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Professor Farzad Mahmoodi Of Hannawa Falls Receives The Clarkson University Distinguished Teaching Award
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POTSDAM, N.Y. – Farzad Mahmoodi, associate professor of operations and production management at Clarkson University, was recently awarded the Clarkson University Distinguished Teaching Award. Organized in 1960 as the Excellent Teaching Award and renewed in 1970 as the Distinguished Award, this $1,500 award is given "in recognition of the importance of superior teaching" by nomination of alumni and selection of a faculty committee.
Mahmoodi arrived at Clarkson in 1989 and became an associate professor in 1995. His many awards at Clarkson include the Computer Curriculum Award in 1990, the Tau Delta Kappa Teacher's Excellence Award in 1994, the John W. Graham, Jr. Faculty Research Award in 1995, and the School of Business Faculty Leadership Award in 1995 and 1997. Before coming to Clarkson, Mahmoodi was an instructor at the University of Minnesota, where he earned his bachelor's in mechanical engineering in 1981, a master's in industrial engineering in 1983, and a Ph.D. in industrial engineering in 1989.