Selection Process

Each year a new committee is chosen to review nominations and select award recipients.

The committee evaluates the nominations based on how well they address the questions posed in the nomination form and the criteria of the specific award category.

Committee members include previous award recipients, support, service, sponsored research, and administrative staff members, and faculty. Every effort is made to create a diverse group with representatives from many different schools and departments across the Institute. Committee members are not permitted to submit nominations and are not eligible to receive an award during the time they serve.

About the Process

The committee evaluates the nominations based on how well they address the questions posed in the nomination form and the criteria of the specific award category. In some cases, committee members may speak to "additional contacts" given on the nomination form to gain further insight. The committee then meets to make its final selections.

2020 MIT Excellence Awards Selection Committee

Iraj Aalaei, IHP Officer
Office of Environment, Health and Safety Office

Matthew Breen, Assistant Professor/Coach, Physical Education
DAPER

Cesar Duarte, Special Projects Assistant
Dept of Mathematics

Tina Gilman, Assistant Director of Programs
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Jeffrey Gottschalk, Group Leader
Lincoln Laboratory

Mei Lai, Administrative Assistant II
Sloan School of Management

Adam Margetts, Technical Staff
Lincoln Laboratory

Craig Martin, Captain
MIT Police

Joao Pacheco, Working Foreman
Custodial Services

Monica Ruiz, Access Services Associate and Reserves Coordinator
MIT Libraries

Michelle Sibiga, Group 89 Business Manager
Lincoln Laboratory

Myung-Hee Vabulas, Program Administrator
School of Engineering

Stacy-Ann Wint, Human Resources Representative II 
Vice President for Human Resources