John Collier ’72, Thayer ’77, Named NH Professor of the Year


The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) have named John Collier, the Myron Tribus Professor of Engineering Innovation at Dartmouth’s Thayer School of Engineering, the 2010 New Hampshire Professor of the Year. Collier was selected from more than 300 top professors in the United States.


Professor John Collier gives incoming Bachelor of Engineering students an introduction to Thayer School’s suite of resources and laboratories as part of ENGS 21: “Introduction to Engineering.”  (photo by Douglas Fraser)

Collier, a Dartmouth graduate, has been a member of the faculty since 1979. He transformed “Introduction to Engineering” (ENGS 21) into Thayer School’s signature undergraduate project-based course and teaches several additional courses in design methodology, machine design, and biomaterials.

“In his twenty-five years of service, he has touched the lives of countless students, encouraging the risk-taking and problem-solving skills that will serve them for a lifetime of learning,” says Thayer School Dean Joseph Helble.

Read the full release at the Thayer News & Events web site.

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