Research and Sponsored Programs

Outstanding Faculty Research and Scholarship Award

The competition for academic year 2015-16 is now open. 

The University of Toledo will recognize those faculty members selected as Outstanding Faculty Researchers and Scholars at an awards ceremony on Monday, April 11 at 5:30 pm in the Radisson Hotel Grand Ballroom at the on the Health Science Campus .  The award will recognize the quality and contributions of faculty research, scholarship and creative activity undertaken while a faculty member at The University of Toledo. The Outstanding Research and Scholarship Award recognizes outstanding research, scholarship, and creative activity across the spectrum of disciplines on this multi-campus university. Winners receive a monetary prize as well as formal recognition at the Outstanding Faculty Awards Ceremony.

Faculty may be nominated by their peers or may submit their own file for consideration.  Full-time faculty members at The University of Toledo are eligible to receive the award for contributions made while the nominee was a full-time member of the faculty at The University of Toledo.  An individual may receive the award only once.

The deadline for nominations is 12:00 p.m.
on
Friday, March 4, 2016

Submit nominations by e-mail to OFRSA@utoledo.edu.

The nomination form is available here (corrected).
(Responses to items #1 through #7 may not exceed a total of 10 single-spaced pages using a type size no smaller that 12 points.)

The list of previous recipients is below.

The criteria for selection of the Outstanding Researcher or Scholar include explanation of the following:

  • The nature and significance of the research, scholarship or creative activity upon which the nomination is based
  • The impact of the research, scholarship or creative activity on the nominee’s area of specialization
  • How the research, scholarship or creative activity was presented and disseminated to the nominee’s peers and to the wider professional community
  • Awards, honors or other recognition of the significance of the research, scholarship or creative activity
  • Support received for the nominee's activities
  • A complete CV and signed and dated letters of recommendation (Do NOT submit reprints, books or posters.)

    The Outstanding Research or Scholarship Selection Committee will review all materials; Vice President Messer will present the committee’s recommendations to the provosts on both campuses.  Committee members are past winners of this award.

Questions should be addressed to OFRSA@utoledo.edu.


Past Recipients of the Outstanding Faculty Researcher or Scholarship Award

2015 - 2016
Joseph Slater | Geoffrey Rapp | Sarit Bhaduri

2014 - 2015
Paul Hong | Bina Joe | Sasidhar Varanasi

2013 - 2014
Abdollah Afjeh | Timothy Fisher

2012 - 2013
Jane Bradley | Llew Gibbons | Stanislaw Stepkowski

2011 - 2012
Kevin Czajkowski | Rebecca Zietlow

2010 - 2011
Marthe Howard | Shanhe Jiang | Gretchen Tietjen | Elizabeth (Liz) Tietz

2009 - 2010
Robert Blumenthal | Ezdihar Hassoun | Sonia Najjar | T. S. Ragu-Nathan

2008 - 2009
Abdul-Majeed Azad | Neil Reid

2007 - 2008
Andrew Geers, Clint Longenecker, Carol Stepien

2006 - 2007
Rickye Heffner | Douglas Leaman | Ron Viola

2005 - 2006
Jiquan Chen | Paul Erhardt | Vijay Goel | Marcia McInerney

2004 - 2005
Jeanne B. Funk | Susan Martyn | John Murray | Katherine Wall

2003 - 2004
Jacques Amar | Glenn Ames | Mohamed Samir Hefzy | Biao Zhang

2002 - 2003
Lamar Bentley | James Lesage | Russell Reising | Mark Vonderembse

2001 - 2002
Gloria Borhstahl | Zunming Deng | Ali Fatemi | Peter Linebaugh

2000 - 2001
David  Harris | G. "Nagi" Naganathan | Daniel Watermeier | Adolf Witt

1999 - 2000

1998 - 1999
Martin A. Abraham | Howard M. Friedman | Philip B. James

1997 - 1998
Keith R. Johnson | Thomas A. Stuart | Krzysztof J. Cios

1996 - 1997
Alfred Cave | William Messer | Margaret Wheelock

1995 - 1996
Hua Guo | Richard A. Hudson | Carol Bresnahan Menning

1994 - 1995
Ronald L. Fournier | James A. Harrell | Saleh A. Jabarin

1993 - 1994
James Campbell | A. Alan Pinkerton | James H. Price

1992 - 1993
Alvin D. Compaan | David Dollimore | Matthew H. Wikander

1991 - 1992
Thomas E. Barden | James L. Fry | Marshall A. Leaffer

1990 - 1991
Don H. Bialostosky | Max O. Funk | Demetrios D. Raftopoulos

1989 - 1990
E. Richard Gregory | Richard W. Komuniecki | Subhash C. Kwatra

1988 - 1989
Lawrence J. Dessner | Wayne P. Hoss | Alan R. Morgan

1987 - 1989
Henry Bourgignon | William Doll | Theo Keith

1986 - 1987
Julian A. Davies | Michael Manheim | William Richman

1985 - 1986
Kenneth Bachmann | Jimmie G. Edwards | Wallace Martin

1984 - 1985
Henry C. Wente | Larry J. Curtis | Richard W. Edwards, Jr.

Last Updated: 6/9/16