Sidney Thompson, the U.H. Davenport Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, helps students learn how to think like engineers and to become confident in their ability to solve problems.
Paula Lemons, an associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology, conducts research that aims to improve science education across the nation while helping students at UGA develop independence, teamwork and problem solving skills.
Associate professor Brian Schwartz and professor Wayne Hanna develop turfgrass, ornamental and forage crop cultivars that benefit farmers and almost everyone who has a lawn, plays sports or enjoys a walk in the park.
Tai Guo, a professor in the College of Veterinary Medicine, studies the relationship between early exposure to endocrine disruptors and diseases such as diabetes and asthma.
Associate professor Sheba MohanKumar studies the interaction between the immune, nervous and endocrine systems, and her research has implications for both human and animal health.
Hillary S. Tanner, a lecturer in the College of Engineering, helps students learn visualization skills using things that are familiar to them—such as Legos and iPads with 3-D scanners.
Darris Means, an assistant professor in the College of Education, uses problem-based learning to help students gain confidence in their expertise and discover the rich gifts they have to offer the world.
Assistant professor Elisabeth “Lilian” Sattler is making an impact on her students—and the patients they will go on to treat—by focusing on the relationship between nutrition and disease management.
Timothy Adams, Heyward Professor of Music and Chair of Percussion in the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, loves to spend one-on-one instructional time with his students.
Kent Barnett, an assistant professor in the School of Law, says the ideal student is not only professional and prepared but also curious, kind and “always ready to laugh.”