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The National Society of Professional Engineers will honor Dr. Daniel B. Oerther with the 2019 Education Excellence Award during the society’s annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri, in July. Oerther is a professor of civil, architectural and environmental engineering.
Established in 2000 by the Professional Engineers in Higher Education interest group, the award recognizes engineering faculty who link engineering education with professional practice. The criteria for selection include: effectiveness as an instructor, professional society activities, awards and honors, and activities outside the institution. All nominees must hold a PE license and be teaching at an ABET-accredited program.
In 2003, Oerther received the Ohio Young Engineer of the Year Award from NSPE, and in 2005 he received the Ohio Engineering Educator of the Year Award from NSPE.