Carnegie Mellon University

Faculty awards

The following awards are given to faculty in recognition of their academic and research achievements. Our congratulations to all award winners.

The Excellence in Teaching Award

The Excellence in Teaching Award is given each year to a member of our faculty by Eta Kappa Nu (HKN), the Electrical Engineering Honor society. 

  • 2018: Vyas Sekar
  • 2017: Aswin Sankaranarayanan
  • 2016: Tamal Mukherjee
  • 2014: Ken Mai
  • 2012: Jimmy Zhu

    Joel and Rut Spira Excellence in Teaching Award

    The Joel and Ruth Spira Excellence in Teaching Award is presented to an ECE faculty member based on major accomplishments and outstanding qualities and strengths in teaching. Established with an endowment by the Lutron Foundation, this award recognizes individuals who excel in the classroom by helping students learn, understand and apply the fundamentals of engineering. 

  • 2018: Pulkit Grover, Aswin Sankaranarayanan, Rich Stern, and Byron Yu
  • 2017: Tom Sullivan
  • 2016: Don Thomas

National and international recognition

Randy Bryant
Ed Clarke
Bob Davis
Angel Jordan
Takeo Kanade
Pradeep Khosla
Mark Kryder
Granger Morgan
Jose Moura
Ron Rohrer
Dan Siewiorek
Bob White

Bhagavatula, Vijayakumar
Blanton, Shawn
Bryant, Randall
Carley, Kathleen
Carley, Rick
Casasent, Dave
Cendes, Zoltan
Clarke, Edmund
Cranor, Lorrie
Director, Steve
Fedder, Gary
Ganger, Greg
Gibbons, Phil
Gibson, Garth
Gligor, Virgil
Hills, Alex
Hoe, James
Hollis, Ralph
Ilic, Marija
Jahanian, Farnam
Kanade, Takeo
Khosla, Pradeep
Hoburg, Jim
Kim, Hyong
Kovacevic, Jelena
Krogh, Bruce
Kryder, Mark
Lambeth, Dave
Laughlin, David
Li, Xin
Majetich, Sara
Marculescu, Diana
Marculescu, Radu
Maly, Wojtek
Maxion, Roy
Milnes, Arthur
Morgan, Granger
Moura, Jose
Mowry, Todd
O’Halloran, David
Peha, Jon
Pileggi, Larry
Rajkumar, Raj
Ramakrishnan, Bhiksha Raj
Reddy, raj
Satyanarayanan, Mahadev
Schlesinger, Ed
Shen, John
Siewiorek, Dan
Sitti, Metin
Smailagic, Asim
Steenkiste, Peter
Stern, Richard
Strojwas, Andrzej
Talukdar, Sarosh
Thomas, Don
Towe, Elias
Veloso, Manuela
Wasserman, Tony
White, Bob
Wing, Jeannette
Zhu, Jimmy
Bhagavatula, Vijayakumar
Jordan, Angel
Khosla, Pradeep
Morgan, Granger

Moura, Jose’
Peha, Jon
Siewiorek, Dan
Towe, Elias
White, Bob
Bhagavatula, Vijayakumar
Moura, José
Kholsa, Pradeep
Stern, Rich
Gibbons, Phil
Siewiorek, Dan
Thomas, Don
Kryider, Mark
White, Bob
Kovačević, Jelena
Bhagavatula, Vijayakumar
Casasent, Dave
Towe, Elias
Bhagavatula, Vijayakumar
Casasent, Dave
Schlesinger, Ed
Laughlin, David
Bhagavatula, Vijayakumar
Brumley, David (2015)
Narasimhana, Priya
Rajkumaaar, Raj (2011)
Gligor, Virgil (2011)
Marculescu, Diana (2016)
Marculescu, Diana (2013)
Morgan, Granger
Morgan, Granger
Moura, José
Kovačević, Jelena
O’Hallaron, David
Franchetti, Franz
Pileggi, Larry
Maly, Wojtek

Pileggi, Larry

Pileggi, Larry
Pileggi, Larry
Siewiorek, Dan
Thomas, Don
Kanade, Takeo
Kanade, Takeo
Rajkumar, Raj
Rajkumar, Raj
Siewiorek, Dan
Siewiorek, Dan
Siewiorek, Dan
Strojwas, Andrzej
Zhu, Jimmy
Lucia, Brandon
Peha, Jon
Maly, Wojtek
Thomas, Don
Thomas, Don