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 WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY, Detroit, Michigan, USA

"TEACHERS AND STUDENT PRIZES" in the Department of Physics and Astronomy

  • Founder and Sponsor: Dr. Sultana N. Nahar
  • Establishment, March 2015

  • PRIZES
    OBJECTIVES
    BOARD OF TRUSTEES
    PRIZE WINNERS
    NEWS

    PRIZES:
    Winners of 2016 (with certificates from right): Outstanding Research - Prof. T. Sakamoto, Best Teaching - Prof. Gil Paz, Advisor of Dr Sharmine Alam for the best Ph.D. thesis. Others from right: Prof. J.M. Wadehra (permanent of the Selection committee), Prof. Sultana N. Nahar of the Ohio State University (sponsor), Prof. David Cinabro (Chair), Prof. Ratna Naik (past Chair)

  • Under a STEM scheme, two annual prizes for the faculty members and one for a student have been established in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Wayne State University

  • Teachers prizess:
    - One prize is for distinction in teaching
    - one prize is for distinction in research

  • Student prize:
    - One annual prize for the best Ph.D. dissertation

  • The pledge was accepted by Wayne State University in March 2015


    OBJECTIVES:

  • The objective is to enhance academic excellence and research program in the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Wayne State University


    BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

  • Completing the process of establishing the prizes; Vice President of Research Professor Stephen M. Lanier (rightmost), Dean of Sciences Professor Wayne Raskind (2nd from left), Physics and Astronomy Chair Professor Ratna Naik (left) and Professor J.M. Wadehra (2nd from right) on behalf of Sultana N. Nahar

  • MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

    1. Vice Presdient of Research,
    2. Dean of Sciences
    3. Chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy
    4. Selected Prize committee of the Department which includes the Graduate Advisor
    5. Professor J.M. Wadehra of Department of Physics and Astronomy
    5. Dr. Sultana N. Nahar

    MOA:

  • Witten by Wayne State University wit6h detailed Critera by S.N. Nahar

  • Established Endowed Numbers

  • Letter from President Professor Roy Wilson

  • Letter from Dean of Sciences Professor Wayne Raskind

  • Initiation of Selection of candidates for the prizes, 2015-2016


    PRIZE WINNERS:

    Recipients of Sultana N. Nahar Prizes for faculty members

  • Distinction in Teaching:
  • Distinction in Research

    Recipients of Alburuj R. Rahman prize for a student

  • The Best Ph.D.Thesis


  • For academic year 2016 - 2017:

    - Recognition ceremony is held before the Vaden Miles lectire when winners are announced,
    - the list of winners
    - Certificates of the three winners

  • Distinction in Research: Prof. Zhixian Zhou (research: 2D nanomaterials), Certificate

  • Distinction in Teaching: Prof. Peter Hoffmann (introducing teaching method), Certificate

  • Best Ph.D. Thesis: Dr. Hsun-Jen "Ben" Chuang, Certificate


  • For academic year 2015 - 2016:

    - Recognition ceremony was held before the Vaden Miles lecture when winners were announced
    - Sultana was invited to hand over the recognition to the first group winners in 2016

  • Distinction in Research: Prof. Takeshi Sakamoto Certifficate

  • Distinction in Teaching: Prof. Gil Paz Certifficate

  • Best Ph.D. Thesis: Dr. Shermine Alam, Certifficate


    NEWS:

  • News article on the physics and astronomy prizes "Eyes on the Prize", at WSU website for news magazine "A Year of Moments". For weblink scroll down to "Discover" and then click at "Eyes on the Prize

  • INVITATIONS TO DONORS:

    - President's invitation for the Home game

    - "Investors Luncheon" to recognize and celebrate generous donors who have invested in the future of Wayne State University, Oct 28, 2015



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