MechSE professor, CSL professor and Associate Head of Undergraduate Programs Andrew Alleyne
has won the Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award
, an honor that recognizes faculty members with graduate instructional programs that have demonstrated excellence, innovation, and impact through graduate student mentoring. He received the award based on the quality and depth of the impact of his mentoring on the department’s graduate students, especially underrepresented minorities. Recipients are nominated and selected by their peers on campus. The award is presented at the Celebration of Teaching Excellence on April 30.
Alleyne earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Princeton in 1989, and an MS and PhD in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 1992 and 1994. He has been on the faculty at MechSE since 1994, and also holds a faculty position in the Coordinated Science Lab. He served as the Associate Dean for Research at the College of Engineering from 2008 to 2012.