IISE Engineering Economy division Teaching Award

This award is to recognize and promote the outstanding teaching of Engineering Economy.

Eligibility requirements

  • The candidate must be a member of IISE.
  • The course for which he/she is being recognized must be an engineering economy course within an engineering or similar program.
  • Course materials for which they are being recognized must have been developed and taught by the candidate for at least three times or more.

Nomination process

Nominations may be made by a faculty colleague, a student who has taken the course from the candidate, or himself/herself. The nomination package must consist of the following:

  • Three letters of support; at least one of the three letters must be from a faculty member in the same academic department and one from a student who enrolled and completed the course.
  • Course syllabus and supporting items such as samples of different instructional materials used.
  • Summary copies (at three) of teaching evaluations for the course he/she is being recognized.
  • Curriculum Vitae of the candidate.
  • A one-page teaching statement and philosophy by the individual being nominated.

All supporting documents in the nomination package should be submitted in pdf format. Deadline for nominations is Feb. 28, 2018. Please email the entire package either as a single .pdf file to Joe Wilck. The winner will be notified by March 6, 2018.

Evaluation process

The application will be evaluated on a five point scale (1 = minimum, 5 = maximum) on the following (weighting in parentheses):

  • Innovation in teaching content and delivery methods (40 percent)
  • Broader impacts on engineering economy teaching, such as papers, presentations, and panel discussions at IISE and ASEE meetings (30 percent)
  • Teaching evaluations from students (30 percent)

 For questions, please contact Bonnie Cameron.

2017 Winner

Mehmet Bayram Yildirim
Wichita State University

2016 Winner

Kelli Grasman
Missouri Science and Technology

2015 Winner

Karen Bursic
University of Pittsburgh

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