2023-24 EECS Faculty Award Roundup
This ongoing listing of awards and recognitions won by our faculty is added to all year, beginning in September.
Regina Barzilay, School of Engineering Distinguished Professor for AI and Health and AI lead at the Jameel Clinic for Machine Learning and Health, was elected to the National Academy of Medicine for “the development of machine learning tools that have been transformational for breast cancer screening and risk assessment, and for the development of molecular design tools broadly utilized for drug discovery.”
Sangeeta Bhatia, John and Dorothy Wilson Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, was elected a Foreign Fellow of the ATSE (Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering) for her work in nanotechnologies for medical innovation.
Luca Daniel, Professor of EECS, was awarded the one of the 2023 Professor Amar G. Bose Research Grants for his research proposal, “Investigating the Elements of Organized Human Movement.”
Joel Emer, Professor of Practice in EECS, was awarded the 2023 B. Ramakrishna Rau Award by the IEEE Computer Society “for pioneering contributions to microarchitectural analysis, microarchitecture features, and for bringing clarity to the field with fundamental concepts and terminology.”
James Fujimoto, Elihu Thomson Professor in Electrical Engineering, was awarded the 2023 Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award alongside fellow winners Eric Swanson and David Huang, “for the invention of optical coherence tomography, a technology that revolutionized ophthalmology—allowing rapid detection of diseases of the retina that impair vision.”
Marzyeh Ghassemi, Hermann L. F. von Helmholtz Professor, Assistant Professor, was named a winner of the 2023 MIT Prize for Open Data by the MIT School of Science and the MIT Libraries.
Ashia Wilson, Lister Brothers (Gordon K. ’30 and Donald K. ’34) Professor, Assistant Professor, was named a winner of the 2023 MIT Prize for Open Data by the MIT School of Science and the MIT Libraries.
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