LAS Academic Professional Awards, 2012-2013
These award nominees are evaluated in terms of achievement in work, personal, and professional contributions. The LAS Awards Committee, assisted by previous winners of this award, review and rank nominations, and final recommendations are approved by the Dean.
Chuck Wallbaum is director of the SCS Computer Applications & Network Services (CANS). He oversees the School's computer and network services as well as electronic services. Chuck’s nominators write that he has repeatedly demonstrated excellent leadership skills in mentoring co‐workers and encouraging each of them to go beyond their comfort zone and keep pace with new technologies, that his ability to anticipate new directions in computing and electronics has been critical to the faculty and their research missions, that he has created an environment of encouragement and excitement and built an incredible team of dedicated workers, and that he’s an active partner in the research endeavors of the SCS faculty. In a sentence, "Chuck is a rare individual who really makes a difference."
SCS Staff Awards, 2010-2011