SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award

Predoctoral Achievement Awards 

For a small number of promising graduate students, the IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award provides a $1,000 honorarium and reimbursement for registration fees to virtually attend all five Virtual SSCS sponsored conferences in 2021 (ISSCC, CICC, VLSI, ESSCIRC and A-SSCC), and educational materials from ISSCC.   In addition, they will be  invited to vitually meet luminaries of our field.

Applicants must be members of the IEEE and the Solid-State Circuits Society and have completed at least one year of study in a PhD program.in the area of solid state circuits.  Awards are made on the basis of academic record and promise, quality of publications, and a graduate study program well matched to the charter of SSCS.  Prior winners of the Predoctoral Achievement Award will not be eligible.  No more than two awards will be granted in a given year to students of one Principal Advisor.

 

2020-2021 Application Instructions

Application Timetable

Begin Date:  September 15, 2020

End Date:     October 15, 2020

Winners will be announced in early December 2020

All application documents should be delivered electronicaly.   Please use pdf format whenever possible.   Microsoft Word doc format is also acceptable, if necessary.

Please supply the following files:

  • Biography (one page) including IEEE Member number and contact information
  • A copy of all relevant undergraduate and graduate transcripts
  • An essay on graduate study plan (about 2 pages)   Summarize work that has been completed and work that must be done to complete your graduate program of study.  Explain its importance and what is novel about the approach.
  • A list of authored and co-authored publications
  • Include a separate pdf of each publication (do not consolidate multiple publications into one pdf)  Create an abbreviated file name for each pdf that includes the Journal or Conference and publication date (e.g. 5GHz Low power VCO, JSSC, Dec. 2018).
  • Letters of Recommendation: At least two letters, one from the principal advisor, addressing academic record, accomplishments, and promise, and graduate research progrm.  These letters should be emailed directly by the advisor (not the student) to the review committee at SSCS-PREDOCAWARDS@IEEE.ORG    Students should follow up with their professors and other references to make sure the letters have been submitted by the deadline.  
  • Students should send all documents as emails with attached files to SSCS-PREDOCAWARDS@IEEE.ORG       

            To avoid possible lost attachment emails, the student should first send a cover email listing the number of attachment emails to follow.

             To avoid problems with email size limits, each subsequent email with attachments should not exceed 15 MB.

             To avoid problems with some versions of file compression software, do not use zip (or similar) files.   Straight pdfs are strongly preferred.

 

If you have any questions about the application process, please send an email to SSCS-PREDOCAWARDS@IEEE.ORG

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2019-2020 Predoctoral Achievement Award Recipients

 

20 students were awarded the 2019-2020 Predoctoral Achievement Award. 

 

PersonalPicPouyan Bassirian

Pouyan Bassirian received his B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Tehran, Iran, in 2015. He joined the Integrated Electromagnetics, Circuits, and Systems Lab (IECS) at the University of Virginia, VA, USA, in 2015, working under Professor Steven M. Bowers as a graduate researcher. He received his M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Virginia in 2017, where he is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering. His areas of research interest include RF electronics, mixed-signal and low-power integrated circuits, applied electromagnetics, and antenna design with application in wireless communication systems. His current research is focused on the design of temperature- and interference-robust ultra-low power wake-up receivers with nanowatt-level power consumption that operate at multi-GHz RF frequencies.


Portrait photo Minchang ChoMinchang Cho

Minchang Cho received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea, in 2008 and 2010, respectively. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. From 2010 to 2015, he was with Samsung Electronics, Hwaseong, South Korea, where he was involved in the low-power high-speed circuit design for DRAM products fabricated in 17- to 25-nm DRAM processes. In 2018, he was with Intel Labs, Hillsboro, OR, USA as a graduate research intern. His current research interests include low-power digital circuits design, energy-efficient hardware architectures for machine learning and signal processing, and autonomous ultra-small IoT sensor systems. He was a recipient of Hackers Bridge Scholarship (2015), National Graduate Scholarship of Korea (2015), Samsung Humantech Thesis Award (2019), and IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award (2019-2020).

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Sujan K. Gonugondla received the Bachelors and Masters in Technology degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India, in 2014. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree under the guidance of Prof. Naresh Shanbhag in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, USA. His current research interests are in energy-efficient integrated circuits, and low complexity algorithms for machine learning systems, specifically algorithm hardware co-design for inference under resource-constraints.

Sujan K. Gonugondla is a recipient of the Dr. Ok Kyun Kim Fellowship 2018-19 and the M. E. Van Valkenburg Graduate Research Award 2019-20 from the ECE department at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the ADI Outstanding Student Designer Award 2018. He has received Best Student Paper Awards in International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) in 2016, and International conference in Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) in 2018.

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Hesam Sadeghi Gougheri received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan, Iran, in 2012, and the M.Sc. degree in microelectronics from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2014. His M.Sc. thesis was titled “Modeling and Improvement of Phase Noise in Ring Oscillators.” Then, he joined the Integrated Circuits and Systems Laboratory (ICSL) at the Pennsylvania State University (PSU), University Park, PA, USA, in 2015, where he is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering. His research interests include mm-wave and RF circuits design, power management circuits and low-power biomedical circuits. He is a recipient of the 2019 Outstanding Doctoral Research Award from the Electrical Engineering Department at the PSU, the 2019-2020 IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award, the 2019 ISSCC Student Travel Grant Award, and the 2018 BioCAS Student Travel Grant Award.

IMG 8955Mahmoud Elhebeary

Mahmoud Elhebeary received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering from the Electronics and Communications Engineering Department at Cairo University in Egypt in 2013 and 2015, respectively. He is currently a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) focusing on the design of wake-up receiver and power management circuits. His areas of research interest include analog/mixed-signal and low-power integrated circuits, PLL design, and power management circuits. He held multiple internship positions at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., San Diego, CA, USA, in 2016, 2017, and 2019, where he worked with various analog/mixed-signal design teams. 

Mr. Elhebeary received the UCLA Graduate Division Fellowship in 2015 and the Broadcom Foundation Fellowship from 2017 to 2018. He is also a recipient of the Broadcom Foundation Fellowship from 2018 to 2019. Recently he was awarded the “UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship Award” from 2019 to 2020, and the IEEE SSCS predoctoral achievement award (2019-2020). 

Guo KKaizhe Guo

Kaizhe Guo was born in Jilin, China, in 1988. He received the B.Sc. degree in physics from Jilin University, Changchun, China, in 2010. and the M.Eng. degree in electromagnetic field and microwave technology from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, in 2013. From 2013 to 2014, he was a Research Associate with Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Since 2014, He has been pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the MICAS Research Group of Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. His current research focuses on THz CMOS circuits for imaging communications.

 

He serves as a reviewer for the IEEE JOURNAL OF SOLID-STATE CIRCUITS and IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS I. He was a recipient of the 2019-2020 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Predoctoral Achievement Award. 

Photo Tianyu JiaTianyu Jia

Tianyu Jia received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, in 2011 and 2014, respectively. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in Computer Engineering with Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA. His Ph.D. thesis was focused on the advanced fine-grained clocking and power management techniques for microprocessors and machine learning accelerators.
He was a research interned at IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in 2018 and at Apple Inc., CA in 2019. He is a recipient of the National Graduate Scholarship of China in 2012, the Richard Newton Young Fellow from Design Automation Conference in 2016, the Terminal Year Fellowship from Northwestern University in 2019 and the IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award (2019-2020).

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Xuyang Lu is currently a 6th-year graduate student at Princeton University under Prof. Kaushik Sengupta. He becomes an IEEE student member since 2016. His publication, “Space-Time Modulated 71-to-76 GHz mm-Wave Transmitter Array for Physically Secure Directional Wireless Links”, is selected for publication in ISSCC 2020. His previous work, “an Integrated Optical Physically Unclonable Function Using Process Sensitive Sub-Wavelength Photonic Crystals in 65 nm CMOS”, was presented in ISSCC 2017. Mr. Lu was a recipient of the Analog Devices Outstanding Student Designer Award in 2018. His research projects involve the design of broadband transceivers with reconfigurable EM interfaces for mmWave MIMOs, radiating surfaces on Origami, space-time modulated transceiver architecture and Thz metasurface hologram.

Karim Megawer photoKarim M. Megawer

Karim M. Megawer (S’16) received the B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. degrees in electronics and communications engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2013 and 2016, respectively. His MSc thesis was focused on design of low-power high-speed asynchronous SAR-assisted two-stage pipeline analog-to-digital converter (ADC) using ring amplifier. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA. From 2014 to 2016, he was an Analog/RF Design Engineer with Silicon Vision, Cairo. In 2017, he was with Xilinx, San Jose, CA, USA, and working on high-performance fractional-N frequency synthesizers. From June 2018 to December 2018 and May 2019 to July 2019, he was with Qualcomm, San Diego, CA, USA, and developing low-power low-jitter reference clock generators. He is currently a Research Assistant with the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign. His research interests include developing techniques for frequency multiplying and fast startup crystal oscillators for low-jitter high-performance clock multipliers.

Mr. Megawer was a recipient of the IEEE SSCS Student Travel Grant Award in 2018, the Analog Devices Outstanding Student Designer Award in 2019, and the M. E. Van Valkenburg Graduate Research Award from the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in 2019.

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Sining Pan was born in China, in 1991. He received the B.Sc. degree in electronic engineering from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2013, and the M.Sc. (cum laude) degree in electrical engineering from the Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2016, where he is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree, focusing on the design of energy-efficient CMOS temperature sensors. He was a recipient of the ADI outstanding student designer award (2019) and the IEEE SSCS predoctoral achievement award (2019-2020). He has published four first-authored ISSCC papers by 2019, and has got one more accepted by ISSCC 2020. 

Photo BPatraBishnu Patra

Bishnu Patra  (S'11) received the B.Tech. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from the International Institute of Information Technology, Bhubaneswar, India, in 2013 and MSc degree in Electrical Engineering (Microelectronics) from Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2016, where he is currently pursuing the PhD degree, focusing on cryogenic RF Integrated circuits for quantum computing applications. From 2013 to 2014, he was a B.Sc. Researcher with the ELCA Department, Delft University of Technology. During his PhD, he worked as an RF & Mixed Signal IC Design Intern at Intel labs, Hillsboro, OR, USA from 2017 to 2018.

He was a recipient of the 2014 MSc Faculty scholarship by the Microelectronics Research Department of Delft University of Technology and IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award (2019-2020). His current research interests include RF transmitters for qubit control, CMOS frequency synthesizers, design and modelling of microwave passive components at cryogenic temperatures. He serves a reviewer of IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I and IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.

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M. Reza Pazhouhandeh (S’13) received the B.Sc. degree from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2012, and the M.Sc. degree from the University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran, in 2015, all in electrical engineering. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering, with a focus on design, development, and validation of mixed-signal neural recording and stimulation systems with high integration density, with the University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada.

 

Mr. Pazhouhandeh was the recipient of Edward St. Rogers Graduate Scholarship from 2015 to 2017, and the CMC Brian L. Barge Award for excellence in microsystems integration in 2018. In 2017, he was a co-recipient of IEEE ISSCC Jack Kilby Award for Outstanding Student Paper. He serves as a Reviewer of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, and the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering.

MMpirbazariMahmoud M. Pirbazari 

Mahmoud M. Pirbazari was born in Rasht (Iran) in 1987. He received his Bachelor and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tabriz (Iran) and the Urmia university (Iran) in 2010 and 2014, respectively. He joined AIC Lab at the University of Pavia in June 2017 as a researcher and enrolled on a PhD program by October of the same year. During his second degree at Urmia University, he worked on Analog Mixed-Signal Integrated circuits. For his final thesis, he designed a high-speed accurate gain-stage for high-speed pipeline ADCs. At AIC Lab, Mahmoud is working on millimeter-wave integrated circuits and he is involved in designing a frequency multiplier chain for the European H2020 project DREAM “D-band Radio Solution Enabling up to 100 Gbps reconfigurable Approach for Meshed beyond 5G networks”. The multiplication chain will provide a clean D-band LO by up-converting an X-band source signal. A conference paper presented at ESSCIRC 2019 describes part of the activity. Mahmoud has been the author/co-author of 5 journal papers, and two conference papers. Moreover, he has collaborated with the Microelectronics Journal and IEEE Access as a reviewer.

ARamkaj PredocPhotoAthanasios Ramkaj

Athanasios Ramkaj received the degree in physics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece, and the M.Sc. degree (cum laude) in electrical engineering from Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2012 and 2014, respectively. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the MICAS Research Group of KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium. From 2013 to 2014, he was a research intern in the Central Research & Development Department of NXP Semiconductors, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, working on GHz-range ADCs for communication systems. In 2019, he was a research/design intern with the High Speed Data Converters group of Analog Devices Inc., Wilmington, MA, USA, investigating bandwidth extension solutions for next generation RF ADCs. His research interests include high-speed/bandwidth high-resolution ADCs, analog/mixed-signal circuits for wireline/wireless networks, and ultra-wideband receiver front-ends. Mr. Ramkaj was the recipient of the IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award 2019-2020. He serves as a Reviewer for the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) and the MDPI Journal Electronics (Electronics).

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Cheng Wang

Cheng Wang received his B.E. degree in Engineering Physics from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2008. He received his M.S. degree in Radio Physics from China Academy of Engineering Physics (CAEP), Mianyang, China, in 2011. Later on, he has served as an assistant research fellow in CAEP from 2011 to 2015. Since 2015, he has been pursuing his Ph.D. degree at the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). His research covers rotational spectroscopy, molecular clock, wireless communication, imaging and mixed-signal integrated circuits.​

Fei Wang photoFei Wang

Fei Wang (S’14) received his B.S. degree in microelectronics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 2014. He is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. His research interests include RF/mm-Wave integrated circuits and systems with an emphasis on the design of broadband linear and efficient power amplifiers for 5G applications.

Mr. Wang was the recipient of 2019-2020 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award, IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) Best Student Paper Award (2nd place) in 2018, Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship (QIF) in 2018, IEEE ISSCC Analog Devices Inc. Outstanding Student Designer Award in 2017, IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) PhD Student Sponsorship Initiative in 2016, Georgia Institute of Technology ECE Graduate Fellowship in 2014, 1st Prize in Shanghai Undergraduate Mathematical Competition in 2012 and the Tencent Innovation Scholarship at Fudan University in 2012.

He serves as a reviewer for IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, and IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters. He is a member of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS), IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S), and IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CAS).

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Tzu-Fan Wu received the B.Sc. degree from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, and the M.Sc. degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, all in electrical engineering. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in the department of electrical and computer engineering at University of Southern California. From 2009 to 2013, he was a member of the Analog IC Group at Metanoia Communications Inc., Hsinchu, Taiwan, working on mixed-signal circuits for various wireline communication products. His current research interests include high-performance data converters, delta-sigma modulators, time-assisted data conversion techniques, and digital signal processing.

He was a recipient of the 2019-2020 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Predoctoral Achievement Award. From 2015 to present, he serves as a technical reviewer for the IEEE JOURNAL OF SOLID-STATE CIRCUITS, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEMS I/II, and IEEE SOLID-STATE CIRCUITS LETTERS.

PortraitPhoto SeyeonSeyeon Yoo

Seyeon Yoo was born in Korea, in 1992. He received the B.S. and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Korea, in 2014 and 2017, respectively, where he is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree. His research interests include CMOS analog/mixed IC designs, especially ultra-low noise and high-performance clock generation circuits.

He received the Silver Prize (2016, and 2019) and three Bronze Prizes (2017, and 2018) in the Samsung Human-Tech Paper Award in Circuit Design hosted by Samsung Electronics and the President of Semiconductor Association Award in the 19th Korea Semiconductor Design Competition in 2018. He serves as a Reviewer for the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), and the IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL).

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Haosheng Zhang was born in Jinhua, Zhejiang Province, China. He received the B.E. degree from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 2014 and the M.S. degree from Tokyo Institute of Technology, Tokyo, Japan, in 2016. He is currently working towards the Ph.D. degree in the department of electrical and electronic engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. His research interests include low noise power-efficient CMOS oscillator architecture, low-power high-resolution PLL, RF/mixed-signal circuits, and physics-and-IC interface such as atomic clock. He is a fellow of Japanese-government scholarship (MEXT) since 2014. He was a recipient or co-recipient of IEEE SSCS Japan Chapter Academic Research Award, Best Student Paper of Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC 2019) and finally IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award.

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Wenda Zhao received the B.S. degree from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2016, and the M.S. degree in Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, in 2019, where he is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree. His current research interests include power-efficient sensor readouts and data converters, as well as ultra-low-power compressive sensing techniques for IoT applications.

He received May-4th Scholarship in 2015 and the Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award in 2016, both from Peking University. He also received the Analog Devices Outstanding Student Designer Award in 2018 and the IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award (2019-2020).

 

Past Predoctoral Achievement Award Recipients

YEAR 

 RECIPIENT

 AFFILIATION

2018 - 2019

Sheikh Nijam Ali

Woojun Choi

Mahmood Baraani Dastjerdi

Hani Esmaeelzadeh

Burak Gonen

Min-Yun Huang

Hossein Jalili

Yaoyao Jia

Haowei Jiang

Chee Cheow Lim

Parisa Mahmoudidaryan

Nandish Mehta

Susnata Mondal

Aravind Nagulu

Jian Pang

Fahim ur Rahman

Angad Rekhi

Kamala Raghavan Sadagopan

Linxiao Shen

Kodai Ueyoshi

Yi-Chung Wu

Yang Jiang

Heein Yoon

Jingzhi Zhang 

Washington State

Yonsei University

Columbia University

University of California, Los Angeles

TU Delft

Georgia Tech

University of California, Davis

Georgia Tech

University of California, San Diego

University of Malaya

Arizona State

University of California Berkeley

Carnegie Mellon University

Columbia University

Tokyo Institute of Technology

University of Washington

Stanford University

Oregon State University

University of Texas

Hokkaido University

National Taiwan University

University of Macau

Ulsan National Institute of Technology

University of Electronic Science and Technology China

2017-2018

Ali Mostajeran

Bert Moons

Chandrakanth Chappidi

Chul Kim

Hanli Liu

Hans Reyserhove

Hui Jiang

Komail Badami

Korkut Kaan Tokgoz

Mahdi Assefzadeh

Nai-Chung Kuo

Nicolas Butzen

Rouzbeh Kananizadeh

Se-Un Shin

Shanshan Dai

Shaolan Li

Shiyu Su

Taiyun Chi

Wei-Han Yu

 

 

Univ of Michigan

KU Leuven

Princeton

UCSD

Tokyo Institute of Technology

KU Leuven

TU Delft

KU Leuven

Tokyo institute of Technology

Rice

UC Berkeley

KU Leuven

UC Davis

KAIST

Brown

UT Austin

USC

Georgia Tech

Univ. of Macau 

 

 

2016-2017

Chen Jiang

Cheng-Ru Ho

Hariprasad Chandrakumar

Jongseok Park

Junfeng Jiang

Junmin Jiang

Kaiyuan Yang

Ka-Meng Lei

Kyeongryeol Bong

Lingyu Hong

Loai Salem

Marco Vigilante

Negar Reiskarimian

Romesh Nandwana

Saad Bin Nasir

Sherif Shakib

Unsoo Ha

Wooseok Choi

Xue Wu

Yu-Hsin Chen

Zhiqiang Huang 

 

Cornell University

University of Southern California

University of California - Los Angeles

Georgia Tech

TU Delft

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

University of Michigan

University of Macau

Korean Advanced Institite of Science and Technology

Princeton University

University of California - San Diego

KU Leuven

Columbia University

University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign

Georgia Tech

Texas A&M

Korean Advanced Institute of Science & Technology

University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign

Princeton University

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology 

 

2015-2016

Zeshan Ahmad

Muhammad Awais Bin Altfaf

Masoud Babaie

Ahmed Ekholy

Sameed Hameed

Hyeok-Ki Hong

Injoon Hong

Song Hu

Youchang Kim

Xiaosen Liu

Xinlin Liu

Hans Meyvaert

Saleh Heidary Shalmany

Teerachot Siriburanon

Amrith Sukumaran

Tong Zhang

Wouter Volkaerts

Jianxun Zhu

Jin Zhou 

University of Texas at Dallas

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology

TU Delft 

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

University of California, Los Angeles

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology 

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

Georgia Institute of Technology

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology 

Texas A&M University 

University of Pennsylvania

University of Leuven (KU Leuven)

TU Delft 

Tokyo Institute of Technology 

Indian Institute of Technology - Madras 

University of Washington 

KU Leuven

Columbia University 

Columbia University 

2014-2015

Tejasvi Anand

Chi-Hang Chan

Run Chen

Lin Cheng

Kunal Datta

Brecht Francois

Sewook Hwang

Zhicheng Lin

Pramod Murali

Natalie Reynders

Guanghua Shu

Hao-Yen Tang

Hao Wu

Jiawei Xu

 

University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

University of Macau

University of Southern California

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

University of Southern California

University of Leuven (KU Leuven)

Korea University

University of macau

University of California- Berkeley

University of Leuven (KU Leuven)

University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign

University of California- Berkeley

University of California- Los Angeles

TU Delft

 

2013-2014

Benrooz Abiri

Jun-Chau Chien

Ming-Shuan Chen

Hyn-Sik Kim

Yan Lu

Yue Lu

Zushu Yan

Dixian Zhao

 

 

California Institute of Technology

National Taiwan University

National Taiwan University

KAIST

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

UC Berkeley

University of Macau

KU Leuven

 

 

2012-2013

Jiashu Chen

Wei Deng

Ruonan Han

Lingkai Kong

Hanh-Phuc Le

I-Ting Lee

Ahmed Musa

Kamran Souri

 

UC Berkeley

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Cornell University

UC Berkeley

UC Berkeley

National Taiwan University

Tokyo Institute of Technology

Delft University School of Technology

 

2011-2012

Kris Myny

Meisam Nazari

Kaushik Sengupta

Yahya Tousi

IMEC, Belgium

California Institute of Technology

California Institute of Technology

Cornell University 

 

Predoctoral Fellowship Award Recipients

YEAR

RECIPIENT

AFFILIATION

2010-2011

Wooram Lee Cornell University
2009-2010 Chengjie Zuo University of Pennsylvania
 
2008-2009 Ankush Goel
Shih-An Yu
USC
Columbia University
2007-2008 Jintae Kim
Sudip Shekhar
UCLA
University of Washington
2006-2007 Peter Popplewell
Chinmaya Mishra
Carleton University
Texas A&M University
2002-2006 none awarded
2001-2002 Emad Hegazi
John Wm. Rogers
UCLA 
Carleton University
2000-2001 Liang Dia
Jafar Savoj
University of Minnesota
UCLA
1999-2000 Mark Spaeth
Shengwei Da
MIT
UC-Davis
1998-1999 Jouko Vankka Helsinki University of Technology
1997-1998 Farbod Behbahani University of California, Los Angeles
1996-1997 Ozan E. Erdogan University of California, Davis
1995-1996 Jan Crols Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
1994-1995 Kenneth J. Schultz University of Toronto
1993-1994 Andrew E. Stevens Columbia University
1992-1993 Michael Flynn Carnegie Mellon University
1991-1992 Fang Lu University of Califonia, Los Angeles
1990-1991 none awarded
1989-1990 none awarded
1988-1989 Terri Fiez Oregon State University
1987-1988 Bernhard Boser Stanford University
1986-1987 Lloyd Massengill North Carolina State University
1985-1986 R. Wayne Johnson Auburn University
1984-1985 Perry Robertson Clemson University
1983-1984 Emil Girczyc Carleton University