Nine ECE Faculty, Seven ECE Students Honored at Georgia Tech Awards Programs

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ECE Professor Ghassan AlRegib (left) with Assistant Vice President for Development Marta Garcia

ECE Professor Ghassan AlRegib (left) with Associate Vice President for Development Marta Garcia

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Nine faculty members in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) received top Georgia Tech awards at the Institute’s annual Faculty & Staff Honors Luncheon, held April 21 at the Georgia Tech Student Center Ballroom.

Ghassan AlRegib – Steven A. Denning Faculty Award for Global Engagement

Muhannad Bakir, Madhavan Swaminathan, Emmanouil (Manos) Tentzeris – Outstanding Achievement in Research Program Development Award (co-recipients are Suresh K. Sitaraman (team leader for the project–the Flexible Electronics Ecosystem), Samuel Graham Jr., and Peter Hesketh, George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering; and Chuck Zhang, H. Milton Stewart School of Industrial and Systems Engineering

Pamela T. Bhatti – Class of 1934 Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activities Award

Mark A. Davenport – Class of 1940 W. Roane Beard Outstanding Teacher Award

Deepak Divan – Outstanding Achievement in Research Innovation Award

Mary Ann Weitnauer – Class of 1934 Outstanding Service Award

Omer T. Inan – Sigma Xi Young Faculty Award (Inan was also honored at the annual Georgia Tech Sigma Xi Awards Banquet on April 18).

Seven ECE students were among award winners recognized at the annual Georgia Tech Student Honors Celebration, held on April 20 at the Georgia Tech Student Center Ballroom.

The following ECE-specific awards were recognized by College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas B. Williams at this event. They and 22 additional students were presented with their awards at the Roger P. Webb Awards Program, held on April 18.

George Tzintzarov – Outstanding Electrical Engineering Senior Award

Ethan Everett – Outstanding Computer Engineering Senior Award

Daniel Canales – ECE Undergraduate Research Award

Nicole Elaine Barcori – Most Outstanding ECE Senior Co-op Award

The following ECE students were also recognized with awards, given by other units and groups at Georgia Tech.

George Tzintzarov – Love Family Foundation Scholarship

This is Georgia Tech’s highest award given to a graduating senior, and it recognizes the senior who has the most outstanding scholastic record of all members of the class. Tzintzarov was named as a co-recipient of this award this year with Charles Wang, who is a double-major in computer science and chemistry. See related story

Jonathan Jeffrey, Benjamin Lazar – College of Engineering Honors Day Awards

These awards are given to engineering students who have the best academic records at the end of the third year of undergraduate study.

Thank you for your hard work and dedication to making Georgia Tech and ECE better places to be!

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Executive Vice President for Research Steve Cross (left) with Outstanding Achievement in Research Program Development Award recipients: Professors Madhavan Swaminathan, Manos Tentzeris, Suresh Sitaraman, Peter Hesketh, Samuel Graham Jr., & Muhannad Bakir

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ECE Associate Professor Pamela Bhatti (left) with Provost Rafael Bras

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ECE Assistant Professor Mark Davenport (left) with Provost Rafael Bras

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ECE Professor Deepak Divan (left) with Executive Vice President for Research Steve Cross

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ECE Professor and Senior Associate Chair Mary Ann Weitnauer (left) with Provost Rafael Bras

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ECE Assistant Professor Omer Inan (left) with Sigma Xi President Paul Kohl

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Ethan Everett (left) with College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams

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George Tzintzarov (left) with College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams

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George Tzintzarov (left) with Provost Rafael Bras

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Jonathan Jeffrey (left) with College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams

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Benjamin Lazar (left) with College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams

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Last revised August 1, 2017