2017 Best PhD Thesis Award

Congratulations to Jianzhi Wu on his best thesis award!
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2017 Best TA Awards

Congratulations to Nikhil Das (SP16), Saharnaz Baghdadchi (FA16) and Sonika Obheroi (WI17) on their awards!

2017 Undergraduate Service Awards

  Congratulations to Christopher Ellis and Andrew Saad Abd-El Messih!
Michael Unanian

2017 Jacobs School of Engineering Department Award for Excellence

Congratulations to Michael Unanian on his Award of Excellence!
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.…
chris ellis

2017 Bernard and Sophia Gordon Engineering Leadership Award

Congratulations to Christopher Ellis on his leadership award! The engineering students of today are the technology leaders -- and job-creators -- of tomorrow. As a testament to…
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…

2017 ISCB GLBIO Best Student Paper Award

Graduate students Mai Uyen and  Erfan Sayyari received the Best Student Paper Award at the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference, 2017. The paper is titled: “Minimum…

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…
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.…

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. 

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…
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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…
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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,…
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,…

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…