Teaching Excellence Awards

 Year Awarded: 2006

Faculty Award winner

Thomas Wu

 College of Engineering and Computer Science

 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

It is both challenging and fascinating to be a teacher. In all the courses I teach, I set high standards for myself and prepare carefully for each lecture. Besides teaching technical materials, I train students to have the capabilities to: think critically and analytically; work hard and innovatively; communicate (write, speak and present) clearly and effectively.

Being a teacher I define the term “teaching” as classroom experiences that move students to mastery in an acad