Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award
Dr. Chandra Bhat, Adnan Abou-Ayyash Centennial Professor in Transportation Engineering, has been awarded the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award by The University of Texas at Austin Graduate School. A faculty member in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering since 1997, Dr. Bhat is highly praised for his inspirational teaching style, mentoring, and approachable manner. In addition to receiving very high ratings for his graduate course evaluations, students' comments underscore his outstanding teaching ability. From "the best teacher I ever had in my life," to "wonderful conceptual teacher" to "has genuine interest in the students' understanding," Dr. Bhat's students clearly admire him a great deal.
Excellence in teaching is a key facet of graduate education at The University of Texas at Austin. The Graduate School is pleased to honor Dr. Bhat with this award to be presented at the annual Graduate School/University Co-op awards banquet in Spring 2007.