Sergio Verdú, the Eugene Higgins Professor of Electrical Engineering, is the recipient of the 2016 National Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Reviewing. The award was bestowed in recognition of his leading work in the field of information theory.
Two Princeton Engineering faculty members were elected to the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest honors in all fields of science
Professors of electical engineering "swept" the highest teaching awards given at Princeton at the 2009 Commencement ceremonies. Sharad Malik, Paul Prucnal, Claire Gmachl and Sanjeev Kulkarni were all recognized for their excellent teaching and mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Board of Directors has honored Sergio Verdu with the 2008 IEEE Richard W. Hamming Medal "for fundamental contributions to information theory and the development of multiuser detection."
Stephen Chou and Sergio Verdu, professors of electrical engineering, have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, one of the greatest honors in the engineering field.