James Franklin Sharp Outstanding Teaching Award in Industrial Engineering

This award is available for faculty members of the Department of Industrial & Enterprise Systems Engineering who demonstrate undergraduate teaching excellence in industrial engineering.

The Sharp Outstanding Teaching Award in Industrial Engineering was endowed by a philanthropic gift from Dr. James Franklin Sharp of New York, New York (originally from Chester, Illinois). Dr. Sharp received a BSIE from the University of Illinois in 1959 and a Ph.D. in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University. After faculty positions at Rutgers and NYU, and a management position at AT&T, he founded SHARP SEMINARS in New York, which became a leading provider of training for the three-year series of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) Exams.

Past Recipients of the Award

2020 Teaching Assistant Professor Chrysafis Vogiatzis
2019 Assistant Professor Jugal Garg
2018 Assistant Professor Karthik Chandrasekaran
2017 Associate Professor R. S. Sreenivas
2016 Assistant Professor Alexandra Chronopoulou
2015 Associate Professor Carolyn Beck
2014 Associate Professor Dusan Stipanovic
2013 Associate Professor Harrison Kim
2012 Associate Professor R. S. Sreenivas
2011 Assistant Professor Liming Feng