The EECS Outstanding Achievement Awards are presented annually to faculty members for their outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service.
The recipients of the 2014 EECS Outstanding Achievement Award are:
Mary Lou Dorf
For providing a rigorous and welcoming introduction to computer science for thousands of students, and for working tirelessly to create a sustainable foundation for undergraduate advising in Computer Science and Engineering.
For fundamental contributions to statistical machine learning theory, particularly in robust anomaly detection and transfer learning, and for important contributions to methodology for numerous applications of machine learning with collaborators in engineering and medicine.
For contributions to advanced nonlinear optics research, especially tunneling dynamics, nonlinear propagation in periodic media, single-cycle pulses, and fast and slow light, and in recognition of contributions to educational initiatives in Liberia and Ghana, and dedication to student learning and advising.