Faculty Achievement

School of Engineering faculty members are the recipients of many prestigious awards and recognition from respected organizations related to their research and teaching efforts.

Recent achievements from 2013-2017 include:

Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Award

  • Xiaoli Bai Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2016)
  • Liping Liu Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

American Physical Society Fellow

American Society of Civil Engineers Charles Pankow Award

  • Franklin Moon Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Basily B. Basily Assistant Research Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Kristin Dana Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Nenad Gucunski Professor and Department Chair, Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Ali Maher Director, Center for Advanced Infrastructure and Transportation
  • Jingang Yi Associate Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Army Research Office Young Investigator Award 

  • Waheed Bajwa Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Fellow

  • Prahbas Moghe Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering and Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

DARPA Young Faculty Award

  • Wei Jiang Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dario Pompili Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Fulbright International Scholar Award

  • Andrew Norris Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2013)

National Institute for Phamaceutical and Technology Education (NIPTE) Young Investigator Award

National Academy of Engineering

National Academy of Engineering Charles Stark Draper Prize

National Academy of Inventors Fellows 2015

National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award

  • Meenakshi Dutt Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (2017)
  • Aaron Mazzeo Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2017)
  • Deirdre O'Carroll Assistant Professor, Materials Science and Engineering (2016)
  • Saman Zonouz Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Anand Sarwate Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Waheed Bajwa Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Shantenu Jha Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Liping Liu Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Dario Pompili Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Rohit Ramachandran Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame Inventor of the Year

  • Fernando Muzzio Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program

  • Vishal Patel Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2016)

R&D Magazine's R&D 100 Awards 2013

Society of Engineering Sciences William Prager Medal

  • George Weng Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

SPIE: The International Society for Optics and Photonics Gold Medal Award

United Kingdom Royal Academy of Engineering, Distinguished Visiting Fellow