Dr. Amina El-Ashmawy in the classroom.

Meet the Muslim Woman Awarded US Professor of the Year


Honoring the fun and practical teaching style that prompted her to enjoy chemistry, El-Ashmawy encourages her students to not think of the subject as a hurdle but a great opportunity to become more learned, analytical, positively critical citizens.
“Chemistry builds from the simplest concepts up to complex, multi-concept topics. Each piece is related and linked to many others and, with enough pieces, they all ultimately fit together to present a beautiful, majestic picture,” she said.