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Edward Redish wins Excellence in Physics Education Award

Edward Redish wins Excellence in Physics Education Award

Edward Redish, UMD professor of physics, won the Excellence in Physics Education Award, created "for leadership in the use of computers in physics education, applying cognitive research to improve student learning and critical thinking skills, tailoring physics instruction for nonphysicists, and guiding the field of physics education research through a period of significant growth."

Redish joined UMD in 1968 and climbed the ranks from assistant professor to department chair of physics and astronomy. He has received the University System of Maryland Board of Regents Award for Teaching and the National Science Foundation Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholar and was named a UMD Distinguished Scholar Teacher. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Academy of Sciences.

November 17, 2014


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