At the university level, Dr. Cooper has been selected to receive an NC State Outstanding Teacher Award and will become a member of the NC State Academy of Outstanding Teachers. The selection notice from the chairman of the College of Engineering Teaching and Advising Awards Committee states, "Your commitment to creative and innovative teaching and learning practices is recognized by both your peers and your students."
Dr. Cooper will be recognized for the Award during the May 2014 commencement, the Honors Baccalaureate & Celebration of Academic Excellence, the spring Engineering Faculty Meeting and the Teaching and Learning Symposium.
Outside of NC State, Dr. Cooper has been selected to receive the 2014 Outstanding New Teacher Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Southeastern Section. The New Teacher Award "is intended to recognize a faculty member who has less than four years of teaching experience and who has demonstrated excellence in the classroom."
Congratulations Dr. Cooper!