(Piket-May, Melinda J - 2019) -- Klaus D. and Jean L. Timmerhaus Teaching Ambassador Award uri icon



  • Piket-May joined the department of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering in 1993. She has served as interim associate vice chancellor of research, and is active in faculty governance. Among her past leadership roles are president of the Pac-12 Academic Leadership Coalition, chair of the CU system Faculty Council, chair of the Boulder Faculty Assembly and vice chair of the Colorado Faculty Advisory Committee (CFAC). She also has been director of the Academic Management Institute for the state of Colorado universities and colleges.
    “Young adults will be entering a world very different from the one I grew up in. There are turbulent times and challenges ahead with respect to post-secondary education,” Piket-May said. “My hope is that promoting the importance of post-secondary education and the importance of education as a lifelong learning process will provide people with a robust ability to address the challenges that they will encounter throughout their lives.”

year awarded

  • 2019