Department Awards

David Tuma Undergraduate Project Award
Recognizing the undergraduate ECE student(s) who created the most outstanding laboratory project during the academic year.

2016: Kais Kudrolli, Sohil Shah, and Dongjoon Park
2013: Tyler Huberty, Greg Nazario, and Isaac Simha
2012: Kwabena Agyeman


Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Recognizing an ECE undergraduate or graduate teaching assistant who has demonstrated extraordinary performance in our teaching program in the Summer, Fall, or Spring terms.

2016: Doru Popovici
2015: Alexey Tumanov
2014: William Melicher
2013: Paul Kennedy
2012: Sergio Pequito


Graduating Senior Awards
ECE offers several commencement awards for graduating seniors related to scholastic achievement, research achievement, leadership, and service to the community.

E.M. Williams Award
In recognition of a graduating senior who demonstrates superior scholastic achievement.

2016: Rudina Morina
2015: Thomas Mullins
2014: Paraj Tye
2013: Brian Osbun
2012: Wei Shi

Frank J. Marshall Scholar Award
In recognition of a graduating senior who demonstrates outstanding scholastic and research achievement.

2016: Sean Bittner
2015: Ana Beisy Cruz
2014: Dale McConachie
2013: Tyler Huberty
2012: Benjamin Cowley

Frank J. Marshall Outstanding Undergraduate Award
In recognition of a graduating senior who has demonstrated a balance of academics, leadership, and service to the community.

2016: Brandon Perez
2015: Jaime Kang
2014: Niharika Singh
2013: Neil Abcouwer
2012: Neereja Sundaresan 


Doctoral Student Commencement Awards
The two Doctoral Student Commencement Awards are for doctoral students who graduated in the Summer, Fall, or Spring and who have defended by April.

A.G. Milnes Award
Awarded to a graduating ECE Ph.D. student for the Ph.D. thesis work judged to be of the highest quality and which has had, or is likely to have, significant impact in his or her field.

2016: Abhishek Sharma and Shupeng Sun
2015: Matthew Golub
2014: Dragana Bajovic and Dusan Jakovetic
2013: Wangyang Zhang
2012: Jason (Wing Chiu) Tam

A.G. Jordan Award
Awarded to a graduating ECE Ph.D. student who has combined outstanding Ph.D. thesis work with exceptional service to the ECE or CMU communities.

2016: Ashwati Krishnan
2014: Kristen Dorsey and Joel Harley
2012: Paul Bogdan 


Faculty Awards

2016 Eta Kappa Nu Award for Excellence in Teaching: Tamal Mukherjee
2016 Spira Award: Don Thomas
2014 HKN Award for Outstanding Faculty Teaching: Ken Mai
2012 Eta Kappa Nu Award for Excellence in Teaching: Jimmy Zhu