Andrew M. Weiner
Awards and honors:
- Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1979-1984).
- Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Doctoral Thesis Prize (1984).
- Great American Family Award, presented at the White House, June 1986.
- Outstanding poster paper at the 1987 Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Optics and Lasers, Wolfeboro, NH, July 27-31, 1987.
- Bellcore Award of Excellence (October 1988).
- Recognition by Popular Science for one of the "Top 100 Inventions of 1988"
(the 100-fsec all-optical switch).
- 1988-1989 IEEE Laser and Electro-optics Society Traveling Lecturer.
- 1990 Adolph Lomb Award of the Optical Society of America, awarded for noteworthy
contributions to optics made before reaching the age of 30.
- Fellow, Optical Society of America (1990).
- Fellow, IEEE (1995).
- ASEE Curtis W. McGraw Research Award (1997).
- International Commission for Optics Prize (1997).
- IEEE Lasers and Electro-optics Society William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award (1999).
- Humboldt Research Award for Senior U.S. Scientists (2000).
- Named Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering,
Purdue University (2002).
- Inaugural recipient of Research Excellence Awards,
School of Engineering,
Purdue University (2003).
- Finalist, best student paper award,
2007 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting
(with advisee C.-B. Huang)
- Selected into the National Academy of Engineering (February 2008).
- Optical Society of America R. W. Wood Prize (2008,
joint with J. P. Heritage).
- Purdue University Provost's Outstanding Graduate Student
Mentor Award (2008).
- National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship
from U.S. Department of Defense (2009).
- IEEE Photonics Society Quantum Electronics Award (2011).
- Purdue University Herbert Newby Mccoy Award (2013) - presented annually to a Purdue
student or faculty member for outstanding contributions to the natural sciences
- Mentoring Award, Purdue University College of Engineering,
Faculty Awards of Excellence (2014).
- Selected to present the Hermann Anton Haus endowed lecture, Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (2015).
- Selected to present the William Mong Distinguished Lecture,
University of Hong Kong (2016).
- Selected into the National Academy of Inventors (2016).
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