The following award opportunities for recognizing research excellence at Louisiana Tech.
The deadline for applications for all these awards is Dec. 15, 2023.
The Research Collaboration Excellence Award
This award recognizes a Louisiana Tech University faculty member who leads a team in creating a funding proposal primarily focused on improving university resources, favoring interdisciplinary projects that boost academic and research capabilities, with an emphasis on securing sustained external funding.
The Distinguished Research Excellence Award
This award is given to a Louisiana Tech University faculty member for conducting impactful research that enhances both their personal reputation and the university’s standing, with criteria including publications, patents, external funding, student engagement in research, and overall contribution to the university’s research prominence, particularly focusing on achievements in the last three years.
The Industrial Partnership Excellence Award
This award recognizes Louisiana Tech University faculty member who form enduring, impactful collaborations with industry partners, emphasizing interdisciplinary and student-involving projects that yield tangible results like co-authored works, patents, or practical solutions, with a focus on long-term partnerships.
The Research Associate Excellence Award
This award honors outstanding staff at Louisiana Tech University who are primarily funded for research support, recognizing their expertise in research execution, collaboration, and exceptional commitment.