Eight ECE Faculty and Staff, Four ECE Students Honored at Georgia Tech Awards Programs

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ECE Assistant Professor Manos Antonakakis and Chief Strategist GTRI CIPHER Laboratory Michael Farrell with Executive Vice President for Research Steve Cross

ECE Assistant Professor Manos Antonakakis and Chief Strategist GTRI CIPHER Laboratory Michael Farrell with Executive Vice President for Research Steve Cross

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Eight faculty and staff 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 on April 11 at the Student Center Ballroom.

Manos Antonakakis, Dave Dagon (ECE); Michael Farrell (GTRI) – Outstanding Achievement in Research Program Development Award

Farrokh Ayazi – Outstanding Achievement in Research Innovation Award

Morris Cohen – Center for Teaching and Learning/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

Joseph Hughes – Class of 1934 Outstanding Service Award

Aaron Lanterman – Class of 1940 W. Howard Ector Outstanding Teacher Award

Jacqueline Trappier – Outstanding Graduate Academic Advising Staff Award

Patricio Vela – Junior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award

Four ECE students were among the award winners recognized at the annual Georgia Tech Student Honors Celebration, held on April 18 at the Student Center Ballroom.

The following ECE-specific awards were recognized by College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams at this event. They and 31 additional students were presented with their awards at the Roger P. Webb Awards Program, held on April 10.

Jake Smith – Outstanding Electrical Engineering Senior Award

Darshan Patel – Outstanding Computer Engineering Senior Award

Jake Smith – ECE Undergraduate Research Award

Connor Zachary Napolitano – 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.

Jake Smith – Alvin M. Ferst Leadership and Entrepreneur Scholarship Award

This award is given to students with vision, a driving force to create a business or organization, the ability to inspire others to reach their potential, leadership skills to anticipate future needs, an optimistic outlook about finding solutions, and character – students who ask “Why not?” rather than “Why?”

Austin Keener, Jered Tupik – 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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ECE Professor Farrokh Ayazi (right) with Executive Vice President for Research Steve Cross

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ECE Assistant Professor Morris Cohen (right) with CTL Assistant Director Ruth Poproski

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ECE Professor Joseph Hughes (right) with Provost Rafael Bras

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ECE Professor Aaron Lanterman (right) with Provost Rafael Bras

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ECE Academic Advising Manager Jacqueline Trappier

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ECE Associate Professor Patricio Vela (right) with Provost Rafael Bras

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Jake Smith (right) with College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams

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Austin Keener (right) with College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams

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Jered Tupik (left) with College of Engineering Associate Dean Douglas Williams

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Last revised April 26, 2018