May 21, 2006
On May 21, ECE awarded 22 doctor of philosophy, 129 master of science, and 140 bachelor of science degrees. Of the graduates, 27 simultaneously completed both the MS and BS degrees and 15 completed both in 8 semesters. Among the BS candidates, 55 graduated with university honors (a Q.P.A. of 3.5 or better) and 24 with college honors, completing an intensive senior honors research project.
ECE Department Head Ed Schlesinger led the ceremony, which included the presentation of eight awards. The name of each award, the criteria for winning and the recipients follow:
|E.M. Williams Award||To an ECE senior in recognition of superior scholastic achievement and community service.||Kermin Fleming|
|Frank J. Marshall Scholar Award||To an ECE senior in recognition of outstanding scholastic and research achievement.||Heather Kirschner|
|Frank J. Marshall Outstanding Undergraduate Award||To a senior who has demonstrated a balance of academics, leadership and service to the community.||Samir Shah|
|David Tuma Laboratory Project Award||To the student team creating the most outstanding undergraduate laboratory project.||Mark Pimentel, Gradon Kam, and Edna Lau|
|Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award||To an ECE teaching assistant for extraordinary performance in our teaching program.||David Liu|
|A.G. Jordan Award||To a graduating ECE doctoral student who has combined outstanding Ph.D. thesis work with exceptional service to the ECE or Carnegie Mellon community.||Jeremy Shafer|
|A.G. Milnes Award||To a graduating ECE doctoral student for Ph.D. thesis work judged to be of the highest quality, which has had or is likely to have significant impact in his or her field.||Lingyan Sun|
|Eta Kappa Nu (HKN) Award for Outstanding Faculty Teaching||To an ECE faculty member in recognition of teaching excellence.||Don Thomas|
Congratulations to all on your success!