In an initiative to recognize faculty excellence at all levels of the career path of a teacher, IIT Kharagpur has announced Chair Professorship Awards and Faculty Excellence Awards for senior, mid-level as well as newly joined faculty members.
The Institute has announced two Chair Professor Awards for senior Professors and seven Faculty Excellence Awards for 2017. The latter includes three Associate Professors and four Assistant Professors two of them having recently joined the Institute.
Awards are based on student feedback on teaching, peer recognition through national and international awards, research output such as papers and citations, doctoral guidance, research and development activities in terms of sponsored research and industrial consultancy, patents and technologies developed etc.
“Such recognition of faculty excellence not only leads to higher motivational factor among the academic community but also helps students’ excellence a