SRC Faculty Receive Awards as Outstanding UCLA Alumni
Professors Mark Kushner and David Pan were among the outstanding alumni of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science recognized at the 2009 Awards Dinner in November. This annual event recognizes the outstanding accomplishments of UCLA alumni, students and faculty.
Mark Kushner, the founding director of the Michigan Institute for Plasma Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, received UCLA's award for Alumni Achievement in Academia. Professor Kushner has been involved with SRC research since 1990, first at the University of Illinois/Urbana-Champaign, then at Iowa State University, and currently at the University of Michigan. Professor Kushner is a winner of the 1994 SRC Technical Excellence Award and has authored or co-authored over 150 papers and presentations for publication to the SRC website.
David Pan, Associate Professor and Director of the University of Texas Design Automation Laboratory at the University of Texas/Austin, received UCLA's Distinguished Young Alumnus Award. Professor Pan began his involvement with SRC research as a student at UCLA in 1998 and continued as an Industrial Liaison for IBM before joining the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Pan has won three SRC Inventor Recognition Awards and has authored or co-authored over 35 papers and presentations for publication to the SRC website.
More information on both the winners and their awards can be found through the website for the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science at UCLA.