Byrd Awarded William F. Lane Teaching Award

December 23, 2011

Dr. Gregory Byrd
Dr. Gregory Byrd

Dr. Gregory Byrd  has been awarded the William F. Lane Outstanding Teacher Award which recognizes excellence in teaching or educational leadership in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Dr. Byrd has received the award for his leadership in the computer engineering curriculum by teaching Advanced Parallel Computer Architecture, Introduction to Computer Organization, Introduction to Computer Systems, and Computer Systems Programming.  He has also received great feedback from students.

One student said, "He has undoubtedly been the most influential professor in my college career."

The William F. Lane Outstanding Teacher Award is presented annually by the ECE department along with a plaque and a $500 cash award.  Winners of this award are automatically considered by ECE for the NC State Outstanding Teacher Award.

In order to be considered to the award, a faculty member of the ECE department must have taught at least 15 student credit hours at NC State; have not received the Lane Award, NC State Outstanding Teacher Award, or the Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Award in the previous 3 academic years; and who are currently teaching during the academic year of nomination.