Renato Camata Awarded UAB Outstanding Academic Advisor

Renato Camata, Ph.D., associate professor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Physics, has been named as a recipient of a 2017 UAB Outstanding Academic Advising Award.
Renato Camata, Ph.D., associate professor and undergraduate program director in the Department of Physics, has been named as a recipient of a 2017 UAB Outstanding Academic Advising Award.

As a faculty advisor, Dr. Camata advises undergraduate physics majors about the department’s degree programs and students’ career goals; he works with upperclassmen on research opportunities and with honors students on choosing mentors. He has been consistently devoted to his students, inside and outside the classroom.

Dr. Camata was recognized at the annual Outstanding Advising Awards ceremony in April, where he was honored by the UAB National Alumni Society and the Committee on Academic Advising. The Committee is comprised of winners from the previous year, as well as selected faculty and staff, who choose a professor who dedicates a significant portion of his time to the advising and mentorship of undergraduate students.

Congratulations to Dr. Camata on his award.

Faculty Excellence

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