• Excellence in Education


    Recognizes an individual who has developed and/or enhanced established educational programs to advance the automation profession in educational institutions.


    The individual has developed a program that has been adopted by an academic institution or has furthered an established program producing substantial and tangible results, and/or has demonstrated outstanding administrative capability in advancing the goals of an established educational program.

    Nomination Process

    Candidates are nominated by the membership on the proper form by the designated deadline. You will be asked to create a login which will allow you to save and come back as needed to complete your nomination. Please note, this is NOT your ISA login.

    Nominations are reviewed by a subcommittee of the Honors and Awards Committee. Current members of the ISA Honors & Awards Committee and ISA Executive Board are not eligible for nomination.

    Documentation requirements include:

    • Description of program that was developed and/or enhancements made to existing program
    • Example of results achieved
    • Letter of recommendation illustrating the benefit of the program to the institution, students, and/or profession

    Administration and Judging

    Recommendation of the Honors and Awards Committee is submitted to the Executive Board for approval.

    Past Honorees

    2017 Chetan B. Bhatt
    2016 Manuel J. Garza
    2015 Richard Braatz, Ph.D.
    2014 A. Vimala Juliet, Ph.D.
    2013 Matthew D. Maynard
    2012 Gangbing Song

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