"We are proud to recognize our 2009 Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineers. The alumni we honor today are individuals who have built upon their Purdue education and, through hard work, perseverance, and leadership, made extraordinary contributions to healthcare, economic development, prosperity, and technological advancement. We are grateful for the inspiration they provide our students as they prepare for even greater challenges in the future. We are also taking this opportunity to recognize the success of our on-campus ECE family, and to celebrate the entire Purdue ECE community at large."

V. "Ragu" Balakrishnan
Interim Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Associate Dean of Engineering for Research