Abrar Hammoud is a clinical assistant professor in the Department of Technology Leadership & Innovation. She teaches courses at the intersection of technology, design, and communication.
Hammoud integrates the humanities into STEM disciplines, teaching students from divergent majors in the Polytechnic, the College of Engineering, the College of Liberal Arts, the College of Health and Human Sciences, and across all four undergraduate levels. She also collaborates on projects and initiatives that use art and technology to support students' well-being, and has developed multiple international learning experiences and study abroad courses.
Hammoud co-leads the Polytechnic’s Teaching Excellence Collaborative, a mentoring program in which faculty experiment with promising instructional ideas, advance their pedagogical practices, and participate in peer and mentor classroom observations.
Her impact has been recognized through multiple Purdue awards such as the Award for Academic Integration of Steps to Leaps from the Provost’s Office for fostering students’ wellness, leadership, and grit, the Polytechnic’s Equity, Inclusion, and Advocacy Faculty Award, the Bravo Award from the Office of the Dean of Students, and TLI’s Outstanding Faculty in Learning award.