It is with great pleasure the department congratulates Morty Khakoo as this year's recipient of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Distinguished Faculty Award.

FullertonDay_3_1The announcement from the Dean on April 15 read in part, "The award is in recognition of your outstanding scholarship, teaching, and the profound and significant ways in which you support students at Cal State Fullerton. Your leadership, dedication and commitment to your students and your profession are obvious to all. Clearly, you are richly deserving of this award. On behalf of the faculty, please let me congratulate and thank you for your contributions and service to your department and the College."FullertonDay_2_1

The physics faculty greatly appreciates Morty's long-time efforts in the department and the fine examples of excellence in research and meaningful student involvement in his research he has set for us all.

The award carries with it $3,000 to be spent in ways that enhance teaching, research, or service. Morty will be recognized at the CNSM Awards Reception in May and presented with a certificate and a plaque inscribed with his name to be displayed in the NSM display case.