Clark School and UMD-Wide 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 individuals 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 their 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 their 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.
Senior Faculty Outstanding Research Award
This award was instituted by the Clark School to recognize exceptionally influential research accomplishments by its faculty.
Dean’s Outstanding Performance Award for Professional Track Faculty
This award was instituted by the Clark School to recognize exceptionally influential accomplishments in either or both the areas of research and teaching.
Student Competition Advisor Award
This award was instituted by the Clark School to recognize an individual or group of outstanding faculty/staff member(s) who have served as exemplary leaders of an engineering student design competition team in a national or international engineering design competition.
Student Advising Award for Professional Staff
This award was instituted by the Clark School to recognize staff excellence in undergraduate or graduate student advising.