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Awards Spotlight
Meet the IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu
2021 Awards Program Recipients
IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN), the honor society of IEEE, is thrilled to announce the
recipients of the 2021 IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu Awards and Recognition program.
Dr. Krishnendu Chakrabarty,
the John Cocke Distinguished
Professor and Department Chair
of Electrical and Computer
Engineering at Duke University
was named the recipient of
IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu's highest
honor, IEEE-HKN Asad M. Madni
Outstanding Technical Achievement and Excellence
Award, for 2021. He was recognized " for impactful
research contributions in micro-fluidic biochips,
technology transfer, and student mentoring. "
Dr. Steve E. Watkins, 2018
IEEE-HKN President and Interim
Chair & Professor, Electrical
& Computer Engineering
Department, Missouri University
of Science & Technology, has
received the 2021 IEEE-HKN
Distinguished Service Award " for
a career of outstanding contributions and sustained
service to IEEE-HKN. "
Dr. Hayden Kwok-Hay So,
Associate Professor, Department
of Electrical and Electronic
Engineering at the University of
Hong Kong, is the recipient of
the 2021 C. Holmes MacDonald
Outstanding Teaching Award
" for innovation and dedication
in improving undergraduate engineering education
through project-led learning experience. "
Dr. Vineetha Menon,
Assistant Professor, University
of Alabama in Huntsville,
received the Outstanding
Young Professional Award " for
exemplary contributions that
uphold the core values of IEEEHKN:
through scholarship in
multidisciplinary Big Data applications research, with
impactful leadership, mentoring, and empowerment
of women and minorities in STEM. "
All four accepted their awards at IEEE-HKN's Awards
and Recognition Ceremony held 9 October 2021
and were also recognized at the IEEE Educational
Activities Board Awards Experience held virtually on
11 November 2021.
The 2021 IEEE-HKN Awards program was
extremely competitive, having received a total of
70 nominations. In fact, the nominees for the
Outstanding Young Professional Award were so strong
that the subcommittee also named two honorable
mentions for the award, the first honorable mentions
ever conferred for this award. The honorable
mentions are Dr. Amy K. Jones, Engineering
Supervisor - Operator Station Module and Systems
for John Deere, Construction and Forestry Division,
and Dr. Achuta Kadambi, Assistant Professor, UCLA
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Madni Award winner Dr. Chakrabarty has a sustained
record of research contributions, student mentoring,
and exemplary technical leadership.
He was elevated to the IEEE Fellow for contributions
to design-for-test (DfT) of core-based SOCs.
Subsequently, he pioneered the design of microfluidic
biochips, including first optimization methods to
manipulate nanoliter droplets. He was elevated to
ACM Fellow and AAAS Fellow for these breakthroughs.
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