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Annual Awards

Wayne Davis holding the Dougherty Award

Chancellor Emeritus Wayne T. Davis holds the 2020 Dougherty Award.

Nathan W. Dougherty Award

The Dougherty Award was established by the college in 1957 to pay tribute to Nathan Washington Dougherty, dean of the Tickle College of Engineering from 1940 through 1956. The award—the highest honor bestowed by the college—honors engineers whose accomplishments have brought acclaim to the university.

View past winners of the Dougherty Award »


Faculty Awards

Reward the achievements of our engineering faculty in the areas of teaching, research, and service.

Learn more about our Faculty Awards


Staff Awards

Reward the achievements of individual staff in their efforts to support the college, faculty, and students. A group award, new in 2020, also recognizes the efforts of a team of staff members that go above and beyond.

Nominate a staff member for a Staff Award


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