CEAA Awards

These awards are made possible by an endowment created with the CEAA lifetime membership dues. Thank you to all CEAA lifetime members for their contributions for these awards!

Click on the award name to see the list of past winners!

Student Awards

Albert R. George Student Team Award

Professor Al George has been an active member of the engineering community, particularly with the Cornell Formula SAE team for over 22 years. This award is named to honor the dedication, commitment, and support he has shown to student teams.

The Advising Office solicits student groups to nominate themselves and explain what they did during the year that makes them excellent. The final selection for these awards is made by the office of the Associate Dean for Engineering Undergraduate Program, usually in conjunction with the office of Alumni Affairs and Development.

Academic Achievement Award

The Cornell Engineering Alumni Association established the Academic Achievement Award to recognize non-tenure staff/lecturers who go well beyond their job duties for advising, teaching and general help to students and who enhance undergraduate education outside of the classroom.Department Chairs nominate individuals for this award and the final selection is made by the office of the Associate Dean for Engineering Undergraduate Programs.

Tau Beta Pi Professor of the Year

The Tau Beta Pi engineering honor society recognizes a tenure track professor as one of the college’s most outstanding teachers. Professors are nominated by their students and selected by Tau Beta Pi.

Tau Beta Pi is the only engineering honor society representing the entire engineering profession. It is the nation’s second-oldest honor society, founded at Lehigh University in 1885 to recognize students of distinguished scholarship and exemplary character.