The College of Engineering Research and Economic Development office would like to recognize the 2015-2016 recipients of early career awards from various Federal sponsors. Congratulations to the following assistant professors who were awarded in 2015-2016:

Ravi Balasubramanian (MIME - NSF CAREER) David Blunck (MIME - ONR YIP)
Daniel Dig (EECS - NSF CAREER) Yigit Menguc (MIME - ONR YIP)
Devlin Montfort (CBEE - NSF CAREER) Arun Natarajan (EECS - NSF CAREER)
Stephen Ramsey (EECS - NSF CAREER) Karl Shilke (CBEE - NSF CAREER)

These young investigators are part of an Oregon State tradition of excellence, and rank among a cohort of past winners such as:

Chemical, Biological, and Environmental Engineering
Jeff Nason (CBEE - NSF 2013)  Adam Higgins (CBEE - NSF 2012)
Alex Yokochi (CBEE - NSF 2008) Brian Wood (CBEE - NSF 2005)
Chih-Hung Chang (CBEE - NSF 2004)
Civil and Construction Engineering
Mike Olsen (CCE - NSF 2014) Arturo Leon (CCE - EPA 2012)
Shane Brown (CCE - NSF 2010) Michael Scott (CCE - NSF 2009)
Jason Weiss (CCE - NSF 2002) Dan Cox (CCE - NSF 1998)
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Glencora Borradaille (EECS - NSF 2013) Anita Sarma (EECS - NSF 2013)
Raviv Raich (EECS - NSF 2013) Mike Rosulek (EECS - NSF 2012)
Patrick Chiang (EECS - DOE 2010, NSF 2012 Xiaoli Fern (EECS - NSF 2011)
Alex Groce (EECS - NSF 2011) Bechir Hamdaoui (EECS - NSF 2009)
Ted Brekken (EECS - NSF 2009) Thinh Nguyen (EECS - NSF 2009)
Pallavi Dhagat (EECS - NSF 2007) Alan Fern (EECS - NSF 2006)
Eugene Zhang (EECS - NSF 2006) Un-Ku Moon (EECS - NSF 2002)
Annette von Jouanne (EECS - NSF 1998) Karti Mayaram (EECS - NSF 1997)
Tom Dietterich (EECS - NSF 1987) Margaret Burnett (EECS - NSF 1994)
Tim Budd (EECS - NSF 1981)
Mechanical, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
Brady Gibbons (MIME - NSF 2012) Jay Kruzic (MIME - NSF 2006)
Kendra Sharp (MIME - NSF 2004) Cindy Grimm (MIME - NSF 2003)
Dave Cann (MIME - NSF 2001) Brian Paul (MIME - ONR)