- National Academy of Engineering
- Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
- American Society for Engineering Education
- Research, teaching, and public service, honorary doctorates
- Benjamin Garver Lamme Medal of Engineering Education
- American Society of Mechanical Engineers
Joss comes from a background in English; Journalism and media and enjoys constructing innovative lessons for her students which encourages them to look at other ways to speak English and communicate outside of the classroom. Joss is also our Shoreham Local Councillor and enjoys taking her students out around the town asking questions of her constituents which she then discusses with them in the classroom.