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IIT Roorkee choses Teacehers Day for giving Outstanding Teaching and Research Awards

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Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IIT Roorkee), an institute of national and international gravitas, felicitated it faculty members with Outstanding Teaching and Research Awards for the year 2023 in UG and PG categories for their outstanding performance in teaching, followed by reading of citations by Heads of departments and presentation of Professor Bal Krishna Outstanding Teacher Award of the Department of Mathematics and Ramkumar prize for Outstanding Teaching & Research in PG category.

The Outstanding Teacher award also carries a Citation, a memento and a cash prize of ₹1.0 lakh. Following is the list of awardees:

(1) Under (UG) Category

  • Prof. Naveen Kumar Navani, Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering
  • Prof. K.S. Hari Prasad, Department of Civil Engineering
  • Prof. Ravi Sharma, Department of Earth Sciences

Under (PG) Category:

  • Prof. Pradip K. Maji, Department of Polymer & Process Engineering
  • Prof. Vipul Rastogi, Department of Physics
  • Prof. Sanjeev Kumar has been selected for the Prof. Bal Krishna ‘Outstanding Teacher Award (2023) of the Department of Mathematics
  • Prof. Ranjana Pathania, Department of Biosciences & Bioengineering, has been selected for the Ramkumar Prize for Outstanding Teaching & Research (2023).

The program started with a tribute to the late Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan, one of the most recognized and influential Indian thinkers in academia. Prof. K K Pant, Director IIT Roorkee, Prof. U.P. Singh. Deputy Director, IIT Roorkee, Dean of Faculty Affairs Prof. Ashwani Kumar Sharma, other Deans, Associate Deans and Heads of the Department presided over the chair on this auspicious occasion.

Professor K.K. Pant, the Director of IIT Roorkee, while congratulating and acknowledging the award winners, on the occasion said, “A good teacher goes beyond the mere transmission of knowledge; they inspire, encourage, and ignite curiosity in the minds of their students.”

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