Rutgers University Department of Physics and Astronomy

Outstanding Teacher Award

The Outstanding Teacher Award is given annually by the Rutgers Society of Physics Students (SPS) to a teacher in the physics department. It is announced at the annual Departmental Awards Banquet in April, sponsored by the Rutgers SPS .

Winners of the Outstanding Teacher Award

1988Richard Weidner
1989George Horton
1990Brian Holton
1991Peter Lindenfeld
1992Steve Shenker
1993John Bronzan
1994Mohan Kalelkar
1995Sunil Somalwar
1996Theodore Kruse
1997Michael Gershenson
1998John Conway
1999Terry Matilsky
2000Suzanne Brahmia
2001Arthur Kosowsky
2002David Vanderbilt
2003Amitabh Lath
2004Robert Bartynski
2005Aram Mekjian
2006Thomas Devlin
2007Charles Keeton
2008Premala Chandra
2009Eva Halkiadakis
2010Andrew Baker
2011Saurabh Jha
2012Eric Gawiser
2013Sevil Salur
2014Eva Andrei
2015John Paul Chou
2016Alyson Brooks

Photographs from Awards Banquets

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Stephen Healey, SPS President, and award winner Prof. Arthur Kosowsky at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 12, 2001.
Award winner Prof. David Vanderbilt at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 16, 2002.
Award winner Prof. Amitabh Lath at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 22, 2003.
Award winner Prof. Robert Bartynski. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 20, 2004.
Award winner Prof. Aram Mekjian. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 26, 2005.
Award winner Prof. Thomas Devlin. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 18, 2006.
Award winner Prof. Charles Keeton. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 24, 2007.
Award winner Prof. Premala Chandra. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 29, 2008.
Award winner Prof. Eva Halkiadakis. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 21, 2009.
Award winner Prof. Andrew Baker. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 27, 2010.
Award winner Prof. Saurabh Jha. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 26, 2011.
Award winner Prof. Eric Gawiser. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 17, 2012.
Award winner Prof. Sevil Salur. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 23, 2013.
Award winner Prof. Eva Andrei. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 22, 2014.
Award winner Prof. John Paul Chou (left) and Department Chair Prof. Robert Bartynski. The award was announced at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 21, 2015, and the plaque was presented at the Welcome Party on Sep. 17, 2015.
Award winner Prof. Alyson Brooks. The plaque was presented at the Departmental Awards Banquet on April 19, 2016.

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