Highly Cited Researchers

Robert Heath, Jeff Andrews, and Alan C. Bovik have been recognized as Highly Cited Researchers. The Highly Cited Researchers from Clarivate Analytics is a list released annually that recognizes researchers from around the globe leading the way in the field of sciences and social sciences, and represents some of the “world’s most influential scientific minds.”

Deji Akinwande

Deji Akinwande, Texas ECE associate professor, was selected as one of five inaugural Moore Inventor Fellows.

Yale Patt

The award recognizes an individual serving as an active member of SIGMICRO who has contributed significantly to SIGMICRO and provided important service to the processor microarchitecture and microsystems community.

Tutuc APS

Prof. Tutuc was cited for contributions to the physics of 2-D electron systems.

Andrea Alu

Prof. Andrea Alù has been named the 2016 recipient of the Kavli Foundation Early Career Lectureship in Materials Science.

Real World Design Challenge

Luca Tomescu, Texas ECE student, and his high school team won the 2016 National Merit Award for Innovation at The Real World Design Challenge.


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a four-year, $2 million grant to Andrea Alù of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin to break the conventional ways in which light and acoustic waves propagate.