Huei Peng, the Roger L. McCarthy Professor of Engineering, is the 2017 recipient of the E. & M. Ulsoy Citation Leader Award. Peng is the first awardee to receive this award, which is presented annually to the ME faculty member who has the largest number of citations to his/her research work in the Scopus Database that year. Each recipient may receive the award only once. The award will consist of both a monetary prize and a recognition plaque. The plaque will be presented at the annual ME awards ceremony.
In 2016, A. Galip Ulsoy, C.D. Mote, Jr. Distinguished University Professor Emeritus and William Clay Ford Professor of Manufacturing Emeritus, and Susan Glowski established the E. & M. Ulsoy Citation Leader Award Fund.