Faculty Honors


Bud Griffis gets award

NSF Career Awards & Young Investigator Awards

  • J. Chow - NSF CAREER Award, 2017
  • C. Kontokosta - NSF CAREER Award, 2017
  • S. Ergan - DARPA Young Investigator Award, 2016
  • K. Ozbay - NSF CAREER Award, 1999
  • M. Iskander - NSF CAREER Award, 1998

Society Fellowships

  • L. Chiarelli - ASCE Fellow
  • F. Griffis - ASCE Fellow
  • M. Iskander - ASCE Fellow
  • C. Kontokosta- ASCE Fellow 
  • D. Laefer - Fellow, International Congress of Disaster Management, 2009
  • D. Laefer - Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2000
  • C. Kontokosta - Fellow, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
  • C. Kontokosta - LEED Accredited Professional, US Green Building Council
  • C. Kontokosta - American Institute of Certified Planners certification 
  • C. Kontokosta - Goddard Junior Faculty Fellowship, 2017

Teaching Awards

professor writing on board

 

  • A. Ronan - Chi Epsilon James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award, Metropolitan District, 2013
  • A. Ronan - Chi Epsilon James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award, Metropolitan District, 2008
  • M. Iskander - Chi Epsilon James M. Robbins Excellence in Teaching Award, Metropolitan District, 2000
  • A. Ronan - Distinguished Teacher Award, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, 2015
  • L. Chiarelli - Distinguished Teacher Award, NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering 2010
  • M. Iskander - Distinguished Teacher Award, Polytechnic University, 2002
  • M. Iskander - Jacobs Excellence in Education Award, 2009
  • M. Iskander - Jacobs Excellence in Education Award, 2006
  • C. Kontokosta - NYU Teaching Excellence Award (SPS), 2012 
  • E. Prassas - Professor Louis J. Pignataro Memorial Transportation Engineering  Education Award, ITE, 2014
  • W. Jin - Faculty of the Year Award, Polytecnic University, 2008-2009
  • D. Laefer - UCD’s Presidential Teaching Award, 2007
  • D. Laefer- Faculty Advising Award, North Carolina State University, 2004
  • A. Ronan - SJSU College of Engineering Applied Materials Excellence in Teaching Award, 1997
  • A. Silverman - Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
  • S. Ergan - Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007
  • M. Iskander - General Dynamics Outstanding Teaching Assistant-Assistant Instructor, The University of Texas at Austin, 1990
  • D. Laefer- Teaching Incentive Grant, General Electric, 2000

Civic Honors

  • F. Griffis - High School of Deland Sports Hall of Fame, Class of 2017
  • F. Griffis - Golden Eagle Award, Society of American Military Engineers, 2007

Other Professional Honors

CUE Faculty Awards

  • C. Kontokosta - Google IoT Research Award, 2016
  • D. Laefer - Women on Walls honoring 8 Ireland-based women researchers, Irish Royal Academy, 2016
  • D. Laefer - Wall of Frames Award for Most Cited Papers in the College of Engineering, University College Dublin, 2016
  • D. Laefer - First place, IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium, Data Fusion Contest, Milan, Italy, 2015
  • D. Laefer - Best Track award, ISPRS Geospatial Week, GeoBigData Workshop, IQumulus, Processing Contest, La Grande Motte, France, 2015
  • C. Kontokosta - Best Paper Award, Bloomberg Data for Good Exchange, 2015
  • C. Kontokosta - Bloomberg Data for Good Symposium, Best Paper Award, 2015
  • C. Kontokosta - IBM Faculty Award, 2015
  • S. Jabari - Milton Pikarsky Award, 2012
  • M. Iskander - Outstanding Project Award for Efforts in Sustainability and Media, NSF GK-12 Program, 2011
  • C. Kontokosta - Outstanding Service Award, New York University (SPS), 2010
  • D. Laefer - Best Paper Award, Deep Foundations, 2009
  • F. Griffis - Golden Eagle Award, Society of American Military Engineers, 2007
  • P. Pranci - Deputy Chief Engineer’s Citation, NYSDOT Office of Construction, 2005
  • F. Griffis - Best Paper Award, Journal of Management in Engineering, 2005
  • T. Morgan - EERI/FEMA NEHRP Graduate Fellowship in Earthquake Hazard Reduction, 2005
  • T. Morgan - SEAONC Excellence in Structural Engineering Award, 2004
  • G. Sansone - IEEE Engineer of the Year Award, 2003
  • T. Morgan - ASCE Western Regional Outstanding Young Civil Engineer in the Private Sector, 2003
  • A. Ronan - American Geophysical Union Editors Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, 2002
  • D. Laefer - Women and Equity Award, University level recognition, North Carolina State University, 2002
  • T. Morgan - Best Paper Award: 5th World Congress on Joints, Bearings, and Seismic Systems, 2001
  • F. Griffis - Thomas Roland Finch Prize - ASCE Best Paper Award, 1993
  • F. Griffis - Civil Engineer of the Year Award - ASCE Metropolitan Section, 1993