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Presidential Faculty & Staff Awards

Govind Rao speaking during the Presidential Faculty and Staff Award event.
Photo by Marlayna Demond ’11 for UMBC.

UMBC’s Presidential Faculty & Staff Awards acknowledge the essential contributions that university employees to UMBC. The 2020 awards were announced in April.

To find out more about all of the 2020 honorees, and about previous honorees, visit the Faculty & Staff Awards website.

Presidential Faculty & Staff Awards

Lee Blaney, Associate Professor, Chemical, Biochemical and Environmental Engineering
2020-2023 Presidential Teaching Professor

University System of Maryland Board of Regents’ Faculty Award

E.F. Charles LaBerge, Professor of the Practice, Computer Science and Electrical Engineering
2020 Excellence in Teaching

Weidong Zhu, Professor, Mechanical Engineering
2020 Excellence in Research/Scholarship/Creativity