2017 Georgia Tech Faculty & Staff Awards

Ten members of the College of Sciences take home 11 awards

Two administrative and eight academic members of staff of the College of Sciences have been selected to receive 11 awards for the 2016-17 academic year. They are being recognized for innovation and excellence in administration, education, and scholarship.

Gary B. Schuster, the Vassar Woolley Professor in the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is the recipient of the Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award, the highest honor Georgia Tech bestows on faculty.

Flavio H. Fenton, an associate professor in the School of Physics, was selected to receive two awards, for teaching and undergraduate research mentoring.

“People are every organization’s most precious resource,” says College of Sciences Dean Paul M. Goldbart. “I am so proud and inspired by my colleague’s outstanding accomplishments.”

Award recipients will be recognized at Faculty & Staff Honors Luncheon on Friday, April 21, 2017, from noon to 1:30 p.m., in the Student Center Ballroom.

Gary B. Schuster

Vassar Woolley Professor School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Class of 1934 Distinguished Professor Award

Sirocus Barnes

Program Director Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, and Computing (CEISMC) Outstanding Staff Performance Award

William J. Baron

Senior Academic Professional Director of Undergraduate Studies School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Geoffrey G. Eichholz Faculty Teaching Award

Shana Kerr

Academic Professional School of Biological Sciences Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advising – Faculty Award

Raquel L. Lieberman

Associate Professor School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Sigma Xi Faculty Best Paper Award

Mary E. Peek

Biochemistry Laboratory Program Coordinator School of Chemistry and Biochemistry Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Undergraduate Educator Award

Lisa D. Redding

Academic Program Coordinator II for Bioinformatics and Quantitative Biosciences School of Biological Sciences Outstanding Graduate Academic Advising – Staff Award