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Faculty Awards 2016-2017

During the academic year 2016-2017, 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
Peter Bailis ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award, Honorable Mention, American Society for Computing Machinery 2017 Computer Science
Stephen Boyd Doctor honoris causa in Data Sciences, Institute of Statistics, Biostatistics and Actuarial Sciences of the Catholic University of Louvain 2017 Electrical Engineering
Ellen Kuhl ASME Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2017 Mechanical Engineering
Charbel Farhat ASME Spirit of St. Louis Medal, American Society of Mechanical Engineers 2017 Mechanical Enginering, Aeronautics and Astronautics Engineering
Tim Roughgarden Fellow, The Guggenheim Foundation 2017 Computer Science
John Mitchell Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2017 Computer Science
Andrea Goldsmith Member,  American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2017 Electrical Engineering
Christopher Manning Thomas M. Siebel Professor in Machine Learning, Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation 2017 Computer Science
Krishna Shenoy Hong Seh and Vivian W. M. Lim Professor in the School of Engineering 2017 Electrical Engineering
Tom Kailath Eminent Member,  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu 2017 Electrical Engineering, Emeritus
 Marc Levenston College of Fellows, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) 2017 Mechanical Engineering
Leonidas Guibas Member, National Academy of Engineering 2017 Computer Science
 
Andrea Goldsmith Member, National Academy of Engineering 2017 Electrical Engineering
Matei Zaharia Early Career Systems Research Award, VMware 2017 Computer Science
Jonathan Fan Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers 2017 Electrical Engineering
Dan Boneh ACM Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery 2016 Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
James Landay ACM Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery 2016 Computer Science
Christos Kozyrakis ACM Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery 2016 Electrical Engineering, Computer Science
Charbel Farhat Grand Prize, Japan Society for Computational Engineering and Science (JSCES) 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mechanical Engineering
William Chueh Science Award Electrochemistry, BASF and Volkswagen 2016 Materials Sciene and Engineering
Stephen Boyd James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2016 Electrical Engineering
Zhenan Bao K.K. Lee Professor in the School of Engineering 2016 Chemical Engineering
Jonathan Fan  Fellowship for Science and Engineering, David and Lucile Packard Foundation 2016 Electrical Engineering
Xiaolin Zheng Resonate Award, Resnick Institute at Cal Tech 2016 Mechanical Engineering
James Landay Anand Rajaraman and Venky Harinarayan Professor in the School of Engineering 2016 Computer Science
Ilan Kroo Thomas V. Jones Professorship in the School of Engineering 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics
Mendel Rosenblum Professor in the School of Engineering 2016 Computer Science, Electrical Engineering

Charbel Farhat
Award for outstanding contributions to the understanding and application of aeroelastic phenomena, AIAA Science and Technology Forum 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mechanical Engineering
Sanjiva Lele Distinguished Alumnus Award, in the category of Academic Excellence, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mechanical Engineering
Stephen Boyd Fellow Award, INFORMS 2016 Electrical Engineering
Manu Prakash MacArthur Fellow "Genius Grant", John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation 2016 Bioengineering
Oussama Khatib Technical Field Award in Robotics and Automation, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE 2016 Computer Science
Charbel Farhat International Fellow, Royal Academy of Engineering 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics, Mechanical Engineering
Jen Dionne Nano Letters Young Investigator Lecturership 2016 Materials Science and Engineering
Walter Vincenti Daniel Guggenheim Medal, joint award from American Society of Mechanical Engineers, the Society of Automotive Engineers, the American Helicopter Society, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 2016 Aeronautics and Astronautics