The Purdue University Faculty Awards Convocation recognizes faculty for international and national honors, teaching excellence and years of service.
Five College of Technology faculty were recognized for awards and honors.
- Marcus Rogers, professor of computer and information technology, was recognized for his American Association of Forensic Sciences Outstanding Research Award.
- Thomas Hacker, associate professor of computer and information technology, and Nathan Hartman, associate professor of computer graphics technology, were recognized as participants in the University Faculty Scholars Program. The program recognizes outstanding faculty members at the West Lafayette campus who are on an accelerated path for academic distinction. Eligible faculty must hold the rank of tenured associate or full professor and have been in that rank for no more than five years. Faculty Scholars are appointed for a nonrenewable five year term and receive an annual $10,000 discretionary allocation.
- Eric Dietz, professor of computer and information technology, and Duane Dunlap, professor of technology leadership and innovation and interim senior associate dean, were honored as 2012-13 Provost Fellows.