Prof. Lucas Landherr Wins 2016 Outstanding Teacher Award from Northeast Section of ASEE
Associate Teaching Professor, Lucas Landherr recently won the 2016 Outstanding Teacher Award from the Northeast section of American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
This award is given by each ASEE section, with support, where possible, from local industry. The award, which focuses on outstanding classroom performance, recognizes teachers of engineering and engineering technology students and serves as an incentive to make further significant contributions to teaching.
Prof. Landherr will be honored at an award ceremony held at the ASEE NE Conference at UMass Lowell in April 2017. Prof. Landherr will receive an award certificate prepared by ASEE National Headquarters and he will be featured in the ASEE Annual Awards Banquet Program.
Prof. Landherr has long been known for his sense of humor and dedication to teaching. At Northeastern University, he created a series of science comics to help students understand difficult engineering concepts and he has performed stand-up comedy in the past at Chemical Engineering Day. Additionally, Prof. Landherr focuses on the development of research-inspired STEM experiments and teaching materials for K-12 classrooms.