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NWI co-founder Dr. Kishor Mehta Nominated for Global Award

NWI co-founder (center) Dr. Kishor Mehta receives his nomination for Global Vision Award

Dr. Kishor Mehta, P. W. Horn Professor and co-founder of the National Wind Institute (NWI), was recently nominated for the Global Vision Lifetime Achievement Award presented annually by the TTU Office of International Affairs.

According to the award letter, the award is "in recognition of an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the internationalization of TTU through his or her many years of leadership in promoting international scholarship and teaching."

Nominated by his peers, Dr. Mehta was one of two finalists selected by the members of the International Affairs Council, and the final selection occurred at the prize ceremony held on Monday, May 01 in the International Cultural Center's Hall of Nations.

Above photo: (L-R): TTU Provost Dr. Michael Galyean and Dr. Kishor Mehta stand with TTU President Dr. Lawrence Schovanec stand during the award ceremony.