Honors and Awards

2019 GSI/IA awards

Awards for outstanding graduate student instructors and instructional aides of 2019

To honor the work and integral help of the top Graduate Student Instructors (GSIs) and Instructional Aides (IAs) in Electrical and Computer Engineering, the division held a special awards ceremony on Friday, May 17, 2019.|Short Read
Rosa Vargas-Martes

Climate & Space doctoral student wins NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

"As the oldest graduate fellowship of its kind, the GRFP has a long history of selecting recipients who achieve high levels of success in their future academic and professional careers." |Short Read
Mehrdad Moharrami

Mehrdad Moharrami aims to advance our understanding of the world with better mathematical models

For his creative, ambitious, and impactful dissertation, PhD student Mehrdad Moharrami receives the Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship.|Short Read
WPT

Xin Zan wins the Towner Prize for his work advancing wireless power transfer

PhD student Xin Zan is helping to free the world from cords, which could advance implantable medical devices, autonomous electric vehicles, and consumer electronics.|Short Read
Joshua Setnicky (HKN President) and Prof. Stéphane Lafortune

Stéphane Lafortune Voted HKN 2019 Professor of the Year in ECE

An expert in discrete event systems, Lafortune is currently teaching a sophomore level class in Signals and Systems.|Short Read

Peter Chen voted 2019 HKN Professor of the Year in CSE

This is the fifth time that Prof. Chen has been named Professor of the Year by EECS students.|Short Read

Student awarded NSF Fellowship for automating speech-based disease classification

Perez’s research focuses on analyzing speech patterns of patients with Huntington Disease.|Short Read
Guzdial at SIGCSE ceremony

Guzdial receives SIGCSE outstanding educator award

Guzdial is a leading expert in the field of computing education, and was one of its earliest researchers.|Short Read
Photo illustration with Valeria Bertacco

Bertacco recognized for efforts to bolster diversity

Bertacco is a key leader in efforts to improve the representation of women in computer science and develop more extensive cross-cultural connections within the department.|Short Read

CSE alum Qi Alfred Chen selected for ProQuest Dissertation Award

Chen's dissertation research was dedicated to developing proactive defense approaches to the new security challenges of a hyper-connected world.|Short Read

NDSEG Fellowship for overcoming Moore’s Law with innovative architecture

Eckert is working to expand the role of memory and give it a dual responsibility to both store and compute data. |Short Read
Milad Zolfagharloo Koohi

Milad Zolfagharloo Koohi receives IEEE MTT-S Fellowship to advance 5G communications

EECS-ECE PhD student Milad Zolfagharloo Koohi is working to make smartphones faster and smaller through his research in the field of RF devices.|Short Read