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Faculty Awards and Honors

2015 Awards & Honors

Dr. William Hunt

Dr. Andrew Hale

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Dr. Bill hunt
Dr. William Hunt

Dr. William Hunt Appointed a 2015 William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor

About the Appointment

Since the first class of recipients in 1951, the appointment as a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor has been recognized as the highest honor open to faculty members in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.  

William Neal Reynolds established the endowment creating the distinguished professorships in 1950 through the contribution of 10,000 shares of class B stock in the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. The Reynold's gift is one of the greatest single programs to come to the college. The endowment enables the college to retain and attract prominent scientists. The endowment is designed to strengthen teaching, research and extension programs in the various fields of agriculture and to lift rural living standards in North Carolina.  

The William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professorships are intended to recognize tenure-track faculty who are “great scholars, great teachers, great scientists and great interpreters,” having distinguished themselves in any area of research, teaching and/or extension in agriculture and/or the life sciences.

Hunt joins Dr. Wayne Skaggs who received this distinction in 1984. Hunts appointment will begin June 1, 2015. 

 

Dr. Andrew Hale
Dr. Andrew Hale

Dr. Andrew Hale Receives the 2015 College of Engineering "George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award"

Dr. Andrew Hale has been the undergraduate coordinator in the department since January 2004. He has advised over 600 students to date navigating them through the engineering program to assure their timely graduation. This is the second time that Dr. Hale has received this award. He also received it in 2009. The department's enrollment of undergraduates has steadily grown through these years and good advising plays a role in this growth. Dr. Hale also finds time to teach three courses the Introduction to Biological Engineering, Properties of Biological Engineering materials and Instrumentation for Biological Systems.

About the Award

"George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award" is given by the College of Engineering and honors engineering faculty members who consistently and willingly give their time and effort to advising, counseling and mentoring students and assisting student groups. The award is also a continuing memorial to  George Blessis, a faculty member whose interest in undergraduate education and advising serves as an example for others to follow.

 

Dr. Andrew Hale
Dr. Rodney Huffman

Dr. Rodney Huffman Received the Outstanding BAE Professor Award"

Dr. Rod Huffman, P.E. received the 2014-2015 Outstanding BAE Professor Award. This award is given by Bio & Ag students in recognition of the special effort of a professor in the department. This is the second time Dr. Huffman has received this award from students. Dr. Huffman was recognized for his commitment to teaching students. Dr. Huffman also has the distinction of teaching more courses in the department than any other professor. He has been teaching t since 1989 and bringing a wealth of knowledge to future engineers. The award was presented at the 2014 Bio & Ag spring banquet.



Faculty Awards and Honors Listing

Awards & Honors - 2015 - present Recipient
2015 William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor Dr. William Hunt, P.E.
2015 College of Engineering George H. Blessis Award for Undergraduate Advising Dr. Andy Hale
2015 ASABE Superior Paper Award Dr. Wayne Yuan
2014-15 Outstanding BAE Professor Award Dr. Rod Huffman, P.E.
Awards & Honors - 2014 Recipient
2014 NC Soil and Water Conservation Society, Professional Achievement Water Quality Dr. Michael Burchell
2012 International Drainage Hall of Fame ( awarded in 2014) Dr. Robert O. Evans, P.E.
2014 ASABE Larry W. Turner Young Extension Professional Award Dr. Matthew Veal
2013-14 Outstanding BAE Professor Award Dr. Gary Roberson, P.E.
2014 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Walter B. Jones Memorial Award Dr. Barbara Doll, P.E.
Awards & Honors - 2013 Recipient
2013 NC Irrigation Award Dr. Garry Grabow P. E.
2013 Royce J. Tipton Award - American Society of Civil Eningeers Dr. Robert Evans, P. E.
2013 Tobacco Growers Association Extension Service Award Dr. Grant Ellington, P. E.
2013 University Faculty Award Dr. William Hunt, P. E.
2013-2015 USDA_NRCS Agricultural Air Quality Task Force 2013-2015 Dr. Lingjuan Wang Li
2013 The President' Volunteer Service Award Dr. Sanjay Shah
2012 -13 Outstanding BAE Professor Award Dr. Larry Stikeleather, P. E.
Awards & Honors - 2012 Recipient
2012 ASABE New Holland Young Researcher Award Dr. Wayne Yuan
2012 Soil and Water Conservation Society -Hugh Hammond Bennett Chapter Award Dr. Greg Jennings, P. E.
2011- 12 Outstanding BAE Professor Award Dr. Michael Boyette P. E.
Awards & Honors - 2011 Recipient
2011 NC State Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award Dr. Larry Stikeleather, P. E.
2011 NC State Innovator of the Year

Dr Kenneth R. Swartzel, P. E. Associate Faculty

2011 Resource Development Awards Dr. Wayne Skaggs, P. E.
2011 ASABE A. W Farrall Young Educator Award Dr. Mari Chinn
2010- 11 Outstanding BAE Professor Award Dr. Rodney Huffman, P. E.
2011 NC State Grange Search for Excellence Award from NC Extension Dr. Gary Grabow, P. E.
2011 Outstanding Leadership Award Southern Region Water Program Dr. Greg Jennings, P. E.
2011 Environmental Education Achievement Award from the International Erosion Control Association (IECA) Dr. Greg Jennings, P. E.
Awards & Honors - 2010 Recipient
2010 Marvin Collins Outstanding Planning Award from the NC Chapter of the American Planning Association Dr. Jean Spooner
ASABE, PEI Professional Engineer of the Year Award Dr. Rodney L. Huffman, P. E.
International of Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering (CIGR), Merit Award Dr. Lingjuan Wang
Lifetime Achievement Award, American Peanut Council, Dr. Tom Whitaker
ASABE, Fellow

Dr. Robert Sowell
Emeritus Professor

Awards & Honors - 2009 Recipient
Charles A. Black Communications Award presented by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) Dr. Wayne Skaggs, P. E.

ASABE, Massey-Ferguson Educational Gold Medal Award

Dr. Wayne Skaggs, P. E.
ASABE, Fellow Dr. Larry F. Stikeleather, P. E.
ASABE, Hancor Soil and Water Engineering Award Dr. Robert O. Evans, P. E.
ASABE, Irrigation Engineering Award Dr. Ronald E. Sneed, P. E.
Emeritus Professor
North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture Teaching Fellow Award Dr. Gary Roberson, P. E.
CALS Resource Development Award Dr. Thomas Losordo
College of Engineering George H. Blessis Outstanding Undergraduate Advisor Award Dr. Andy Hale
Special Specialist Award presented by the North Carolina Associate Cooperative Extension Specialists Dr. Sanjay Shah
Awards & Honors - 2008 Recipient
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers Young Extension Award Dr. William F. Hunt, P. E.
2008 NCSU BAE Outstanding Alumnus Dr. Tom Whitaker
USDA Superior Service Group Award Dr. Tom Whitaker
Campus EarthWise Award Rhonda Sherman,
Extension Specialist
Keynote Speaker, International Water Congress, Seville, Spain,
"Advances in Waste Management in the U.S.
Dr. Robert Rubin
Emeritus Professor
Serving on the Executive Committee of the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET Dr. David Beasley, P. E.
Awards & Honors 2007 Recipient
ASABE Gunlogson Countryside Engineering Award
Dr. Greg Jennings, P. E.
ASABE Fellow Dr. Phil Westerman, P. E.
ASABE Fellow  (Professor emeritus, Forestry, Biological and Agricultural Engineering) Dr. Awatif Hassan
Outstanding Extension Service Award, North Carolina Tobacco Grower's Association Dr. Michael Boyette, P. E.
Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineers Dr. John Classen
Inducted into the Academy of Outstanding Faculty Engaged in Extension (AOFEE)
Dr. William F. Hunt, P. E.
Governor's Award for Water Conservationist of the Year, NC Wildlife Foundation Dr. William F. Hunt, P. E.
NC State Alumni Outstanding Extension and Outreach Award Dr. William F. Hunt, P. E.
Merit Award, USDA/ARS Dr. Tom Whitaker
Who's Who in Engineering Academia Dr. Albert Jarett, P. E.
Visiting Professor
Keynote Speaker, International Symposium on Greenhouse Cooling: Methods, Technologies and Plant Response, Almeria, Spain Dr. Daniel Willits
Awards & Honors 2006 Recipient
ASAE Fellow-2006 Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE) Dr. David Beasley, P. E.
FPSA Foundation FPEI Food Engineering Award at ASABE Annual Meeting Dr. Brian Farkas
CALS Pride of the Wolfpack Recognition Dr. David Beasley, P. E.
Merit Award, USDA/ARS Dr. Tom Whitaker
CALS Pride of the Wolfpack Recognition Dr. Garry Grabow, P. E.
Awards & Honors 2005 Recipient
President's Citation from the American Society of Agricultural Engineers Dr. David Beasley, P. E.
ASAE Fellow-2005 Society of Agricultural Engineers (ASAE) Dr. Robert O. Evans, P. E.
2005 ASAE Massey-Ferguson Educational Award Dr. James Young, P. E.
ASAE 2005 Gunlogson Countryside Engineering Award Dr. Philip Westerman, P. E.
Gertrude Cox Lifetime Achievement Award Dr. Roger Rohrbach
Inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Biological and Agricultural Engineering Dr. David Beasley, P. E.
Coyt T. Wilson Distinguished Service Award, American Peanut Research and Education Society Dr. Tom Whitaker
Merit Award, USDA/ARS Dr. Tom Whitaker
University Teaching Award 2005 Dr. Gary Roberson, P. E.
Awards & Honors 2004-03 Recipient
Distinguished Service Award from the American Society of Agricultural Engineers Dr. David Beasley, P. E.
NC State Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor 2003 Dr. Crowell Bowers, P. E.
Honorary State FFA Degree Dr. Crowell Bowers, P. E.
Outstanding Extension Specialist for NCSU and NCA&T for support of county programs from the NCSU Association of Extension Specialists Dr. William F. Hunt, P. E.
2003 NC State/Nancy G. Pollock Dissertation Award Dr. Michael Burchell
Harvey W. Wiley Award, Association of Official Analytical Chemists Dr. Tom Whitaker
NE Regional Directors "Honor Award" 2003 Dr. Roger Rohrbach, P. E.