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 2013-2020 include:

Academy of Medicine of New Jersey Fellow

  • John K-J Li Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Acoustical Society of America Fellow

  • Andrew Norris Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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 Academy of Mechanics Fellow

  • George Weng Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

American Ceramic Society Fellow

  • Lisa C. Klein Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • John Wenzel Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Richard Lehman Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Dunbar P. Birnie, III Professor and Corning/Saint Goban/Malcolm G. McLaren Chair, Materials Science and Engineering

American College of Cardiology Fellow

  • John K-J Li Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering

American College of Angiology Fellow

  • John K-J Li Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering

American Concrete Institute Fellow

  • Hani Nassif Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Fellow

American Institute of Chemical Engineering Fellow

American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering 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 Fellow

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

  • Yogesh Jaluria Board of Governors Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Honorary Member
  • Andrew Norris Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering - Per Bruel Gold Medal for Noise Control and Acoustics (2014)
  • Noshir A. Langrana Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering/Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

American Vaccum Society Fellow

Army Research Office Young Investigator Award 

  • Waheed Bajwa Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Association for Computing Machinery

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Fellow

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

Collège International pour la Recherché en Productique (CIRP)

  • Yuebin Guo Henry Rutgers Professor of Advanced Manufacturing, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

DARPA Young Faculty Award

  • Chung-Tse (Michael) Wu Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2019)
  • Zhimin Xi Assistant Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering (2016)
  • 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)

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Fellow

  • Yingying Chen Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2019)
  • Athina Petropulu Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Dipankar Raychaudhuri Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Emina Soljanin Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Wade Trappe Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Jian Zhao Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Richard Frenkiel Senior Advisor, Wireless Information Network Laboratory
  • Hoang Pham Distinguished Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Leonard C. Feldman Distinguised Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Myong K. Jeong Professor, Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Thomas V. Papathomas Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Fellow

International Adsorption Society Fellow

Materials Research Society Fellow

National Academy of Engineering

  • Martin L. Yarmush Paul & Mary Monroe Chair and Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering (2017)
  • Lawrence R. Rabiner Professor Emeritus, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Richard H. Frenkiel Senior Advisor, Wireless Information Network Laboratory
  • Charles R. Kurkjian Emeritus Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Bernard Kear Professor Emeritus, Materials Science and Engineering
  • John B. Wachtman Professor Emeritus, Ceramic Engineering

National Academy of Engineering Charles Stark Draper Prize

  • Richard H. Frenkiel Senior Advisor, Wireless Information Network Laboratory

National Academy of Inventors

  • Thomas Nosker Assistant Research Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Richard Riman Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering
  • Richard Frenkiel Senior Advisor, Wireless Information Network Laboratory
  • Martin L. Yarmush Distinguished Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Richard J. Mammone Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Yuebin Guo, Henry Rutgers Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

National Aeronautics and Space Administration Early Career Faculty Award

  • Xiaoli Bai Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2019)

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

National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award

  • Mehdi Javanmard Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2019)
  • Nicole Farhenfeld Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering (2019)
  • Shishir Chundawat Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (2019)
  • Ronke Olabisi Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering (2018)
  • George Tsilomelekis Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (2018)
  • Janne Lindqvist Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2018)
  • Sheng Wei Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2018)
  • Meenakshi Dutt Assistant Professor, Chemical and Biochemical Engineering (2017)
  • Aaron Mazzeo Assistant Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2017)
  • Salim El Rouayheb Assistant Professor, Electrical and Computer 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

New York Academy of Sciences Fellow

  • Lisa C. Klein Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program

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

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

  • Saman Zonouz Associate Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering (2019)
  • Biju Parekkadan Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering (2011)
  • Hao Lin Professor, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (2010)

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

Society of Engineering Sciences William Prager Medal

  • George Weng Distinguished Professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Society of Glass Technology Fellow

  • Lisa C. Klein Distinguished Professor, Materials Science and Engineering

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

United Kingdom Royal Academy of Engineering, Distinguished Visiting Fellow