Professor wins national award for excellence in teaching by chemical engineering organization


Reginald Rogers recognized for research, academic support for students and commitment to STEM initiatives

Reginald Rogers, an assistant professor at Rochester Institute of Technology, bagged the Henry C. McBay Outstanding Teacher Award from the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemical Engineers and Chemists. He will receive the award at the organization’s annual reception on Nov. 2 in Minneapolis.

Rogers teaches in the chemical engineering program in RIT’s Kate Gleason College of Engineering. Faculty members who contribute to the profession through commitment to the educational development of students, extensive research and stem initiatives are conferred with this prestigious award.

This is Rogers’ second recognition from the organization. In 2015, he was presented the Joseph N. Cannon Award in Chemical Engineering, given to distinguish the achievements of individuals in science, engineering and technology as well as to highlight role models of color in the STEM disciplines.