Faculty/Staff Awards: Edgerton Innovation Award

AWARD INFORMATION

The Edgerton Innovation Award is presented annually to up to one tenure-track junior faculty member in the College of Engineering who has demonstrated significant scholarly research and creative activities, and who has 1) successfully attracted funding from state, federal, and private agencies; 2) integrated research with graduate and undergraduate education; and 3) suggested novel and innovative ideas and projects.  A selection committee appointed by the Dean and composed of College faculty makes the recommendation of the award recipients to the Dean, based on submitted application materials.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

  • This award is open to tenure-track faculty members at the rank of assistant professor in the College of Engineering.
  • An individual must be nominated by the Chair or Director of his/her academic unit.
  • Nomination materials are to be submitted electronically through the on-line submission site, with uploaded documents in PDF format.  Please have all materials ready to submit at one time; forms may not be saved and added to at a later time.
  • A person may not be nominated again if she/he has received this award in the last five years; consequently recipients receiving the award in 2017 or later are ineligible for the 2022 award.  A list of past recipients may be found on the college website.
  • The recipient of this award receives a $2,500 cash award and $10,000 in unrestricted research funds (to be expended by June 30, 2024).
  • DEADLINE for submitting a complete on-line nomination form:  Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 5 PM.  Late nominations will not be accepted.





Please summarize the nominee’s significant scholarly research and creative activities, with an emphasis on quality, impact, and novelty of the work. Examples may include, but are not limited to: creation of new knowledge or new products; creation of professional books, chapters, or monographs; research or creative work aimed at the generation of new knowledge or materials; peer-reviewed publications; etc.
Please describe the nominee’s ability to successfully attract funding from state, federal, and private agencies.
Please describe the nominee’s ability to integrate research with graduate and undergraduate education.
Please describe the nominee’s ability to generate novel and innovative ideas and projects.


Upload:

The following documents in support of this nomination are to be uploaded, preferably in PDF format.
  • Nominee’s current curriculum vitae
  • Other relevant evidence (optional, packaged as one PDF)
Nominee’s current curriculum vitae Required
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png pdf doc docx.
Other relevant evidence (optional, packaged as one PDF)
Files must be less than 5 MB.
Allowed file types: gif jpg png pdf doc docx.