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Dr. Stewart Diemont Receives Teaching Award

Cited for creativity, contributions to profession

Dr. Stewart Diemont, an assistant professor at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), has received the 2016 ESF College Foundation Award for Exceptional Achievement in Teaching.

He is a faculty member in the ESF Department of Environmental and Forest Biology. The award recognized Diemont's creativity as a teacher and his contributions to the professional engineering community.

Diemont teaches courses in ecosystem restoration, ecological engineering and sustainable engineering. As a teacher, he strives to get students "to do rather than simply absorb."

Diemont earned a bachelor of arts degree in anthropology, pre-medicine from the University of Texas, Austin, a master's degree in environmental sciences and engineering from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, and a Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering.

The Foundation Award was established in 1999 to celebrate the accomplishments of ESF faculty members who have achieved excellence in their teaching responsibilities.