Research Excellence Awards Overview

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

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.