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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.

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