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Four National Academy of Engineering Members
Two National Academy of Inventors Fellows
Twenty IEEE Fellows
NSF Career Awards
National and International Awards
Paper Awards
Teaching Awards
Editorship for Journals
Google Citations for Department Faculty
Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers for Department Faculty
More than 100 Patents from Faculty Within the Department
More than 40 Books/Book Chapters Published by Faculty Members

Four National Academy of Engineering Members

  • David Goodman
  • Leslie Greengard
  • Yann LeCun
  • Dante Youla

Two National Academy of Inventors Fellows

  • Jonathan Chao
  • Theodore Rappaport

Twenty IEEE Fellows

  • Henry Bertoni
  • Joseph Bongiorno
  • Robert R. Boorstyn
  • David C. Chang
  • Jonathan Chao
  • Elza Erkip
  • David Goodman
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang
  • Spencer Kuo
  • Francisco de Leon
  • Yong Liu
  • Shivendra Panwar
  • Unnikrishna Pillai
  • Sundeep Rangan
  • Theodore S. Rappaport
  • Philip Sarachik
  • Ivan W. Selesnick
  • Theo Tamir
  • Yao Wang
  • Dante Youla

NSF Career Awards

  • Siddharth Garg, 2016
  • Yong Liu, 2010
  • Elza Erkip, 2001
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, 2001
  • Ivan Selesnick, 1999
  • Ramesh Karri, 1997

National and International Awards

  • Matthew Campisi, Best Product Design 2018
  • Elza Erkip, Information Theory Society President, 2018
  • Elza Erkip, IEEE Communications Society Communication Theory Technical Committee (CTTC) Technical Achievement Award, 2018
  • Yong Liu, Outstanding Junior Alumni Award, School of Engineering University of Massachusetts, Amherst 2017
  • Thomas Marzetta,  IEEE Communications Society Industrial Innovation Award 2017
  • Matthew Campisi, Top Innovator Award, Accenture HealthTech Innovation Challenge Lexus Design Award 2017
  • Elza Erkip, IEEE Communication Society WICE Outstanding Achievement Award, 2016
  • Siddharth Garg, Popular Science Magazine's "Brilliant 10" of 2016
  • David J. Goodman, The IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication 2015
  • Theodore S. Rappaport, Shu Sun, Rimma Mayzus, Hang Zhao, Yaniv Azar, Kevin Wang, George N. Wong, Jocelyn K. Schulz, Mathew Samimi, and Feliz Gutierrez,  2015 IEEE Donald G. Fink Award
  • Elza Erkip, The IEEE Communications Society Award for Advances in Communication 2013
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, coauthor, Shimemura Young Author Prize of the 2013 Asian Control Conference
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2013
  • Elza Erkip, Information Theory Society Board of Governors, 2012
  • Elza Erkip, Finalist in The New York Academy of Science's Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists, 2010
  • Frank Cassara, the 2007 IEEE Athanasios Papoulis Education Award
  • Spencer Kuo, 2005 Asian-American Engineer of the Year
  • Shivendra S. Panwar and Prof. Yao Wang, 2004 IEEE Communication Society's Leonard G. Abraham Prize Paper in the field of Communications Systems
  • David Goodman, 2003 Avant Garde award from the Vehicular Technology Society of the IEEE
  • Jonathan Chao, elected to be Speaker of the Year by IEEE New Jersey Coast Section, 2003
  • Ramesh Karri and Ivan Selesnick, Alexander Humboldt Fellowship, 200
  • Yao Wang, New York City Mayor's Award for Excellence in Science and Technology, Young Investigator Category, Year 1999-2000
  • I-Tai Lu, NSF Engineering Initiation Award
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, ARC Queen Elizabeth II Research Fellowship, 1998
  • David Goodman, 1997 ACM/SIGMOBILE Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research on Mobility of Systems Users, Data, and Computing

Paper Awards

  • Elza Erkip, IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award, 2019
  • Tom Marzetta, IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize, 2019
  • Ramesh Karri, Best Paper Award, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems (TODAES), 2018
  • E. G. Larsson, O. Edfors, and F. Tufvesson, Thomas Marzetta, IEEE Communications Society Best Tutorial Paper Award 2018
  • Siddharth Garg, Best Attack Paper Award​ at NIPS Machine Learning for Cyber-Security Workshop for work on Backdoored Neural Networks (BadNets) 2017
  • Ulugbek S. Kamilov, Vivek K Goyal, and Sundeep Rangan, Best Paper Award from the IEEE Signal Processing Society 2017
  • Theodore S. Rappaport, Neal Shepard Memorial Propagation Prize Paper award from IEEE Vehicular Technology Society 2017
  • Siddharth Garg, Distinguished Student Paper Award, IEEE Symp. on Security & Privacy (Oakland) 2016
  • Shivendra Panwar, Best Paper Award, IEEE International Communications Conference (ICC), 2016
  • K. Xiao, D. Forte, Y. Jin, R. Karri, S. Bhunia, M. Tehranipoor, Best paper of ACM Transactions on Design of Automation of Electronics Systems 2016
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, Steve and Rosalind Hsia Biomedical Paper Award, 2016 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation (WCICA)
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, Best Conference Paper Award, 2015 IEEE Conf. on Information and Automation, Lijiang, China
  • Quanyan Zhu, Best Paper Award, ACM Conference on Computer and Communications Security
    (CCS) Workshop on Managing Insider Security Threats (MIST), 2015;
  • Yang Xu, Chenguang Yu, Jingjiang Li, and Yong Liu, Best Paper Award of ACM/USENIX Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) 2012
  • Z. Liu, Y. Shen, K. W. Ross, S. Panwar, and Y. Wang, Best Paper 
    Award of Multimedia Communications (awarded by the IEEE Communications 
    Society), 2011.
  • Kang Xi, H. Jonathan Chao and Chaoyi Guo, Best Paper Award in IEEE 
    International Conference on Computer Communication Networks (ICCCN), 2010
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, coauthor, Guan Zhao Zhi Best Paper Award of Chinese Control Conference, 2011
  • Jeyavijayan Rajendran, Harika Manem, Ramesh Karri and Garrett S Rose, Best Student Paper Award of IEEE International Symposium on VLSI Design, 2010.
  • Yong Liu, Best Paper Award of of IEEE Conference on Computer and Communications (INFOCOM) 2009
  • Yong Liu, Best Paper in Multimedia Communications of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) in 2008
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang, Best Theoretical Paper Award of the 2008 World Congress on Intelligent Control and Automation
  • Elza Erkip, Co-author, Student Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium of Information Theory (ISIT) 2007
  • Elza Erkip, Best Paper of the Communication Theory Symposium of IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC) 2007
  • Elza Erkip, 2004 IEEE Communications Society Stephen O. Rice Paper Prize in the Field of Communications Theory
  • Jonathan Chao, 2001 Best Paper Award from the IEEE’s Circuits and Systems Society
  • Nirod Das, 1993 RWP King Paper Award from IEEE AP Society
  • Henry Bertoni, 1993 Neal Shepherd Best Propagation Paper Award of the IEEE VT Society

Teaching Awards

  • Michael Knox, NYU University Distinguished Teaching Awards, 2018
  • Yao Wang, NYU Tandon Distinguished Teacher Award, 2016
  • Matthew Campisi, NYU Tandon Distinguished Teacher Award, 2014
  • Michael Knox, NYU Tandon Distinguished Teacher Award, 2011
  • Ivan Selesnick, Jacobs Excellence in Education Award, 2003
  • Peter Voltz, NYU Tandon Distinguished Teacher Award, 1997
  • Zivan Zabar, NYU Tandon Distinguished Teacher Award, 1995

Editorship 

Editors

Journals

Dariusz Czarkowski

Associate Editor for International Journal on Energy and Power Systems

Francisco De Leon

Editor for IEEE Transactions on Power Delivery
Editor and Coordinator for IEEE Power Engineering Letters

Elza Erkip

President of IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, 2018
Guest Editor, IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Wireless Communications Powered by Energy Harvesting and Wireless Energy Transfer, 2014
Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Information Theory, Jan 2009 - Dec 2011

Zhong-Ping Jiang

Senior Editor for IEEE Control Systems Letters, since Jan 2017
Co-Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Control and Decision, since 2014
Associate Editor of the Springer journal Journal of Systems Science and Complexity, since 2014
Associate Editor for All About Systems and Control, since 2014
Associate Editor of Mathematical Problems in Engineering, since 2014
Associate Editor of the Book Series in Systems and Control, Science Press and Chinese Automation Association, 2013 - 2017
Associate Editor of China Science: Information Sciences, (English Series), since 2013
Associate Editor of Acta Automatica Sinica, (English Series), since 2012
Associate Editor of Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems, since 2011
Associate Editor of Journal of Nonlinear Systems and Applications, since 2010
Associate Editor of Journal of Control Theory and Technology, since 2008
Associate Editor of European Journal of Control, since April 2005
Editor of the Int. Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control, since 2000

Ramesh Karri

Associate Editor, IEEE Trans on CAD
Associate Editor, IEEE Design and Test of Computers
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Emerging Technologies in Computing
Associate Editor, IEEE Embedded Systems Letters
Associate Editor, ACM Journal on Emerging Technologies in Computing
Associate Editor, ACM Transactions on Design Automation of Electronic Systems
Associate Editor, Springer Journal on Hardware and Systems Security
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Cyberphysical Systems

Yong Liu

Associate Editor for IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking
Associate Editor for Elsevier Computer Networks Journal

Ludovic Righetti

Associate Editor for IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters

Ivan Selesnick Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging
Yao Wang

Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems for Video Technology

Quanyan Zhu

Associate Editor in the area of Management of Energy Demand, Storage, and EVs, IET Journal on Smart Grid

Google Citations for Department Faculty

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Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers for Department Faculty

  • Elza Erkip
  • Zhong-Ping Jiang
  • Thomas Marzetta
  • Theodore S. Rappaport

More than 100 Patents from Faculty Within the Department

More than 40 Books / Book Chapters Published by Faculty Members