TA Awards 2020

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Numbering 78 graduate TAs and 26 undergraduate TAs, the School of Mathematics has a robust and highly trained teaching assistant cohort. TAs are expected to not only teach the material well, but also engage the students in discussions, facilitate group learning, and hold office hours or Math Lab hours. Led by the excellent Klara Grodzinsky, who is the TA coordinator as well as the course coordinator for Math 1552 and who is herself a highly awarded and sought after instructor, these undergraduate and graduate students strive every semester for excellence. This semester's most sucessful TAs are recognized below.


Center for Teaching And Learning "TA of the Year Award" School Finalists:

  • Graduate Student Instructor: Yoan Delchev
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant: Cvetelina Hill
  • Undergraduate Teching Assistant: Max Poff


Outstanding Math Lab Tutor:

  • Kofi Amanfu
  • Trevor Gunn


Outstanding Student Evaluations in Spring 2019:

  • Thibaud Alemany
  • Sally Collins
  • Mollene Denton
  • Yuchen He
  • Cvetelina Hill
  • Ian Katz
  • Jesse Jiang


Outstanding Student Evaluations in Fall 2019:

  • John Chiles
  • Bryan Clark
  • Joseph Cochran
  • Steven Creech
  • Abhishek Dhawan
  • Athreya Gundamraj
  • Wade Kovalik
  • Justin Lanier
  • Jack Olinde
  • Max Poff


Honorable Mentions:

  • Santana Afton
  • Yana Charoenboonvivat
  • Catherine Chen Kieffer
  • Christina Giannitsi
  • Kyle Jiang
  • Shaojun Ma
  • Athulya Ram Sreedharan Nair
  • Anshul Tusnial
  • Tao Yu


Outstanding Undergraduate TA

  • Ariana Calvache
  • Zachary Stiles


Institution-wide Awards

In addition to the above School of Mathematics awards, the following TAs were given institute-wide recognition for excellence in teaching. This year, the School of Mathematics TAs were represented in every possible category, congrats!

2020 Georgia Tech Graduate Student Instructor of the Year

  • Aditya Anupam (Literature, Media, and Communication)
  • Yoan Delchev (Mathematics)
  • Anthony Harding (Economics)


2020 Georgia Tech Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year

  • Cvetelina Hill (Mathematics)
  • Elaine Rhoades (Physics)
  • Yushuo Yang (Economics)


2020 Georgia Tecdh Undergraduate Teaching Assistant of the Year

  • Brandon Kang (Industrial and Systems Engineering)
  • Caroline Kish (Computer Science)
  • Max Poff (Mathematics)


Congratulations to all the winners, and thanks to all the TAs for all their hard work!


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