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Awards

Recipients for the following awards will be announced at the MAE Graduation Ceremony. 

Faculty Nominated Student Awards

McManus Design Award

Undergraduate and Graduate students in MAE: Judgment criteria will be based on a technical paper of single or joint authorship, presenting an original solution to a design problem or project.

Nominations and supporting documentation due: Early May R.N.

Janeway Automotive Engineering Award

Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students in MAE and ECE: Judgment criteria will be based on a technical paper of single or joint authorship, presenting an original proposal for an improvement in automotive vehicles.

Nominations and supporting documentation due: Early May

The Bart Conta Prize in Energy and the Environment

Undergraduate and Graduate students in MAE: Award is based on project summaries from students who have done the best work on a research or design project dealing with energy and the environment.

Nominations and supporting documentation due: Early May

The Thomas J. and Joan T. Kelly Prize

Seniors and M.Eng. students in MAE. Award based on excellence in aerospace engineering, as demonstrated through coursework or an innovative design project. The awardee must show tangible evidence of being a well-rounded person with an outstanding non-engineering contribution to Cornell and/or the greater community.

Nominations and supporting documentation due: Early May

Teaching Assistant Prizes

Decided by Recommendations from Students with Endorsements from Faculty.

Sibley School Excellence in Graduate Teaching Assistant Prize

Ph.D. and M.S. Candidates in MAE: Judgment criteria based on student feedback and endorsed by instructors. Awarded for dedication and excellence as a teaching assistant in Sibley School courses.

Nominations and supporting documentation due: Early May

The H.D. Block Teaching Prize

Ph.D. and M.S. Candidates in the TAM Field: Judgment criteria based on student feedback and endorsed by instructors. Awarded for dedication and excellence as a teaching assistant in Engineering Mathematics and Engineering Mechanics.

Nominations and supporting documentation due: Early May

Additional Prizes

Frank O. Ellenwood Prize

Graduating Seniors: Awarded to the M.E. student with the highest GPA in heat and power.

The Walter Werring Excellence Studies Prize

Graduating Seniors: Awarded to at least one graduating student in 2018 who has enhanced the Cornell Community, excelling in leadership efforts in a manner befitting the reputation of the Sibley School.

Graduating M.E. Senior Awards 

Based on self-nomination and faculty decision.

Nominations due March 14, 2018 (nomination forms available in 125 Upson Hall)

The following awards will be decided in early June

June Outstanding Achievement Award

M.Eng. in MAE: Awarded to 2 graduating students who have achieved the highest academic standing in the Master of Engineering Program

The Sibley Prize

Graduating Seniors: Awarded to two M.E. undergraduate students with the highest overall GPA.