Rosalia N. Scripa

Title: Engineering Educator

Company: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Location: Vestavia, AL United States

Achievements:

  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2017)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Committee Member Award, Faculty Senate, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (2014)
  • Honoree, International Woman of the Year, General Assembly, United Cultural Convention (2012)
  • Honoree, Top 100 Educators in Materials Science and Engineering, International Biographical Centre (2012)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Alumna Award, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida (2009)
  • Honoree, Woman of the Year, American Biographical Institute (1999, 2009)
  • Research Grantee, National Science Foundation (1983, 1987, 1991, 2000-2008)
  • Recipient, Ellen Gregg Ingalls Lifetime Achievement in Teaching Award, UAB National Alumni Society (2007)
  • Recipient, Resolution in Recognition of Service, Hard Work, Dedication, and Many Contributions, Faculty Senate, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (2006)
  • Grantee, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1994-2006)
  • Recipient, Lifetime Achievement Award, World Congress of Arts, Sciences and Communications (2005)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Woman of the 21st Century, Board of International Research (2001)
  • Eminent Fellow in Recognition of Superb Achievements within the Community of Mankind and of Magnificent and Distinguished Deeds, Board of Trustees, American Biographical Institute (2000)
  • Recipient, Success Award for Achievement in Science, Golden Key International Honour Society (2001)
  • Recipient, Success Award for Leadership in Research, Golden Key International Honour Society (2000)
  • Recipient, Success Award for Teaching Excellence, Golden Key International Honour Society (2000)
  • Recipient, Faculty Excellence Award, Engineering Foundation Council, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (1999)
  • Honoree, International Order of Merit, Board of the International Biographical Centre (1999)
  • Honoree, 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 20th Century, International Biographical Centre (1999)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, Space Studies Board, National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences (1998)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Engineering Faculty Member in the State of Alabama, Alabama Society of Professional Engineers (1997)
  • Honoree, Alumna of Outstanding Achievement, 50th Anniversary of Co-education, University of Florida (1997)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Service Award, Chair of the Faculty, Athletic Representatives Committee, Conference USA (1996, 1997)
  • Honoree, Outstanding Woman Faculty Member, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (1996)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation in Recognition of Contributions to the Successful Flight of the Second United States Microgravity Laboratory (USML-2) Flown Aboard Shuttle Columbia, STS-73, Office of Life, Microgravity Sciences and Applications, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1995)
  • Research Grantee, Oak Ridge National Lab, U.S. Department of Energy (1994-1995)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Excellence, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1994)
  • Recipient, Certificate of Appreciation for Dedication, Creativity, Resourcefulness, and Effective Application of Scientific Skills in the Diagnostic and Compatibility Studies Required to Safely Conduct High Temperature Crystal Growth Studies in the Crystal Growth Furnace, Director, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1993)
  • Grantee, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (1985-1993)
  • Recipient, Enhancement of Technical Awareness Award, ASM International (1993)
  • Research Grantee, GE Aviation, General Electric (1993)
  • Research Grantee, Teledyne Brown Engineering (1993)
  • Recipient, President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, School of Engineering, The University of Alabama at Birmingham (1992)
  • Research Grantee, Southern Research (1991)
  • Research Grantee, Steel Founders’ Society of America (1986-1988)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Engineering Educator Award, Society of Women Engineers (1986)
  • Honoree, Engineering Professor of the Year, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, The Tau Beta Pi Association, Inc. (1982)
  • Recipient, Outstanding Young Faculty Member Award for the Southeast, The Dow Chemical Company (1979)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in America, Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the World, Marquis Who’s Who (2011-2016)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who of American Women, Marquis Who’s Who (2010-2011)

Designations:

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida
  • Master of Science in Materials Science and Engineering, University of Florida
  • Master of Science in Ceramic Science, The Pennsylvania State University
  • Bachelor of Science in Ceramic Science, Alfred University

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