Professor Koray Akdogan was named "Professor of the Year" by the Engineering Governing Council for the academic year 15/16 for his excellence in teaching. This surprises absolutely no one in our department. Koray has long been known for his teaching prowess and he is cited by many students, both within MSE and in other departments, including Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineeirng, and Industrial Engineering, for his outstanding teaching style that combines an encyclopedic knowledge of the subject with an effective and easy to understand method of delivery. Congratulations to Professor Akdogan!!