2016 EECS Annual Awards Winners

The accomplishments in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science were celebrated at the 2016 EECS Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 7 in Tech L440.

2016 EECS Annual Award Winners

The accomplishments in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science were celebrated at the 2016 EECS Annual Awards Ceremony on Tuesday, June 7 in Tech L440.

Prof. Alan Sahakian, Chair of EECS hosted the event, which saw Prof. Sara Sood, last year’s “Best Teacher” recipient, deliver a stimulating presentation, titled, "Inclusive Classrooms", that her unique goals as an educator, which included: preparing the students for what lies ahead, piquing their interest, encouraging collaboration, being a role model, and creating a safe/open environment in which students of all background levels can thrive. Prof. Robby Findler will deliver next year's speech after winning this years Best Teacher award. View more photos on our Facebook Page

2016 EECS Faculty & Student Award Winners

Best Teacher: Prof. Robby Findler

Best TA: Sam Taggart

Outstandıng Senıor ın Computer Engıneerıng: Bryanna Yeh

Outstandıng Senıor ın Computer Scıence: Kevin Chen

Outstandıng Senıor ın Electrıcal Engıneerıng: Kyle Scheffel

Best Dıssertatıon (CE): Yigit Demir (Advisor: Prof. Nikos Hardavellas), "High Performance and Energy Efficient Computer System Design Using Photonic Interconnects"

Best Dıssertatıon (CS): Marcel Flores (Advisor: Prof. Aleksandar Kuzmanovic ), "Improving Existing Protocols by Enabling Added Communication"

Best Dıssertatıon (EE): Abbas Haddadi (Advisor: Prof. Manijeh Razeghi), "Type-II Antimonide-based Superlattices for High Performance Infrared Detectors and Imagers"

2015 Best Teacher Award Winner Sara Sood Deliver's a Speech.