Ankur Moitra wins 2018 MIT School of Science Teaching Prize
Ankur Moitra was awarded a 2018 Teaching Prize from the School of Science for his graduate course Algorithmic Aspects of Machine Learning, which he designed. Notes from this class have been turned into a monograph, which has already been used in courses across the country.
Moitra is the Rockwell International Career Development Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, as well as a core faculty member with our own Statistics and Data Science Center.
The teaching prizes are awarded annually to School of Science faculty members who demonstrate excellence in teaching. Winners are chosen from nominations by students and colleagues. Nominators said Moitra distinguishes himself as an inspirational, caring, and captivating teacher.
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