This award is given to a full-time University faculty member whose research excellence and leadership at UNT has made substantial contribution to their respective discipline and achieved national and/or international recognition. The receipient receives a prize of $5,000, a plaque commemorating the achievement, and recognition at variousl university venues.
Any full time tenured or tenure track faculty member who has been with the university for at least five (5) years and has not won the award in the past three (3) years is eligible to be nominated by one or more UNT faculty or administrators. Self-nomination is also acceptable. Nominations are evaluated by a panel of UNT faculty and administrators who make recommendations to the Vice President for Research and Economic Development and the Provost.
Visit the Office of Research and Innovation for further information.
|2017||Marco Buongiorno Nardelli||Physics and Chemistry|
|2016||Ram Dantu||Computer Science and Engineering|
|2015||Armin Mikler||Computer Science and Engineering|
|2014||Jane B. Huffman||Teacher Education and Administration|
|2012||Nandika D'Souza||Mechanical and Energy Engineering/Materials Science and Engineering|
|2009||Kent Chapman||Biological Sciences|