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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
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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
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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
Mark Vande Hei

NASA astronaut and Stanford alumnus Mark Vande Hei

by Taylor Kubota on August 29, 2017 3:02 pm
On Sept. 12, NASA astronaut and Stanford alumnus MARK VANDE HEI, MS ’99, will lift off on his first space flight. Part of the Expedition 53-54, along with astronaut Joe Acaba and cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin, Vande Hei will launch on the Russian Soyuz MS-06 spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS), which has been continuously… Read more NASA astronaut and Stanford alumnus Mark Vande Hei
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Energy Department awards Stanford $1.59 million for solar research

by Precourt Institute for Energy on July 17, 2017 4:00 pm
The Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Stanford a total of $1.59 million for two research projects on advanced solar cell technology. The awards are among 48 projects that will receive support through the DOE SunShot Initiative, a program launched in 2011 to develop new technologies that lower the costs and improve the reliability of… Read more Energy Department awards Stanford $1.59 million for solar research
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Urban water engineering project AquaCharge earns awards

by Kate Chesley on June 12, 2017 2:14 pm
A project designed to enhance the resiliency and sustainability of urban water supplies has been honored by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Innovation Contest. The project, called AquaCharge, was submitted by PhD student JON BRADSHAW, who works with RICHARD LUTHY, professor of civil and environmental engineering and director of the Engineering Research Center… Read more Urban water engineering project AquaCharge earns awards