Best of the Best

By Anna Lynn Spitzer

Ross (left) and Tomlinson: teachers extraordinaire.

Calit2’s Green IT Lab has gone gold. 

Lab director Bill Tomlinson and his doctoral student Joel Ross were both recognized by UC Irvine’s Academic Senate Council on Student Experience for outstanding accomplishments in undergraduate education. 

Tomlinson, associate professor of informatics, was selected as the Honoree for Excellence in Undergraduate Education from the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences.

Ross, who is currently completing his dissertation, was named one of only two Most Promising Future Faculty Members; he also was recognized as a Pedagogical Fellow, an exemplary mentor teaching assistant. 

Both will be awarded engraved plaques at the 19th Annual Celebration of Teaching on May 24 in the Student Center.