Todd HumphreysThe Cockrell School of Engineering Faculty Excellence Awards will be presented to four distinguished faculty members on Jan. 29. The awards recognize exemplary teaching and professional leadership. ASE/EM Assistant Professor Todd Humphreys has been selected as one of four faculty members to receive the 2013 award.

Todd Humphreys, assistant professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics, will receive the Dean's Award for Outstanding Engineering Teaching by an Assistant Professor, awarded for outstanding classroom teaching. Humphreys has received stellar evaluations in his classes, clearly demonstrating that he is an inspirational teacher. He has significantly improved education in two undergraduate courses for the ASE/EM in his first three years teaching by making them more engaging for his students. Students describe Humphreys as a well-organized lecturer who is a great communicator, and graduating seniors often say that he was their favorite professor at UT Austin.

Humphreys is the Director of the UT Radionavigation Laboratory.