Physics & Astronomy
Distinguished Faculty and Staff Awards
College of Liberal Arts - Outstanding Teacher of the Year
In 1985, the College of Liberal Arts began this award to recognize faculty members who demonstrate excellence of class instruction, intellectual stimulation of students, and concern for students welfare.
- LEE N BOLEN - PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY (1996)
College of Liberal Arts Research, Scholarship, and Creative Achievement Award
This award will be presented annually to tenured faculty members in the College in recognition of sustained exemplary performance in research, scholarship, and/or creative achievement at the national/international level.
- Emanuele Berti - ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY (2017)
Staff Council Award - EEO6
- Richard Scott Watkins - MECHANICAL SYSTEMS ENGINEER (2000)
Frist Service Award
- Luca Bombelli - CHAIR AND PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY (2015)
College of Liberal Arts - Cora Lee Graham Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen
In 1984, Cora Lee Graham of Union City, Tennessee, established an endowment and directed that the proceeds from her gift be used to help retain your better professors who teach the freshman classes in the College of Liberal Arts.
- LEE N BOLEN - PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY (1988)
Distinguished Faculty Fellows (Liberal Arts)
In 2002, the College of Liberal Arts began the Distinguished Faculty Fellowship Program to reward and support senior faculty members who have distinguished records of research, teaching, and service.
- Richard Raspet - PRINCIPAL SCIENTIST (2007)