• Sarah Finney receives the Carlton E. Tucker Teaching Award announced by associate dept. head Duane S. Boning and handed to her by associate dept. head Srini Devadas.

    Sarah Finney receives the Carlton E. Tucker Teaching Award announced by associate dept. head Duane S. Boning and handed to her by associate dept. head Srini Devadas.

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  • EECS faculty member Vladimir Bulovic receives the HKN Best Instructor of the Year Award given by EECS graduate student Vinith Misra.

    EECS faculty member Vladimir Bulovic receives the HKN Best Instructor of the Year Award given by EECS graduate student Vinith Misra.

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  • EECS faculty member Ronald Rivest receives the Burgess and Elizabeth Jamieson Award from Mr. Jamieson(right) while assoc. dept. head Duane Boning looks on (left).

    EECS faculty member Ronald Rivest receives the Burgess and Elizabeth Jamieson Award from Mr. Jamieson(right) while assoc. dept. head Duane Boning looks on (left).

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  • EECS Senior Lecturer Christopher Terman, left, and Professor Ronald Rivest both recipients of the Jamieson Prize in EECS listen with Associate Dept. Head Duane Boning to Burgess Jamieson speak on handing out the awards.

    EECS Senior Lecturer Christopher Terman, left, and Professor Ronald Rivest both recipients of the Jamieson Prize in EECS listen with Associate Dept. Head Duane Boning to Burgess Jamieson speak on handing out the awards.

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  • Winners of the Northern Telecom/BNR project Award for best 6.111 laboratory project, from left, Edgar Twigg, Natalie Cheung and Yuta Kuboyama as they receive their award for FT07 porjects from Associate Dept. Head Duane S. Boning.

    Winners of the Northern Telecom/BNR project Award for best 6.111 laboratory project, from left, Edgar Twigg, Natalie Cheung and Yuta Kuboyama as they receive their award for FT07 porjects from Associate Dept. Head Duane S. Boning.

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  • Yasuhiro Shirasaki receives the Morris Joseph Levin Award for Best MasterWorks Oral Thesis presentation from Assoc. Dept. Head Duane S. Boning.

    Yasuhiro Shirasaki receives the Morris Joseph Levin Award for Best MasterWorks Oral Thesis presentation from Assoc. Dept. Head Duane S. Boning.

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  • George C. Newton undergraduate lab prizes. Third place winners for Spring Term 2007 6.170 from left, Andre Wibosono, Raluca Ada Popa and Anand R. Deopurkar.  Presented by Assoc. Dept. Head Duane S. Boning, far right.

    George C. Newton undergraduate lab prizes. Third place winners for Spring Term 2007 6.170 from left, Andre Wibosono, Raluca Ada Popa and Anand R. Deopurkar.  Presented by Assoc. Dept. Head Duane S. Boning, far right.

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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science awards

Sarah Finney receives the Carlton E. Tucker Teaching Award announced by associate dept. head Duane S. Boning and handed to her by associate dept. head Srini Devadas.


Carlton E. Tucker Teaching Award--for Teaching Excellence
- Sarah Finney G, EECS, Arlington, Mass.

Harold L. Hazen Teaching Award--for Teaching Excellence
- Laura Zager G, EECS, Sayre, Pa.

Frederick C. Hennie III Teaching Award--for Teaching Excellence
- Taylor Barton G, EECS, Arlington, Mass.

Department Teaching Award
- Karim Liman-Tinguiri '10, EECS, Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
- Michael M. Haimes '09, EECS, Brooklyn, N.Y.

George M. Sprowls Scholarship Fund--for Outstanding PhD thesis in Computer Science
- Sergey Yekhanin, '07, EECS, San Jose, Calif.
- Andrew Sutherland, '07, EECS, Cambridge, Mass.
- Jonathan Kelner, '07, EECS, Boston, Mass.
- Ronny Krashinsky, '07, EECS, San Francisco, Calif.

Northern Telecom/BNR Project Award--for best 6.111 Laboratory Project Spring Term 2007
- Robert Crowell '08, Memphis, Tenn.
- Lyric Doshi '08, EECS, Richmond, Va.
- Adam Lerer '08, EECS, Toronto, Canada
- Samuel Gross '09, EECS, Fairfax, Va.

Northern Telecom/BNR Project Award--for best 6.111 Laboratory Project Fall Term 2007
- Yuta Kuboyama '09, EECS, Tokyo, Japan
- Natalie Cheung '09, EECS, Burlingame, Calif.
- Edgar Twigg '09, aeronautics and astronautics, Berryville, Va.

Morris Joseph Levin Award--for Best MasterWorks Oral Thesis Presentation
- John Lee G, EECS, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- Yasuhiro Shirasaki G, EECS, Winchester, Mass.
- SRK Branavan G, EECS, Sri Lanka
- Rick Cory G, EECS, Kyoto, Japan

George C. Newton Undergraduate Laboratory First Place Prize--for Fall Term 2007 in 6.111
- Zhen Li '08, EECS, Jiangsu, China
- Bryan Morrissey '08 '10, Paramus, N.J.
- Brian Wong '08, EECS, Hong Kong

George C. Newton Undergraduate Laboratory Second Place Prize--for Spring Term 2007 in 6.131
- Zackary Anderson '09, EECS, Beverly Hill, Calif.

George C. Newton Undergraduate Laboratory Second Place Prize--for Spring Term 2007 in 6.170
- Raluca Ada Popa '09, EECS, Sibiu, Romania
- Andre Wibisono, EECS, Jawa Timur, Indonesia
- Anand R. Deopurkar '08, mathematics, Maharashtra, India
- Alessandro Chiesa '09, EECS, Varese, Italy

David A. Chanen Writing Award
- Igor Kopylov '09, EECS, Roseland, N.J.

Charles & Jennifer Johnson MEng Thesis Prize
- First prize: John Jaesung Lee G, EECS, Brooklyn, N.Y.
- First prize: Matthew M. Papi G, EECS, Providence, R.I.
- Second prize: Jeffrey B. Arnold G, EECS Great Fall, Va.

William A. Martin Memorial Master's Thesis Prize
- First place: Rick Cory G, EECS, Kyoto, Japan
- Second place: Shyamnath Gollakota G, EECS, Hyderabad, India

David Adler Memorial MEng Thesis Prize
- First place: Vinith Misra G, EECS
- Second place: Taylor W. Barton G, EECS, Arlington, Mass.

Ernst A. Guillemin Master's Thesis Award
- First place: Yuan Shen G, EECS, Shanghai, China
- Second place: Natasa Blitvic G, EECS, Quebec, Canada
- Second place: Mahmut Ersin Sinangil G, EECS, Istanbul, Turkey

Licklider UROP Prize
- Margaret Leibovic '10, EECS, Irvington, N.Y.

Robert M. Fano UROP Award
- Kuat T. Yessenov '08, EECS, Pavlodar, Kazakhstan

Arnold L. Nylander (1931) UROP Award
- Gilberto Abram '08, EECS, Ronzone, Italy

Morais (1986) and Rosenblum (1986) UROP Award
- Douglas Adams '08, EECS, Potomac, Md.
- Aaron Bernstein '08, mathematics, Brookline, Mass.

Anna Pogosyants UROP Award
- Irene Kaplow '10, mathematics

Richard J. Caloggero Award
- Lucille O'Hehir, Medford, Mass.
- Helen Schwartz, Lexington, Mass.

J. Francis Reintjes Excellence in VI--an Industrial Practice Award
- Jason Furtado G,Waltham, Mass.
- Doris Lin G, EECS, Columbia, Mo.

Jerome H. Saltzer Award
- Russell Tedrake, EECS, Needham Heights, Mass.

Department Head Special Recognition Award
- Victor Costan G, EECS, Bucharest, Romania
- Leslie Kaelbling, EECS, Norfolk, Mass.
- Leslie Kolodziejski, EECS, Belmont, Mass.
- Tony Eng, EECS, Cambridge, Mass.

Graduate Student Association Graduate Counselor Award
- Terry Orlando, EECS, Cambridge, Mass.

IEEE/ACM Advisor Award
- W. Eric Grimson, EECS, Lexington, Mass.

William L. Everitt Student Awards of Excellence
- Michael F. Robbins '08, EECS, Philadelphia, Pa.
- Lucia T. Tian '08, EECS, Salem, N.H.

Burgess (71952) & Elizabeth Jamieson Award
- Christopher Terman, EECS, Newton Centre, Mass.
- Ronald L. Rivest, EECS, Arlington, Mass.

Albert van Rennes Teaching Award
- Marc Baldo, EECS, Cambridge, Mass.

HKN Best Instructor Award
- Vladimir Bulovic, Lexington, Mass.

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 4, 2008 (download PDF).


Topics: Electrical engineering and electronics, Awards, honors and fellowships

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