Tag: award

Shining star

Auburn astronaut Jim Voss, ’72 aerospace engineering, received the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Haley Space Flight Award for his performance in space flight, space station assembly, leadership in spacecraft design and dedication to space education. Its highest honor, the award was presented at the AIAA SPACE and Astronautics Forum. A native of Opelika,…




Above the rest

Auburn’s Department of Mechanical Engineering has been recognized as the top department throughout campus for teaching excellence. The department received the Departmental Award for Excellence in Education, an honor awarded on behalf of the Office of the Provost by the Biggio Center and University Senate to a department that proves its commitment to a culture…




2014 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Each year, the Auburn Alumni Association recognizes individuals with its Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding achievements in their professional lives, personal integrity and stature, and service to the university. Established in 2001, the award honors extraordinary accomplishments by members of the Auburn family. Four individuals, which include three Auburn Engineering alumni, received the distinguished award…




Faculty Highlights – Fall/Winter 2013

From the desk of . . . Sabit Adanur, faculty member in polymer and fiber engineering, gave a talk on higher education in the United States and participated in a panel discussion as part of a workshop at Marmara University in Istanbul, Turkey, on July 6. The workshop, “Restructuring of Higher Education: Opportunities and Solutions,”…




Bright, Brighter, Fulbright

Alice E. Smith, faculty member in Auburn University’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to teach and conduct research at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey, in the spring. Smith, whose research and teaching involves modeling and optimizing complex systems, will instruct a series of courses on adaptive optimization and…