Indian-American awarded for excellent teaching in US

Posted on:19 May 2016 17:28:28
Indian-American awarded for excellent teaching in US
19 May 2016 Current Affairs: An Indian-American biotechnologist has received University of Houston's highest teaching award for her sustained and significant contributions to education. 

Rupa Iyer, an Indian-American Associate Dean, Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Houston's College of Technology, has been presented the "Distinguished Leadership in Teaching Excellence Award".

It is the highest award given in teaching and the only one given in this category by the varsity. 

Iyer has been part of the college since 2005 as a credentialed associate professor was named Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in 2014. 

Her research is in the area of environmental biotechnology with applications in bioremediation. 

She has received many recognition, awards and grants for her outstanding contributions. 

Iyer was recommended for the Fulbright Specialist Roster in 2015 after receiving the endorsement from the US Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and the Institute of International Education's Council for International Exchange of Scholars.

 

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