The Faculty Advisor of The Year Award and The Bruce and Dorothy Rylander Johnson Faculty Advisor Awa

Faculty Advisor Award

The Faculty Advisor of the Year Award
In recognition of significant contribution to the success of a section and its students

The Bruce and Dorothy Rylander Johnson Faculty Advisor of the Year Award
Dimitrios V. Lyridis
Dimitrios V. Lyridis
Dimitrios M. Theofanidis
Dimitrios M. Theofanidis

The Faculty Advisor of the Year Award is awarded to a Faculty Advisor from one of the SNAME Student Sections to recognize his or her contribution to the success of a section and its students.  Student Section leaders, who wish to nominate their Faculty Advisor, may submit nominations to the Student Steering Committee. The Student Steering Committee reviews the nominations and selects a recipient to be submitted and approved by the Awards Committee.

Faculty Advisor of the Year Award Nomination Form


The deadline for nominations is 30th April.


The chosen Faculty Advisor can then select a student or students to be awarded the Bruce and Dorothy Rylander Johnson Faculty Advisor of the Year Award.  This is a $5,000 award established and funded by Bruce and Dorothy Rylander Johnson for the Faculty Advisor to recognize a student or students who exemplify outstanding contribution to the field of naval, marine, and ocean engineering studies.


Award Recipients


2018 Dimitrios V. Lyridis, National Technical University of Athens

2017
  Dr. David J. Singer,  University of Michigan

2016
  Dr. Krish P. Thiagarajan of University of Maine   

2015
  Prof. Sander Calisal of Piri Reis University

2014 
 Prof. Michael Kazek of California Maritime Academy

2013
  Prof. Jennifer Ryan of The Apprentice School of Newport News Shipbuilding

2012 
 Cdr. Michael J. Corl of The Coast Guard Academy


Award Recipients


2018 Dimitrios M. Theofanidis, National Technical University of Athens

2017
 Patrick Ryan, University of Michigan

2016
 Razieh Zangeneh, University of Maine