Thomas J. Kubicki, an assistant professor of technology at SUNY Oswego, received the Distinguished Technology and Engineering Professional Award from the International Technology and Engineering Education Association at a conference March 27 in Milwaukee.

The award recognizes the recipient’s outstanding performance and accomplishments in the field of professional technology and engineering education. It is one of the highest honors given to technology and engineering educators for professional achievement.

Consideration for the award is based upon documented evidence of leadership and management skills, continuing participation in the association’s education programs, and demonstrated leadership in association, community and professional activities.

At Oswego, Kubicki has served as an adviser to the Oswego Technology Education Association, co-directed a summer energy institute for secondary school teachers, served on the academic steering committee on sustainability and been an adviser to students in sustainability studies.

He has been active with various professional organizations. He has served on the International Technology and Engineering Education Association advisory board and made presentations at the association’s conferences around the country. He has served on the board of the Technology Education Collegiate Association, executive board of the New York State Technology Student Association and the executive committee of the New York State Technology Education Association.

In the community, he has been active with Boy Scouts of America in Utica and Syracuse, served with Operation Northern Comfort as a board member and project coordinator, supervised construction of handicap ramps for ARISE, and served on the parish council and hunger committee of his church.