Professors Recognized in the 2016 Innovative Teaching & Junior Faculty Excellence in Teaching Awards

Frank Vahid, professor of Computer Science and Engineering, is the winner of the 2016 Innovative Teaching Award.

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Frank Vahid
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Andreja Novakovic
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Brian Siana
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He, along with the winners of the 2016 Junior Faculty Excellence in Teaching Awards, Assistant Professor of Philosophy Andreja Novakovic, and Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy Brian Siana, will be recognized during an event on Thursday, Oct. 13, at 2 p.m. in HUB 355.

Following the awards, Vahid will present an address, “Experiences Creating Learning Materials for UCR and 500 other Universities, and Five Underlying Teaching Principles” in which he will describe his efforts to oversee the development of more than a dozen interactive, web-native zyBooks in CSE, engineering, and math. These books are used by 500 universities and have impacted over 150,000 students thus far.

Light refreshments will be served.

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