Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching

Posted: April 2, 2020

Honored for their superior teaching, faculty members are nominated by present and former students and colleagues and selected by a committee of alumni, students and faculty. This year the Department of Computer Science and Engineering is proud to honor Prof. Arnab Nandi as a reciepient of the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching. 

Prof. Arnab Nandi's research focuses on user-facing challenges in large-scale data analytics and interactive data exploration. The goal of his group is to empower humans to effectively interact with data. This involves solving problems that span the areas of database systems, visualization, human-computer interaction, and information retrieval.

Arnab serves on the steering committee of the annual Workshop on Human-in-the-Loop Data Analytics (HILDA). Arnab is also a founder of The STEAM Factory, a collaborative interdisciplinary research and public outreach initiative, and the OHI/O Hackathon Program, that uses hackathons as an informal learning platform. Arnab is a recipient of the NSF CAREER Award, a Google Faculty Research Award, and the Ohio State College of Engineering Lumley Research Award. He is also the recipient of the IEEE TCDE Early Career Award for his contributions towards userfocused data interaction. Arnab is also the founder of Mobikit, a startup focusing on data infrastructure for connected vehicles.

Congratulations to Prof. Arnab Nandi!