For more than 50 years, Lockheed Martin, has sponsored an award for excellence in engineering teaching to reward a Cockrell School of Engineering faculty member for exceptional teaching.
This prestigious award is given to a faculty member dedicating time and energy in abundance to teaching undergraduate and graduate students. As a result, his or her work leaves a mark of excellence on the entire Cockrell School of Engineering.
Nominations for this award are made by The University of Texas at Austin engineering students and faculty. Final selection is made by a committee composed the five most recent faculty recipients of the award and the student presidents of the Student Engineering Council (SEC) and the Graduate Engineering Council (GEC).
The 2013 recipient of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching is Dr. Richard Corsi, Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering.
In addition to the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company Award for Excellence in Engineering Teaching, the school also recognizes the recipient of the Award for Outstanding Engineering Teaching by an Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor, Dr. Fernanda Leite, Assistant Professor of Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering.