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NJIT Math Professor Amitabha Bose Receives Honor for Teaching

Amitabha Bose, PhD, a professor in the department of mathematical sciences at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), received at NJIT’s annual awards convocation today an award for outstanding teaching.

Bose, of Brooklyn, is acting associate chair and professor in the department of mathematical sciences. His primary research interests are in the area of dynamical systems with a specialty in geometric singular perturbation analysis of problems in mathematical neurosciences.

Bose joined NJIT in 1996 as assistant professor and was promoted to associate professor and awarded tenure in 2001. He previously served on the faculty of Boston University and Polytechnic Preparatory School.

Bose is an accomplished scholar and a recognized leader who has significantly affected the development of the research and education agendas for his department. He has served as the director of undergraduate studies since 2001 and is a member of that’s department’s curriculum committee. He has also started an undergraduate training program to inspire young mathematicians to become interested in biological programs and young biologists to recognize the usefulness of mathematical approaches to their field.

Bose received his PhD in 1994 from Brown University.

One of the nation's leading public technological universities, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) is a top-tier research university that prepares students to become leaders in the technology-dependent economy of the 21st century. NJIT's multidisciplinary curriculum and computing-intensive approach to education provide technological proficiency, business acumen and leadership skills. With an enrollment of more than 10,000 graduate and undergraduate students, NJIT offers small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, nanotechnology, resilient design, tissue engineering, and cyber-security, in addition to others. NJIT ranks 5th among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $110 million, and is among the top 1 percent of public colleges and universities in return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.