Outstanding CII Instructor

The CII Outstanding Instructor Award recognizes an exceptionally effective instructor whose contributions, talent, and efforts have been recognized for outstanding performance in learning activities involving CII published research topics during the previous calendar year.

Eligibility

Industry and academic individuals are eligible for consideration.
Self-nominations are not acceptable.

Award Selection Criteria

  • The nominee is an exceptionally effective instructor whose contributions, talent, and efforts have been recognized for outstanding performance by the participants in learning activities involving CII published research during the previous calendar year.
  • Contributions the nominee has made to the development and deployment of CII initiatives, programs and services.
  • Aspects of the nominee’s instruction considered to be innovative, unique, particularly effective, or otherwise meriting special consideration.

Selection Procedure

The panel of judges will be composed of the members of the CII Professional Development Committee. The CII Associate Director of Professional Development will serve as the Chair of the panel.

There is no requirement to make awards each year. This award will only be presented when there are one or more viable candidates. The panel may request an interview with the nominee during the selection process. Additional references may also be requested by the panel.

Recipients

Dr. David Grau (2017)

Arizona State University

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Dr. Fernanda Leite (2015)

The University of Texas at Austin

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2014

Edd Gibson
Arizona State University

2013

Jesús M. de la Garza
Virginia Tech

2012

Dianne Underwood
ConocoPhillips

2011

John E. Taylor
Virginia Tech

2010

Carlos H. Caldas
The University of Texas at Austin

Barry E. Rittberg
Fluor Corporation

2008

Jim Gramling
URS Corporation

2007

Jay Hoover
NASA

2005

Ed Back
Clemson University

2004

Mike Peters
Washington Group International

2003

Jim Neil
Morrison Knudsen

Emmitt Nelson
Shell Oil Company

2002

Ed Ruane
J. A. Jones Construction Company

2001

Ed Back
Clemson University

2000

Gary Aller
Arizona State University

1999

Don Shaw
Ontario Hydro

1998

Edd Gibson
The University of Texas at Austin

1997

Steve Sanders
Clemson University

1996

Stan Nethery
Dow Chemical

1995

Jorge Vanegas
Georgia Institute of Technology