Harriett B. Rigas Award

Award Description: 

To recognize the outstanding engineering faculty women who have made a significant contribution to undergraduate education.

Prize: 
A stipend of $2,000, a Plaque, a Certificate and registration to the Frontiers in Education Conference the year the award is received, and expenses for the recipient to attend the Frontiers in Education Conference to receive the award.
Funding: 
Funded directly to the recipient by the Hewlett-Packard Company.
Nomination Deadline: 
20 May 2019
Award Type: 
Education Society Awards
Presentation: 
Annually, at the Frontiers in Education Conference. The presentation will be made by a representative of the Hewlett-Packard Company.
Eligibility: 
A woman must be a tenure or tenure track faculty member of one of the ABET/CSAB accredited engineering programs for which the IEEE has responsibility for the program criteria, and who has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to undergraduate education.
Basis for Judgement: 
Must be a tenure or tenure-track woman faculty member selected on the basis of excellence in undergraduate teaching and a commitment to undergraduate engineering education within an IEEE ABET/CSAB program. Other factors to be considered are demonstrated scholarship, evidence of the development of educational technology which enhances student learning, dedication to increasing under-represented groups in engineering, and service to the engineering profession.

Award Recipients

2018
Sarah Kate Wilson
2017
Terri S. Fiez
2016
Kathleen Wage
2015
Sarah Rajala
2014
Noel Schulz
2013
Nancy Amato
2012
Tanja Karp
2011
Karen Panetta
2010
Mari Ostendorf
2009
Cynthia Furse
2008
Cheryl B. Schrader
2007
Bonnie Heck Ferri
2006
Eve Riskin
2004
Jennifer L. Welch
2003
Joanne Bechta-Dugan
2002
Nan Marie Jokerst
2001
Valerie Taylor
2000
Leah Jamieson
1999
Sherra Kerns
1998
Delores M. Etter
1997
Patricia Daniels
1996
Karan L. Watson
1995
Denice D. Denton