The Waterloo Engineering Society is excited to support two awards for engineering faculty members at the University of Waterloo.

Our priorities are to recognize staff members, lecturers, professors, lab instructors and other faculty who advocate on behalf of students and go above and beyond in the support of  the success of students

 Friend of the Society Award

The award recognizes a faculty/staff member (this includes TAs and lab instructors) from the faculty of Engineering for their contributions to improving the mental health of their students.

More specifically, the award recognizes an instructor who has:

  1. Advocating on behalf of students to eliminate elements that have a negative effects of student mental health
  2. Showing a long-term commitment and vested interest to the betterment of student mental health
  3. Taking action to directly improve the mental health of students

The Engineering Society “Friend of the Society” Award committee accepts nominations for outstanding Waterloo Engineering Faculty and Staff Members every term!

One honouree is selected per term for the Engineering Society “Friend of the Society” Award and their names are added to the plaque found in the CPH foyer.

This committee then goes on to put together packages to nominate faculty and staff members for Faculty and University-wide awards.

Nominations can be submitted through the nomination form and all questions should be emailed to friendaward@engsoc.uwaterloo.ca or alternatively vpstudentlife@engsoc.uwaterloo.ca

Teaching Excellence Award

The award recognizes a teacher (professors, lecturers, or laboratory instructors) from the faculty of Engineering for their contributions to ensuring academic success for their students.

More specifically, the award recognizes an instructor who has:

  1. Employed non-conventional teaching techniques
  2. Allowed opportunities for experiential learning
  3. Showed a commitment and dedication towards ensuring academic success for students

The Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award committee accepts nominations for outstanding Waterloo Engineering Instructors every term!

One honouree is selected per term for the Engineering Society Teaching Excellence Award and their names are added to the plaque found in the CPH foyer.

This committee then goes on to put together packages to nominate professors, lecturers and laboratory instructors for Faculty and University-wide awards.

Nominations can be submitted through the nomination form and all questions should be emailed to teachingaward@engsoc.uwaterloo.ca or alternatively vpacademic@engsoc.uwaterloo.ca.

Check back soon for Fall 2020 Applications.

Teaching Excellence Award Winners

Term Winner
W20 Anne Allen (CIVL)
F19 Hassan Baaj (CIVIL)
S19 Dr. Mohammed Nassar (ECE)
W19 Dr. Pendar Mahmoudi (CHE)
F18 James Craig (ENVE)
S18 Mary Robinson (MECH)
W18 Carol Hulls (MECH)
F17 Dr. Igor Ivkovic (SYDE)
S17 Dr. Matthew James Borland (SYDE)
W17 Dr. Eline Boghaert (CHE)
F16 Christopher Kohar (MECH)
S16 Dr. Rania Al-Hammoud (CIVIL)
W16 Dr. Derek Wright (ECE)
F15 Dr. Vincent Gaudet (ECE)
S15 Dr. Ehab F. El-Saadany (MECH)
W15 Dr. Jeffrey S. West (CIVIL)
F14 Dr. David Brush (CIVIL)

Friend of the Society Award Winners

TermWinner
W20Sam Vandekerckhove (MME)
F19Patrick Lam (ECE)
S19Dr. Carolyn McGregor (SYDE)
W19Denise Mueller (CHE)
F18David Brush (CIVIL)
Founding RecipientDavid Bell (ECE)
Founding_RecipientBill Owen (TRON)
Founding RecipientGordon Stubley (TRON)