Dr. Basu has over 30 years of experience teaching accounting at the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has also taught accounting courses and seminars for professionals in the US and abroad. His research interests include financial accounting, and he has had a number of academic presentations and publications. He has been recognized for his contributions to the undergraduate and EMBA programs at Smith School and received the Allen C. Krowe Teaching Excellence Award for the (2012), CIBER Award for Teaching Innovation Global Learning (2018), Distinguished Teaching Awards for multiple years, and Teaching Innovation Grants from University of Maryland. At the University of Maryland level, he has been recognized for his contributions to improving the learning experience of University of Maryland students by being selected as a Philip Merrill Presidential Scholars Program Outstanding Faculty Mentor (2013-14, and 2020-21), Teaching and Learning Transformation Center Elevate Fellow (2014-15), and UMD Undergraduate Studies Faculty Fellow (formerly, Lily Fellows) (2014-15). Dr. Basu also received several teaching awards and recognitions at his previous appointment at the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
At the Smith School, Dr. Basu teaches Financial and Managerial Accounting in the undergraduate, online MBA and EMBA programs. Throughout the years, he has served in administrative roles at Smith School (Faculty Director of PT MBA program, and Cohort Director of the EMBA program). Currently, he serves as a Faculty Champion for Accounting Teaching Scholars Program (Fellows program for Smith undergraduates).