Honors and Awards

William (Billy) Kelley and Joseph (Joey) Cicchese

Two doctoral students awarded graduate fellowships

Joseph Cicchese and William Kelley receive 2019 Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Awards |Short Read
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
Nuclear Engineering & Radiological Sciences

NERS retains #1 in US News ranking

The Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences graduate program has retained the top spot in the US News and World Report rankings. |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
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
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
Prof. Reetuparna Das

Sloan Fellowship for overcoming Moore’s Law in health and AI

To meet computing demand in a post Moore’s Law future, Das develops new architectures that improve performance by orders of magnitude.|Medium Read