Meet Our 2021 Recipient

Associate Professor, Dimitrios Goulias
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Dr. Dimitrios Goulias is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Maryland, College Park, earning his doctorate at the University of Texas at Austin. 

Dr. Goulias has been awarded this honor for his dedication to his students, as both an instructor and mentor. He is renowned for his teaching of ENCE300, the junior-level course in materials that he developed over a decade ago, combining experimental laboratories and group design projects with an emphasis on teamwork and leadership. Dimitrios is also known for his multidisciplinary education abroad courses in several countries, and his students recognize his teaching innovation, enthusiasm, approachability, and professional guidance. According to Dr. Charles Schwartz, Professor and Chair of the civil and environmental engineering, Dr. Goulias "has selflessly and restlessly dedicated himself to the College’s teaching and educational programs and has left an indelible mark on our undergraduate and graduate students...[His] engagement of undergraduate students in problem solving and experimental testing has been a deeply consuming passion, and has required a deep commitment of time and energy."


Past Recipients

Note: Prior to 2000, the Poole and Kent Teaching Award for Senior Faculty was known as the Outstanding Teaching Award for Senior Faculty.