Rose named recipient of Graduate Faculty Teaching Award

University Park, Pa. – Joseph L. Rose, Paul Morrow Professor of Engineering Design and Manufacturing in the College of Engineering, has received the 2011 Graduate Faculty Teaching Award.

The award, established in 1992 by The Graduate School, is presented to faculty members in recognition of outstanding teaching performance and advising of graduate students.

Rose, a member of the Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics faculty for more than 19 years, is honored for his outstanding teaching of graduate and senior level courses. In his career, he has served as principal adviser to more than 60 doctoral degree students. Also recognized as an excellent research adviser, he published 27 refereed journal and conference papers with his students in 2009 and again in 2010.

"While students find the material and pace of his classes extremely challenging," one nominator wrote, "they consistently give Dr. Rose excellent teaching evaluations."

"He is always engaging the students, providing opportunities to excel, and continuously thinking of how to add value to the class," a former student said. "Conducting research with Dr. Rose is an exciting and fulfilling experience," another wrote. "His honest passion for gaining new understanding and exploring new ideas is contagious."

A world-renowned authority in guided ultrasonic wave research, Rose has published two textbooks and issued more than 20 patents. He is a Fellow of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers, the Institute of Electrical And Electronics Engineers, the American Society for Nondestructive Testing and the British Society for Nondestructive Testing.

Contacts: 
Last Updated March 17, 2011