Faculty Service Award | A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland

Meet Our 2019 Recipient

Mary Bowden
Keystone Instructor, Visiting Professor, Acting Director of Women in Engineering Program, Aerospace Engineering

Dr. Mary Bowden positively impacts hundreds of students through her innovative curricula and advising efforts. While leading a Balloon Payload Program that engages undergraduate students, she not only educates students about research, but also teaches the importance of interdisciplinary teamwork, leadership, and collaboration. In her acting WIE director role, for the last two years Mary’s led countless outreach efforts inspiring and empowering middle and high school future women engineers.  Throughout it all, Dr. Bowden takes the time to consider each student conversation a priority, serving as an approachable, accessible, compassionate and empowering mentor.

Past Recipients

  • 2018: Marya Anderson, Faculty Specialist, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • 2017: Deborah S. Goldberg, Lecturer, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • 2016: Ray Sedwick, Associate Professor, Aerospace Engineering
  • 2015: Kevin Calabro, Senior Lecturer and Associate Director, Keystone Program
  • 2014: Romel Del Rosario Gomez, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 2013: Peter Kofinas, Associate Dean and Professor
  • 2012: K. J. Ray Liu, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 2011: Dimitrios Goulias, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • 2010: Norman Wereley, Aerospace Engineering
  • 2009: Alison Flatau, Aerospace Engineering
  • 2008: Richard McCuen, Civil and Environmental Engineering  
  • 2007: Nam Sun Wang, Biomolecular Engineering
  • 2006: James Milke, Fire Protection Engineering
  • 2005: Deborah J. Goodings, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • 2004: William Fourney, Aerospace Engineering
  • 2003: Linda Schmidt, Mechanical Engineering
  • 2002: David Holloway,  Mechanical Engineering
  • 2001: Jose Torero, Fire Protection Engineering
  • 2000: Andre L. Tits, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 1999: Chung Y. Tsui, Mechanical Engineering
  • 1998: Theodore G. Smith, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • 1997: William L. Fourney, Aerospace Engineering
  • 1996: David I. Bigio, Mechanical Engineering