Faculty honors

New & noteworthy

04/14/20 — Updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni, faculty and students.
Ruzena Bajcsy

Ruzena Bajcsy honored for ‘upending science’

02/27/20 Popular Mechanics — Popular Mechanics magazine named EECS professor Ruzena Bajcsy as one of 37 women who "upended science, tech, and engineering for the better." Bajcsy, who conducted pioneering work in robotics and artificial intelligence, joins a list that includes Katherine Johnson of NASA and Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie
Sanjam Garg and Aditya Parameswaran

Two engineering faculty named Sloan Research Fellows

02/12/20 — Sanjam Garg, an assistant professor of electrical engineering and computer sciences (EECS), and Aditya Parameswaran, who has a joint appointment in EECS and the School of Information, were among nine Berkeley faculty members to win the prestigious research honor.
Tarek Zohdi

Tarek Zohdi named 2019 AAM Fellow

01/02/20 American Academy of Mechanics — Tarek Zohdi, Chancellor's Professor and Will C. Hall Endowed Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been named the 2019 Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics. This is an honor accorded to only one person per year in the country.
IEEE Mefdal of Honor winner Chenming Hu

Chenming Hu awarded IEEE Medal of Honor

12/06/19 IEEE — The electrical engineering and computer sciences professor emeritus was recognized for his distinguished work with semiconductor models, particularly 3D device structures.
Rebecca Abergel and David Schaffer

Abergel, Schaffer named to AAAS

11/26/19 — Rebecca Abergel, assistant professor of nuclear engineering, and David Schaffer, professor of bioengineering and of chemical and biomolecular engineering, are among five Berkeley faculty members named new fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Alum honored as MEMS pioneer

10/25/19 — Kurt Peterson was awarded the 2019 IEEE Medal of Honor for his contributions to microelectromechanical systems research.
Aaron Streets

Streets named Pew Scholar

10/25/19 — Professor Aaron Streets is joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences.

New & noteworthy

10/25/19 — Class notes and other updates about Berkeley Engineering alumni and faculty.