Faculty & Staff Awards

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2011

Win Li received the NSF Career Saward
Satish Udpa received the Robert F.Banks Award for Institutional Leadership
Erik Goodman received the MSU Distinguished Faculty Award.
Shantanu Chakrabartty received the MSU Teacher Scholar Award.
Satish Udpa received the Robert F.Banks Award for Institutional Leadership.

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2010

 

Hassan Khalil received the Faculty Mentor of the Year Award from the Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professiorite (AGEP).
Shanker Balasubramaniam was named a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
Andrew Mason received the Withrow Taching Excellence Award.
Shanker Balasubramaniam recieved the Withrrow Distinguised Scholar - Senior Award.
Shantanu Chakrabartty received an NSF Career Award for his research in energy harvesting sensors and processors.
Fang Z. Peng was recognized with a Distinguished Faculty Award at the 2010 Awards Convoction.
Xiaobo Tan received one of six Teacher-Scholar Awards at the 2010 Awards Convocation.
 

 

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2009

 

Timothy Hogan received the Withrow Teaching Excellence Award.
Percy Pierre was elected to the National Academy of Enginering (NAE).
Erik Goodman was selected as one of three professors for the Third Annual Michigan Distinguised Professor of the Year Award.  This award program recognizes the outstanding conribution made by faculty from Michigan's public universities to the eduation of undergraduate students.
Jian Ren received the Natinal Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award, one of NSF's most prestigious and competititive awards for junior researchers.
Leo Kempel and Hayder Radha were elected fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE), effective January 1, 1999.
Leo Kempel was elected as an ACES (Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society) fellow for exceptional achievements in computational electromagnetics and exensive technical involvement including ACES publications.
Dean Aslam was elected assciate vice president, Americas, of the Micro and Nanotechnology Commercialization Education Foundation (MANCEF) Board of Directors.
 

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2008

2008 Award Recipients

Tongtong Li received an NSF CAREER Award for her project, “On Highly Efficient and Reliable Wireless Networks” through advanced multilayer methodologies.
Selin Aviyente received an NSF CAREER Award for her project, “Integrated Research and Education in Functional Brain Networks.”
Lalita Udpa was selected as a 2008 fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE) for her contributions to forward and inverse electromagnetic nondestructive evaluation (NDE) methodologies. She is also a fellow of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT).
Gregory M.Wierzba, Withrow Teaching Excellence Award
Robert J. McGough, Junior Distinguished Scholar Award

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2007

2007 Award Recipients

Shanker Balasubramaniam, Withrow Teaching Excellence Award
Edward Rothwell, Withrow Distinguished Scholar Award
Vanessa Mitchner, Gloria Stragier Award for Dedicated and Creative Services
Erik Goodman, MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Quality in Teaching Award
Hassan Khalil
, Named Fellow for the International Federation of Automatic Control
Lalita Udpa, Named Fellow for the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT)
Gregory Wierzba, Outstanding Teaching Award from the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) North-Central Section Conference
Ning Xi, Named IEEE Fellow and 2006 Best Paper Award from the IEEE Transactions on Automation Science & Engineering
Rama Mukkamala, NSF Career Award for his proposal, “Integrated Research and Education in Cardiovascular Signal Processing for Automated and Less Invasive Monitoring of Central Hemodynamics.”

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2006

Ning Xi, professor, and Fang Peng, associate professor, were named John D. Ryder Professors of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the College of Engineering spring commencement ceremonies on May 8, 2005. Xi was given the honor for the 2004-2005 academic year. Currently, his research interests include robotics, manufacturing automation, micro/nano systems, and intelligent control and systems. Peng was named the 2005-2006 John D. Ryder Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His principle scholarly interests include power electronics, motor drives, hybrid electric vehicles, and renewable energy interface systems. Peng is also the director of the MSU Power Electronics and Motor Drives Laboratory.

Andrew Mason received the MSU Teacher-Scholar Award at the February 9th Founders' Day and university-wide Awards Convocation. These awards are presented to junior faculty members who have demonstrated dedication and skill in teaching, as well as promise of becoming outstanding scholars. Mason's principal scholarly interests include: adaptive low-power, mixed-signal integrated circuits; nanostructured, bioelectrochemical sensor arrays; microsensor signal conditioning and signal processing circuits; and integrated microsystems and Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS).

Xiaobo Tan received the NSF CAREER Award for his proposal "Dexterous Biomimetic Micromanipulation Using Artificial Muscles: Modeling, Sensing, and Control.” As a faculty advisor to the undergraduate research program hosted by the Diversity Programs Office at Michigan State, the PI will involve women and minority students in developing biomimetic microrobots incorporating smart sensors and actuators, and further use these microrobots as appealing, hands-on educational kits to inspire the interest of K-12 students in science and engineering.

Dr. Dean Aslam received the outstanding service award for his role as poster session chair in the Nanomedicine Conference 2006, held at the Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center on April 29th. He also served on the Organizational Committee of the conference.

Dr. Virginia Ayres received the Purdue University Department of Physics Outstanding Alumnus Award. She was presented with a plaque at the awards banquet on October 27, 2006.

16th Annual Engineering Award Winners
Dr. Edward Rothwell
, Withrow Teaching Excellence Award
Roxanne Peacock, Gloria Stragier Award for Dedicated and Creative Services

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2005

Selin Aviyente, Withrow Teaching Excellence Award
Joyce Foley, Gloria Stragier Award for Dedicated and Creative Service
Timothy Grotjohn, Withrow Exceptional Service Award
Fang Z. Peng, Junior Distinguished Scholar Award

Dr. Fang Z. Peng, associate professor, and Dr. Edward J. Rothwell, professor, have been named fellows of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). Dr. Peng is recognized for his contributions to multilevel power converter topology, control, and applications. Dr. Rothwell is recognized for his contributions to the development of radar target identification, discrimination, and detection schemes.

Dr. Hassan Khalil, University Distinguished Professor, received the 2005 O. Hugo Schuck Best Paper Award at the June American Control Conference. Dr. Khalil had presented his paper, “Output Feedback Sampled-Data Stabilization of Nonlinear Systems,” at the 2004 conference.

Dr. Erik Goodman was chosen to head the new ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) Special Interest Group for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (SIGEVO) at its founding on January 1, 2005. For more information, visit the SIGEVO Web site at http://www.sigevo.org/. Dr. Goodman also received the Outstanding Faculty and Staff Award from the MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities at their 21st Annual Awards and Appreciation Reception in April 2005.

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2004

Elias Strangas, Withrow Teaching Excellence Award
Eric Goodman, Withrow Exceptional Service Award
Shanker Balasubramaniam, Withrow Distinguished Scholar Award
Tim Hogan, MSU Teacher Scholar Award
John Deller, University Distinguished Professor Award
Percy Pierre and Barbara O'Kelly, MSU Excellence within Community Award
Erik Goodman, Elected as a senior fellow of the International Society for Genetic and Evolutionary Computation (ISGEC)
Percy Pierre, The National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) Founders Award. Also, Science Spectrum magazine selected Pierre as one of the “50 Most Important Blacks in Research Science” for 2004
Westley S. Evans, MSU Board of Trustees for academic achievement of a perfect 4.0 grade point average
David Pahl BS-1986, John D. Ryder Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Award

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2003

Gregory Wierzba, Withrow Teaching Excellence Award
Michael Shanblatt, Withrow Exceptional Service Award
Hayder Radha, Withrow Distinguished Scholar Award
Brian Wright, Gloria Stragier Award for Dedicated and Creative Services
Edward Rothwell, MSU Alumni Club of Mid-Michigan Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Award
Hassan Khalil, University Distinguished Professor Award
Viginia Ayres, 10-week faculty fellowship at Goddard Space Flight Center in Washington, D.C.

ECE Faculty and Staff Awards 2002

Tim Grotjohn, Withrow Teaching Excellence Award
Tim Hogan, Withrow Distinguished Scholar Award
Pauline Van Dyke, Gloria Stragier Award for Dedicated and Creative Services
Leo Kempel, MSU Teacher Scholar Award
Gregory Wierzba, Quality in Undergraduate Teaching Award
Leo Kempel, NSF CAREER Award
Hassan Khalil, International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC) Engineering Textbook Prize for the 2nd edition of his book “Nonlinear Systems.”
Percy Pierre, Named “Faculty Mentor” by the Institute on Teaching and Mentoring