Category: Achievements and Awards

Murat Koksal is an Outstanding Teacher

The Graduate School and Graduate Student Government proudly announce the 2014-2015 academic year winners. CS graduate student Murat Koksal received the Outstanding Teaching Award. Murat was recognized among the graduate students who have exhibited exceptional ability as a teacher, have received excellent evaluations from students, as well as gaining the respect of faculty in their departments. . . .

Abhilash Kantamneni is an Exceptional Student Leader

The Graduate School and Graduate Student Government proudly announce the 2014-2015 academic year winners. CS graduate student Abhilash Kantamneni received the Merit Award for Exceptional Student Leader. Abhilash was recognized for the ability to work well with others, participation in extracurricular activities and achievements contributing to the overall graduate student community and representing a bearer . . .

Nilufer Onder Receives High Instructor Evaluation Scores

Computer Science Professor Nilufer Onder was ranked in the top 10% across all university classes for student evaluation scores. Onder’s ranking for Fall 2014 was based among other classes with a similar size of 50 students. She taught CS3311, Formal Methods of Computing, last semester and earned a score of 4.85 on the Question of . . .

Dean’s Teaching Showcase: Scott Kuhl

The Dean’s Teaching Showcase nominee for this week comes from the College of Sciences and Arts. Dean Bruce Seely has chosen to recognize Scott Kuhl, an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science with an adjunct appointment in Cognitive and Learning Sciences. Dean Seely values “what Scott Kuhl attempts to accomplish as a teacher . . .

Kantamneni Involved in Energy Prize Semifinals

Houghton Makes Energy Prize Semifinals by Jennifer Donovan, director of news and media relations Tomorrow, Houghton County is hosting a community-wide celebration as Georgetown University announces that the county has advanced to the semifinals in the national Georgetown University Energy Prize. Many Michigan Tech faculty, staff and students are helping promote Houghton County’s entry, an . . .