41 S&T faculty members honored for outstanding teaching

Forty-one Missouri University of Science and Technology faculty members will receive the Outstanding Teaching Award for 2014-15. The winners will be recognized at a ceremony scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30, in St. Pat’s Ballroom A of the Havener Center.

The Outstanding Teaching Award is given each year to faculty members by the Outstanding Teaching Award Committee, which bases its selections on student evaluations.

The following individuals were selected for awards:

— Dr. Ayodeji Alajo, assistant professor of mining and nuclear engineering

— Dr. Neil Anderson, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

— Randall Arthur, lecturer in English and technical communication

— Dr. Baojun Bai, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

— Dr. Jason Baird, associate professor of mining and nuclear engineering

— Dr. Michael Bruening, associate professor of history and political science

— Dr. Petra DeWitt, assistant professor of history and political science

— Dr. Xiaoping Du, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering

— Dr. Kelvin Erickson, professor of electrical and computer engineering

— Dr. Darin Finke, assistant teaching professor of arts, languages and philosophy

— Stephanie Fitch, associate teaching professor of mathematics and statistics

— Dr. Stephen Gao, professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering

— Dr. Ralph Hanke, assistant professor of business and information technology

— Dr. Gregory Hilmas, Curators’ Professor of materials science and engineering

— Dr. Robert Holmes Jr. adjunct professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering

— Dr. Irina Ivliyeva, associate professor of arts, languages and philosophy

— Dr. Mary Koen, assistant adjunct professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering

— Dr. Kurt Kosbar, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering

— Benjamin Langston, lecturer in English and technical communication

— Dr. Vy Khoi Le, professor of mathematics and statistics

— Dr. John C. McManus, Curators’ Professor of history and political science

— Dr. Gary Mueller, associate professor of mining and nuclear engineering

— Dr. Jana Neiss, assistant teaching professor of history and political science and director of Missouri S&T’s teacher education program

— Dr. Dev Niyogi, associate professor of biological sciences

— Dr. Gayla Olbricht, assistant professor of mathematics and statistics

— Dr. Robert Paige, professor of mathematics and statistics

— Clayton Price, associate teaching professor of computer science

— Dr. Ruwen Qin, associate professor of engineering management and systems engineering

— Dr. David Richardson, Chancellor’s Professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering

— Dr. Terry Robertson, associate teaching professor of arts, languages and philosophy

— Dr. J. David Rogers, Karl F. Hasselmann Missouri Chair in Geological Engineering

— Dr. Jagannathan Sarangapani, professor of electrical and computer engineering

— Dr. Jeffrey Schramm, associate professor of history and political science

— Dr. Yiyu Shi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering

— Dr. Jeffrey Smith, associate professor of materials science and engineering

— Jeanne Stanley, associate professor of arts, languages and philosophy

— Dr. R. Joe Stanley, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering

— Dr. Greg Story, associate professor of physics

— Dr. Theresa Swift, associate teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering

— Dr. Vincent (Wen-Bin) Yu, associate professor of business and information technology

— Dr. Reza Zoughi, the Schlumberger Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering.