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2022 EECS Gonzalez Family Awards Announced

EECS is pleased to announce the 2022 Gonzalez Family Awards, for excellence in teaching, excellence in research, and for staff excellence. Additionally, the Gonzalez Family Awards provides recognition for outstanding students, undergraduate teaching assistants, graduate teaching assistants, and graduate research assistants.

The Gonzalez Family Awards Banquet was held virtually on Wednesday, May 11 and this year’s banquet recognized retiring professors Jack Dongarra and Mongi Abidi.

Congratulations to all our fantastic EECS faculty, staff, and student winners!

2022 Award Winners

  • The Gonzalez Family Award for Excellence in Teaching—Fangxing Fran Li
  • The Gonzalez Family Award for Excellence in Research—James Plank
  • The Gonzalez Family Award for Staff Excellence—Lori Houser, Joe Jones, and Joanna Rathbone

Outstanding Student Awards:

Electrical Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering Sophomore—Raymond Luberto
  • Electrical Engineering Junior—Kelli Determan
  • Electrical Engineering Senior—Benjamin Edens

Computer Engineering

  • Computer Engineering Sophomore—Meghan Brandt
  • Computer Engineering Junior—Bryson Gullett
  • Computer Engineering Senior—Karan P. Patel

Computer Science

  • Computer Science Sophomore—Eric Vaughan
  • Computer Science Junior—Lillian Sharpe
  • Computer Science Senior—Hanson Lam

Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Assistant:

  • Andrew Mueller

Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistants:

  • Ashley Babjac
  • Chandler Bauder
  • Burcum Eken

Outstanding Graduate Research Assistants:

  • Zhuohang Li
  • Yu Yan
  • Qiwei Zhang