Faculty Awards

YearProfessorAward Name
Year Professor Award Name
2017 Susan Hermiller Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics
Petronela Radu Olson Associate Professor
Daniel Toundykov College Distinguished Teaching Award
Wakefield, Nathan Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2016 Walker, Judy Association for Women in Mathematics Louise Hay Award
Yvonne Lai Harold and Esther Edgerton Junior Faculty Award
Peterson, Al Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2015 Donsig, Allan College Distinguished Teaching Award
Lewis, Jim AMS Award Award for Impact on the Teaching and Learning of Mathematics
Lewis, Jim MAA Gung and Hu Award for Distinguished Service to Mathematics
Petronela Radu Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2014 Petronela Radu College Hazel R. McClymont Award
Mark Walker Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics
Mark Brittenham College Distinguished Teaching Award
Petronela Radu College Distinguished Teaching Award
Judy Walker University of Nebraska System's Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award
Allan Donsig Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2013 Yvonne Lai Research Development Fellow
Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics American Mathematical Society "Programs that Make a Difference" Award
John Meakin Fulbright Scholar
Stephen Hartke Fulbright Scholar
John Meakin Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Srikanth Iyengar Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Judy Walker Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2012 Srikanth Iyengar Simons Fellow
Carina Curto Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellow
Petronela Radu Fulbright Scholar
Srikanth Iyengar Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics
Judy Walker Aaron Douglas Professor of Mathematics
Christine Kelley College Distinguished Teaching Award
Luchezar Avramov Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Jim Lewis Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
David Manderscheid Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Judy Walker Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Roger Wiegand Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Sylvia Wiegand Fellow of the American Mathematical Society
Carina Curto College of Arts and Sciences Academic Star
Yu Jin Research Development Fellow
The Department Chancellor's STEM Award
Brian Harbourne Hazel R. McClymont Distinguished Teaching Fellow
Daniel Toundykov Harold and Esther Edgerton Assistant Professor
Richard Rebarber Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2011 Carina Curto Alfred P Sloan Research Fellow
Jim Lewis College of Arts and Sciences Academic Star
Roger Wiegand Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2010 Jim Lewis 2010 Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching Nebraska Professor of the Year
Stephen Hartke College Distinguished Teaching Award
Christine Kelley Harold and Esther Edgerton Assistant Professor
Mikil Foss Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2009 The Department American Math Society 2009 Award for an Exemplary Program or Achievement in a Mathematics Department
John Orr Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
Mikil Foss College Distinguished Teaching Award
Srikanth Iyengar College Distinguished Teaching Award
Jim Lewis George Howard-Louise Pound Distinguished Career Award for exceptional contributions through teaching
Jim Lewis Aaron Douglas Professorship of Teaching Excellence for demonstrating sustained and extraordinary levels of teaching excellence and national visibility for instructional activities and/or practice
2008 Jamie Radcliffe Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2007 Susan Hermiller Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
Srikanth Iyengar Friedrich Wilhelm Bassel Research Prize (awarded by the Humboldt Foundation)
2006 David Pitts College Distinguished Teaching Award
Srikanth Iyengar Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
Judy Walker MAA Haimo Award for Excellence in Teaching
Jim Campbell, Steve Cohn, Irakli Loladze, Tom Marley and Allan Peterson 2006 Contributions to Students Awards
Tom Marley Nebraska-SE South Dakota section MAA award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics
Allan Peterson Charles Bessey Professor of Mathematics
2005 David Logan Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics
David Pitts Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2004 Allan Donsig College Distinguished Teaching Award
Susan Hermiller College Distinguished Teaching Award
Mark Walker Roger Wiegand Prize for contributions to our graduate students (awardee selected by our graduate students)
2003 Jim Lewis University of Nebraska System's Outstanding Teaching and Instructional Creativity Award
Jim Lewis Election to membership in the UNL Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Judy Walker MAA Section Award for Distinguished Teaching
Mohammad Rammaha College Distinguished Teaching Award
Mark Walker College Distinguished Teaching Award
2002 Luchezar Avramov Dale M. Jensen Chair of Mathematics
Roger Wiegand Willa Cather Professor of Mathematics
Gordon Woodward College Distinguished Teaching Award
2001 Allan Peterson MAA Section Award for Distinguished Teaching
Roger Wiegand Excellence in Graduate Education Award, UNL Graduate College
Gordon Woodward Mortar Board Honorary Member
2000 Mel Thornton Nebraska Association of Teachers of Mathematics Donald W. Miller Distinguished Service Award
Sylvia Wiegand Outstanding Contribution to the Status of Women Award
Judy Walker College Award for Outstanding Teaching
Judy Walker Scholarly Teacher Award
1999 Gordon Woodward Student Foundation/Builders Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Academic Advising
Roger Wiegand Excellence in Graduate Education, UNL Graduate College, Honorable Mention
Dan Nettleton College Award for Outstanding Teaching
1998 Partha Lahiri Member of the International Statistical Institute
David Skoug MAA Sectional Distinguished Teaching Award
The Department University-wide Departmental Teaching Award
The Department The 1998 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
1997 Steve Dunbar MAA Sectional Distinguished Teaching Award
Steve Dunbar Honorary member of Golden Key National Honor Society
Jim Lewis Lincoln-Lancaster Women's Commission Erasmus Correll Award
1996 Jim Lewis Outstanding Contribution to the Status of Women Award
Jamie Radcliffe College Distinguished Teaching Award
Tom Shores MAA Sectional Distinguished Teaching Award
1995 Dave Skoug MAA Distinguished Service Award
Richard Rebarber College Distinguished Teaching Award
Mel Thornton Charter Member of Academy of Distinguished Teachers
1994 Jim Lewis MAA Sectional Distinguished Teaching Award
Walter Mientka World Federation of National Mathematics Competitions Paul Erdos Award
John Orr College Distinguished Teaching Award
Mel Thornton Nebraska CASE Professor of the Year
Mel Thornton Outstanding Teacher and Instructional Creativity Award
1993 Tom Marley College Distinguished Teaching Award
Walter Mientka NATM Milton Bechmann Lifetime Achievement Award
Mel Thornton MAA Sectional Distinguished Teaching Award
1992 Brian Harbourne College Distinguished Teaching Award
1991 Steve Dunbar College DIstinguished Teaching Award
Jim Lewis UNL Teachers College Award for Leadership and Service to Education
David Logan College Distinguished Teaching Award
Don Miller NATM Don Miller Distinguished Service Award
1990 Jim Lewis Honorary member of Golden Key National Honor Society
1989 Don Miller University Distinguished Educational Service Award
1988 John Meakin Burlington-Northern Outstanding Teacher-Scholar Award
Walter Mientka MAA Certificate of Merit
Don Miller College Distinguished Teaching Award
1987 Lal Saxena Jacob Wolfowitz Prize for outstanding theoretical advances
Mel Thornton AMACO University Distinguished Teaching Award
John Meakin Milton Mohr Distinguished Professorship
1985 Allan Peterson Centennial 100 Alumni Award - South Dakota School of Mines
1984 Spyros Magliveras College Distinguished Teaching Award
1983 Allan Peterson College Distinguished Teaching Award
1981 Tom Shores College Distinguished Teaching Award
1980 Robert Krueger College Distinguished Teaching Award
1979 Jerry Johnson College Distinguished Teaching Award
Jim Lewis College Distinguished Teaching Award
1974 Dave Skoug Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award
1967 Lloyd Jackson Regents Professorship
Walter Mientka College Distinguished Teaching Award
1964 Lloyd Jackson College Distinguished Teaching Award