John D. Cressler, Lukas Graber, Tushar Krishna, Sung Kyu Lim, and Benjamin Yang have been chosen for the Georgia Tech Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award. They will be formally recognized in March 2019 when CTL holds its annual Celebrating Teaching Day.
This Class of 1940 distinction is one of several awards made annually by CTL to instructors of small and large classes. The award recognizes faculty members with exceptional response rates and scores on the Course-Instructor Opinion Surveys (CIOS). A high response rate (85 percent or greater) and a near-perfect evaluation score were also required for consideration.
Cressler is being recognized for his outstanding teaching in IAC 2002 Science, Engineering, and Religion: An Interfaith Dialogue. He holds the Schlumberger Chair Professorship in Electronics in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) and leads the Silicon-Germanium Devices and Circuits Group.
Graber is being honored for his outstanding teaching in ECE 4012 ECE Culminating Design Project II. He is an assistant professor in ECE and leads the Plasma and Dielectrics Laboratory.
Krishna is being recognized for his outstanding teaching in ECE 8823 Interconnection Networks for High-Performance Systems. He is an assistant professor in ECE and leads the Synergy Lab.
Lim is being honored for his outstanding teaching in ECE 2020 Fundamentals of Digital System Design. He holds the Dan Fielder Professorship and leads the Georgia Tech Computer-Aided Design Lab.
Yang is being recognized for his outstanding teaching in ECE 2026 Introduction to Signal Processing. A frequent instructor of ECE courses, Yang is a senior research engineer in the Georgia Tech Research Institute’s Electro-Optical Systems Laboratory.