Awards & Honors

FACULTY Our faculty have earned numerous peer recognitions for their intellectual leadership. The department includes 12 members of the National Academy of Engineering, members of six other academies in the U.S. and abroad, 12 Fellows of APS, 8 Fellows of IEEE, 5 Fellows of ASME, 4 Fellows of AIAA, 2 Fellows of IFAC, 12 winners of the NSF Career Award, and recipients of many career medals, prizes, other young investigator awards, and best paper awards.


National Academy of Engineering American Academy of Arts & Sciences The Royal Society Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain Acatech (Germany)
Michael Baskes Sol Penner Paul Linden Juan Lasheras Frank Talke
Robert Conn Forman Williams      
Sungho Jin        
Juan Lasheras        
Paul Libby        
Sia Nemat Nasser        
Sol Penner        
Albert P. Pisano        
Robert Skelton        
Frank Talke        
Forman Williams        


Academies (con't)
Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences & Engineering Brazilian Academy of Sciences International Academy of Astronautics European Academy of Sciences and Arts Montenegrin Academy of Sciences and Arts
Robert Bitmead Marc Meyers Sol Penner Vlado Lubarda Vlado Lubarda


Academies (con't)
Academy of Engineering of Serbia
Miroslav Krstic        


Society Fellows
American Physical Society American Society of Mechanical Engineers American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers International Federation of Automatic Control TMS-The Metals, Minerals and Materials Society Materials Research Society (MRS)
Farhat Beg Miroslav Krstic John Kosmatka Farhat Beg Robert Bitmead Sungho Jin  Sungho Jin
Robert Conn Xanthippi Markenscoff Miroslav Krstic, Associate Fellow Robert Bitmead Miroslav Krstic Marc Meyers  
Carl Gibson Sia Nemat Nasser Paul Libby Jorge Cortes      
Sergei Krasheninnikov Albert P. Pisano Sutanu Sarkar, Associate Fellow Miroslav Krstic      
Juan Lasheras Sutanu Sarkar Robert Skelton William M. McEneaney      
Paul Libby Frank Talke   Robert Skelton      
Paul Linden     Harold Sorenson      
Marc Meyers     Frank Talke      
Vitali Nesterenko            
Sutanu Sarkar            
George Tynan            
Forman Williams            


Society Fellows (con't)
NASA/ASEE Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Society of Engineering Science American Academy of Mechanics Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Royal Meteorological Society Danish Center for Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
John Kosmatka Ratnesh Lal Xanthippi Markenscoff Sia Nemat Nasser Frank Talke Paul Linden Sia Nemat Nasser
  Harold Sorenson Sia Nemat-Nasser        
  Miroslav Krstic          


Society Fellows (con't)
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) ASM International Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics        
Miroslav Krstic Marc Meyers Miroslav Krstic        
    William M. McEneaney        


                Career Prizes   Early Career Prizes
Robert Bitmead International Federation of Automatic Control Outstanding Service   Prab Bandaru NSF CAREER
Joe Goddard G.I. Taylor Medal, Society of Engineering Science   Tom Bewley ONR Young Investigator
Sungho Jin Albert-Sauveur Achievement Award   Farhat Beg IEEE/ NPPS Early Achievement Award
  James Bardeen Award   Robert Bitmead Australian Telecommunications and Electronics Research Board Medal
Miroslav Krstic Chancellors Associates Award for Research   Anne Conn NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award
  Nyquist Lecture Prize      
  Henry M. Paynter Outstanding Investigator Award      
  ASME Oldenburger Medal      
  Ragazzini Education Award      
Marc Meyers Albert-Sauveur Achievement Award   Jorge Cortes NSF CAREER
  Heyn Medal   Juan Carlos del Alamo NSF CAREER
  Lee Hsun Lecture Award   Olivia Graeve NSF CAREER
  John Rinehart Award   Jan Kleissl NSF CAREER
  TMS Morris Cohen Award      
  Humboldt Senior Scientist Award Miroslav Krstic Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
  TMS Educator Award     Lancaster Best Dissertation Award
  MSEA Journal Prize     ONR Young Investigator
  Acta Materialia Materials and Society Award     NSF CAREER
  APS George Duvall Shock Compression Award   Stefan Llewellyn Smith NSF CAREER
  ASM Barrett Silver Medal   Alison Marsden NSF CAREER
        Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Award
Sia Nemat Nasser ASME Medal   Sonia Martinez NSF CAREER
  B.J. Lazan Award   Eugene Pawlak ONR Young Investigator
  Distinguished Service Award, CSU   Albert P. Pisano NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award
  M.M. Frocht Award   Padmini Rangamani AFOSR Young Investigator Award
  M.W. Murray Medal     Army Research Office Young Investigator Award
  Nadai Medal, ASME     Sloan Research Fellow
  Robert Henry Thurston Lecture Award     ONR Young Investigator Award
  Sia Nemat-Nasser Medal   David Saintillan NSF CAREER
  Timoshenko Medal     Early Acrivos Prize
  William F. Rockwell Medal     Pi Tau Sigma Gold Medal in Mechanical Engineering
  William Prager Medal      
Padmini Rangamani MURI Award      
Sutanu Sarkar Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award      
  NASA Group Achievement Award      
 Frank Talke ASME Seagate Information Prize      
  Max Planck Prize      
  Mayo D Hersey Award      
  Tribology Gold Medal      
  von Humboldt Prize      


Distinguished Teaching Awards
Mark Anderson Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
Robert Bitmead Chancellors Award for Excellence in Teaching, Australian National University
Carlos Coimbra Hi Chan Chai Excellence in Teaching Award
Anne Conn J. O. Smith Teaching Award, University of Illinois, Urbana
  Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
  UCSD Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award
Nate Delson Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
Juan Lasheras Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
Stefan Llewellyn Smith Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
Vlado Lubarda Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
  Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Engineering Teaching Award
  Barbara and Paul Saltman Distinguished Teaching Award
Sia Nemat-Nasser Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
Keiko Nomura Tau Beta Pi Outstanding Engineering Teaching Award
  Jacobs School of Engineering Teaching Award
  UCSD Academic Senate Distinguished Teaching Award
Albert P. Pisano Excellence in Teaching Award