The Academy of Distinguished Teachers is emblematic of the university’s commitment to excellence in teaching. Comprising of approximately five percent of the tenured faculty in the university, the Academy provides leadership in improving the quality and depth of the undergraduate experience. Members of the Academy advise the president and provost on matters related to the university’s instructional mission; participate in seminars, colloquia, and workshops on teaching effectiveness; and serve as mentors to new faculty.

Current Members

2018
Mark Mear, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

2016
Robert Gilbert, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

2015
Richard Corsi, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

2014
Oguzhan Bayrak, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

2011
Yale N. Patt, Electrical and Computer Engineering

2010
Chandra R. Bhat, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

2005
Philip L. Varghese, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

2000
David Fowler, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

1997
Wallace T. Fowler, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Desmond Lawler, Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering


Former Members

2012
E. Glenn Lightsey, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

2003
Kristin L. Wood, Mechanical Engineering

2002
Robert H. Bishop, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics

2001
Anthony M. Bedford, Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics
Rebecca R. Richards-Kortum, Biomedical Engineering

1996
Francis X. Bostick Jr., Electrical and Computer Engineering

1995
Philip S. Schmidt, Mechanical Engineering

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