EECS celebrates! SpringFling 2010

  1. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Morris Joseph Levin Award for best MasterWorks Presentation to Raluca Ada Popa for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Morris Joseph Levin Award for best MasterWorks Presentation to Raluca Ada Popa for "Provable and practical location privacy for vehicular and mobile systems" supervised by Hari Balakrishnan.
  2. Dept. Head Eric Grimson presents the Morris Joseph Levin Award for best MasterWorks pressentation to Jenna Wiens for
    Dept. Head Eric Grimson presents the Morris Joseph Levin Award for best MasterWorks pressentation to Jenna Wiens for "Patient-adaptive classification of ectopic heartbeats when little or no expert knowledge is available" supervised by John Guttag.
  3. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Raluca Ada Popa for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Raluca Ada Popa for "Provable and practical location privacy for vehicular and mobile systems" superivsed by Hari Balakrishnan.
  4. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Radu Berinde for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Radu Berinde for "Advances in sparse signal recovery methods" supervised by Piotr Indyk.
  5. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Tao Schardl for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Tao Schardl for "A work efficient parallel breadth-first search algorithm" supervised by Charles Leiserson.
  6. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Alessandro Chiesa for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Alessandro Chiesa for "Proof-carrying data" supervised by Ron Rivest.
  7. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Andre Wibisono for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prize to Andre Wibisono for "Generalization and properties of the neural response" supervised by Tomaso Poggio.
  8. Dept. Head Grimson presents the David Adler Memorial Award - for EE M.Eng. thesis Second Place to Sharmeen Browarek for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the David Adler Memorial Award - for EE M.Eng. thesis Second Place to Sharmeen Browarek for "High resolution, low-cost, privacy preserving human motion tracking system via passive thermal sensing" supervised by Ramesh Raskar.
  9. Dept. Head Grimson presents the William A. Martin memorial award for CS SM thesis to Rishabh Sing for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the William A. Martin memorial award for CS SM thesis to Rishabh Sing for "Storyboard programming of data structures manipulations" supervised by Armando Solar-Lezama.
  10. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for First Place EE SM prize to Benjamin Cannon for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for First Place EE SM prize to Benjamin Cannon for "Electroquasistatic Sensors for surface and subsurface nano-imaging of integrated circuit features" supervised by Jeff Lang and Mark Zahn.
  11. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for First Place EE SM prize to Rahulkumar Rithe for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for First Place EE SM prize to Rahulkumar Rithe for "SSTA Design methodology for low voltage operation" supervised by Anantha Chandrakasan.
  12. Dept. Head Eric Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for Second Place EE SM prize to Lei Zhang for
    Dept. Head Eric Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for Second Place EE SM prize to Lei Zhang for "Fast scheduling for optical flow switching" supervised by Vincent Chan.
  13. Dept. Head Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for Second Place EE SM prize to Ermin Wei for
    Dept. Head Grimson presents the Ernst Guillemin Award for Second Place EE SM prize to Ermin Wei for "Distributed Newton-type algorithms for network resource allocation" supervised by Asu Ozdaglar.

Thesis Awards:

Associate Dept. Head Srini Devadas announced thesis awards as Eric Grimson presented each.

Morris Joseph Levin Award for best MasterWorks presentations went to:

Raluca Ada Popa for “Provable and practical location privacy for vehicular and mobile systems” (Hari Balakrishnan, supervisor)

Jenna Wiens for “Patient-adaptive classification of ectopic heartbeats when little or no expert knowledge is available” (John Guttag, supervisor)

Charles and Jennifer Johnson CS M.Eng. prizes — there were a large number of exceptional submissions this year, so five prizes were awarded in this category:

Raluca Ada Popa for “Provable and practical location privacy for vehicular and mobile systems” (Hari Balakrishnan, supervisor)

Radu Berinde for “Advances in sparse signal recovery methods” (Piotr Indyk, supervisor)

Tao Schardl for “A work efficient parallel breadth-first search algorithm” (Charles Leiserson, supervisor)

Alessandro Chiesa for “Proof-carrying data” (Ron Rivest, supervisor)

Andre Wibisono for “Generalization and properties of the neural response (Tomaso Poggio, supervisor)

David Adler Memorial Award for EE M.Eng. thesis:

First place: Zachary Remscrim (not present) for “Mathematical methods for non-intrusive load monitoring” (Steve Leeb, supervisor)

Second place: Sharmeen Browarek for “High resolution, low-cost, privacy preserving human motion tracking system via passive thermal sensing” (Ramesh Raskar, supervisor)

William A. Martin Memorial award for CS SM thesis:

Rishabh Singh for “Storyboard programming of data structures manipulations” (Armando Solar-Lezama, supervisor)

Jenna Wiens for “Machine learning for patient-adaptive ectopic beat classification” (John Guttag, supervisor)

Ernst Guillemin award for EE SM prize for which two first place recipients and two second place recipients were selected this year:

First place: Benjamin Cannon for “Electroquasistatic sensors for surface and subsurface nano-imaging of integrated circuit features” (Jeff Lang, Mark Zahn, supervisors)

First place: Rahulkumar Rithe for “SSTA Design methodology for low voltage operation” (Anantha Chandrakasan, supervisor)

Second place: Lei Zhang for “Fast scheduling for optical flow switchng” (Vincent Chan, supervisor)

Second place: Ermin Wei for “Distributed Newton-type algorithms for network resource allocation” (Asu Ozdaglar, supervisor)

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One Response to “EECS celebrates! SpringFling 2010”

  1. shaho says:

    thank you