Awards

cosman

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 honored for her exemplary leadership among women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).


Piya Pal

2017 IEEE ICASSP Best Student Paper Award

Graduate student Heng Qiao received the Best Student Paper Award (first place) at the 42nd IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) 2017. The paper is titled:


Duygu

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. 


fainman

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/Robert M. Burley Prize from the Optical Society which recognizes significant research accomplishments in the field of optical engineering. OSA presents the award to Prof.


 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 working today. Their achievements and potential place them among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S. and Canada.


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 Award from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, in the Indian state of Rajasthan.


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


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, normally for five years or more, and a Senior Member at the time for nomination to Fellow. The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in IEEE’s designated fields. 


Nuno Lab

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, normally for five years or more, and a Senior Member at the time for nomination to Fellow. The grade of Fellow recognizes unusual distinction in IEEE’s designated fields. 


Vikash

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.