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Awards Spotlight
According to his nominator, Dr. Chakrabarty
is recognized as a thought leader in bridging
experimental microfluidics and biochemistry with
algorithms and chip design. He is acclaimed as
the " father " of design optimization for microfluidic
biochips, according to his nomination.
Dr. Watkins, the recipient of the Distinguished Service
Award, has been involved with Eta Kappa Nu and
later IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu throughout his professional
life. He was inducted as an undergraduate in 1982
through the Gamma Theta Chapter at Missouri S&T
(then University of Missouri-Rolla), and was selected
as HKN's Alton B. Zerby Outstanding Student for
1983. He is the longest-serving faculty advisor in the
Gamma Theta Chapter's 69-year history.
Dr. Watkins was IEEE-HKN President in 2018 and
currently serves as co-Editor-in-Chief of its flagship
publication, THE BRIDGE, for which he spearheaded
the transition from print to electronic format. THE
BRIDGE has won eight consecutive Apex Awards of
Excellence under his supervision.
Outstanding Teaching Award recipient, Dr. So,
contributed immensely to engineering curriculum
design at the University of Hong Kong through his
project-led learning pedagogy, according to his
nomination. He redesigned the introduction to
electrical and electronic engineering course for all
first-year engineering students at the University of
Hong Kong (HKU). The new course placed a strong
emphasis on the design thinking process.
Outstanding Young Professional award recipient, Dr.
Menon, strives to constantly expand the horizons
of Big Data analytics research at the University
of Alabama in Hunstville through impactful
multidisciplinary applications. Dr. Menon and her
Big Data analytics lab collaborated with Dr. Jerome
Baudry (UAH), Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and
others on a COVID-19 drug discovery project. This
collaborative project garnered international attention
for its use of AI techniques to accelerate the drug
discovery process using supercomputers for rapid
healthcare response.
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the Distinguished Service Award, the Outstanding Young Professional Award,
and the C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award.
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