We are proud of the school's intellectual capital and the long-standing contributions our faculty have made to knowledge creation and their dramatic impact upon business practice.

award winning faculty presents to alumni

Tepper School faculty members have been frequently recognized for their contributions to the intellectual community. These include nine Nobel laureates and numerous fellowships and honors bestowed by organizations representing every major discipline in business management. Our professors are often among those with the highest rate of academic citations, and it's this cutting-edge research that students are exposed to in the classroom. Below is a recent collection of faculty awards and honors from the past few years:


Laurence Ales - Richard M. Cyert Award for Excellence in Teaching (Carnegie Mellon University - May 2012)

Dennis Epple - University Professor (Carnegie Mellon University - April 2013)

Allan Meltzer - Bradley Award (The Bradley Foundation - May 2011)


Burton Hollifield - Best Paper Award, Journal of Empirical Finance (2013 Auckland Finance Meeting)

Lars-Alexander Kuehn - Best Paper Award, Arizona State University (2013); Outstanding Paper in Asset Pricing (Wharton Research Data Services 2013); The Gerald L. Thompson Teaching Award (Undergraduate Programs, Tepper School of Business 2013)

Chester Spatt - Appointment to Federal Reserve Model Validation Council (2012); Appointment to the Systemic Risk Council (2012)

Information Systems

Jay Apt - Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences (2013)

Tridas Mukhopadhyay - Distinguished Fellow Information Systems Society (INFORMS, 2012)

Operations Management

Nicola Secomandi - Meritorious Service Award (Operations Research, 2013)

Sridhar Tayur - Fellow, Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS, 2012)

Operations Research

Gerard Cornuejols - John von Neumann Theory Prize (INFORMS, 2011)

Fatma Kilinç-Karzan-National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program Grant (2015)

Guoming Lai, François Margot and Nicola Secomandi - Best Publication in Energy (INFORMS - Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment, 2012)

R. Ravi - George Leland Bach Award for Excellence in the MBA Classroom (Tepper School of Business, 2013)

Michael Trick - President of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies (2016-2018 terms)

Organizational Behavior and Theory

Linda Argote - Fellow, Academy of Management (2013); Distinguished Scholar (Academy of Management, Organization and Management Theory Division, 2012)

Brandy Aven - Gerald L. Thompson Excellence in Teaching Award (Undergraduate Programs, Tepper School of Business, 2012)

Laurie Weingart - Best Conference Paper - Empirical or Theoretical Award (Academy of Management, Conflict Management Division, 2014); Best Conference Paper for the Study of Conflict in Context (Academy of Management, Conflict Management Division, 2013)

Anita Woolley - Best Paper Award (Academy of Management, Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division, 2011)


Jeffrey Williams - George Leland Bach Teaching Award for Excellence in the MBA Classroom (Tepper School of Business, 2012)