Research Excellence Awards Overview

Outstanding N.C. A&T researchers are honored each spring with the university's Research Excellence Awards. 

2015 nomination period opens in Fall 2014

The nomination period for the 2015 awards will open during the Fall Semester.

Faculty members are honored in the categories of:

Senior Researcher of the Year

  • Recognizes outstanding research and/or creative activity by tenured faculty members who have been at the university at least three years.

Outstanding Junior Researcher

  • Honors tenure-track faculty members in at least their third year of service at A&T and who are currently involved in research and show promise of making a significant contribution to their field.

Rookie of the Year

  • Recognizes the work of a tenure-track faculty member in his or her second year of service at N.C. A&T.

Intellectual Property Award

  • Recognizes researchers’ work to disseminate, commercialize or publish intellectual property created in the course of their research or creative activity.

Interdisciplinary Team Award

  • Recognizes research projects that break down the traditional boundaries of academic disciplines.