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Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award

Awarded to Junior non-tenured MIT faculty. Vinod Vaikuntanathan is the 2017-2018 Edgerton Award winner.

Each year the Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award Selection Committee chooses one individual from among the junior members of the MIT faculty to be awarded the Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award. Visit the website to learn more

“Vinod is widely considered the best cryptographer of his generation,” one senior faculty colleague wrote in a nomination. “His teaching record is stunning; it is very rare for a junior faculty member to be considered one of the best lecturers in our department."  Learn more at MIT News.

“Vinod is widely considered the best cryptographer of his generation,” one senior faculty colleague wrote in a nomination. “His teaching record is stunning; it is very rare for a junior faculty member to be considered one of the best lecturers in our department." Learn more at MIT News.

2017-2018 Edgerton Award Winner

Vinod Vaikuntanathan, the 2017-2018 Edgerton Award winner, is an associate professor of electrical engineering and computer science and a principal investigator in CSAIL.


Amos Winter

2016-2017 Award

Amos G. Winter, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and director of the Global Engineering and Research Lab (GEAR), has been awarded the 2016-2017 Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award.

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Katharina Ribbeck and Jesse Thaler

2015-2016 Winners

Jesse Thaler, far right, associate professor in the Department of Physics, and Katharina Ribbeck, the Eugene Bell Career Development Professor of Tissue Engineering in the Department of Biological Engineering, have been awarded the 2015-2016 Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award.

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Award History


Faculty (Current)Year
Sze, Vivienne2018-2019
Vaikuntanathan, Vinod†2017-2018
Winter, Amos G.†2016-2017
Thaler, Jesse2015-2016
Ribbeck, Katharina2015-2016
Tye, Kay M.†2014-2015
Zeldovich, Nickolai†2013-2014
Jones, Graham M.2012-2013
Bosak, Tanja2011-2012
Kelner, Jonathan†2010-2011
Saxe, Rebecca R.†2010-2011
Buehler, Markus J.2009-2010
Van Vliet, Krystyn J.†2008-2009
Scheib, Jay R.2007-2008
Mavalvala, Nergis†2006-2007
Kaiser, David2005-2006
Demaine, Erik D.2004-2005
Teng, Emma J.2004-2005
Medard, Muriel†2003-2004
Drennan, Catherine L.2003-2004
Balakrishnan, Hari2002-2003
Lloyd, Seth2000-2001
Baker, Tania A.1998-1999
Leeb, Steven B.†1997-1998
McCants, Anne1995-1996
Hewitt, Jacqueline N.†1994-1995
Gray, Martha L.†1993-1994
del Alamo, Jesus A.1992-1993
Kardar, Mehran†1990-1991
Buchwald, Stephen L.1989-1990
Tsitsiklis, John N.†1987-1989
Ceyer, Sylvia T.1986-1987
Lang, Jeffrey H.†1985-1986
Berwick, Robert C.†1984-1985
Lim, Jae S.†1983-1984
Seering, Warren P.1982-1983

 
Faculty (3 Emeritus)Year
Perdue, Peter C.1987-1988
Cohen, Joshua1983-1984
de Courtivron, Isabelle1982-1983

 
Faculty (5 Former)Year
Seeberger, Peter H.2001-2002
Cassell, Justine2000-2001
Mahadevan, L.1999-2000
Dorsey, Julie1996-1997
Jenkins, III, Henry1991-1992

 Denotes they are also an MIT Alum
Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award total: 44

Updated 06/11/19