PhD student Navid Shirzad wins Killam Graduate Teaching Award

Congratulations to Mechanical Engineering PhD student and Teaching Assistant Navid Shirzad on winning the 2015/16 Killam Graduate Teaching Award!

UBC annually awards the Killam Graduate Teaching Award to sixteen Teaching Assistants in recognition of the valuable role that they play in our undergraduate programs. The prize includes both a certificate and $1,000 and is given to TAs who have achieved a high level of respect from both undergraduate students and academic or course supervisors.

The full list of 2015/16 winners is as follows:

Tim Anderson, Language and Literacy Education, Faculty of Education
Lachlan Caunt, Faculty of Law
Matthew Coles, Mathematics, Faculty of Science
Yana Gorokhovskaia, Political Science, Faculty of Arts
Caitlyn Grypma De Jong, Chemistry, Faculty of Science
Sarah Huber, Computer Science, Faculty of Science
Sean McBeath, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
Chantal Mustoe, Chemistry, Faculty of Science
Jonathan Newell, English, Faculty of Arts
Leo Ng, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine
Vanessa Radzimski, Mathematics, Faculty of Science
Theresa Schroder, Food, Nutrition & Health, Faculty of Land & Food Systems
Navid Shirzad, Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science
Devra Waldman, Kinesiology, Faculty of Education
Ashley Whillans, Psychology, Faculty of Arts
Joerg Winter, Civil Engineering, Faculty of Applied Science


Congratulations to Navid and all of this year’s winners!