Tag: Stanford University School of Engineering

German president and first lady

President Marc Tessier-Lavigne welcomes German president to campus

by Donna Lovell on June 20, 2018 4:22 pm
Stanford President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE welcomed German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife, Elke Büdenbender, to campus Tuesday when the pair arrived to attend a symposium organized by electrical engineering Professor BERND GIROD. After a stroll through Memorial Court, Tessier-Lavigne held a short meeting with the German president and first lady and members of the Stanford… Read more President Marc Tessier-Lavigne welcomes German president to campus
David Barnett

David Barnett wins the 2018 Drucker Medal

by Ashley Boney on May 22, 2018 3:33 pm
DAVID BARNETT, professor emeritus of materials science and engineering and of mechanical engineering, was recently named a recipient of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) 2018 Drucker Medal for his contributions to the field of applied mechanics and mechanical engineering. Established in 1997, the Drucker Medal recognizes excellence in research, teaching and service to… Read more David Barnett wins the 2018 Drucker Medal
Kenneth Goodson

Kenneth Goodson receives the inaugural Richard Chu ITherm Award

by Ashley Boney on May 2, 2018 2:03 pm
KENNETH GOODSON, the Davies Family Provostial Professor and the Robert Bosch Chairman of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, has received the inaugural Richard Chu ITherm Award for his contributions to thermal management of semiconductor circuits, systems and devices. The award, formerly known as the ITherm Achievement Award, recognizes achievements in the science and art of… Read more Kenneth Goodson receives the inaugural Richard Chu ITherm Award
Stanford Engineering Heros

Four leaders in their fields named as Stanford Engineering Heroes

by Andrew Myers on April 29, 2018 2:54 pm
A chip designer who transformed the video gaming industry, a couple who pioneered computer science study and an astronaut who broke down barriers are among the Stanford Engineering Heroes for 2017-18. The Engineering Heroes program, which began in 2010, recognizes the contributions of distinguished alumni and faculty emeriti of the School of Engineering. Past winners… Read more Four leaders in their fields named as Stanford Engineering Heroes
Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith receives ACM Athena Lecturer Award

by Ashley Boney on April 18, 2018 12:19 pm
ANDREA GOLDSMITH, the Stephen Harris Professor and professor of electrical engineering, recently received the ACM Athena Lecturer Award. Started in 2006, the award by the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) recognizes female  researchers who have made significant contributions to computer science. Goldsmith received the award for her research in the design, analysis and fundamental performance… Read more Andrea Goldsmith receives ACM Athena Lecturer Award
Kunle Olukotun

Kunle Olukotun receives the Harry H. Goode Memorial Award

by Ashley Boney on March 13, 2018 3:20 pm
  KUNLE OLUKOTUN, the Cadence Design Systems Professor and professor of electrical engineering and of computer science, recently received the IEEE Computer Society’s 2018 Harry H. Goode Memorial Award. The award honors outstanding achievements in the information processing field and recognizes singular and accumulated contributions to the theory, design and practice of computer and information… Read more Kunle Olukotun receives the Harry H. Goode Memorial Award
william chueh

William Chueh wins Outstanding Young Investigator Award

by Ashley Boney on February 27, 2018 2:34 pm
WILLIAM CHUEH, assistant professor of materials science and engineering and center fellow at the Precourt Institute for Energy, recently received the Materials Research Society’s 2018 Outstanding Young Investigator Award for his groundbreaking research in ionic and electronic charge transport and interfacial chemistry. Chueh leads a group of 25 students and postdocs tackling the challenge of decarbonizing… Read more William Chueh wins Outstanding Young Investigator Award
David Lentink

David Lentink wins inaugural young investigator award

by Ashley Boney on January 22, 2018 3:01 pm
  DAVID LENTINK, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received the inaugural Steven Vogel Young Investigator Award for his work in biological flight research and engineering design. The award, named for the late Steven Vogel, a leading researcher in comparative biomechanics who enjoyed seeing biological research insights applied to design, recognizes early career brilliance in… Read more David Lentink wins inaugural young investigator award
Science and Engineering Quad

Engineering faculty recognized for excellence in teaching

by Andrew Myers on December 14, 2017 4:04 pm
The Stanford chapter of Tau Beta Pi, an engineering honor society, has announced the inaugural “Teaching Honor Roll,” which recognizes the teaching of 12 educators in the School of Engineering. Selection criteria include great teaching, extraordinary inspiration to study a topic, outstanding mentoring and particularly creative lecturing. Any undergraduate in the School of Engineering can nominate… Read more Engineering faculty recognized for excellence in teaching
Andrea Goldsmith

Andrea Goldsmith wins award for mentoring women in engineering

by Vicky Stein on October 30, 2017 4:19 pm
In addition to her work on wireless communication systems, molecular communication and neuroscience, electrical engineering Professor ANDREA GOLDSMITH spends as much as 10 percent of her time encouraging and guiding budding young engineers and technical professionals, especially women. Goldsmith has received the 2017 Women in Communications Engineering (WICE) Mentorship Award from the IEEE Communications Society… Read more Andrea Goldsmith wins award for mentoring women in engineering