Hewlett-Packard Harriett B. Rigas Award

Award Description: 

This award recognizes outstanding faculty women who have made significant contributions to electrical/computer engineering education through excellence in teaching, encouraging and supporting increased participation of women in electrical/computer engineering, demonstrated scholarship/research, development of educational technology which enhances student learning, and/or service to the engineering profession. The recipient must be a tenured or tenure-track woman faculty member in an ABET-accredited engineering program, with teaching and/or research specialization in electrical/computer engineering.

Prize: 
An honorarium, plaque, certificate, registration fees for the Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference the year the award is received, and expenses for the recipient to attend the FIE conference to receive the award.
Funding: 
Funded directly to the recipient by the Hewlett-Packard Company
Nomination Deadline: 
15 April
Award Type: 
Education Society Awards
Presentation: 
Annually, at Frontiers in Education Conference unless other arrangement are made with the Awards Committee Chair
Eligibility: 
Tenured or tenure track woman faculty member in an ABET-accredited engineering program in the United States, with teaching and/or research specialization in electrical/computer engineering. Must attend the award presentation at FIE.
Basis for Judgement: 
Excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, commitment to electrical/computer engineering education, and active participation in encouraging and supporting increased participation of women in electrical/computer engineering. Other factors may include demonstrated scholarship/research, evidence of the development of educational technology which enhances student learning, and service to the engineering profession.

Award Recipients

2016
Kathleen Wage
2015
Sarah Rajala
2014
Noel Schulz
2013
Nancy Amato
2012
Tania 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