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29

National Academy of
Engineering members

 

87

NSF Early
CAREER Awardees

 

39

Sloan Fellows 

 

18

 PECASE Awards

 

Here is a selection of awards received by UW College of Engineering Faculty (emeriti included)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Tom Anderson (CSE)
2017

Anna Karlin (CSE)
2016

Susan Eggers (CSE)
2013

Edward D. Lazowska (CSE)
2004

MacArthur Fellows

Yejin Choi (CSE)
2022

Shwetak Patel (CSE, ECE)
2011

Yoky Matsuoka (CSE)
2007

National Academy of Engineering

Samson Jenekhe (ChemE)
2022

Anna Karlin (CSE)
2022

Mari Ostendorf (ECE)
2021

Steven L. Kramer (CEE)
2020

Tom Anderson (CSE)
2016

James J. Riley (ME)
2014

Eric Horvitz (CSE affiliate)
2013

Rico Malvar (ECE affiliate)
2012

David Stahl (CEE)
2012

Hank Levy (CSE)
2011

Dennis Lettenmeier (CEE)
2010

David Auth (BioE affiliate)
2009

Matthew O'Donnell (BioE)
2009

Matthew O'Donnell (BioE)
2009

Matthew O'Donnell (BioE)
2009

Susan Eggers (CSE)
2006

George M. Homsy (ME affiliate)
2006

Allan Hoffman (BioE)
2005

Phil Bernstein (CSE affiliate)
2003

Burton Smith (CSE affiliate)
2003

Buddy Ratner (BioE)
2002

Ed Lazowska (CSE)
2001

James Bassingthwaighte (BioE)
2000

Akira Ishimaru (ECE)
1996

Dave Cutler (CSE affiliate)
1994

Bruce Finlayson (ChemE)
1994

Irene Peden (ECE)
1993

Bishnu S. Atal (ECE affiliate)
1987

Albert Kobayashi (ME)
1986

Abraham Hertzberg (A&A, deceased)
1976

Albert Babb (ChemE)
1972

Edward Wenk Jr. (CEE, deceased)
1969

Milo Bell (BioE, deceased)
1968

National Academy of Sciences

Anna Karlin (CSE)
2021

Mary Lidstrom (ChemE)
2013

Richard Karp (CSE)
1996

Bishnu S. Atal (ECE)
1993

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Steve Brunton (ME)
2019

Alvin Cheung (CSE)
2019

Elizabeth Nance (ChemE)
2019

Kevin Schneider (ECE affiliate)
2019

Emily B. Fox (CSE and ECE adjunct)
2017

Shwetak Patel (CSE, ECE)
2016

Luke Zettlemoyer (CSE)
2016

Bruce J. Hinds (MSE)
2009

Michael Hochberg (ECE)
2009

Cecilia Aragon (HCDE)
2008

Maya Gupta (ECE)
2007

Suzie Hwang Pun (BioE)
2005

Wei Li (ME)
2004

Radha Poovendran (ECE)
2004

Yoky Matsuoka (CSE)
2003

Alon Halevy (CSE)
2000

Chris Diorio (CSE)
1999

Deirdre Meldrum (ECE)
1997

Sloan Research Fellowships

Yulia Tsvetkov (CSE)
2022

Hannaneh Hajishirzi (CSE)
2020

Yin Tat Lee (CSE)
2020

Alvin Cheung (CSE)
2019

Shayan Oveis Gharan (CSE)
2019

Maya Cakmak (CSE)
2018

Arka Majumdar (ECE)
2018

Ali Farhadi (CSE)
2017

Emina Torlak (CSE)
2016

Emily B. Fox (CSE and ECE)
2015

Shyam Gollakota (CSE)
2015

Thomas Rothvoss (CSE)
2015

Jeffrey Heer (CSE)
2014

Edward Lazowska (CSE)
2014

Shyam Gollakota (CSE)
2014

James Carothers (ChemE)
2013

Shwetak Patel (CSE and ECE)
2012

Anup Rao (CSE)
2011

Georg Seelig (CSE and ECE)
2011

Paul Wiggins (BioE and Physics)
2011

Luis Ceze (CSE)
2010

Christine Luscombe (MSE)
2010

James Lee (CSE)
2009

Tadayoshi Kohno (CSE)
2008

Venkatesan Guruswami (CSE)
2005

Mark Oskin (CSE)
2005

Steve Gribble (CSE)
2004

David Wetherall (CSE)
2004

Pedro Domingos (CSE)
2003

Zoran Popovic (CSE)
2003

Scott Hauck (CSE and ECE)
2001

Raj Rao (CSE)
2001

Steve Seitz (CSE)
2001

Dan Suciu (CSE)
2001

Brian Curless (CSE)
2000

Chris Diorio (CSE)
2000

Alon Halevy (CSE)
1999

David Salesin (CSE)
1995

Tom Anderson (CSE)
1994

Eve Riskin (CSE and ECE)
1994

Faculty honors news

 

Highly cited researchers 

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Congrats to the UW Engineering faculty and researchers who've been named to Clarivate's Highly Cited Researchers list for 2022. 11/29/2022

Huijia (Rachel) Lin (CSE) 

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Huijia (Rachel) Lin has been named one of Science News’ 10 Scientists to Watch for her exploration of “magical concepts” in cryptography – seeming paradoxes that turn out to be possible. 11/15/2022

Maya Cakmak (CSE) 

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Maya Cakmak earns Anita Borg Early Career Award for advancing innovation and broadening participation in human-centered robotics. 09/01/2022

Andre Berndt (BioE) 

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BioE assistant professor Andre Brendt received a 2022 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award from the McKnight Foundation. 08/08/2022

Dan Suciu (CSE) 

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The Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on the Management of Data honored professor Dan Suciu with its 2022 Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award in recognition of his “lasting contributions to the foundations of novel data management trends.” 06/29/2022

Sajjad Moazeni (ECE) 

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Receives 2022 NSF CAREER award to help make the next generation of AI supercomputers faster, more powerful and energy-efficient. 06/29/2022

Azadeh Yazdan (BioE) 

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Has earned the American Heart Association (AHA) Career Development Award for innovative stroke treatment. 06/28/2022

Prashanth Rajivan (ISE) 

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Recipient of the 2022 NSF CAREER Award to better understand the cognitive processes that explain and predict human decisions related to phishing attacks. 06/29/2022

Jessica Ray (CEE)

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Recipient of a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award. 06/16/2022

Joyce Yen (ADVANCE) 

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Honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. 05/11/2022

Xu Chen (ME) 

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Received a 2022 Sandra L. Bouckley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). 04/27/2022

Mehmet Kurt (ME) 

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Received an NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Award. 04/22/2022

Yulia Tsvetkov (CSE) 

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Awarded early-career fellowships from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. 02/22/2022

Samson Jenekhe (ChemE) and Anna Karlin (CSE) 

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Elected to the National Academy of Engineering. 02/9/2022

Richard Ladner (CSE) 

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Elected AAAS Fellow for his leadership in making computing education and careers accessible to people with disabilities. 01/27/2022

Corie L. Cobb (ME) 

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Recipient of a DARPA Director’s Fellowship Award. 01/22/2022

Prashanth Rajivan (ISE) 

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Recipient of the 2022 NSF Early Career Award for his proposal titled "CAREER: Understanding the Principles of Working Memory in Phishing Decision Making” 01/19/2022

 

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