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

Deanna Matthews
Associate Teaching Professor and Associate Department Head for Undergraduate Affairs, Engineering and Public Policy

David O'Hallaron
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer Science


College of Fine Arts

Henry Hornbostel Teaching Award

Gary R. Kline

Teaching Professor of Voice, School of Drama

Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Elliott Dunlap Smith Award for Distinguished Teaching and Educational Service

Lisa Tetrault
Associate Professor, History

Heinz College of Information Systems and Public Policy

Martcia Wade Teaching Award

Rema Padman
Professor, Management Science and Healthcare Informatics

Mellon College of Science

Julius Ashkin Teaching Award

Hael Collins
Department of Physics

The Richard Moore Education Award

Stephen Garoff
Professor, Physics

School of Computer Science

Herbert A. Simon Award for Teaching Excellence

John Mackey
Teaching Professor, Computer Science and Mathematical Sciences

Tepper School of Business

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

David Lamont
Associate Teaching Professor, Strategy

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

Karam Kang
Assistant Teaching Professor, Economics

MBA George Leland Bach Excellence in Teaching Award

Willem-Jan van Hoeve
Carnegie Bosch Associate Professor, Operations Research