Dr. Nima Atabaki wins 2015/16 Killam Teaching Prize

Atabaki8104Mechanical Engineering professor Dr. Nima Atabaki has been selected as a winner of the 2015-2016 UBC Killam Teaching Prize for the Faculty of Applied Science (Vancouver).

The Killam Teaching Prizes are awarded annually to faculty members in recognition of excellence in teaching. Along with Dr. Atabaki, Daniel Roehr of the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Bhushan Gopaluni from the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering will also receive the awards for the Faculty of Applied Science.

“Such prestigious recognition is a clear reflection of the outstanding work being done by Daniel, Bhushan and Nima,” Dean Marc Parlange stated. “The energy and commitment that each of these colleagues bring to their work every day, both in and out of the classroom, is unmistakable. They have been recognized by their students and their peers alike as having created unique learning experiences for their students and sending them forward with life lessons and skills well beyond the core course material. They are truly making a difference in their respective programs.”

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Atabaki on this outstanding achievement!