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Dr. Mark Zappi Receives 2020 Distinguished Professor Award 

The UL Lafayette Foundation's Eminent Faculty Awards honors faculty members for their outstanding efforts in teaching, research and service learning outreach.

It is with great pride and pleasure that we announce, Dr. Mark Zappi as the University's 2020 Distinguished Professor Award honoree.

"The Distinguished Professor Award honors faculty who have performed at the top of their field while advancing the reputation and scholarly atmosphere at UL. This description embodies Dr. Zappi’s performance as a faculty member at UL, and in fact, it embodies his approach to his career over the past 25 years.” Says Dr. Ahmed Khattab, Interim Dean for the College of Engineering.

“Dr. Zappi’s leadership, infectious enthusiasm, high-energy, and vision has propelled him into a global leadership role that has elevated UL’s reputation and helped maintain Louisiana as a leading US energy state,” said Khattab.

Read more about Dr. Zappi's 2020 Distinguished Professor Award. 

Eminent Faculty Awards  

2020

  • Dr. Mark Zappi, Professor of Chemical Engineering -Distinguished Professor 

2019

  • Dr. Daniel Gang, Professor of Civil Engineering -Distinguished Professor Award
    (Visit page 46 of La Louisiane Magazine to read more, click here)

2018

  • Dr. Terrance Chambers, Professor of Mechanical Engineering -Leadership in Service Award
    (Visit page 47 of La Louisiane Magazine to read more, click here)

2017

  • Dr. Boyun Guo, Professor of Petroleum Engineering -Eminent Scholar
    (Visit page 46 of La Louisiane Magazine to read more, click here)
  • Dr. Daniel Gang, Professor of Civil Engineering -Eminent Scholar, Achievement in Innovation
  • Dr. Yin Feng, College of Engineering -Eminent Scholar
  • Dr. Terrance Chambers, Professor of Mechanical Engineering -Eminent Scholar
  • Dr. Charles Taylor, -Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award, Achievement in Innovation
  • Mr. William Holmes, -Innovator Award
  • Dr. Emmanuel Revellame, -Innovator Award 
  • Dr. Mohammad Madani, -Innovator Award 
  • Dr. Asadollah Hayatdavoudi, -Innovator Award 
  • Dr. Joshua Vaughan, -Innovator Award
  • Dr. Rakesh Bajpi, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation  
  • Dr. Magdy Bayoumi, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation
  • Dr. Paul Darby, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation
  • Dr. Dhan Lord B. Fortela, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation
  • Dr. Rafael Hernandez, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation
  • Dr. Ahmed Khattab College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation
  • Dr. Mohammad Khattak, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation, Achievement in Sponsored Research
  • Mr. Wayne W. Sharpe, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation
  • Dr. Mark Zappi, College of Engineering -Achievement in Innovation