Dr. Andrew Willis receives the John H. Maxheim Faculty Fellowship

The William States Lee College of Engineering


Each year one tenure-track assistant faculty member within The William States Lee College of Engineering is selected to receive this award. Dr. Willis is honored for such recognition and support from both The John H. Maxheim Fellowship and the college which makes ongoing research within Charlotte Machine Vision Lab possible.

The John H. Maxheim Faculty Fellowship recognizes and promotes the career development of tenure-track junior faculty in The William States Lee College of Engineering. The quality of the academic programs provided by the college is dependent on the talent and abilities of its faculty. The John H. Maxheim Fellowship assists junior faculty with their development and growth as educators and scholars. The grant associated with this fellowship will be used to support and enhance the professional activities of the recipient.

Eligibility

Tenure-track Assistant Professors with demonstrated accomplishments and the potential for future impact on the college's programs are eligible for the John H. Maxheim Faculty Fellowship.

Selection Process

The Maxheim Fellow will be selected on a competitive basis from the eligible faculty. Contributions to the programs of the college and the promise for continued enhancement of these programs will be central to the award. Eligible faculty will be reviewed by the department Chairs in consultation with the Dean. Eligible faculty will be reviewed by the department Chairs in consultation with the Dean. Selection will target each department on a rotating basis. Priority will be given to nominees of the primary department and the Chairs will present the accomplishments of the eligible faculty for evaluation, discussion, and selection by the committee.

The Maxheim Fellow will be announced by the Dean the last week of February of each year, at which time the $5000 grant will be awarded. Subsequently, the recipient will be recognized with a plaque or certificate at The William States Lee College of Engineering Awards Luncheon in the spring.