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Outstanding Research, Scholarly & Creative Activity Award


Research, Scholarly and Creative Activity Award is to recognize faculty members whose research and scholarly activities are exceptional and meritorious. Tenured and Tenured-Track Faculty members may apply. All applicants must have a minimum of five years of full-time service in the College of Engineering at Cal Poly Pomona. This award is given to a maximum of one recipient each year and includes a $1,000 stipend. (Previous award winners are ineligible for five years). Applicants for this award should be based on the following guidelines.
Application Guidelines

  • A five-page curriculum vitae with emphasis on accomplishments related to the award for the past five years at Cal Poly Pomona. Evidence of research and scholarly activity includes:
    • Refereed publications (i.e., peer reviewed journals/conference proceedings)
    • Textbooks, monographs, chapters in a book, edited book
    • U.S. Patents
    • Research grants and or externally funded research projects
    • Supervision of student research
    • Other noteworthy related accomplishments such as recognition of excellence in research or participating in the editorial boards of professional publications.


  • Significant contributions to the field of engineering research including educational research as evidenced by publications and funded grants
  • Research collaboration and/or interdisciplinary research within the campus and beyond
  • Inclusion of students as coauthors in publications
  • Evidence of potential for future research, scholarly and creative activity
  • Recommended font size should be 12 and single space.
  • Committee members are not eligible to apply.

Each application package will be reviewed by a faculty award committee (made of a representative from each department), chaired by the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies.

Application Deadline
Application package is due on first Friday of April of each year by 5:00 pm to the Dean’s Office, via email to The awards will be announced at the Annual Faculty Appreciation Luncheon in June.


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