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Student Awards

The School of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), within the College of Engineering at OU, is proud to celebrate its excellent students.  Several recent award-winning examples are noted below.  Within ECE, students regularly engage in a variety of hands-on projects as part of their curriculum with professors who are engaged in cutting edge research.  

Awards from the School of Electrical & Computer Engineering:

N. Arefin, McNair Choice award from the Graduate College.

W. Barnes, A. Kaadan, S. Rajab, and H. Refai (professor), “Cognitive Extensions to Existing Wireless Technology,” IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari, Italy, July, 2013.  Best Paper Award.

A. Moreno was accepted into the National Science Foundation (NSF) OK LSAMP Bridge to Doctorate Fellowship Cohort IV.  He will begin as an NSF Fellow starting in the Fall 2013.

T. Blair, Outstanding Senior in Computer Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2014.

P. Kenworthy, Outstanding Senior in Electrical Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2014.

L. Fitzmorris, Outstanding Junior in Computer Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2014.

B. Hennessy, Outstanding Junior in Electrical Engineering, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2014.

D. Vreeland, Director’s Leadership Award, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2014.

S. Swatek, Director’s Service Award, ECE, University of Oklahoma, 2014.

ECE Distinguished Mentor Award Winners:   D. Benge, D. Dasari, S. Hallman,  H. Hawkins, A. Little,
A. Matland, A. Moreno, and J. Velasquez

 

Additional Student Awards:

C. Justin Smith, ECE student, was awarded the Undergraduate/Pre-Graduate Scholarship from the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S). The purpose of this scholarship is to attract B.S. and M.S. students to the microwave and RF discipline, and to encourage them to pursue a job in the field or a Ph.D. degree in this field. Smith is currently working on high-efficiency power amplifier design for C-Band airborne telemetry supervised by Professor Hjalti H. Sigmarsson.

W. Barnes, A. Kaadan, S. Rajab, and H. Refai (professor), “Cognitive Extensions to Existing Wireless Technology,” IEEE International Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing Conference (IWCMC 2013), Cagliari, Italy, July, 2013.  Best Paper Award.

Z. Dunn, ECE PhD student, awarded a Robert Hughes Centennial Fellowship, 2013.

D. Vreeland (ECE), A. Lee (ECE), A. Kooiman (AME) of the Sooner Competitive Robotics team took 1st place in the Mercury Robotics Challenge hosted by Oklahoma State University.