Meet Our 2022 Recipient

Ganesh Sriram, Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Keystone Assistant Professor, Department Associate Chair and Undergraduate Program Director

Dr. Sriram has been awarded this honor for his dedication to his students, as both an instructor and a mentor.  After earning his bachelor's and master's degrees in chemical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Bombay, Sriram earned his Ph.D. in chemical engineering from Iowa State University in 2004. Prior to joining UMD in 2007, he served as a postdoctoral researcher in the labs of Drs. Katrina Dipple and James Liao at the University of California, Los Angeles. His research interests include systems biology, metabolic engineering, and genetically inherited metabolic disorders. Courses taught include BIOE120: Biology for Engineers, CHBE100: Exploring CHBE and 101: Intro to CHBE, CHBE444: Process Economics and Design, and ChBE 484: Metabolic Pathway Engineering. Dr. Sriram is recognized for his innovations in the classroom which are extraordinary and demonstrate his extremely strong dedication to student learning outcomes.


Ganesh Sriram, Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

Past Recipients

Note: Prior to 2000, the Poole and Kent Teaching Award for Senior Faculty was known as the Outstanding Teaching Award for Senior Faculty.