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The deadline for submitting nominations for the 2013-2014 Caplenor Faculty Research Award is 4:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20.  

No individual may nominate more than one person.

The award, given annually in recognition of research achievements, will be presented at the December commencement ceremony. It consists of an honorarium, a plaque and listing on a permanent plaque  in Derryberry Hall.

The award was established in honor of the late Charles Donald Caplenor, TTU associate vice president for research and dean of instructional development until his death in 1979, and was first presented in 1984.

The most recent was awarded to Robert Qiu, electrical and computer engineering professor.

Guidelines for the selection of award recipients include: The major portion of the research must have been performed while the nominee was employed by Tennessee Tech, and an individual may be nominated for an outstanding career of research at Tennessee Tech or for a single significant accomplishment.

Any full-time Tennessee Tech faculty member with at least three academic years of service prior to nomination is eligible. Previous winners of the award will not be eligible for nomination for five years.

Complete guidelines and the nomination form are contained on the Office of Research’s homepage at the link below. Nominations may be submitted by using this form and should be returned by 4:30 p.m., Sept. 13, to the Caplenor Faculty Research Award Committee, Box 5036.