2019 Outstanding Electrical & Computer Engineers

The Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineering (OECE) awards celebration - recognizing the achievements of alumni and faculty - is a highlight event each year. We acknowledge past successes and look forward to continued growth in terms of the size and strength of ECE as evidenced by a number of performance metrics including leadership in research and education.

rashid bashir

Rashid Bashir

Dean of Engineering
Grainger Distinguished Chair in Engineering
Professor of Bioengineering
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MSEE 1989, PhD EE 1992

james brink

James Brink

Radiologist-in-Chief, Massachusetts General Hospital
Juan M. Taveras Professor of Radiology, Harvard Medical School
BSEE 1980

derek cheung

Derek Cheung

President and CEO (Retired)
Rockwell Scientific Company
BSEE 1969

john deford

John DeFord

Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
BSEE 1984, MSEE 1985, PhD EE 1990

hemant thapar

Hemant Thapar

Chair, CEO, and Founder
OmniTier, Inc.
MSEE 1977, PhD EE 1979