Faculty Honors

 

2011

  • C.C Jay Kuo, Elected as Fellow, Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
  • Mel Breuer, European Design and Automation Association Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Mel Breuer, John J. Guarrera Engineering Educator of the Year Award
  • Daniel Lidar, Elected as Vice Chair, American Physical Society Topical Group on Quantum Information
  • Sol Golomb, Honorary Doctorate degree, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology
  • Patric Muggli, 2011 IEEE Particle Accelerator Science and Technology Award
  • Mel Breuer, Engineer of the Year Award, Sherman Oaks, CA Engineers Council
  • John Slaughter, Honorary Degree, Howard University
  • Andreas Molisch, IEEE Donald G. Fink Paper Prize
  • Alex Dimakis, NSF CAREER Award
  • Murali Annavaram, Appointment, Robert G. and Mary G. Lane Early Career Chair
  • Patric Muggli, U.S. Department of Energy Grant
  • Andreas Molisch, Elected to the Austrian Academy of Sciences
  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical and Computer Engineer Award
  • Daniel Lidar, Department of Defense MURI Grant
  • Andreas Molisch, James Evans Avant Garde Award, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society
  • Kai Hwang, 2011 International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium Founder’s Award
  • Alan Willner, IEEE Photonics Society 2011 Engineering Achievement Award
  • C. C. Jay Kuo, Named Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Information Forensics and Security
  • Giuseppe Caire, IEEE Joint Paper Award in Communications and Information Theory
  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Selected as member of TR35 Class of 2011
  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, 2011 Research Grant Award, Okawa Foundation
  • Mel Breuer, 2011 Lifetime Contribution Medal, IEEE Computer Society Test Technology Technical Council
  • Andreas Molisch, 2012 IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award
  • Antonio Ortega, 2011 Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Image Processing
  • John Slaughter, New York Hall of Science Distinguished Leadership Award
  • Shri Narayanan, 2011 Alumni Professional Achievement Award, UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Alex Dimakis, 2010 Best Paper Award, IEEE Communication Society Technical Committee on Data Storage
  • Sol Golomb, 2011 Sigma Xi William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement

2010

  • Antonio Ortega, Distinguished Lecturer for 2010-2011, IEEE Signal Processing Society
  • Shri Narayanan, Distinguished Lecturer for 2010-2011, IEEE Signal Processing Society
  • Shri Narayanan, Best Paper Award, IEEE Signal Processing Society
  • Andreas Molisch, Best Paper Award, IEEE Globecom 2009
  • C.C. Jay Kuo, Distinguished Chair Appointment, Finnish Fulbright-Nokia
  • Rahul Jain, Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Grant, National Science Foundation
  • Bob Scholtz, Mellon Mentoring Award
  • Michael Neely, Promotion, Associate Professor
  • Shri Narayanan, 2010 Distnguished Faculty Service Award
  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Frederick Emmons Terman Award, American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for Electrical and Computer Engineering Division
  • Alan Willner, Election to 2010 Class of International Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering, United Kingdom
  • Daniel Lidar, Promotion, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Chemistry
  • Mark Redekopp, Promotion, Associate Professor of Engineering Practice
  • Panayiotis Georgiou, Elected as Senior Member, IEEE
  • Bart Kosko, Elected to the College of Fellows of the International Neural Network Society (INNS)
  • Murali Annavaram, Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Grant, National Science Foundation
  • Andreas Molisch, Research Grant, Okawa Foundation for Information and Telecommunications
  • Urbashi Mitra, Fellow, USC Center for Excellence
  • Michelle Povinelli, 2010 Young Innovator Under 35 Award
  • Alan Willner, Appointment, Steven and Kathryn Sample Chair in Engineering
  • Giuseppe Caire, Elected President of IEEE Information Theory Society
  • Gerhard Kramer, Elected Vice-President of IEEE Information Theory Society
  • Viktor Prasanna, Best Paper Award, International Conference on High Performance Switching and Routing
  • Richard Leahy, Edward J. Hoffman Medical Scientist Imaging Award, IEEE Nuclear & Plasma Sciences Society
  • Rahul Jain, IBM Faculty Award
  • Shri Narayanan, IBM Faculty Award
  • Panayiotis Georgiou, Best Paper Award, International Speech Communication Association
  • Shri Narayanan, Best Paper Award, International Speech Communication Association
  • Michelle Povinelli, Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
  • Alan Willner, Paul F. Forman Engineering Excellence Award, Optical Society of America (OSA)
  • Keith Chugg, Elected as Fellow, IEEE
  • Eun Sok Kim, Elected as Fellow, IEEE
  • Patric Muggli, Elected as Fellow, IEEE
  • Gaurav Sukhatme, Elected as Fellow, IEEE
  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Best Paper Award, MobiCom 2010

2009

  • Andrew Viterbi,┬áIEEE Medal of Honor
  • Michelle L. Povinelli, ARO Young Investigator Award
  • Michelle L. Povinelli, NSF Career Award
  • Robert Scholtz, Elected to National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • Sanjit Mitra, Athanasios Papoulis Award for Excellence in Engineering Technology Education from the European Association for Signal Processing (EURASIP)
  • Alan Willner, 2009 Optical Society of America Leadership Award New Focus/Bookham Prize
  • Krishna Nayak, 2009 Magnetic Resonance (MR) Thought Leader Award from GE Healthcare
  • Krishna Nayak, IEEE Senior Member
  • Petros Ioannou, IEEE Intelligent Transportation System Society Best Practice Award
  • Andreas Molisch, Global Wireless Education Consortium (GWEC) Wireless Educator of the Year for 2009
  • Urbashi Mitra, USC Office of Campus Activities and Women’s Student Assembly 2009 Remarkable Women Award
  • Alice Parker, 2009 ASEE Sharon Keillor Award for Women in Engineering Education
  • Kostas Psounis, ACM Senior Member
  • Jerry Mendel, Fellow of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA)
  • Murali Annavaram, IEEE Senior Member
  • Bart Kosko, Fellow of the International Fuzzy Systems Association (IFSA)
  • Urbashi Mitra, 2009 Viterbi School Faculty and Staff Award, Dean’s Faculty Award for Service
  • Michael Neely, 2009 Viterbi School Faculty and Staff Award, Junior Research Award
  • Michael Neely, IEEE Senior Member
  • Timothy Pinkston, Elected IEEE Fellow
  • Timothy Pinkston, ACM Senior Member
  • Murali Annavaram, ACM Senior Member
  • Chung-Chieh Kuo, Re-elected Signal and Image Processing Director
  • Massoud Pedram, Re-elected Computer Engineering Director
  • Alan Willner, HP Innovation Research Award
  • Stephen Cronin, NSF Career Award
  • Hossein Hashemi, NSF Career Award
  • Hossein Hashemi, Ming Hsieh Faculty Fellow
  • Eun Sok Kim, New Chair for Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering-Electrophysics
  • Todd Brun, IEEE Senior Member
  • Andrea Armani, ONR Young Investigator Award
  • Andrea Armani, Named to 2009 MIT Technology Review TR35 List
  • Ellis Meng, Named to 2009 MIT Technology Review TR35 List
  • Shrikanth Narayanan, Elected IEEE Fellow
  • Daniel Dapkus, ISCS 2009 Welker Award
  • Solomon Golomb, Distinguished Faculty Service Award
  • Sandeep Gupta, Distinguished Faculty Service Award
  • Bhaskar Krishnamachari, Ming Hsieh Faculty Fellow
  • Bart Kosko, Elected IEEE Fellow
  • Gerhard Kramer, Elected IEEE Fellow