December 15, 2008
ECE Professor Rob Rutenbar is a 2008 winner of the Distinguished Engineering Achievement Award from his alma mater, Wayne State University. This "Hall of Fame" award is given to alumni who have made significant engineering accomplishments over their post-WSU careers. Rutenbar received the BSECE degree from WSU in 1978.
Rutenbar is currently the Jatras Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering and Computer Science and director of the Center for Circuit & System Solutions (C2S2), a consortium of universities, chartered by the U.S. semiconductor industry and U.S. government, to address the circuit design challenges that arise as we reach the physical limits of "Moore's Law" semiconductor device scaling.
ECE Professor Rob Rutenbar receives the Wayne State University Distinguished Engineering Achievement Award from WSU ECE department head Yang Zhao and WSU Engineering Dean Ralph Kummler