The Director’s Award for Outstanding Service to Honors
Programs was created in 2010 to recognize significant contribution
to and support of the efforts of the University Honors Program on
The 2014 recipient of the Director’s Award is Dr. Kenith Meissner.
To see a list of previous recipients, visit the TAMU HUR Faculty Awards page.
Dr. Meissner is an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and the director of the Engineering Honors program. Dr. Meissner has been actively involved with Engineering Honors since shortly after his arrival at Texas A&M. He served as departmental coordinator from 2005-2010 and has served as Director since 2010.
Dr. Meissner earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University and received his doctorate from the University of Arizona in 1994.
Dr. Meissner’s Nanomaterials and Biophotonics Lab focuses on using nanostructured materials and optical techniques for biomedical imaging and sensing applications.