Andrew M. Weiner


Awards and honors:
  1. Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1979-1984).
  2. Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Doctoral Thesis Prize (1984).
  3. Great American Family Award, presented at the White House, June 1986.
  4. Outstanding poster paper at the 1987 Gordon Research Conference on Nonlinear Optics and Lasers, Wolfeboro, NH, July 27-31, 1987.
  5. Bellcore Award of Excellence (October 1988).
  6. Recognition by Popular Science for one of the "Top 100 Inventions of 1988" (the 100-fsec all-optical switch).
  7. 1988-1989 IEEE Laser and Electro-optics Society Traveling Lecturer.
  8. 1990 Adolph Lomb Award of the Optical Society of America, awarded for noteworthy contributions to optics made before reaching the age of 30.
  9. Fellow, Optical Society of America (1990).
  10. Fellow, IEEE (1995).
  11. ASEE Curtis W. McGraw Research Award (1997).
  12. International Commission for Optics Prize (1997).
  13. IEEE Lasers and Electro-optics Society William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award (1999).
  14. Humboldt Research Award for Senior U.S. Scientists (2000).
  15. Named Scifres Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Purdue University (2002).
  16. Inaugural recipient of Research Excellence Awards, School of Engineering, Purdue University (2003).
  17. Finalist, best student paper award, 2007 IEEE LEOS Annual Meeting (with advisee C.-B. Huang)
  18. Selected into the National Academy of Engineering (February 2008).
  19. Optical Society of America R. W. Wood Prize (2008, joint with J. P. Heritage).
  20. Purdue University Provost's Outstanding Graduate Student Mentor Award (2008).
  21. National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship from U.S. Department of Defense (2009).
  22. IEEE Photonics Society Quantum Electronics Award (2011).
  23. Purdue University Herbert Newby Mccoy Award (2013) - presented annually to a Purdue student or faculty member for outstanding contributions to the natural sciences
  24. Mentoring Award, Purdue University College of Engineering, Faculty Awards of Excellence (2014).
  25. Selected to present the Hermann Anton Haus endowed lecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2015).
  26. Selected to present the William Mong Distinguished Lecture, University of Hong Kong (2016).
  27. Selected into the National Academy of Inventors (2016).


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