Deep Medhi receives two prestigious UMKC awards

Professor Deep Medhi has been recognized by UMKC for his outstanding graduate mentoring; he is the 2012 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Mentoring recipient, UMKC’s highest honor to a faculty member with a long-established career at the University who has made significant contributions to higher education through exceptional mentoring of graduate students. Dr. Medhi, an internationally known computer networking and telecommunications SCE faculty researcher, has also been recognized for his exceptional research career as the 2012 N.T. Veatch Award for Distinguished Research and Creative Activity awardee, the highest research award on campus given annually to a single faculty member. Please join us in congratulating him for being recognized for his continued pursuit of excellence in teaching, mentoring and research; he is truly an asset to UMKC and SCE. The faculty and staff awards ceremony is March 12, 2012. Last year Dr. Deep Medhi received (earned) the title of Curators’ Professor for his outstanding career as a researcher. We proudly note that Dr. Medhi is the first and only faculty member on campus to have the distinction being a curators’ professor, and awarded both these awards.

3 thoughts on “Deep Medhi receives two prestigious UMKC awards

  1. Uttam Kumar Borthakur

    I feel proud because he is a batch-mate and a close friend since my under-graduate days in Cotton College Guwahati. He deserves these awards as these awards deserve him too.

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  2. Sanjiv Goswami

    It is a positive news to know of the recognition to Dr Deep Medhi, more so, as he is my my class mate at the undergraduate level. Originally hailing from Assam, one of the most backward areas in India, to have scaled such heights in the international arena, is indeed satisfying and will act as a catalyst to others. Wish him the very best in life. … (Sanjiv Goswami, Swinburne University, Australia)

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  3. Syeda Jebeen S. Shah

    Congratulations to Dr. Deepankar Medhi! But it doesn’t surprise me at all, having known him as a classmate and a friend since Pre-University days at Cotton College, Guwahati, Assam. UMKC is very fortunate to have Dr. Medhi as its faculty member, and for so long.

    Syeda Jebeen S. Shah, New York

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