Robert K. Nakamoto Receives 2014 Kadner Award for Outstanding Teaching

May 21, 2015 by

“Bob Nakamoto embodies Bob Kadner’s teaching legacy: striving to support our graduate program and the individuals in it, extending himself beyond expectation to be available to students, and exemplifying the patience, understanding and passion of an outstanding educator.” – Students

“He is an extraordinary researcher and mentor who has greatly contributed to teaching, training, and mentoring graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty.” – Student

“The unbelievable breadth and depth of his scientific understanding is very inspiring and motivating to young students.” -Students

“Bob Nakamoto unquestionably has worked tirelessly and at multiple levels throughout his career at UVa to insure that graduate students are schooled in a wide array of scientific and supporting skills that will serve them exceedingly well as they personally develop and progress along their various career paths.” – Colleagues

“Dr. Nakamoto shows a great enthusiasm and passion for teaching. his strength lies in his ability to communicate well with students.” – Students

“Dr. Nakamoto’s continuous commitment to graduate student and postdoctoral teaching and mentoring has inspired me to pursue a career dedicated to teaching and mentoring students and scholars as well.” – Student