James Collofello wins Daniel Jankowski Legacy Award

James CollofelloThree decades of numerous contributions to teaching, research and public service at ASU have earned Professor James Collofello special recognition from his peers.

Collofello is the recent winner of the Daniel Jankowski Legacy Award in recognition of the value of his efforts to advance the mission of ASU’s Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

In addition to duties as an associate dean, he coordinates the computer software engineering distance learning program, and teaches in the School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering.

“Jim is recognized and respected by our faculty, staff and students as a champion for student success  by providing students with hands-on experience and by developing innovative courses and programs,” says Paul Johnson, dean of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

The award was established in 2006 to honor Jankowski’s distinguished academic career of 40 years as a professor in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences (now the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering). He retired in 2004.

2010-2011 Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering Teaching Awards

Engineering Best Teacher Award (Top 5%)
Robert Fleischner (IE)
Yann-Hang Lee (CSE)
Mutsumi Nakamura (CSE)
Farideh Tadayon-Navabi (CSE)

A. Alan B. Pritsker Outstanding IE Teacher Award
Linda Chattin

CSE Best Teacher Award
Mutsumi Nakamura