Engineering Education Excellence Award

Deadline: March 31
Engineering Education Excellence Award Nomination Form

The Sustaining Universities Program of the Professional Engineers in Higher Education of the National Society of Professional Engineers has established an award to recognize engineering educators each year.

This national award recognizes engineering faculty who have demonstrated the ability to link engineering education with professional practice. The recipients must be licensed and have a faculty appointment in an ABET-accredited engineering program. The recipients of the award will be recognized on the NSPE Web site and will receive a cash prize of $5,000.

2016 Engineering Education Excellence Award
Indranil Goswami, P.E.

Indranil Goswami Indranil Goswami received his B.S. in Civil Engineering from Jadavpur University in India in 1987. After completing his Ph.D. at The Johns Hopkins University in 1991, Indranil joined the civil engineering faculty at Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland. Indranil’s specialty is in Structural Engineering, specifically Bridge Engineering. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses, primarily in the Structural Mechanics, Analysis & Design area. He also currently serves as the graduate coordinator in the department. In the past, he has served as faculty mentor for the ASCE and SAME student chapters at Morgan State.

In 1998, he was nominated for the Bliss Medal by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and in 2003, received the Academic Excellence Award from the Maryland Society of Professional Engineers. In 2014 and 2015, the students of the Tau Beta Epsilon Honor Society at Morgan State University honored him with the Best Faculty Award in the department.

Since 2000, he has been a registered civil engineer in Maryland and is a past President of the Baltimore chapter of the Maryland Society of Professional Engineers (MDSPE). He has authored several books in the area of comprehensive review for the Fundamentals of Engineering and the Professional Engineers’ licensing exams. Since its first publication in 2009, his book All In One PE Exam Guide: Breadth and Depth has quickly risen to become one of the premier references for civil engineers. He also offers an online review course for the Civil P.E. exam. His PE review course, taught for organizations such as the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers and Maryland State Highway Administration, has been offered over the past 12 years and now has more than 500 success stories.

Indranil also has a passion for early childhood education, particularly mentoring middle school students. He currently works with a home for orphaned girls in India, teaching English and Mathematics via weekly online webinars.