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The focus is on innovations such as curricular design, teaching methods, and technology-enabled learning that strengthen students' capabilities and desire to grow into leadership roles.
The Gordon Prize is presented annually*, and the recipient receives a $500,000 cash award, half granted to the recipient and the remainder granted to the recipient's institution to support the continued development, refinement, and dissemination of the recognized innovation.
The intent of the donor, Bernard Gordon, in endowing this prize was to enhance U.S engineering leadership, to foster the development of engineering leaders through innovative educational programs developed by U.S. institutions of learning in the U.S. (i.e., not an international satellite facility) and to increase U.S economic competitiveness. Accordingly, prize recipients must be US citizens or permanent residents who are currently and have been substantially engaged in the nominated engineering and scholastic work in institutions in the United States and the institution where the innovation was developed and which shares the prize with the innovators must be a U.S. institution located in the U.S. Nomination from international persons or organizations are welcome, but must be for U.S. innovators and institutions. NAE members and nonmembers are eligible.* The prize is awarded only to living persons.
PostedJanuary 9, 2020
PostedJune 6, 2019
UpdatedJune 6, 2019
Posted by Ilonca Budai
The Gordon Prize presentation took place at the Academy of Medicine at Georgia Tech on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.
PostedJanuary 8, 2019
PostedOctober 3, 2018
UpdatedNovember 1, 2018
2018 Gordon Prize Lecture
PostedSeptember 21, 2018
UpdatedSeptember 21, 2018
Posted by Cristina Tofan
Watch the ceremony as the National Academy of Engineering formally presents Paul Yock with the Bernard M. Gordon Prize for Innovation in Technology Education on May 22, 2018.
PostedOctober 16, 2017
UpdatedJanuary 2, 2018
Posted by Mina Choi
2017 Gordon Prize Lecture
PostedJune 6, 2017
UpdatedJune 6, 2017
On May 30, 2017, Dean Julio M. Ottino officially received the prestigious Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technical Education from the National Academy of Engineering
Award ceremony took place Tuesday, May 30
PostedMarch 10, 2017
Posted byOana Dumitrescu