Faculty and Staff Honors
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The Clark School and the University of Maryland honor faculty and staff for their service, research, teaching and creativity. For a rundown of awards by type, please follow the links below. Or, for the latest accolades earned by our faculty, alumni, students and programs, please visit Significant Accomplishments.
Our faculty are not only well-known among their campus colleagues and students for the quality of their research and teaching, they also have received national recognition from many organizations.
Invention of the Year Award
Each year a panel of judges made up of University of Maryland personnel and industry experts selects one winner from groups of finalists in each of three categories: information science, life science and physical science.
Distinguished University Professor
This formal title denotes an academic honor of highest distinction and is awarded to a limited number of the university's most accomplished professors.
This award honors senior faculty who, as men and women of outstanding scholarly accomplishment, combined with excellence in teaching, personify our image of the professorate.
Innovation Hall of Fame
Members of the Innovation Hall of Fame, who may be alumni, faculty, and others closely linked with the Clark School, have made a positive impact on society by creating a working product, system or design, or by producing a comprehensive body of technical work that has advanced the understanding of the engineering profession.
E. Robert Kent Outstanding Teaching Award for Junior Faculty
This award is given to a junior faculty member for excellence in teaching.
Dr. Marilyn Berman Pollans Outstanding Service Award for Staff
This award is given to a staff member whose service to his or her department, to the school, and the university has been judged outstanding.
Poole & Kent Teaching Award for Senior Faculty
This award is given to a senior faculty member for excellence in teaching.
Faculty Service Award
This award is given to a faculty member whose service to his or her department, to the Clark School, and to the university has been judged outstanding.
Junior Faculty Outstanding Research Award
This award was instituted by the Clark School to recognize exceptionally influential research accomplishments by its junior faculty.
Faculty Outstanding Research Award
This award was instituted by the Clark School to recognize exceptionally influential research accomplishments by its faculty.
Learn more about distinguished, talented, and dedicated faculty who have won a variety of university-wide honors.