Professor Gangadhara Prusty

Engineering Mechanics
University of New South wales
  • 12 Lessons
  • 29500 Students
  • 66 Publications

Gangadhara is a Professor in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at UNSW and has contributed significantly to the enhancement of student learning. Using a blend of traditional and contemporary teaching methods, he has helped students understand the key threshold concepts of the mechanics courses effectively. He has received multiple teaching excellence awards, including Australian Awards for Teaching, Australian Council of Engineering Deans Award for Engineering Education Excellence, UNSW Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Excellence Award, National Citation Award by Australian Learning & Teaching Council (ALTC) for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning and the 2010 Lecturer of the Year award. He pioneered the Adaptive eLearning technologies with traditional teaching in novel ways to help net-gen students in large engineering classes. His teaching development has been taken up by students and academics at the national and international universities.