2005 Terman Award from the American Society of Engineering Education


Professor Sayed has been awarded the 2005 Frederick Emmons Terman Award by the American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE). The Terman Award is bestowed annually upon an outstanding young electrical engineering educator in recognition of the educator’s contributions to the profession. The award is sponsored by the Hewlett-Packard Company and consists of an honorarium, a gold-plated medal, a bronze replica, a presentation scroll and reimbursement of travel expenses for the awardee to attend the ASEE Frontiers in Education Conference, where the award is presented. The recipients of the award must meet the following requirements:

  1. Be the principal author of an electrical engineering textbook published prior to June 1 of the year in which the author becomes 40 years of age and judged by peers to be outstanding by virtue of its original contribution to the field.
  2. Have outstanding achievements in teaching, research, guidance of students and related activities.
  3. Be an electrical engineering educator under 45 years of age on June 1 of the year in which the award selection is made.
  4. Be a full-time member of a college faculty and actively engaged in teaching in the United States or Canada at the time that the award winner is selected.

See list of recipients of the Terman Award.

Read Professor Sayed’s acceptance speech.