Awards and Honors

George Sherrerd III Memorial Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering

George Sherrerd III Memorial Award in Electrical and Computer Engineering is awarded annually to the senior in electrical and computer engineering who, in the opinion of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty, has attained the highest level of scholastic achievement in all subjects and simultaneously has rendered significant service to the School of Engineering and the University at large. The award was established in 1958 by the parents of George Sherrerd III, a graduate of the class of 1955, to recognize outstanding undergraduate scholarship.

  • 2015: Kevin Liang and Logan Su
  • 2014: Kushal Seetharam
  • 2013: William Scheideler
  • 2012: Hazal Yuksel
  • 2011: Corinne Horn

The Charles Ernest Seager Memorial Award

The Charles Ernest Seager Memorial Award recognizes the most outstanding undergraduate research projects and presentations as judged by the faculty in Electrical and Computer Engineering as part of the Graduation with Distinction presentation session. The award was established in 1958 by the widow and friends of Charles Ernest Seager, a graduate of the Class of 1955.

  • 2015: Yaqi Zhang
  • 2014: Amay Jhaveri 
  • 2013: Likun (Sam) Xi
  • 2012: Albert Oh
  • 2011: Sabrina Liao and Eric Thorne 

The David Randall Fuller Prize

The David Randall Fuller Prize for Achievement in Electrical and Computer Engineering is presented annually to the graduating senior who has shown the most improvement in academic performance over the first three years.

  • 2015: Ryan Fishel and Alex Morrill
  • 2014: Mark Hoffman
  • 2013: John "Jack" Jamieson III
  • 2012: Leigh Wiegert
  • 2011: Ralph Nathan 

The Charles Rowe Vail Memorial Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award

The Charles Rowe Vail Memorial Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, established in 1997 by former students and colleagues of Charles Vail, a graduate of the class of 1937, professor from 1939-1967, and chair of the Department of Electrical Engineering from 1956-1964, recognizes the most outstanding undergraduate teaching assistant in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

  • 2015: Xavier de Gunten and Leeviana Gray
  • 2014: Sarah Eade and Tory Lang
  • 2013: Chen Zhao
  • 2012: Albert Oh
  • 2011: Corinne Horn 

The Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award

The Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award recognizes Teaching Assistants in Electrical and Computer Engineering who have made a significant, sustained contribution to the undergraduate curriculum through excellence as a laboratory or grader teaching assistant. Nominations are based on students’ teaching evaluations and finalists are selected by the department faculty.

  • 2013: Jawad Al-Masannat, Erinn Grigsby, Tory Lang, Will Scheideler, William Tsai, Jennifer Villa, Bryan Yang, Chen Zhao 
  • 2012: John Cuffney, Ethan (Yong Hui) Goh, David Herrig, Alex Mariakakis, Albert Oh, Anna Territo, Andrew Weitz
  • 2011: Corinne Horn, John Ingalls, Niruban Maheswaranathan, Albert Oh, Trevor Reid, Oriana Wen