The institute organized an award ceremony to felicitate teachers for their outstanding performance in teaching, research and training at Dr. A.P. J. Abdul Kalam Block.
The winners in the UG and in the PG category for the “Outstanding Teacher Award for the year 2022” who were chosen by a committee on laid down criteria are:
In the Under Graduate (UG) Category, Prof. Shabina Khanam, Department of Chemical Engineering has been recognized for her emphasis on how any theory can be practically implemented in the industry along with its pros and cons and zone of applicability. Prof. Vivek Pancholi, Department of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering teaches courses like “Structural Metallurgy and “Phase transformation and Heat treatment” by creating animations. He emphasizes the development of student’s analytical skills, which the student can use in any field after graduation. And Prof. Nachiketa Rai, Department of Earth Sciences who joined in October 2016 specializes in formulating a systematic teaching and instructional plan, constructively challenging the students in courses by encouraging creative, out-of-the-box thinking even in traditional courses.
In the Post Graduate (PG) Category, Prof. Ramesh Anbanandam, Department of Management Studies has been felicitated for his innovative teaching pedagogies for an interactive and enjoyable learning experience. His teaching approach creates interest and a spark in the students’ minds. And Prof. Yogendra Singh, Department of Earthquake Engineering for his emphasis on design practices and standards being followed in India in comparison with other developed countries. Furthermore, Prof. Shiv Kumar Gupta who joined the institute in 2012 has been selected for the Prof. Bal Krishna ‘Outstanding Teacher Award (2022)of Department of Mathematics. Prof. R. Balasubramanian, Department of Computer Science and Engineering who joined the institute in 2004 has been selected for the Ramkumar Prize for Outstanding Teaching & Research (2022).
While congratulating the awardees, Prof. Ajit K Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, highlighted, ”Every year on September 5, we honor our teachers for their efforts to build the future generations. In appreciation of their contribution to nation building, on this day we also recognise the outstanding teachers. I am happy that this time seven teachers of IIT Roorkee will be felicitated in the Teachers’ Day function.”