I am pleased to announce a few important faculty awards that have recently been received by our colleagues.
2013 Teaching Recognition Program
Recipients: The Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) recognizes the documented excellence of UIC faculty in their teaching activities. The program offers a $1500 increment to base salary (or a percentage thereof for part-time appointments) to faculty who document outstanding performance in their teaching activities over a three year period. The TRP is a self-nominated award program. There were a total of 14 campus awards; we have three COE faculty members receiving awards:
Danilo Erricolo (ECE)
, Jason Leigh (CS)
, Dale Reed (CS)
OVCR 2012 Researchers of the Year
: These awards recognize the efforts and commitment of researchers who have demonstrated outstanding research achievements to advance the knowledge in their field of expertise. The Distinguished Researcher award is given to 5 UIC researchers who have demonstrated outstanding research achievements in their field of expertise. New this year, the Rising Star award is given to 5 UIC early career researchers who have demonstrated outstanding promise to become future leaders in their area of expertise. There were a total of eight campus awards; we have two COE faculty members receiving awards:
Rising Star: Natasha Devroye (ECE)
More about Natasha on UIC News.
Distinguished: Bing Liu (CS)
More about Bing on UIC News.
Please join me in congratulating Professors Erricolo, Leigh, Reed, Devroye and Liu!
Peter C. Nelson
Dean & Computer Science Professor
UIC College of Engineering