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Faculty Awards


2011 - Present
Faculty Member Award Received Award Description
B. Rae Cho Professor of the Year - 2012, 2013 Professor of the Year, Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University. 
William G. Ferrell Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers - 2011 Fellow is the highest membership rank in the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and is awarded for outstanding service to the institute and profession. Only a few senior members are selected for Fellow rank each year.
Joel S. Greenstein Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Fellow - 2014 Election to Fellow status is an honor conferred by distinguished colleagues to recognize outstanding achievement, consistently superior professional performance, exceptional contributions, personal service to the Society, and other meritorious accomplishments by Society Members.
  Professor of the Year - 2011, 2014, 2015 Professor of the Year, Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University.
SIGCHI Honorable Mention Paper Award - CHI 2011 ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference - 2011  SIGCHI Honorable Mention Paper Award - CHI 2011 ACM Human Factors in Computing Systems Conference in Vancouver, Canada.
Jon Lowe Professor of the Year - 2016, 2017 Professor of the Year, Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University.
Maria E. Mayorga NSF Career Award - 2012 The National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.
2008 - 2010
Faculty Member Award Received Award Description
B. Rae Cho Best Paper - INFORMS SE Regional Conference - 2010 Best Paper in Track & Best Paper in Conference - INFORMS SE Regional Conference.
William G. Ferrell Leadership and Public Service Award - 2009 College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences's highest award for leadership and service. 
Joel S. Greenstein Professor of the Year - 2008, 2010 Professor of the Year, Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University.
D.L. Kimbler Best Paper Award -  IERC Conference - 2008 Engineering Education Track.
Mary Beth Kurz Best Paper Award -  IERC Conference - 2008 Production Planning and Scheduling Track.
Scott J. Mason Fluor Endowed Chair in Supply Chain Optimization & Logistics - 2010 The Fluor Chair is a model partnership in establishing state-of-the-art research and instruction in technical fields.
Maria E. Mayorga Best Paper Award -  IERC Conference - 2008 Engineering Education Track, Operations Research Track & Production Planning and Scheduling Track.
Scott A. Shappell Henry L. Taylors Founders Award Awarded by the Aerospace Human Factors Association (AsHFA) for demonstrated contributions to the field of aerospace human factors through research and publications, original contributions and general leadership in the field, 2010.
Fellow of American Psychological Association (APA) - 2009 Honor bestowed upon APA Members who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions in the field that have had an impact on a national level.
Kevin Taaffe Outstanding  IIE Advisor Award - 2009 Clemson IIE student chapter successfully hosted this year’s IIE regional conference, which was a mjor undertaking to support student officers and attendee.
Professor of the Year - 2009 Professor of the Year, Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University.
Innovative Initiative Award - 2008 South Carolina Hospital Association's (SCHA) Trustee, Administrator, and Physician Conference.
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2005 - 2007
Faculty Member Award Received Award Description
William G. Ferrell Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence Clemson University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence. 
Anand K. Gramopadhye Best Ergonomics Paper - Human Factors Track, IERC Conference Best Ergonomics Paper - Human Factors Track, IERC conference.
Board of Trustees Faculty Excellence Award - 2005, 2006 Board of Trustees Faculty Excellence Award, Clemson University.
Joel S. Greenstein CHI Best Paper Award nominee - 2005 CHI Best Paper Award nominee, CHI 2005 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems.
Professor of the Year - 2006, 2007 Professor of the Year, Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University.
Mary Elizabeth Kurz Award for Excellence in Teaching - 2005 Award for Excellence in Teaching, Operations Research Division Institute of Industrial Engineers.
Byars Prize for Excellence in Teaching - 2005 Byar's Prize for Excellence in Teaching, College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, Clemson University.
Professor of the Year - 2005 Professor of the Year, Department of Industrial Engineering, Clemson University.
Board of Trustees Faculty Excellence Award - 2006 Board of Trustees Faculty Excellence Award, Clemson University.
Maria E. Mayorga FOCUS Fellow - 2006 FOCUS Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Kevin M. Taaffe Best Paper Award - 2005 Best Paper Award, IIE Research Conference, Logistics and Inventory Track.
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1997 - 2004
Faculty Member Award Received Award Description
William G. Ferrell Outstanding IE Professor - 2000 IIE annually presents an award to faculty based on a selection made by the students.
Anand K. Gramopadhye McQueen Quattlebaum Award - 2003 Most Outstanding in Research.
National Academy of Engineers - 2002 Top 50 young engineers in the country by the National Academy of Engineers.
Joel S. Greenstein Outstanding IE Professor - 2002 IIE annually presents an award to faculty based on a selection made by the students.
William J. Kennedy Outstanding IE Professor - 1997, 1998, 1999 IIE annually presents an award to faculty based on a selection made by the students.
Delbert L. Kimbler Fellow of the Institute of Industrial Engineers - 2001 Fellow is the highest membership rank in the Institute of Industrial Engineers, and is awarded for outstanding service to the institute and profession. Only a few senior members are selected for Fellow rank each year.
Mary Elizabeth Kurz Outstanding IE Professor - 2003, 2004 IIE annually presents an award to faculty based on a selection made by the students.
Michael S. Leonoard Outstanding IE Professor - 2001 IIE annually presents an award to faculty based on a selection made by the students.
Brian J. Melloy Byars Prize - 1999 Excellence in Engineering Science Education.
D. W. Bradbury Award - 2003 The Bradbury Award, established by a gift from the Class of 1940, is presented annually to a faculty member for excellence in service to Calhoun Honors College. Dr. Melloy is the department's Honors Coordinator.
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