Thomas Cochell, senior lecturer in materials engineering, has received a 2020 UK Provost's Outstanding Teaching Award.
The annual award recognizes faculty and graduate teaching assistants who demonstrate special dedication and outstanding performance in the classroom or laboratory. Recipients were selected via nomination and reviewed by a selection committee based in the Provost's Office of Faculty Advancement.
"The diversity of disciplines reflected in the Outstanding Teaching Award winners speaks to the breadth and depth of expertise that distinguishes the University of Kentucky," Provost David Blackwell said. "But, of course, no matter the discipline, each recipient shares something of lasting importance: the art of great teaching transcends any single discipline."
Cochell has taught at UK since 2013.