Barmak Receives 2017 SEAS Kim Award for Faculty Involvement

May 16 2017

Katayun Barmak, the Philips Electronics Professor and the Chair of the Materials Science and Engineering Program Committee in the Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics, is the recipient of the 2017 SEAS Edward and Carol Kim Award for Faculty Involvement.

The award, which was established in 2000 by Edward and Carol Kim, parents of Brian Kim '01, was created to honor a faculty member who is not only an excellent teacher, but one who also shows a special and personal commitment to students.

The prize was presented at the SEAS Class Day ceremony on Monday, May 15, 2017.

Prof. Barmak follows in the footsteps of Prof. Latha Ventakaraman who received the award in 2010.

One woman hands another woman an award while a male student, in the background, applauds

Dean Mary Boyce and Prof. Katayun Barmak - Photo by Eileen Barroso