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Faculty Awards 2015-2016

During the academic year 2015-2016, 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
Xiaolin Zheng Resonate Award, Resnick Institute at Cal Tech 2016 Mechanical Engineering
Perry McCarty Stanford Engineering Hero 2016 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Howard Zebker Fellow, American Geophysical Union 2016 Electrical Engineering
David Tse Claude E. Shannon Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2016 Electrical Engineering
David Lentink CAREER Award, National Science Foundation 2016 Mechanical Engineering
Scott Hubbard Henry Clay Distinguished Kentuckian Award, Kentucky Society of Washington 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics
Jens Norskov European Invention Award, European Patent Office 2016 Chemical Engineering
Alberto Salleo Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford Teaching Honor 2016 Materials Science and Engineering
Stephen Boyd Walter J. Gores Award, Stanford Teaching Honor 2016 Electrical Engineering
Andrea Montanari James L. Massey Research & Teaching Award for Young Scholars, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Information Theory Society 2016 Electrical Engineering
Calvin Quate Kavli Nanoscience Prize, Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters, The Kavli Foundation, The Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research 2016 Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
Mac Schwager Best Conference Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics
Ken Goodson Charles Russ Richards Memorial Award, ASME and Pi Tau Sigma 2016 Mechanical Engineering
William Chueh Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award, Henry and Camille Dreyfus Foundation 2016 Materials Science and Engineering
Antony Jameson Best Aerodynamics Paper, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Applied Aerodynamics Conference 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics
Ron Hanson Energy Systems Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics  
Air Force Office of Scientific Research Grant
2016 Mechanical Engineering
Greg Deierlein Lifetime Achievement Award, American Institute of Steel Construction 2016 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ronnie Borja Maurice A. Biot Medal, American Society of Civil Engineers 2016 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ali Boehm Huber Prize, American Society of Civil Engineers 2016 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Ali Mani CAREER Award, National Science Foundaton 2016 Mechanical Engineering
Sanjiva Lele Aeroacoustics Award, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics
William Chueh Research Fellow in Chemistry, Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation 2016 Materials Science and Engineering
Michael Bernstein Research Fellow in Computer Science, Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation 2016 Computer Science
Greg Valiant Research Fellow in Computer Science, Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation 2016 Computer Science
Jonathan Fan Research Fellow in Physics, Alfred P. Sloan Research Foundation 2016 Electrical Engineering
Serafim Batzoglou Innovator Award, International Society of Computational Biology 2016 Computer Science
Dan Boneh

National Academy of Engineering

2016 Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Beth Pruitt College of Fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2016 Mechanical Engineering
Juan Santiago College of Fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2016 Mechanical Engineering
Ram Rajagopal CAREER Award, National Science Foundaton 2016 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Christian Linder CAREER Award, National Science Foundaton 2016 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Jens Norskov

Murray Raney Award, Organic Reactions Catalysis Society

2015 Chemical Engineering
Mark Jacobson Cozzarelli prize, National Academy of Sciences 2015 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Martin Hellman A.M. Turing Award, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 2015 Electrical Engineering
Sebastian Thrun Honorary doctorate, University of Delft 2015 Computer Science
Pierre Khuri-Yakob College of Fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2015 Electrical Engineering
Krishna Shenoy College of Fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2015 Electrical Engineering
Abbas El Gamal Hamming Medal, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2015 Electrical Engineering
Jelena Vuckovic Fellow, Optical Society of America
Fellow, American Physical Society
2015 Electrical Engineering
Jure Leskovec Lagrange Prize, Fondazione CRT Foundation 2015 Computer Science
Nick McKeown C&C Prize, NEC C&C Foundation

Elected Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2015 Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
Martin Casado C&C Prize, NEC C&C Foundation 2015 Computer Science
Ken Goodson Donald Q. Kern Award, The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) 2015 Mechanical Engineering
Chris Re MacArthur Fellow, MacArthur Foundation 2015 Computer Science
Jens Norskov The Carlsberg Foundation Research Prize, Royal Danish Academy of Science and Letters  2015 Chemical Engineering
Jeff Koseff Fellow, American Physical Society 2015 Civil and Environmental Engineering
Bill Dally Funai Achievement Award, Information Processing Society of Japan 2015 Computer Science
Yi Cui Resonate Award, Caltech Resnick Sustainability Institute 2015 Materials Science and Engineering