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Faculty Honors

National Academy of Engineering »

Election to National Academy of Engineering membership is one of the highest professional honors accorded an engineer. Members have distinguished themselves in their field and are elected to NAE membership by their peers.


Washington State Academy of Sciences »

The Washington State Academy of Sciences provides expert scientific and engineering analysis. Members are nominated and elected by their peers, either directly into the WSAS or by virtue of election to the National Academies.


ASME Fellows »

The ASME Committee of Past Presidents confers the Fellow grade of membership on worthy candidates to recognize their outstanding engineering achievements.


The NSF Faculty Early Career Development program supports junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations.

DARPA Young Faculty Award »

The DARPA Young Faculty Award engages rising research stars in junior faculty positions at U.S. academic institutions, providing funding and mentoring to awardees early in their careers.


AFOSR Young Investigator Research Program »

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Research Program grants funds to young faculty who show exceptional ability and promise in order to enhance early career development.


Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers »

The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.