Meet Our 2021 Recipient
Amy Karlsson, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, has been named the 2021 recipient of the E. Robert Kent Teaching Award Junior Faculty award. Dr. Karlsson began her tenure with the department in 2012 and since that time has developed a substantive portfolio of teaching accomplishments and established herself as an innovative teacher and mentor. She has also engaged students through her outreach efforts in collaboration with Women in Engineering (WIE) and the Center for Minorities in Science and Engineering (CMSE) Programs, and re-designed the “Effective Teaching Strategies” course for the Future Faculty Fellows Program. This award recognizes Dr. Karlsson’s learner-centered teaching philosophy which focuses on active learning-based pedagogy and involves real problems, student-selected ideas, peer teaching, polling, and sharing of her own custom multimedia content.