator Award of the Eastern North Carolina section of IEEE – Gary Ybarra
  • ASME Board of Governors Recognition Award for Accomplishments as Chair of the Board of Director of the International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) of the ASME – Robert Kielb
  • Board of Director of the International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) of the ASME – Kenneth Hall
  • 2003 Electrochemical Society Award in Solid State Science and Technology – Richard B. Fair
  • Distinguished Lecturer of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers – Adrian Bejan
  • Editor-in-chief, North America, for the Journal of biomechanics – Farshid Guilak
  • Duke University Diversity Award – Martha Absher
  • Member of the World Council for Biomechanics – Lori Setton
  • Co-chair of National Academy of Sciences/Russian Academy of Sciences committee on the Endpoints of High Level Waste and Spent Nuclear Fuel – John Ahearne
  • President of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication engineers – Josiah Knight
  • Chair of the U.S. National Committee of the International Union of Radio Science – Jeffrey Krolik
  • Fulbright Scholar
  • Member Air Force Board of Science and Technology of National Academy of Engineering – Earl Dowell
  • Co-chair of Aviation R&D Steering Committee of ASME/White House OSTP Committee
  • Advisory Board Member, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering – Tod Laursen
  • President of the American Medical Informatics Association – W. Ed Hammond
  • Chair of the Global Water Cycle Science Steering Committee, US Global Climate Research Program – Roni Avissar
  • National Research Council award for outstanding contributions to hydrology – Roni Avissar
  • Member of the National Research Council Committee on Radiative Forcing on Climate – Roni Avissar

Duke Engineering Faculty & Staff Awards

Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award

The Distinguished Teaching Award is given each year to an outstanding educator nominated by the engineering students and selected by a faculty committee. These faculty inspire students to learn and apply, engage students in the classroom and share their love of engineering.

2001    George W. Pearsall
2002    Gary A. Ybarra
2003    Charles M. Harman
2004    Lisa Gresham Huettel
2005    Donald B. Bliss
2006    Henri Gavin
2007    Kathryn Nightingale
2008    Wanda Krassowska
2009    Craig Henriquez
2010    Joseph Nadeau
2011    Jonathan Protz
2012    Neal Simmons
2013    Roger Barr
2014    Rebecca Simmons

Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award

The Distinguished Research Award is given each year to an outstanding researcher nominated by the department chairs and selected by a faculty committee. These faculty inspire their colleagues, serve others, contribute to the knowledge base and have a deep passion for their work.

2001    Lori Setton
2002    Lawrence Carin
2003    Ashutosh Chilkoti
2004    Karl G. Linden
2005    Ashutosh Chilkoti
2006    David Smith
2007    David Brady
2008    Piotr Marszalek
2009    Mark Wiesner
2010    Kam Leong
2011    Nimmi Ramanujam
2012    Gabriel Lopez
2013    Stefano Curtarolo
2014   Nenad Bursac

Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award

The Distinguished Teaching Award is given each year to a member of the faculty in recognition of superior dedication to undergraduate teaching nominated by the engineering students and selected by a faculty committee.

2005    Laurence N. Bohs
2006    John Board
2007    Joseph Nadeau
2008    Benjamin Yellen
2009    Brian Mann
2010    Robert Malkin
2011    Daniel Sorin
2012    Mark Palmeri
2013    Lisa Huettel
2014    Elizabeth Bucholz

Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research

In annually recognizing the career achievements of one individual, this award honors all of our engineering faculty, who, over the years, through excellence in both teaching and research have challenged and nurtured our students and strongly contributed to knowledge.

2005    Leslie M. Collins
2006    Adam Wax
2007    Earl Dowell
2008    Warren Grill
2009    Steve Cummer
2010    David Katz
2011    Gregg Trahey
2012    Stefan Zauscher
2013    Charles Gersbach
2014    Lori Setton

Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising

In recognizing one individual each year, this award honors all members of our engineering community, who, over the years, through excellence in mentoring and advising have nurtured and guided students and colleagues, thereby helping build a better future.

2005    Michael R. Gustafson II
2006    Linda Franzoni and David Schaad
2007    George Truskey
2008    Joseph Izatt
2009    Pei Zhong
2010    Krishnendu Chakrabarty
2011    Devendra Garg
2012    Bridget Fletcher
2013    LaTondra Murray
2014    Charles Parker

The Dean’s Award for Leadership in Program and Operational Excellence

Established in 2013, this award is given to a faculty member or staff leader who excels in managing and enhancing programs that impact the Pratt community. Considerations for the award include operational excellence, responsiveness to program participants and continuous improvement through the integration of new tools and process innovations.

2013   Rebecca Dupre
2014   Mark Walters