Clark School and UMD-Wide Faculty and Staff Honors
Our Clark School faculty, staff and alumni are regularly recognized for their service, research, teaching and creativity.
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.
Glenn L. Martin Medal
This prestigious award honors individuals who have made a contribution to the mission and ideals of the A. James Clark School of Engineering. Any non-alumnus who receives the Glenn L. Martin Medal will receive from the Clark School a Lifetime Membership in the University of Maryland Alumni Association and the Clark School and be conferred the status of Terp for Life.
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.Â
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.
The Keystone Program selects members who demonstrate both exemplary skills in teaching undergraduate students and a commitment to excellence in fundamental engineering courses. Keystone Professors ensure students the best learning experiences early on, aiming to improve student retention and graduation rates.