Bozkurt Named University Faculty Scholar

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Congratulations to professors Alper Bozkurt and Brian Floyd, named University Faculty Scholars for their significant academic achievements and contributions to the university.

NC State’s 2019-20 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today, including recipients Alper Bozkurt and Brian Floyd, both professors of electrical and computer engineering. They join 22 other early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation due to their significant academic achievements and contributions to NC State through their teaching, scholarship and service to the university and greater community.

Dr. Alper Bozkurt headshot
Alper Bozkurt, professor of electrical and computer engineering

Since the University Faculty Scholars program began in 2012, 170 faculty have received this honor. Faculty members selected as University Faculty Scholars carry the title for the duration of their faculty appointment at NC State and receive an increase to their base salary.

Colleges may submit nominations for assistant professors appointed for a second term, associate professors and professors within the first three years of their appointment. Senior faculty then review nominations, evaluating them on research and scholarship productivity, excellence in teaching and mentoring, and leadership in extension, professional societies and public service initiatives.

This year’s class of University Faculty Scholars includes: