Amitesh Datta has been awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Undergraduate and Graduate Engineering Student Councils in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Datta was honored for teaching (MAT 204) Advanced Linear Algebra with Applications in Spring 2020-2021.

This student-nominated award is for a professor or TA who "was especially dedicated, taught the material clearly, and simply deserves to be recognized for the hard work he or she put into the course."  These teaching awards are entirely student-run, and any professor or AI instructing an engineering, mathematics, or physics course is eligible.