Distinguished Teachers

Dr. Eric Gill

Dr. Eric Gill has been a professor of electrical and computer engineering since 2000. In 2013, he was the recipient of the prestigious President's Award for Distinguished Teaching. Dr. Gill also won the 2013 Dean’s Award for Teaching Excellence, an internal award in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, and in 2012, he was the recipient of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists Newfoundland and Labrador (PEG NL) Teaching Award given in recognition of exemplary contribution to engineering education. He holds the highest level teaching certification and a vocational (post-secondary) teaching certification from the province. He served several years as the scholarships and awards chair of the Newfoundland section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is a member of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society, the IEEE Oceanic Engineering Society and the American Geophysical Union.

 

Dr. John Quaicoe

Dr. John Quaicoe has been a professor of electrical and computer engineering in the faculty for the past twenty years. He was designated a recipient of the President's Distinguished Teaching Award (2001). In addition, he was also awarded the Outstanding Engineer Educator Award from the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE) Canada in 2002. The award was presented to Dr. Quaicoe in recognition of his "contributions to engineering education, commitment to student learning and growth, and sustained accomplishment as an effective and caring educator." In his time at Memorial, he has been the chair of the electrical engineering discipline, acting associate dean (research and graduate studies) and as of September 2002, Dr. Quaicoe has been the associate dean (undergraduate studies).

 

Dr. Leonard Lye

Winner of the 2003 President's Award for Distinguished Teaching, Dr. Leonard Lye often goes above and beyond his teaching, research and administrative responsibilities. The President's Award for Distinguished Teaching recognizes teaching excellence in the university community. "The award is of course a great honour for any university professor and I am no different. It means a lot to me, it means that my teaching is appreciated, and it is a great motivator for me to continue in my search for better and better teaching approaches and techniques." At Memorial since 1987, Dr. Lye teaches civil engineering. He is also the recipient of the Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Newfoundland and Labrador Teaching Award (2001).

Contact

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