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 the following organizations:

National Academy of Engineering Founders Award Winners

C.D. Mote, Jr., Mechanical Engineering (NAE President & former UMD President)
John W. Morris, Civil and Environmental Engineering  

National Academy of Engineering Members

Dr. James E. Hubbard, Jr.

Dr. Hubbard is our most recent National Academy of Engineering inductee. He was elected in 2016 for his advances in the modelling, design, analyses, and application of adaptive structures.

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James Hubbard

UMD Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Who Are NAE Members

  • John Anderson, Aerospace Engineering
  • Gregory Baecher, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Jacques Gansler, Civil and Environmental Engineering/Public Policy
  • James E. Hubbard, Jr., Aerospace Engineering
  • C.D. Mote, Jr., Mechanical Engineering
  • Elaine Oran, Aerospace Engineering
  • Ben Shneiderman, Computer Science/Institute for Systems Research
  • Katepalli Sreenivasan, Mechanical Engineering

UMD Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Who Are NAE Members

  • Howard Baum, Fire Protection Engineering
  • James W. Dally, Mechanical Engineering
  • George E. Dieter, Mechanical Engineering
  • Millard S. Firebaugh, Mechanical Engineering
  • Robert E. Fischell, Mechanical Engineering
  • Gerald Galloway, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Eugenia Kalnay, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Meteorology
  • Jeong H. Kim, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Lyle Schwartz, Materials Science Engineering

Retired or Deceased NAE Members

  • Howard Frank, Electrical and Computer Engineering, (retired)
  • Ali Mosleh, Mechanical Engineering (retired)
  • Arthur E. Bergles (1935-2014), Mechanical Engineering
  • Robert W. Deutsch, Bioengineering
  • George Irwin (1907-1998), Mechanical Engineering, deceased

National Medal of Technology and Innovation

Robert Fischell (Bioengineering), 2016

National Science Foundation Faculty Young Investigator/Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards

View the full list of Clark School recipients of these awards here.

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

View the full list of Clark School recipients of these awards here.

Clark School Professional Association Fellows

View the full list of Clark School professional association fellows here.

Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching

Jim Wallace (Mechanical Engineering), 2005 Professor of the Year for the State of Maryland