Each year, faculty at the MIT School of Science receive prizes for excellence in teaching.

Graduate Teaching Prize

Name Department Year Won
Ankur Moitra Mathematics 2017-2018
Paul O’Gorman ¬†Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences 2017-2018
Tracy Slatyer Physics 2016-2017
Elizabeth Nolan Chemistry 2015-2016
Wolfgang Ketterle Physics 2014-2015
Larry Guth Mathematics 2014-2015
Rick Danheiser Chemistry 2013-2014
Joshua Winn Physics 2012-2013
No prize awarded. N/A 2011-2012
Mark Behrens Mathematics 2010-2011
Frank Solomon Biology 2010-2011
No prize awarded. N/A 2009-2010
No prize awarded. N/A 2008-2009
No prize awarded. N/A 2008-2008
Alexander van Oudenaarden Physics 2006-2007
Troy van Voorhis Chemistry 2006-2007
Dionisios Margetis Mathematics 2005-2006
No prize awarded. N/A 2004-2005
No prize awarded. N/A 2003-2004
Hazel Sive Biology 2002-2003
Ilaria Rebay Biology 2001-2002
John Joannopoulos Physics 2001-2002
No prize awarded. N/A 2000-2001
Mriganka Sur Brain and Cognitive Sciences 1999-2000
Ann Graybiel Brain and Cognitive Sciences 1999-2000
No prize awarded. N/A 1998-1999
Robert Sauer Biology 1997-1998
Edward Farhi Physics 1996-1997
Moungi Bawendi Chemistry 1996-1997
Marcia McNutt Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences 1995-1996
Nihat Berker Physics 1994-1995
Victor W. Guillemin Mathematics 1993-1994
Frank Solomon Biology 1993-1994
Mehran Kardar Physics 1992-1993

Undergraduate Teaching Prize

Name Department Year
William Minicozzi Mathematics 2017-2018
Kerstin Perez Physics 2017-2018
Jeremiah Johnson Chemistry 2016-2017
Michale Fee Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2015-2016
Eric Lander Biology 2014-2015
Bjorn Poonen Mathematics 2013-2014
Timothy Jamison Chemistry 2012-2013
Jonathan Kelner Mathematics 2011-2012
Nergis Mavalvala Physics 2011-2012
No prize awarded. N/A 2010-2011
Rebecca Saxe Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2009-2010
Xiao-Gang Wen Physics 2009-2010
Michael Yaffe Biology 2009-2010
John McGreevy Physics 2008-2009
Allan Adams Physics 2008-2009
No prize awarded. N/A 2007-2008
Angelika Amon Biology 2006-2007
Aude Oliva Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2006-2007
Laura Schulz Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2006-2007
Stephen Bell Biology 2005-2006
Denis Auroux Mathematics 2005-2006
Scott Hughes Physics 2005-2006
Dan Nocera Chemistry 2004-2005
James DiCarlo Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2004-2005
Christopher Moore Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2004-2005
Sonal Jhaveri Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2004-2005
No prize awarded. N/A 2003-2004
Barton Zwiebach Physics 2002-2003
Barbara Imperiali Chemistry 2001-2002
Steve Pinker Brain and Cognitive Sciences 2000-2001
Tania Baker Biology 1999-2000
Gregory Fu Chemistry 1999-2000
Alan Guth Physics 1998-1999
Rick Danheiser Chemistry 1997-1998
Tomas Arias Physics 1996-1997
John Essigmann Chemistry 1995-1996
Mike Artin Mathematics 1994-1995
Sylvia Ceyer Chemistry 1994-1995
Thomas Greytak Physics 1993-1994
Wit Busza Physics 1992-1993
Hartley Rogers Mathematics 1992-1993
John King Physics 1991-1992
Richard Mulligan Biology 1991-1992
David Housman Biology 1991-1992
Frederick D. Greene Chemistry 1990-1991
George W. Clark Physics 1990-1991
John B. Southard Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences 1989-1990
Ali Nadim Mathematics 1989-1990
Anthony French Physics 1988-1989
Arthur Mattuck Mathematics 1988-1989
Daniel S. Kemp Chemistry 1987-1988
Alar Toomre Mathematics 1986-1987
Mark Wrighton Chemistry 1986-1987
Robert J. Silbey Chemistry 1985-1986
Monty Krieger Biology 1984-1985
Walter Lewin Physics 1983-1984
James Munkres Mathematics 1983-1984
Robert Jaffe Physics 1982-1983
Frank Solomon Biology 1982-1983