Impact Award

The Impact Award recognizes an individual or team of College of Engineering faculty and/or staff (students or individuals not affiliated with COE may also be recognized as collaborators).  The Impact Award is established to confer honor on recent efforts to address a real-world problem with a specific solution, the results of which have shown dramatic measurable impact on the discipline or society.

Eligibility

  • All faculty and staff in the College of Engineering are eligible.¬†Collaborators (students or individuals not affiliated with COE) may also be recognized as part of a team.
  • Past recipients are not eligible for a period of five years after receiving the award.

Qualifications

Candidate must have:

  • demonstrated success in addressing a real-world problem with a specific solution, the results of which have shown dramatic measurable impact on the discipline or society.

Selection

A committee will be appointed by the Dean of Engineering to select award recipients.

Nomination Process

Nominations may be initiated by College of Engineering staff, faculty, and/or administrators. Each nominator may submit only one nomination per year.

The nomination packet should consist of ONE pdf file emailed to fac-staff-awards@coe.neu.edu (separate emails will not be accepted) containing the following:

  • one letter of nomination (no more than two pages long) including the names of the nominator(s) and the nominee(s) which should include the rationale for the nomination and pertinent accomplishments;
  • additional documentation of impact (e.g. reports, news clippings)

If you have any questions, please email fac-staff-awards@coe.neu.edu.

Past Recipients

2023James BenneyanMIE
2023Taskin PadirECE
2023Peter WhitneyMIE