Regents' Outstanding
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Jayadev Misra , Ph.D.

Professor and Schlumberger Centennial Chair

Department of Computer Science

UT Austin

Teachability is perhaps the most important criterion of the success of academic research. If we can't teach what we do we have failed as teachers and researchers. And, to teach we are forced to abstract principles from a mass of details, which is often the ultimate goal of research.