This award was established in 1975 to honor the many contributions of Frank Graybill, founder and former chairman of the department: as a teacher and researcher, and for outstanding service to the profession. It is awarded annually to a graduate student who is selected as the top student in linear models

  • 2020 – Wenqin Du and Sierra Pugh
  • 2019 – Ian Taylor
  • 2018 – Robert McAndrew
  • 2017 – Jialuo Liu
  • 2016 – Qian Xiong
  • 2015 – Cristian Oliva
  • 2014 – Henry Scharf
  • 2013 – Ryan Haunfelder
  • 2012 – Ela Sienkiewicz and Lulu Wan
  • 2010 – Yuan Wang and Nicholas Cummings
  • 2009 – Hsin-wen Alice Chang and Hongyu Mike Tan
  • 2008 – Wentao Li
  • 2007 – Maggie Stanislawski and Stephanie Fitchett
  • 2006 – Damian Wandler
  • 2005 – Wenying Huang and Ke Wang
  • 2004 – Vicky Yang and Todd Iverson
  • 2003 – Siobhan Everson-Stewart and Rongning Wu
  • 2002 – Brett Kellum
  • 2001 – Jiang-Jiang Yang
  • 2000 – Ann M. Hess and Devin Johnson
  • 1999 – Paul L. Patterson, III
  • 1998 – Alex Trindade
  • 1997 – Jem Corcoran and Sarah Streett
  • 1996 – Paul Roback
  • 1995 – Marc A. Mason
  • 1994 – Ying Wang
  • 1993 – Brent D. Burch and Char Ngan Wong
  • 1992 – Bradley Biggerstaff and Eileen Brown
  • 1991 – Brian L. Wiens
  • 1990 – Michael C. Mosier
  • 1989 – F. Jay Breidt
  • 1988 – Mark A. Felthauser
  • 1986 – Diane Throop
  • 1985 – Robert Ahlbrandt and Naitee Ting
  • 1984 – Joseph Mandarino and Jeri Metzger
  • 1983 – Syamala Srinivasan
  • 1982 – Hsin-Gee Li
  • 1981 – Jana McCaulley
  • 1980 – Aldo Vecchia
  • 1979 – John R. Beri and B. Thomas Carr
  • 1978 – David D. Deane
  • 1977 – Lee D. Kaiser
  • 1976 – Garry L. Routledge