Faculty Excellence

Outstanding faculty are the source of Sacramento State’s extraordinary academic strength. Our dedicated faculty are recognized experts in their fields – and they apply that knowledge to their work with students, as well as the work they do in the community.
Each year, members of the faculty are honored for their achievements as teachers, and community and University volunteers, as well as for their research and creative activity, and scholarly activity. The awardees from across the University are men and women making a difference in the lives of students and the Sacramento region.

Learn more about our faculty by visiting our University Experts Guide.

2013 Winners for Research, Scholarly Achievement

Benjamin Fell Necmi Karagozoglu

Benjamin Fell

Professor of Structural Engineering,
College of Engineering and Computer Science

President’s Award for Research
and Creative Activity
Fell was honored for his research that seeks to improve the performance of residential structures during earthquakes.

Necmi Karagozoglu

Professor of Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship,
College of Business Administration

Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award
Karagozoglu, a neuroscientist, is researching neuro-entrepreneurship – how the brain works in creating and managing new ventures.

University Experts Guide