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Faculty Awards

The College of Engineering and Computing recognizes and honors its outstanding faculty who have dedicated time and energy to teaching, service, and research. Throughout the year, the college strives to support faculty with these awards. 

Dean's Excellence Awards

The College of Engineering and Computing is proud to announce the creation of 3 excellence awards for faculty and instructors. 

Deans Excellence Award for Teaching is an incentive for faculty members and instructors displaying excellence in teaching.  Any full-time faculty member or instructor who meet the criteria will receive the award. 

Deans Excellence Award for Service is an incentive for faculty members and instructors displaying excellence in service. 

Deans Excellence Award for Research and Scholarship is an incentive for faculty members and instructors displaying excellence in research, scholarship and mentorship. 

Process: Faculty/Instructors should complete the appropriate form outlining their accomplishments and notify their department chair within 90 days of eligibility.  Upon notification, payment will be presented as quickly as possible, but no later than 90 days from notification. There is no limit to the number of awards that can be earned. 

Use the menu below for criteria and to apply.

The Dean’s Excellence Award for Teaching is an incentive for faculty members and instructors displaying excellence in teaching.  Any full-time faculty member or instructor meeting the criteria below will receive the award.

Teaching Award Criteria:

The awards are organized into 3 Tiers.  $300 for Tier 1, $600 for Tier 2 and $1,000 for Tier 3

Criteria Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
National Award(s) Recognition     X
Score >4.8 on student evaluations on both summary questions (overall instructor and overall course) in a course numbered 100-699 with enrollment >50 and a survey response rate >50%
    X
Textbook published     X
Development of courses, and/or teaching strategies that are adopted by other departments, colleges, or universities
  X  
Documented evidence of the candidates' leadership in the guidance, advising, and mentorship of URMs, or junior faculty members
  X  
Eligibility: 

Current full time CEC faculty and instructors are eligible for the award.

Deadline for submission: 

Faculty/instructors should notify their department chair and Dean Haj-Hariri within 90 days of eligibility.

Selection Process: 

Once faculty/instructors have notified the department chair and the dean, the award will be presented within 90 days of notification.

Apply for the Dean's Excellence Award for Teaching

The Dean’s Excellence Award for Research and Scholarship is an incentive for faculty members and instructors displaying excellence in research, scholarship, and mentorship. Any full-time member meeting the criteria below will receive the award. 

Teaching Award Criteria:

The awards are organized into 3 Tiers.  $300 for Tier 1, $600 for Tier 2 and $1,000 for Tier 3

Award Criteria Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
Senior author or publication in journal with impact factor >10
X    
>100 citations in one calendar year according to Web of Science on a senior authored publication from UofSC.
    X
>1000 total citations according to Web of Science on a senior authored publication from UofSC.
    X
Lifetime h-index according to Web of Science passing each multiple of 10, greater than or equal to 50.
    X
National Award(s)/Major Professional Society Fellowship
  X  
10th PhD Degree awarded as the major advisor
  X  
20th PhD Degree awarded as the major advisor
    X
FY expenditures attributable to the investigator: > = $500K and <$1M
  X  
FY expenditures attributable to the investigator: >$1M
    X
FY sponsored Awards attributable to the investigator: >$2M
    X
Lead PI on multi-university funded research or initiative with total budget >$1M year
    X
Placing a PhD or Post Doc in TTT position in a program ranked top 100 by USNWR
    X
Monograph or authored/edited book published by a major academic publisher (e.g. Spring, Elsevier, Wiley)
  X  
Keynote at major professional societies (+1000 members) or major conferences (+500)
  X  
Best/outstanding paper award at major professional societies (+1000 members) or major conferences (+500 attendees)
X    
Granted patent
X    
Licensed patent to arms-length entity
    X
>6 externally funded PhD students with stipends >$25K each during the CY
    X
>10 summer-funded undergraduates (>$3k each)
    X
Eligibility:

Current full time CEC faculty and instructors are eligible for the award.

Deadline for submission:

Faculty/ Instructors should notify their department chair and Dean Haj-Hariri within 90 days of eligibility. 

Selection Process:

Once faculty/instructors have notified the department chair and the dean, the award will be presented within 90 days of notification.

Apply for the Dean's Excellence Award for Research and Scholarship

The Dean’s Excellence Award for Service is an incentive for faculty members and instructors displaying excellence in service.  Any full-time faculty member or instructor meeting the criteria below will receive the award.

Teaching Award Criteria:

The awards are organized into 3 Tiers.  $300 for Tier 1, $600 for Tier 2, and $1,000 for Tier 3

Award Criteria Tier 1 Tier 2 Tier 3
President of major professional societies (+1000 members)
    X
Conference chair of major professional societies (+1000 members)
  X  
Creates and/or leads a new initiative, center, or program that enhances the national reputation of the school, or leads to significant new revenue streams (over $100K annually)
    X
First year as a senior editor of a journal with an impact factor over 2.5
    X
Documented work to enhance recruitment, retention, mentoring, or experience of students or faculty
  X  
Eligibility:

Current full time CEC faculty and instructors are eligible for the award.

Deadline for submission:

Faculty/ Instructors should notify their department chair and Dean Haj-Hariri within 90 days of eligibility.

Selection Process:

Once faculty/instructors have notified the department chair and the dean, the award will be presented within 90 days of notification.

Apply for the Dean's Excellence Award for Service

 


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