May 8th, 2014
BLACKSBURG, Va., May 8, 2014 –At this year’s College of Engineering Dean’s Awards ceremony, Dr. Michael Madigan was recognized as a recipient of the Certificate of Teaching Excellence. Dr. Madigan, the Kevin P. Granata Faculty Fellow, has advised more than 20 undergraduate students in the past ten years on research or design projects. Moreover, he has advised a doctoral student to completion every year since 2007. His name has appeared on the Dean’s List for Excellence in Teaching for almost all of the academic semesters that he has served at Virginia Tech, starting with his arrival in 2001. In 2006, he was a recipient of one of the Dean’s Awards for Excellence in Teaching. Students credit him with making difficult subjects easy to understand and interesting, and for being one of the best undergraduate engineering teachers.