Awards

featured Awards stories
Large-scale data center

Chowdhury wins NSF CAREER award for making memory cheaper, more efficient in big data centers

Chowdhury connects all unused memory in a data cluster and treats it as a single unit.|Short Read
Portraits of Adam Assink and Joseph Rodgers

CEE undergraduate students receive Distinguished Achievement Undergraduate Award

CEE students Adam Assink and Joseph Rodgers have received the Distinguished Achievement Undergraduate Award. |Short Read
Navid Barani

Unravelling the mysteries of bacterial communication

ECE PhD student Navid Barani received the IEEE APS Doctoral Research Award for his work modeling how bacteria use electromagnetic waves to communicate, which could lead to medical breakthroughs.|Medium Read
Michelle Gehner

Undergrad Michelle Gehner engineers better ways to explore new worlds

Gehner’s academic career includes advancing power electronics and crafting new extraterrestrial vehicles for MRover. She received the IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholarship for her promising future in power and energy.|Medium Read
Gérard Mourou and Herbert Winful

2018 Nobel Prize Laureate Gérard Mourou talks high-intensity optics

Gérard Mourou, Professor Emeritus of EECS, returned to campus to discuss winning the Nobel Prize and his work in high-intensity optics.|Long Read
Portraits of Ellen Thompson and Sebina Kalawadwala

Two CEE graduate students receive Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner award

CEE students Ellen Thompson and Sebina Kalawadwala have received the Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement.|Short Read
Dominic Laio-McPherson

Aerospace Ph.D. student Dominic Liao-McPherson awarded Professor Pierre T. Kabamba Award

Ph.D. student Dominic Liao-McPherson receives Professor Pierre T. Kabama Award for excellence in control systems.|Short Read
Shamsheer Chauhan

Aerospace Ph.D. student Shamsheer Chauhan receives honorable mention for the Towner Prize for Outstanding GSIs

Ph.D. student and AERO 481 GSI Shamsheer Chauhan receives honorable mention for College of Engineering Richard and Eleanor Towner Prize for Outstanding GSI.|Short Read
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Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Alireza Nafari, winner of the Advanced Research People’s Choice Award!

Ph.D. candidate Alireza Nafari receives award at UM’s 2018 Engineering Graduate Symposium for his poster, “Electromechanical Modeling and Experimental Verification of a Direct Write Nanocomposite”|Short Read
Jie-Fang Zhang

Crafting better digital systems with ECE PhD student Jie-Fang Zhang

Zhang is recognized with the Chia-Lun Lo Fellowship for his work designing hardware solutions that could help support computer vision and machine learning.|Short Read

Automated software repair paper recognized for 10 years of influence

Ten years ago, Prof. Westley Weimer set out to shave off time and expenditure sunk into patch fixes.|Medium Read

Outstanding commitment to undergraduate mentorship

"Thanks to his tireless support and unparalleled patience, I am now equipped with a fundamental research skill set."|Short Read