Hewlett-Packard/Harriett B. Rigas Award

Description: To recognize outstanding faculty women who have made significant contributions to electrical/computer engineering education.

Prize: An honorarium, plaque, certificate, registration fees for the Frontiers in Education (FIE) Conference the year the award is received, and expenses for the recipient to attend the FIE conference to receive the award.

Funding: Funded directly to the recipient by the Hewlett-Packard Company.

Eligibility: Tenured or tenure track woman faculty member in an ABET-accredited engineering program in the United States, with teaching and/or research specialization in electrical/computer engineering. Must attend the award presentation at FIE.

Basis for Judging: Excellence in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, commitment to electrical/computer engineering education, and active participation in encouraging and supporting increased participation of women in electrical/computer engineering. Other factors may include demonstrated scholarship/research, evidence of the development of educational technology which enhances student learning, and service to the engineering profession.

Presentation: Annually, at Frontiers in Education Conference unless other arrangement are made with the Awards Committee Chair..

Nomination Instructions: Refer to the main AWARDS PAGE for complete instructions in regard to submitting a nomination.