Awards and Honors

Professor William Putnam Receives NSF CAREER Award

February 16, 2021

Prof. Putnam is developing high-speed optical detectors that could revolutionize infrared spectroscopy

William Putnam, an assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). This CAREER award will support his proposal entitled, “Chip-Scale, Field-Resolved Detection of Mid-Infrared Light”.

Professor Marina Radulaski Receives NSF CAREER Award

January 06, 2021

Prof. Radulaski is developing quantum nanophotonic devices to enable the next generation of quantum hardware

Marina Radulaski, assistant professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER award for the project entitled Scalable Quantum Photonics based on Color Center Integration with Angle-etched Silicon Carbide Devices.

Professor John Owens Named IEEE 2020 Fellow

December 17, 2020

Dr. John Owens, Child Family Professor of Engineering and Entrepreneurship, has been named an IEEE Fellow in recognition of his contributions to heterogeneous parallel computing. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed 0.1% of the total voting membership.

Connie Duong Receives an Institute of International Education Graduate International Research Experiences Program Scholarship

December 14, 2020

Please join us in celebrating ECE Ph.D. student, Connie Duong, as the recipient of an Institute of International Education (IIE) Graduate International Research Experiences Program scholarship. Through a wide variety of educational programs sponsored by the U.S. government, corporations, foundations and foreign governments, the IIE annually works with thousands of U.S.

Ph.D. Student Nguyen Nguyen Awarded the APMC 2020 Prize for Best Regular Paper

December 14, 2020

ECE Ph.D. student, Nguyen L.K. Nguyen, advised by Professor Anh-Vu Pham, was awarded the Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference 2020 (APMC 2020), Prize for the best regular paper under the Microwaves category. The paper titled, "A High Output Power 1 - 150 GHz Distributed Power Amplifier in InP HBT Technology,” co-authored by Nguyen L.K. Nguyen, Dr. Duy P. Nguyen, Dr. Alexander Stameroff, and Professor Anh-Vu Pham.

Professor John Owens Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 30, 2020

Dr. John Owens, Child Family Professor of Engineering and Entrepreneurship, has been elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). This distinction rewards Prof. Owens for fundamental contributions to commodity parallel computing, particularly in the development of GPU algorithms, data structures, and applications.

“I am delighted to join such an illustrious group of scientists and engineers, including many of my most respected and accomplished colleagues at UC Davis,” said Owens.