Houck awarded Walter Curtis Johnson Prize
Prof. Andrew Houck is the recipient of the 2011 Walter Curtis Johnson Prize for Teaching Excellence in Electrical Engineering. The award was given for his teaching of the course ELE 396: Introduction to Quantum Computing. The Walter Johnson Prize was established in 1986 by an anonymous alumnus to recognize outstanding undergraduate teaching in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Princeton. It is named in honor of Walter C. Johnson who served on the faculty of the Electrical Engineering Department from 1937 to 1981 including 15 years as chair of the Department from 1950 to 1965. During his tenure at Princeton, Walter Johnson established a reputation among students as an excellent teacher.