The American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) announced Dr. Kevin Lee is the recipient of the 2012 David Halliday and Robert Resnick Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Physics Teaching Award.
This award is given in recognition of contributions to undergraduate physics teaching and awardees are chosen for their extraordinary accomplishments in communicating the excitement of physics to their students. John Wiley & Sons is the principal source of funding for this award, through its donation to the AAPT.
Lee is Research Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Science, Mathematics, and Computer Education and the Department of Physics and Astronomy. Lee has dedicated himself to elevating the teaching and learning of astronomy and physics at the college, state, national, and international level. He has distinguished himself as a college instructor and developer of instructional technologies for use in space-science classrooms. The teaching and learning innovations pioneered by the astronomy education group run by Lee at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is recognized as being of the highest pedagogical value by those in the astronomy and space science community.
More details at: http://tinyurl.com/72yy636