Carnegie Mellon University

College Teaching Awards

The College Teaching Awards honor exemplary teaching by faculty members within the seven colleges at Carnegie Mellon. Each college selects their own recipient(s) based on specific criteria and they are chosen throughout the academic year, depending on the college's award cycle. The most recent awardees are again recognized at the Celebration of Education event in the spring.

Most Recent Recipients

College of Engineering

Benjamin Richard Teare Teaching Award

Conrad M. Zapanta
Teaching Professor and Associate Head, Department of Biomedical Engineering

College of Fine Arts

Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award

Thomas Merriman

Teaching Professor, School of Design

Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service

Steven Schlossman

Professor, Department of History; Director of Undergraduate Studies, Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy

Martcia Wade Teaching Award

Tony Cheesebrough
Adjunct Professor, Heinz College DC; Chief Economist, National Protection and Programs Directorate, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mellon College of Science

Julius Ashkin Teaching Award

David Anderson
Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Physics

School of Computer Science

Herbert A. Simon Award for Teaching Excellence

Anil Ada
Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Computer Science

Tepper School of Business

Gerald L. Thompson Teaching Award in the B.S. Business Administration Program

John Hooker
T. Jerome Holleran Professor of Business Ethics and Social Responsibility; Professor of Operations Research

Tepper School of Business

Richard M. Cyert Teaching Award in the B.S. Economics Program

Joachim Groeger
Assistant Professor of Economics

Tepper School of Business

MBA George Leland Bach Excellence in Teaching Award

Marvin Goodfriend
The Friends of Allan H. Meltzer Professor of Economics