EE Grad Student Sibren Isaacman was recently honored at the annual Association of Princeton Graduate Alumni (APGA) Teaching Awards. Isaacman, currently a PhD. student at Princeton, is one of six recipients of this award. He was an assistant in instruction to Professor of Computer Science Jennifer Rexford for “Introduction to Programming Systems,” a sophomore-level computer science class. Isaacman aims to complete his PhD. Program in early 2012. Complete article can be found here.
Archive – May 2011
EE Grad students Mohammed Shoaib and Kyong Ho Lee won a 2011 QualComm Innovation Fellowship for “Algorithim-driven platforms for Low-Energy Intelligent Biomedical Systems”. The Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship recognizes, rewards and mentors innovative PhD students in technical research areas
Congratulations to the Class of 2011 from the EE Department. We are all proud of your accomplishments. We wish you the best in your future. Please keep in touch and stop back for a visit when you are in the area. Eight from the graduating class are going on to Graduate School and eight 8 will be working in industry; six in engineering and two in finance.
Prof. Vincent Poor has been honored with the IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award. The IEEE Eric E. Sumner Award recognizes Prof. Poor "For pioneering contributions to multiple-access communications." Established in 1995, the Award is one of the highest professional recognition received from IEEE. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to furthering technology and excellence for the benefit of humanity.
EE doctoral graduate Min Wu has been promoted to the rank of full professor at the University of Maryland. Dr. Wu received her M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Princeton in 1998 and 2001 respectively. More detailed information can be found here.
Prof. Jason Fleischer, together with Prof. Thomas Bifano of Boston University and Dr. Shelley Batts of Stanford University have been awarded a National Academies Keck Futures Initiatives (NAKFI) Grant. They have received this grant for research on adaptive optics (AO) to improve imagining of the inner ear. AO improves imaging by adjusting the wavefront of light to compensate for aberrations. Launched in 2003, the Futures Initiatives is designed for scientists from various disciplines to focus on
We are pleased to announce the recent accomplishments of our colleagues Prof. Vince Poor and Loren Pfeiffer who have both been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS). This is a well deserved honor. Established in 1863, the NAS is an honorific society of distinguished scholars involved in scientific and engineering research. This year, the NAS has elected 72 new members and 18 foreign associates to recognize their continuing achievements. Membership of the Academy is composed of approx