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Seven ECE faculty promoted

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering is delighted to announce the promotion of seven faculty members: Atilla Eryilmaz, Waleed Khalil, Can Emre Koksal, Roberto Myers, Siddharth Rajan, Philip Schniter and Jin Wang.

Atilla Eryilmaz has been promoted to associate professor of electrical and computer engineering with tenure. He joined the ECE faculty in 2007. Eryilmaz received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2010 and the Ohio State College of Engineering Lumley Research Award in 2010.

Waleed Khalil has been promoted to associate professor of electrical and computer engineering with tenure. He joined the department in 2008 after a 16-year career at Intel Corporation where he held various technical and leadership positions in wireless and wireline communication groups. Khalil received the prestigious Intel Quality Award in 2005.

Can Emre Koksal has been promoted to associate professor of electrical and computer engineering with tenure. He joined the ECE faculty in 2006. Koksal received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2011 and the Ohio State College of Engineering Lumley Research Award in 2011.
 
Roberto Myers has been promoted to associate professor with tenure. He joined the Ohio State faculty in 2008 with joint appointments in materials science and engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and physics. Myers received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2011 and the Ohio State College of Engineering Lumley Research Award in 2012.

Siddharth Rajan has been promoted to associate professor of electrical and computer engineering with tenure. He joined the department in 2008 with a joint appointment in materials science and engineering. He received the Ohio State College of Engineering Lumley Research Award in 2012.

Philip Schniter has been promoted to professor of electrical and computer engineering. He joined the ECE faculty in 2000. Schniter is a member of the Ohio State-led team who received a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) $2.53 million, three-year award for active sensing via compressive illumination research. He received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2003 and the Ohio State College of Engineering Lumley Research Award in 2005.
 
Jin Wang has been promoted to associate professor of electrical and computer engineering with tenure. He joined the ECE faculty in 2007. Wang leads a Department of Energy sponsored $2.5 million dollar project to reinvigorate electrical power engineering education at Ohio State. He received the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2011, the IEEE Power Electronics Society Richard M. Bass Outstanding Young Power Electronics Engineer Award in 2011, and the Ohio State College of Engineering’s Boyer Award for Excellence in Teaching Innovation in 2012 and Lumley Research Award in 2013. 
 
 
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