ECE grad students, faculty recognized with annual COE awards
Each spring, Purdue University’s College of Engineering recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of our graduate students and postdocs through several prestigious awards. Graduate students also select an outstanding faculty mentor who has gone above and beyond to serve the graduate students in their program.
- Magoon Excellence in Teaching Award
- Outstanding Graduate Research Award
- Outstanding Graduate Service Scholarship
- Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award
The Purdue University College of Engineering Magoon Awards are given to outstanding teaching assistants and instructors in memory of Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon, who have influenced the lives of many engineering educators through this award. The award is made possible through the generous Estus H. and Vashti L. Magoon endowment, and the recipients each receive $2,000 and a certificate. This year's awardees from the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) are:
- Chandan Bothra
- Hengying Shan
- Joseph Thomas
- Mai Zhang
- Rohan Sarkar
- Stanley Scott Dye
- Tridib Saha
- V.K. Manam
The Purdue University College of Engineering Outstanding Service Scholarship Award recognizes the engineering graduate students who provide outstanding service to the graduate student community, the School, the College, and/or the University. Each School nominates one student, and he or she each receives $2,000 and a certificate. This year's recipient from ECE is Rajni Sah.
The Outstanding Research Award goes to students who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in research through publications, participation in professional organizations, and willingness to mentor others. The ECE recipients of this year's award, worth $2,000 and a certificate, are:
- Debayan Das
- Soham Saha
Finally, the graduate students in each School select an Outstanding Faculty Mentor to recognize his or her exceptional mentoring of engineering graduate students. These professors receive an engraved plaque with a personal tribute composed by the students. The graduate students in ECE chose Kaushik Roy to receive this year's award.
To see a complete list of current and past award recipients, please visit the CoE Graduate Education Program Awards page.