Faculty News: Awards and Honors

March 27, 2020Dazhong Wu, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received the 2019 Best Paper Award from the Journal of Manufacturing Systems.

March 26, 2020Pamela Wisniewski, assistant professor, Department of Computer Science, has received UCF’s Spring 2020 Marchioli Collective Impact Award for her idea to create the university’s industry-focused iUX Academy.

March 16, 2020Subith Vasu, associate professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has received the Combustion Institute Research Excellence Award.

February 27, 2020 — Seven CECS faculty members were awarded the prestigious NSF CAREER Award:

  • Andrew Dickerson, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering;
  • Paul Gazzillo, assistant professor, Department of Computer Science;
  • Ranajay Ghosh, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering;
  • Helen Huang, assistant professor, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering;
  • Kelly Kibler, assistant professor, Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering;
  • Akihiro Kushima, assistant professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering; and
  • Junjian Qi, assistant professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

February 24, 2020Charles Hughes, Pegasus Professor of computer science, will be inducted into the National Center for Simulation Hall of Fame.

January 9, 2020Pamela Wisniewski, assistant professor of computer science, was named a senior member of the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).

January 9, 2020Carolina Cruz-Neira, Agere Chair in the UCF Department of Computer Science, was named a fellow of the IEEE for contributions to virtual reality. This prestigious honor is limited to at most 1% of the total IEEE voting members.

December 20, 2019Mubarak Shah, professor, will be inducted as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors in April 2020.

December 9, 2019Andrew Dickerson, professor, has been named an awardee of the Jewish National Fund’s 2019-20 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program. He is one of 25 program awardee recipients this year and the first person from UCF to participate in this program.

November 21, 2019Mohamed Abdel-Aty, chair of the UCF Department of Civil, Environmental and Construction Engineering, and his team have won the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Safety Visualization Challenge.

November 19, 2019Sudipta Seal, chair of the UCF Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been named a fellow of the Indian Institute of Metals.

 

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