In May of 2008, Prof. Anthony Dean of the Chemical Engineering Department was awarded the CSM Faculty Teaching Award.  The purpose of the award is to recognize a full-time tenured or tenure-track Colorado School of Mines academic faculty member who has demonstrated, during the immediately preceding calendar years, significant and meritorious achievement in teaching and scholarship. The following factors will be considered


1. Unusual achievement which contributes significantly to the quality of the students' classroom learning experience.

2. Application of high standards for both the rigor and currency of course content and for the level of student performance with respect to these standards.


1. Publication of high-quality, original scholarly works in nationally recognized and externally refereed professional journals.

2. The potential significance of these contributions to the enhancement of the effectiveness of subject content in the classroom.

The award consists of a plaque and a check for $4,000.

Prof. Tony Dean (ChemE) wins Deans Excellence Award – May 2008