Tag: School of Engineering

Aerospace faculty member Debbie Senesky tells students they belong

by Kate Chesley on February 10, 2021 3:59 pm
The School of Engineering profiled DEBBIE SENESKY, associate professor of aeronautics and astronautics, who found that a supportive family, a gift for math, a solid work ethic and strong mentors were the formula for her success that she now shares. In the interview, she talks about being a first-generation college student, taking risks, discovering creativity as… Read more Aerospace faculty member Debbie Senesky tells students they belong
Pate-Cornell

Elisabeth Paté-Cornell awarded IEEE Simon Ramo Medal

by Ker Than on January 6, 2021 3:22 pm
ELISABETH PATÉ-CORNELL, the Burt and Deedee McMurtry Professor in the School of Engineering and professor of management science and engineering, has been awarded the 2021 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal. The $20,000 prize is granted by IEEE, the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology, and recognizes individuals for their “exceptional achievement in systems… Read more Elisabeth Paté-Cornell awarded IEEE Simon Ramo Medal
DeSimone

Joseph DeSimone wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology

by Crista Leigh Farrell on December 4, 2020 4:24 pm
JOSEPH DESIMONE, the Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professor in Translational Medicine and professor of chemical engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2019-20 Harvey Prize in science and technology in recognition of contributions in materials science, chemistry, polymer science and technology, nanomedicine, and 3D printing. The Harvey Prize, the highest honor of the Technion-Israel Institute… Read more Joseph DeSimone wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology
Kenneth Goodson

Kenneth Goodson has been recognized for excellence in semiconductor technology research

by Tom Abate on November 15, 2020 12:48 pm
KENNETH GOODSON, professor of mechanical engineering and senior associate dean for faculty and academic affairs at Stanford Engineering, will share the 2020 University Research Award, given by the nation’s premier semiconductor industry organizations, in recognition of his work in developing technologies to help high-performance chips keep their cool. The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research… Read more Kenneth Goodson has been recognized for excellence in semiconductor technology research
Cyber team

Stanford students win international cybersecurity competition

by Alex Kekauoha on January 12, 2020 12:58 pm
The STANFORD APPLIED CYBER TEAM beat out nine college hacking teams from around the world at the Collegiate Penetrating Testing Competition at the Rochester Institute of Technology. At the annual event – now in its fifth year – students showcase their technical skills and gain professional experience in the practice of testing a computer system,… Read more Stanford students win international cybersecurity competition

Jelena Vuckovic honored by the Institution of Engineering and Technology

by Tom Abate on December 10, 2019 4:35 pm
An international engineering association has awarded Stanford electrical engineer and photonics researcher JELENA VUCKOVIC a $454,000 prize for her research into a new laser-on-a-chip that could revolutionize how focused beams of light are applied in applications such as fiber-optic communications, quantum computing and self-driving cars. Vuckovic said the award, announced Monday, Dec. 9, by the London-based… Read more Jelena Vuckovic honored by the Institution of Engineering and Technology
Mehran Sahami

Mehran Sahami recognized for educational contributions to computing

by Tom Abate on October 30, 2019 3:24 pm
The world’s largest computer science society has recognized Mehran Sahami, professor (teaching) of computer science, for his outstanding contributions as a teacher, mentor and thinker in the field. The Association for Computing Machinery recognized Sahami along with eight other professors for educational excellence as part of the  ACM’s 2019 Distinguished Member awards. The announcement delighted but… Read more Mehran Sahami recognized for educational contributions to computing
Satz and Widom

Deans Debra Satz and Jennifer Widom offer students words of wisdom

by Schools of Engineering and Humanities & Sciences on October 20, 2019 1:31 pm
JENNIFER WIDOM, dean of the School of Engineering, and DEBRA SATZ, dean of the School of Humanities and Sciences, sat down to chat about their unlikely paths to their current academic positions and to offer words of wisdom to undergraduates.

Ellen Kuhl, chair of mechanical engineering, finds balance in long-distance sports

by Tom Abate on October 7, 2019 2:23 pm
Come Oct. 12, when ELLEN KUHL, professor and chair of mechanical engineering, is doing a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26-mile marathon, she may wonder whatever possessed her to join the roughly 2,400 contestants at the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii. Fortunately, the answer is simple. “For me, long-distance sports are a lot like… Read more Ellen Kuhl, chair of mechanical engineering, finds balance in long-distance sports
Ellen Ochoa

Stanford Engineering Heroes include astronaut Ellen Ochoa

by Andrew Myers on February 24, 2019 12:01 pm
The first Latina in space, a female pioneer of computer science and a legend of aerodynamics who later pivoted to become an authority in the history of technology are this year’s Stanford Engineering Heroes. The Engineering Heroes program, which inducts its eighth class in 2019, was established in 2010 to recognize the profound contributions of… Read more Stanford Engineering Heroes include astronaut Ellen Ochoa