Tong Leong Lim Pre-Doctoral Prize

Since 1988, this prize has been presented annually to graduates in EECS who achieve the highest distinction in the pre-doctoral examination. It was established in memory of Tong Leong Lim, who ranked as the top student in his pre-doctoral examination. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering in 1976, under Professor George Turin. Top scoring student information is provided to the Awards Committee by the EECS Center for Student Affairs. No nominations are solicited for this award.

Awardees

  • 2017-2018 Sarah Dean, Johann Schleier-Smith
  • 2016-2017 Rafael Dutra, Ben Mildenhall, Max Simchowitz
  • 2015-2016 Chelsea Finn, Hsiou-Yuan (Herbert) Liu, Rohin Shah
  • 2014-2015 Marc Knoury, Antonio Puglielli
  • 2013-2014 David Fifield, Garvit Juniwal, Virginia Smith
  • 2012-2013 Christopher Lalau Keraly, Nitesh Mor
  • 2011-2012 Siva Viswanathan Thyagarajan, Noah Johnson Walls
  • 2010-2011 Mohit Bansal, Rungrot Kitsomboonloha
  • 2009-2010 Alex Hegyi, Andrew Waterman
  • 2008-2009 Se Yong Park, Matei Zaharia
  • 2007-2008 Shoaib Kamil, Cheuk Chi Lo
  • 2006-2007 Ilya Bagrak, Chris H. Clifford
  • 2005-2006 Peter Bodik, Simone Gambini
  • 2004-2005 Jen-Wen Peter Chen, Russell Sears
  • 2003-2004 Abhijit Davare, Hoe Teck Wee
  • 2002-2003 John Kodumal, Vinod Prabhakaran
  • 2001-2002 Hao Chen, Hyuck Choo
  • 2000-2001 Pablo Anigstein, Westley Weimer
  • 1999-2000 Ziv Bar-Yossef, Payam Pakzad
  • 1998-1999 Aaron Brown
  • 1997-1998 Lizhong Zheng
  • 1996-1997 David Gay
  • 1995-1996 Shaz Qadeer
  • 1994-1995 Sundeep Rangan
  • 1993-1994 Yuji Kukimoto
  • 1992-1993 Steven Lumetta
  • 1991-1992 Seth Goldstein, Thomas Shiple
  • 1990-1991 Klaus Schauser, Tiziano Villa
  • 1989-1990 Paul Haskell, Sven Koenig
  • 1988-1989 Peter Gemmell, George Kesidis
  • 1987-1988 Umakanta Choudhury, Kenneth Shirriff