“Michael Tien Excellence in Teaching Award”

Ehsan Afshari, Al Molnar, and Farhan Rana have been selected as College of Engineering's outstanding teachers and will be recognized this fall as winners of the Michael Tien ('72) Excellence in Teaching Award.

Ehsan AfshariAl Molnar, and Farhan Rana have been selected as College of Engineering's outstanding teachers and will be recognized this fall as winners of the Michael Tien ('72) Excellence in Teaching Award. This is the highest award for teaching in the college. The three ECE educators were nominated by colleagues within the department and selected by a committee, comprised of former teaching prize winners from within the College of Engineering.

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