The 2013 Paul Simon will honor the 2012 and 2013 Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award Winners.
Presentations will acknowledge the 2013 Awardee Dr. Andy Pomerantz, Professor in the Department of Psychology.
The 2012 Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar, Dr. George Engel, Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, will give an address regarding his experience integrating scholarship with teaching.
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Location: Madison Room/Meridian Ballroom, Morris University CenterAttendance by invitation only. Registration is required.
The SIUE Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award is presented to a faculty member in order to recognize the role of interdependence of research/scholarship and teaching. This highly competitive award confirms SIUE's belief that an individual must be a good scholar to be a good teacher. Winners of the Paul Simon award have demonstrated a significant contribution to their area of research or creative activity as well as a true commitment to the integration of that research with their teaching practices.
2012 Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar
|Dr. Engel has been with SIUE since 1993. His core expertise is in the area of integrated circuit design. A strong feature of his teaching is that Dr. Engel involves his students in much of his research. Together with his graduate students, Dr. Engel has designed several integrated circuits that have been successfully fabricated through MOSIS. He has also supervised 19 Master’s Theses, most of them dealing with the development of FPGAs (Field Programmable Gate Arrays). Moreover, Dr. Engel is widely published, has garnered a steady stream of external funding, and holds nine U.S. patents.|
2013 Paul Simon Outstanding Teacher-Scholar
Dr. Pomerantz receives the award in recognition of his academic accomplishments in clinical psychology, and for his contributions in the instruction of psychology students nationwide. Dr. Pomerantz began his career at SIUE in 1997. Since that time, he has distinguished himself in the field of clinical psychology through 28 peer-reviewed journal articles, 6 book chapters and encyclopedia entries, and 2 textbooks. His textbook Clinical Psychology: Science, Practice, and Culture is in its third edition; it has been used broadly by universities in the US and beyond. He has also co-authored with Dr. Karen Goldfinger a text for students and practitioners on psychological assessment and report writing which is currently entering its second edition. Dr. Pomerantz’s texts illustrate the fundamental integration of his research into the classroom, and his teaching record shows a passionate commitment to the teaching of theoretical and practical concepts to future psychology professionals. Among his peer-reviewed journal articles, 12 include student co-authors; among his presentations at national conferences, 13 include student co-authors. He has served on over 100 masters’ theses committees, 48 of which he chaired, and 2 of which won the SIUE Outstanding Thesis Award. Not only has he authored one of the leading clinical psychology textbooks in the country, former students and colleagues testify that Dr. Pomerantz has an uncanny ability to connect to his students and inspire them to careers as scholars and practicing professionals.