Troy Vogel receives Dockweiler Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising

Troy Vogel

Troy Vogel, teaching professor in the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and director of undergraduate studies, has won a Dockweiler Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Advising.

The Dockweiler Award recognizes three full-time faculty or staff members who have demonstrated a sustained commitment to Notre Dame undergraduates through outstanding mentoring, academic advising or career counseling.

Vogel teaches the Capstone Design course, junior and senior labs, as well as the elective class Industrial Chemical Processes. He also serves as faculty advisor for the student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and the Chem-E-Car competition, in which students design and construct a car powered by a chemical energy source.

Vogel’s publications focus on engineering pedagogy and curricular development with an emphasis on educational experiences that prepare undergraduates for a globally competitive workforce. He is an assistant editor for the journal Chemical Engineering Education.

He completed his Ph.D. in chemical engineering at The Ohio State University in 2011 and served as a lecturer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for six years where he received multiple teaching awards. Vogel joined the chemical and biomolecular engineering faculty at Notre Dame in 2017.

— Karla Cruise, Notre Dame Engineering