Board of Trustees

2011 Board of Trustees Faculty Awards

Fifteenth Clemson University Board of Trustees Dinner
Honoring Recipients of the 2011 Award for Faculty Excellence
April 19, 2012

The Clemson University Board of Trustees is proud to extend congratulations to each of the recipients of our 2011 Faculty Award for Excellence. Your excellence has brought honor to us all.

College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences

Paula Agudelo
American Phytopathological Society Nematology Face of the Future Award

Tamara L. Cushing
Society of American Foresters Young Forester Leadership Award

Vincent S. Gallicchio
U.S. Patent #7,964,223
"Berry Preparations and Extracts"

Jeremy K. Greene
PSA Cooperative Extension Superior Performance Award

William Michael Hood
N.C. State Beekeepers Association McIver-Hass Lifetime Achievement Award

Thomas C. Jenkins
American Dairy Science Association Nutrition Professionals Inc. Applied Dairy Nutrition Award

Ahmad Khalilian
Clemson University Godley-Snell Award

Stephen J. Klaine
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Permanent Science Advisory Panel for FIFRA

Beth Kunkel
Clemson University Alan Schaffer Faculty Senate Award

Dale Layfield
Moscow State Agroengineering University Honorary Professor Award

Desmond R. Layne
Southern Region of the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) Extension Division Educational Materials Award
ASHS Southern Region Blue Ribbon Extension Communication Award
Clemson University Rowland P. Alston Sr. '42 Award

Bert McCarty
American Society for Horticultural Science Outstanding Extension Publication Award

John C. Morse
Nation of Mongolia Top Scientist for Nature and the Environment Award

Bob Polomski
American Society for Horticultural Science Outstanding Extension Publication Award

Gregory Reighard
American Pomological Society Shepard Award

Guido Schnabel
American Phytopathological Society Lee Hutchins Award

Yanzhang Wei
U.S. Patent #7,777,004
"Polypeptides Comprising Fas Activation and NKG2D-Ligand Domains"

Ted Whitwell
S.C. Nursery and Landscape Association Lifetime Fellow Award

College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities

Mark J. Charney
Interscholastic Association of Southeast Asian Schools Cultural Convention Playwriting Award

Daniel N. Harding
Structures for Inclusion International Design Competition Honorable Mention

Robert R. Hewitt
Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture National/International Award of Excellence in Design Studio Teaching
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for State of S.C. Award for Design
ASLA for Tri-State N.C., Ga. and S.C. Award for Analysis and Planning

Tharon W. Howard
Society for Technical Communication
J.R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching

Joseph P. Mazer
Central States Communication Association Top Paper Award

Hala F. Nassar
Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture National/International Award of Excellence in Design Studio Teaching
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Merit Award
ASLA Honor Award
ASLA for Tri-State N.C., Ga. and S.C. Award for Analysis and Planning

Mark J. Spede
College Band Directors National Association Selection for Division Conference

College of Business and Behavioral Science

Michael J. Dorsch
American Academy of Advertising 2010 Journal of Advertising Best Ad-Hoc Reviewer Award

Molly Espey
North American College Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Publication of Excellence, Honorable Mention
NACTA Teaching Award of Merit

Varun Grover
Decision Sciences Institute Best Paper Award
Global Information Technology Management Association 2011 Leadership Development Award

Christopher D. Hopkins
Marketing Education Association Most Outstanding Article Published in the Journal of Marketing Education

Robin Kowalski
Clemson University National Scholars Award of Distinction

John Leininger
Xplor International Electronic Document Professional Certification

June J. Pilcher
Clemson University Chapter of Sigma Xi Outstanding Researcher of the Year Award

Mary Ann M. Prater
Clemson University Alumni Master Teacher Award
S.C. Association of Certified Public Accountants Educator of the Year Award

Mary Anne Raymond
Marketing Education Association Most Outstanding Article Published in the Journal of Marketing Education

College of Engineering and Science

Beshah Ayalew
National Science Foundation CAREER Award

John Ballato
Optical Society of America Fellow

Philip J. Brown
U.S. Patent #7,985,451
"Method of Manufacturing Ultrahydrophobic Substrates"

Mohammed Daqaq
National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Michael J. Drews
U.S. Patent #8,080,110
"Method and System to Stabilize and Preserve Iron Artifacts"

Ronald W. Falta Jr.
U.S. Patent #7,976,628
"Carbon Dioxide Capture from a Cement Manufacturing Process"

William G. Ferrell Jr.
Institute of Industrial Engineers Fellow

Richard Figliola
Clemson University Class of '39 Award for Faculty Excellence

Stephen H. Foulger
U.S. Patent #8,003,008
"Color-Tailored Polymer Light Emitting Diodes Including Emissive Colloidal Particles and Method of Forming Same"

Juan E. Gilbert
Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

Anand K. Gramopadhye
Clemson University Ralph D. Elliott Endowed Award for Outstanding Service to Off-Campus, Distance and Continuing Education

Joel S. Greenstein
Association of Computing Machinery Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction Honorable Mention Paper Award

Jian He
U.S. Patent #7,871,668
"Convective Flow Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Nanostructures"

Yong Huang
American Society of Mechanical Engineers Fellow

Scott Husson
Clemson University Prince Award for Innovation in Teaching

Tanju Karanfil
American Water Works Association 2011 Academic Achievement Award

Martine LaBerge
U.S. Patent #7,867,985
"Biological Lubricant Composition and Method of Applying Lubricant Composition"

Gary Lickfield
U.S. Patent #7,867,985
"Biological Lubricant Composition and Method of Applying Lubricant Composition"

Igor Luzinov
U.S. Patent #7,985,451
"Method of Manufacturing Ultrahydrophobic Substrates"

Gretchen L. Matthews
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Senior Member

Laine Mears
Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Young Researcher Award for Excellence in Scientific Research
SAE Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award

Amod A. Ogale
American Carbon Society Graffin Lecturership

Brian A. Powell
Clemson University Chapter of Sigma Xi Young Researcher of the Year Award

Prasada Rao Rangaraju
U.S. Patent #7,943,057
"Deicing Composition"

Apparao M. Rao
American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Scott A. Shappell
Aerospace Human Factors Association Henry L. Taylor Founder's Award
Aerospace Medical Association Raymond F. Longacre Award

Joshua D. Summers
InnoVision Innovation in Education Award

Terry M. Tritt
U.S. Patent #7,871,668
"Convective Flow Chemical Vapor Deposition Growth of Nanostructures"

Xuejun Wen
U.S. Patent #7,914,819
"Polysaccharide-Based Biomaterials"

Modi Wetzler
American Chemical Society-CIBA Young Scientist Travel Award

Bogdan V. Zdyrko
U.S. Patent #7,985,451
"Method of Manufacturing Ultrahydrophobic Substrates"

Ning Zhang
National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Lin Zhu
Army Research Office Young Investigator Award

College of Health, Education and Human Development

Tony Cawthon
American College Personnel Association Diamond Honoree

William L. Havice
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education Board of Program Reviewers

Fran P. Mainella
Children and Nature Network Board of Directors Treasurer
National Recreation and Park Foundation Award for Excellence

Deborah Thomason
University of Georgia Outstanding Alumni Award

John J. Whitcomb
Society of Critical Care Medicine Fellow

Public Service and Agriculture

George Mason Dickert
S.C. State Beekeepers Association Extension Agent of the Year Award

Sue Limber
American Psychological Association Distinguished Career Award for Outstanding Contributions to Public Service Psychology

S. Cory Tanner

National Association of County Agricultural Agents National Web Site Award

Emeritus College

Lucy Rollin
Clemson University Emeritus College Distinguished Emeriti Award