Faculty Departmental Recognition Awards

University Awards

Highly coveted awards for excellence in teaching, research, community service and the visual and performing arts are presented to outstanding UC San Diego faculty members by Chancellor's Associates each year. The event offers an annual opportunity to honor UC San Diego faculty as a whole, while highlighting the important contributions of the university's most exemplary members.

2017-18 Recipient

  • Kate Antonovics
    Faculty Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Graduate Faculty Teaching Award 

The Department awards two annual prizes for the best graduate teaching in a core class and in an advanced elective. The recipients are selected by a committee comprised of graduate student representatives.

2016-17 Recipients

  • Simone Galperti, Graduate Core Course
  • Karthik Muralidharan, Advanced Elective Course
  • Yixiao Sun, Honorable Mention for Graduate Core Course
  • Brendan Beare, Honorable Mention for Advanced Elective Course
  • Tommaso Porzio, Honorable Mention for Advanced Elective Course
  • Natalia Ramondo, Honorable Mention for Advanced Elective Course

Undergraduate Faculty Teaching Award

The Department awards annual prizes for the best undergraduate teaching. The recipients are selected by a committee comprised of the department chair and past awardees.

2016-17 Recipients 

  • Julian Cullen, Faculty
  • Maria Candido, Lecturer

view past recipients in the award archive