The EECS Outstanding Achievement Awards are presented annually to faculty members for their outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service.
The recipients of the 2015 EECS Outstanding Achievement Award are:
Prof. Benjamin Kuipers
For sustained leadership in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, for serving as Graduate Program Chair for Computer Science and Engineering, and for leadership on the Robotics PhD program and the Robotics Institute.
Prof. Stephen Rand
For pioneering work in the development and application of laser spectroscopy to the study of materials as well as the development of novel laser systems; and for the establishment of the Center for Dynamic Magneto-Optics (DYNAMO).
Prof. David Wentzloff
For groundbreaking progress on low power circuits for wireless communication, including the development of both very low power and extremely small radios for body area communication; and for his leadership in co-founding PsiKick, a successful startup company developing ultra low power wireless sensing platforms.