Congratulations Dr. Vishwanatha! Our National Research Mentoring Network PI- Dr. Jamboor Vishwanatha was recently awarded the “Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring” by the White House office of the President.
“Today, President Donald J. Trump announced the recipients of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) and the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM).
Awardees come from schools in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA) schools, and schools in the United States territories of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands. Nominations and awards are facilitated by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation. The individuals and organizations announced today are 2017 and 2018 Awardees.” -OSTP Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Dominick Casadonte, Jr., Texas Tech University
Karen Lozano, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Jamboor Vishwanatha, University of North Texas Health Science Center
Information sourced from the White House press release this morning: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/president-donald-j-trump-announces-presidential-excellence-awards-science-mathematics-engineering/