Awards - Faculty

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2017 Biocom Life Sciences Catalyst Award

Biocom, the association representing the California life science community, today announced the winners of its second annual Life Science Catalyst Awards. The program celebrates…
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2017 NSF Award to Professors Piya Pal, Duygu Kuzum and Takaki Komiyama

Researchers at the University of California San Diego have developed a new way to record neural activity in the brain by combining macro-scale electrophysiology with micro-scale…
Boubacar Kante

2017 Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award: Professor Boubacar Kante

Congratulations to Professor Boubacar Kante for his 2017 ONR Young Investigator Award in the division of Aerospace Science Research.   https://www.onr.navy.mil/Science-…
Michael Yip

2017 Hellman Award: Professor Michael Yip

Established by Warren & Chris Hellman and their children in 1994, the purpose of the Hellman Fellows Program is to support the research of promising assistant professors who…
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2017 Pinnacle Award for Outstanding Educator: Professor Pamela Cosman

San Diego, Calif., May 22, 2017 – Pamela Cosman, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering, is being…
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2017 IEEE NTC Early Career Award: Professor Duygu Kuzum

For her pioneering contributions towards the development of nanoelectronic synaptic devices for neuromorphic computing, congratulations to Prof. Kuzum. 
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2017 Optical Society Award: Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M. Burley Prize

University of California San Diego Professor of Advanced Optical Technologies in Electrical and Computer Engineering, Y. Shaya Fainman, has accepted the Joseph Fraunhofer Award/…
 Siavash Mirarab

2017 Sloan Research Fellow: Professor Siavash Mirarab

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation congratulates the winners of the 2017 Sloan Research Fellowships. These early-career scholars represent the most promising scientific researchers…
mohan trivedi

UC San Diego Electrical Engineer Accepts Alumni Award for Alma Mater in India

University of California San Diego Distinguished Professor Mohan Trivedi in the Electrical and Computer Engineering department has accepted the Maheshwari Distinguished Alumnus…
eric fullerton

2017 Fulbright-Tocqueville Distinguished Chair Award - Professor Eric Fullerton

FULLERTON Eric Home institution: University of California, San Diego Host institution: Université de Lorraine FIeld of study: Engineering Biography Eric…
Joe Ford Lab

2017 IEEE Fellow - Professor Joe Ford

Each year, the IEEE Board of Directors confers the grade of Fellow on up to one-tenth percent of the members. To qualify for consideration, an individual must have been a Member,…
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2017 IEEE Fellow - Professor Nuno Vasconcelos

Each year, the IEEE Board of Directors confers the grade of Fellow on up to one-tenth percent of the members. To qualify for consideration, an individual must have been a Member,…
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2016-17 Hellman Fellowship - Professor Vikash Gilja

Professor Vikash Gilja receives Hellman Fellowship for his research on brain-machine interfaces using neural signals to control prosthetic devices.
Michael Yip

2016 IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters Best Paper Award: Professor Michael Yip

About the Award Description: To recognize the best paper of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) published in the previous calendar year. Established:…
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2015-16 Best Teacher Awards

The ECE Department was pleased to honor and present Professor Vikash Gilja with the Jacobs School Best Undergraduate Teacher Award, and Professors Paul Siegel and Ian Galton with…
pam cosman

2016 UC San Diego Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action & Diversity Award - Professor Pam Cosman

The annual Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action and Diversity Awards Program honors staff, faculty, students, departments, and organizational units or groups that make…
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2016 IEEE Signal Processing Society Technical Achievement Award - Professor Bhaskar Rao

The IEEE Technical Achievement Award honors a person who, over a period of years, has made outstanding technical contributions to theory and/or practice in technical areas within…
Piya Pal

2016 NSF Career Award - Professor Piya Pal

Prior to joining the UC San Diego faculty, Professor Piya Pal received an NSF CAREER Award for a project on “Smart Sampling and Correlation-Driven Inference for High-Dimensional…
Boubacar Kante

2016 NSF Career Award - Professor Boubacar Kante

Professor Boubacar Kante was selected for his project on "Bound State in the Continuum Lasers." The project aims to "investigate and develop for the first time a novel type of…
Roberto Padovani

2016 IEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal Recipient - Roberto Padovani

The third-generation (3G) cellular technology enabled by the vision and leadership of Roberto Padovani is transforming lives around the word by supporting voice and wireless…