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Faculty Awards 2006-2007

During the academic year 2006-07, faculty members were recognized for their research or teaching. Click on a name to see additional information about that faculty member.

Name Award Date Primary Department
Zhenan Bao

Nano 50 Award

SWE Teaching Excellence Award

2007

2007

Chemical Engineering
Kwabena Boahen NIH Director's Pioneer Award 2006 Bioengineering
Alexandria Boehm NSF CAREER Award 2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Dan Boneh ComputerWorld Horizon Award 2006 Computer Science/Electrical Engineering
Stephen Boyd Honorary PhD at the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm 2006 Electrical Engineering
Mark Brongersma Walter J. Gores Award for Excellence in Teaching 2007 Materials Science and Engineering
Thomas Byers The Barbara and Buzz McCoy University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, reappointment 2007 Management Science & Engineering
John Cioffi Marconi Prize 2006 Electrical Engineering
Jennifer Cochran 47th Mallinckrodt Scholar 2007 Bioengineering
Markus Covert NIH Pathway to Independence Award 2007 Bioengineering
Bill Dally Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2007 Computer Science
Jenna Davis Eugene L. Grant Teaching Award 2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Karl Deisseroth McKnight Scholar Award 2007 Bioengineering
Scott Delp

Appointed Charles Lee Powell Professor

Received the Microstain Award (with co-developer Michael Llewellen

2007

2007

Mechanical Engineering
Robert Dutton Phil Kaufman Award 2006 Electrical Engineering
Kathy Eisenhardt Richard D. Irwin Award 2007 Management Science & Engineering
Dawson Engler ACM SIGOPS Mark Weiser Award 2006 Computer Science
Shanhui Fan

NAS Award for Initiatives in Research

Adolph Lomb Medal, Optical Society of America

2007

2007

Electrical Engineering
Ron Fedkiw

Okawa Foundation Research Grant

Robert Bosch Faculty Scholar

2007

2007

Computer Science
Kay Giesecke Graduate Teaching Award 2007 Management Science & Engineering
Ashish Goel 3Com Corporation Faculty Scholar   Management Science & Engineering
Joe Goodman Gold Medal of the International Society for Optical Engineering, SPIE 2007 Electrical Engineering
Kenneth Goodson Appointed Editor in Chief "Nanoscale and Microscale Thermophysical Engineering Journal" 2007 Mechanical Engineering
Robert Gray Member, National Academy of Engineering 2007 Electrical Engineering
Pat Hanrahan

IEEE Visualization Career Award

Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2006

2007

Electrical Engineering
Ron Hanson

OSU "Frontiers in Spectroscopy" Lecturer

Air Products Distinguished Lecturer

2007

2007

Mechanical Engineering
James Harris IEEE Life Fellow 2007 Electrical Engineering
Warren Hausman Fellow, Production & Operations Management Society (POMS) 2007 Management Science & Engineering
Pamela Hinds MS&E Undergraduate Teaching Award 2007 Management Science & Engineering
Mark Horowitz Member, National Academy of Engineering 2007 Electrical Engineering
Umran Inan

Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Allan V. Cox Medal for Faculty Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, Stanford University

2007

2007

Electrical Engineering
Kosuke Ishii

Member, Science Council of Japan

ASME Fellow Grade

Visiting Professorship, Keio University

Toyota Production Engineering Advisory Professorship, renewed

2006

2007

2007

2007

Mechanical Engineering
Mark Z. Jacobson Most-accessed article in Environmental Science & Technology Journal, April-June 2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ramesh Johari National Science Foundation Career Award 2007 Management Science & Engineering
Computer Science/Electrical Engineering by courtesy
Thomas Kailath IEEE Medal of Honor 2006 Electrical Engineering
Riitta Katila Sloan Industry Studies Fellowship 2007 Management Science & Engineering
Chaitan Khosla

AAAS Fellow

Member, American Academy of Arts & Sciences

2006

2007

Chemical Engineering
Scott Klemmer

UIST Best Paper Award

CHI Best Paper Award

2006

2007

Computer Science
Daphne Koller IJCAII-JAIR Best Paper Prize 2007 Computer Science
Vladlen Koltun

NSF CAREER Award

Sloan Research Fellowship

2006

2007

Computer Science
Jeff Koseff Honorable Mention for Teacher of the Year at the ASSU VSO/Teacher of the Year 2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chemical Engineering by courtesy
Sanjay Lall

NSF CAREER Award

Vance D. & Arlene C. Coffman Faculty Scholar

Winner of the George S. Axelby Outstanding Paper Award

2006

2007

2007

Aeronautics & Astronautics
Electrical Engineering by courtesy
James O. Leckie AEESP Outstanding Paper Award 2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Larry J. Leifer Fellow of the University of Tokyo   Mechanical Engineering
Marc Levenston Tau Beta Pi Award 2007 Mechanical Engineering
Raymond Levitt ASCE Peurifoy Construction Research Award 2006 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Adrian Lew Ferdinand P. Beer and Russel Jounston, Jr. Outstanding New Mechanics Educator Award, ASEE 2007 Mechanical Engineering
Richard Luthy

Shaw Distinguished Lecturer, NCSU

Lichtenstein Distinguished Lecturer, OSU

Distinguished Lecturer in Civil, Architectural & Environmental Engineering, University of Texas

2006

2007

2007

Civil and Environmental Engineering
Chris Manning Sony Faculty Scholar 2007 Computer Science
Perry McCarty Stockholm Water Prize 2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Mike McGehee

MRS Outstanding Young Investigator Award

Vance D. & Arlene C. Coffman Faculty Scholar

2007

2007

Materials Science and Engineering
Nick McKeown ACM Fellow 2006 Electrical Engineering/Computer Science
Teresa Meng Member, National Academy of Engineering 2007 Electrical Engineering
Eduardo Miranda

Outstanding Journal Paper by the Los Angeles Tall Buildings Structural Design Council

Thomas V. Jones Faculty Scholar

2006

2007

Civil and Environmental Engineering
John Mitchell ComputerWorld Horizon Award 2006 Computer Science
Subhasish Mitra

NSF CAREER Award

IBM Faculty Award

2007

2007

Electrical Engineering
Godfrey Mungal Fellow of the APS 2006 Mechanical Engineering
Andrew Ng Sloan Research Fellowship 2007 Computer Science
Electrical Engineering by courtesy
Yoshio Nishi PICMET Leadership in Technology Management Award 2007 Electrical Engineering
William Nix Honorary Degree of Doctor of Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign 2007 Materials Science and Engineering
Oyekunle Olukotun

ACM Fellow

2007 Electrical Engineering
Bradford Parkinson Minnesota 150 selection 2007 Aeronautics & Astronautics
John Pauly Thomas H. & Polly W. Bredt Faculty Scholar 2007 Electrical Engineering
Piero Pianetta Fellow of the American Physical Society 2006 Electrical Engineering/SLAC
Heinz Pitsch NSF CAREER Award 2007 Mechanical Engineering
James Plummer

UCLA Engineering Alumnus of the year

IEDM Paul Rappaport Award

IEEE Andrew S. Grove Award

2006

2006

2007

Electrical Engineering
Martin Reinhard

SAE Wright Brothers Medal

2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Eric Roberts John A. and Cynthia Fry Gunn University Fellow in Undergraduate Education, reappointed 2007 Computer Science
Timothy Roughgarden ONR Young Investigator 2007 Computer Science
Alberto Salleo

NSF CAREER Award

3M Untenured Faculty Award

2007

2007

Materials Science and Engineering
Krishna Saraswat 1st Techno Visionary Award, Indian Semiconductor Association and the VLSI Society of India 2007 Electrical Engineering
Eric S.G. Shaqfeh College of Engineering Distinguished Lecturer, University of Tennessee 2007 Chemical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering
Krishna Shenoy McKnight Technological Innovation in Neurosciences Award 2007 Electrical Engineering
Sheri Sheppard Fellow, American Society for Engineering Education 2007 Mechanical Engineering
George Springer Sydney University Honorary Degree 2007 Aeronautics & Astronautics
Robert Street Faculty Fellowship, Advanced Study Program of the National Center for Atmospheric Research 2006 Civil and Environmental Engineering
James Swartz Elmer Gaden Award 2006 Chemical Engineering
James L. Sweeney USAEE Adelman-Frankel Award 2007 Management Science & Engineering
Paul Teicholz Henry C. Turner Prize 2007 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Sebastian Thrun

Vance D. & Arlene C. Coffman Faculty Scholar

Braunschweiger Forschungspreis

Elected member of the Leopoldina

Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

 

2006

2007

2007

2007

Computer Science/Electrical Engineering
Claire Tomlin

MacArthur Fellowship

Okawa Foundation Research Grant, Berkeley

Vance D. & Arlene C. Coffman Faculty Scholar

Chancellor's Professor, Berkeley

2006

2006

2006

2007

Aeronautics & Astronautics
Shan Wang National Academies Keck Futures Initiatives Award 2006 Materials Science & Engineering
Jennifer Widom ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award 2007 Computer Science/Electrical Engineering
Yinyu Ye INFORMS Fellow 2006 Management Science & Engineering
Electrical Engineering by courtesy