W. J. Poppelbaum Memorial Award

On the faculty from 1955-1989, Professor Poppelbaum joined the solid state research group under Professor John Bardeen in 1954 and worked on an electrolytic analog of a junction transistor. He joined the Digital Computing Laboratory the next year, and was in charge of circuit research, developing the basic circuits of the ILLIAC II. This award is intended for graduate students in computer hardware or architecture, based on academic performance and design creativity.

Past Winners

2016 No Award
2015 Matthew Sinclair
2014 Nima Honarmand
Hyojin Sung
2013 Xuehai Qian
2012 Siva Kumar Hari
Abdullah Muzahid
2011 Pradeep Ramachandran
2010 Rodolfo Pellizzoni
2009 Pablo Montesinos
2008 ManLap Li
Mircea-Radu Teodorescu
2007 Shan Lu
2006 Karin Strauss
2005 Luis Ceze
2004 Jayanth Srinivasan
Pin Zhou
2003 Jose Renau
2002 Christopher J. Hughes
2001 Milos Prvulovic
2000 Raghupathy Sivakumar
1999 Ilker Hamzaoglu
1998 Venkata S. Krishnan
1997 Scott D. Pakin