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ECE honors its most dedicated students, faculty and staff

June 27, 2019

Earlier this month, the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering honored staff, faculty and students whose outstanding contributions helped strengthen the success of the department.


Sreeram Kannan

Sreeram Kannan and Daniel Kirschen

The Outstanding Teaching Award was presented to Sreeram Kannan, ECE assistant professor, for the exemplary mentorship to students and his creative approaches to teaching.







Arka Majumdar

Radha Poovendran and Arka Majumdar

The Outstanding Research Advisor Award was presented to Arka Majumdar, assistant professor, for his commitment to his students and passion in research.







May Lim

May Lim and Bridget Faherty

The Outstanding Staff Award was presented to May Lim, ECE PMP advisor, for her dedication to the success of the students and the department.








Mark Odendahl

Mark Odendahl and Chris Rudell

The Outstanding Undergraduate Award was presented to Mark Odendahl for his outstanding academic performance and commitment to his extracurricular organizations.







James Harrang

James Harrang and May Lim

The Outstanding Professional Student Award was presented to James Harrang for his compelling academic and professional traits, warm personality and robust intellectual curiosity.







Shruti Misra

Shruti Misra and Scott Hauck

The Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award was presented to Shruti Misra for her ability to impart good problem solving and critical thinking skills to her students.







Yi Luan

Radha Poovendran and Yi Luan

The Yang Research Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student was presented to Yi Luan for her substantial contributions to different research areas in NLP.







The Chair’s Award was presented to Karen Fisher for wearing many hats for the department over the years and her dedicated partnership and leadership in ECE.