Professor McKeon Receives Northrop Grumman Prize for Excellence in Teaching

Professor Beverley McKeon

Professor Beverley McKeon

Beverley J. McKeon, Theodore von Karman Professor of Aeronautics, is the recipient of the 2018 Northrop Grumman Prize for Excellence in Teaching. The Prize is awarded to an EAS professor who demonstrates, in the broadest sense, unusual ability, creativity, and innovation in undergraduate and graduate classroom or laboratory teaching. A nomination for Professor Mckeon read, “she is a firm believer in the importance of having all students, regardless of their ultimate specialty, participate in laboratory coursework. Her courses serve as a solid foundation for graduate level research across disciplines, both technically and with regards to skills relevant to doctoral and industrial research. She takes tough subjects and uses her colorful approach to make the concept easy to comprehend.” [Caltech story]

Northrop Grumman representative David Liaw presenting prize to Professor McKeon

Northrop Grumman representative David Liaw presenting prize to Professor McKeon

Professor McKeon and a few of her students

Professor McKeon and a few of her students

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