EMIS Graduate Student Awards

The EMIS department recognizes some of its outstanding graduate students through annual awards. The following award recipients are selected by the faculty to recognize their academic accomplishments.

Outstanding Graduate Student

  • 2001: Thomas McLoud
  • 2002: Ryan Garlick
  • 2003: Giray Birkan
  • 2004: Anusha Madhaven
  • 2005: Quibin Cai
  • 2006: Ed Wang
  • 2007: Nanthi Suthikarnnarunai
  • 2008: Tauhid Rahman
  • 2009: Robert Jones
  • 2010: Jason Kratz

Frederick E. Terman Award

The Frederick E. Terman Award was established by the faculty of the Lyle School of Engineering to recognize the late Dr. Frederick E. Terman who served on the Board of Directors of the former SMU Foundation for Science and Engineering from 1965-1977 and as its first president.  The awards are awarded each year to graduate students whose scholastic attainments and contributions to the School are judged to be in the highest tradition, which is exemplified by Dr. Terman.

  • 2001: Karen Lewis
  • 2002: Thomas McLoud
  • 2003: Maya Petkova
  • 2004: Quibin Cai
  • 2005: Robert Jones
  • 2006: Tauhid Rahman
  • 2007: Angelika Leskovskaya
  • 2008: Ed Wang
  • 2009: Jason Kratz
  • 2010: Ron Dearing

Outstanding Executive Student

Given to the outstanding graduate student enrolled in an executive-format class.

  • 2005: Daniel Mori and Kiami Rogers
  • 2008: Roland Fadrany
  • 2009: Joe Jingle
  • 2010: Justin Kramp