Faculty Awards

 

Lallit Anand

Lallit Anand

Lallit Anand

Professor Lallit Anand will receive the 2014 ASME Drucker Medal.

 

Rohit Karnik

Rohit Karnik

Rohit Karnik

Associate Professor Rohit Karnik was honored recently by his alma mater IIT Bombay with the Young Alumni Achiever Award. It was bestowed upon him as recognition by the institute of his outstanding achievements in mechanical engineering as an alum below the age of 40. He was one of four alumni to receive the award.

 

Sangbae Kim

Sangbae Kim

Sangbae Kim

Associate Professor Sangbae Kim was recently bestowed with a CAREER Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to pursue his research on gait transition principles in quadruped robots.

 

Hermano Igo Krebs

Hermano Igo Krebs

Hermano Igo Krebs

Dr. Hermano Igo Krebs has been named fellow of IEEE for contributions to rehabilitation robotics and the understanding of neuro-rehabilitation.

 

John Leonard

John Leonard

John Leonard

Associate Head of Research and Professor John Leonard has been named a fellow of IEEE for his contributions to navigation and mapping for mobile robots and autonomous underwater vehicles.

 

Pedro Reis

Pedro Reis

Pedro Reis

Associate Professor Pedro Reis recently received a CAREER Award from the NSF for his project, “Smart Morphable Surfaces for Aerodynamic Drag Control.” Popular Science magazine recently named Reis to its 2013 Brilliant 10 list of young stars in science and technology.

 

Alexander Slocum

Alexander Slocum

Alexander Slocum

Professor Alexander Slocum was recently selected for the 2014 ASME Thar Energy Design Award.

 

Maria Yang

Maria Yang

Maria Yang

Associate Professor Maria Yang has been selected for the 2014 Capers & Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising, as well as the 2014 Ruth and Joel Spira Excellence in Teaching Award. She was recently elected to be an ASME fellow and was selected for the 2014 ASEE Fred Merryfield Design Award.