The recipients of the 2019-2020 Chancellor's and Provost's Awards for Faculty Excellence represent faculty members at all stages of their careers whose outstanding work has been recognized by their peers. The awards recognize and highlight the excellence of our outstanding Rutgers–New Brunswick faculty. Awardees exemplify the best that our faculty have to offer in innovative teaching, cross-disciplinary research, public engagement, and diversity impacts.
Chancellor's Award for Impacts in Teaching
This award honors individual faculty whose teaching contributions have resulted in exceptional impacts on the institutional student experience and public engagement.
- Julien Musolino, Psychology, School of Arts and Sciences
Chancellor's Award for Pioneering Research
This award honors individual faculty whose research contributions have transformed the field of research, including highly cited scholarship or practiced patents that have reshaped the impacts of the academe.
- Eddy Arnold, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, School of Arts and Sciences
Chancellor's Award for Global Impacts
This award honors individual faculty whose research or teaching or service has catalyzed global partnerships or generated international impacts and exceptional public engagement.
- Alan Robock, Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
Provost's Award for Excellence in Innovative Teaching
This award honors individual faculty whose teaching practices involve non-traditional approaches to enhance learning outcomes, including new forms of pedagogy, instructional technologies, and multimedia.
- Nirav Patel, Honors College, Rutgers–New Brunswick
- Jonathan Singer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering
Provost's Award for Excellence in Cross-Disciplinary Research
This award honors individual faculty whose research area aims to achieve disruptive or transformative impacts at the interface of two disparate fields of scholarship or inquiry.
- Rebecca Cypess, Music, Mason Gross School of the Arts
- Laleh Najafizadeh, Electrical and Computer Engineering, School of Engineering
Provost's Award for Excellence in STEM Diversity
This award honors individual faculty whose work aims to increase diversity and inclusion in STEM fields through innovative approaches in pedagogy and teaching practices, research, and community building.
- Kimberly Cook-Chennault, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering