Dr. Maja Matarić, Presidential Award Winner for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring;
and U.S. President Barack Obama

Career Achievement

AAAI Robert Engelmore Award
Craig Knoblock (2014), Bill Swartout (2009)

ACL Lifetime Achievement Award
Jerry Hobbs (2013)

ACM Distinguished Scientist
Craig Knoblock (2008), Cyrus Shahabi (2009), Joe Touch (2010)

ACM/SIGART Autonomous Agents Research Award
Jonathan Gratch (2010), Stacy Marsella (2010), Milind Tambe (2005)

ACM Software System Award
Shahram Ghandeharizdeh (2008)

ACM Turing Award
Leonard Adleman (2002)

American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Aerospace Software Engineering Award
Barry Boehm (2013)

Anita Borg Institute Women of Vision Award in Innovation
Maja J. Matarić (2013)

ASEE Frederick Emmons Terman Award
Bhaskar Krishnamachari (2010)

Christopher Columbus Foundation National Security Award
Milind Tambe (2010)

Commendation, City of Los Angeles, Los Angeles World Airports Police Department
Milind Tambe (2009)

Daniel H. Wagner Prize
Milind Tambe & USC Teamcore (2012)

David Rist Prize of the Military Operations Research Society (MORS)
Milind Tambe (2011)

Delbert Ray Fulkerson Prize
Shang-Hua Teng (2009)

Elan Visionary Award
Paul Debevec (2009)

Engelberger Award for Robotics Education, Robotics Institute of America
George Bekey (2001)

Gairdner Foundation International Award
Michael Waterman (2002)

Gödel Prize
Shang-Hua Teng (2008) (2015)

Google Solve for X Featured Talk
Jernej Barbič (2013)

Holmholtz Prize
Michael Arbib (2009)

Honorary Doctorate, Tel Aviv University
Michael Waterman (2011)

Honorary Doctorate, University of Uppsala
Jerry Hobbs (2003)

IBM Faculty Award
Barry Boehm (2008), Leana Golubchik (2008), Sven Koenig (2001), Shrikanth Narayanan (2008), Milind Tambe (2012)

IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer
Joe Touch (2013-2014)

IEEE Kobayashi Award for Computers and Communications
Leonard Adleman

IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation
George Bekey (2012)

IEEE RAS Pioneer in Robotics and Automation Award
Aristides Requicha (2008)

IEEE Simon Ramo Medal
Barry Boehm (2010)

Kurzweil Prize for Best AGI Idea
Paul Rosenbloom (2011)

Meritorious Team Commendation from Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard
Milind Tambe (2013)

Nancy R. Mead Award
Barry Boehm (2015)

NASA Software of the Year Award
Dennis McLeod (2013)

NSF Career Award
Nora Ayanian (2015), Shaddin Dughmi (2014), Ethan Katz-Bassett (2014), Minlan Yu (2015)

Okawa Foundation Research Grant Award
Michael Arbib (2009), Jernej Barbic (2014), Shahram Ghandeharizadeh (1999), Leana Golubchik (2002), Ramesh Govindan (2004), Laurent Itti (2008), David Kempe (2012), Hao Li (2015), Gerard Medioni (1998), Maja J. Matarić (2004), Nenad Medvidovic (2005), Aiichiro Nakano (2003), Shrikanth Narayanan (2008), Viktor Prasanna (2005), Aristides Requicha (2004), Stefan Schaal (2007), Cyrus Shahabi (2001), Gaurav Sukhatme (2006), Milind Tambe (2003)

Paris Kanellakis Theory and Practice Award
Leonard Adleman (1996)

Pierre Bézier Award, Solid Modeling Association
Aristides Requicha (2007)

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
Maja J. Matarić (2011)

RSA Conference Lifetime Achievement Award
Leonard Adleman (2011)

Simons Foundation Investigator
Shang-Hua Teng (2014)

WTS-LA Diversity Leadership Award
Leana Golubchik (2011)


Fellowship and Membership Distinctions

AAAI Fellows
Michael Arbib (1994), George Bekey (1998), Yolanda Gil (2012), Jonathan Gratch (2014), Jerry Hobbs (1993), Kevin Knight (2014), Craig Knoblock (2004), Sven Koenig (2013), Maja J. Matarić (2016), Gerard Medioni (2004), Ram Nevatia (2004), Paul Rosenbloom (1994), Bill Swartout (1992), Milind Tambe (2007)

AAAS Fellows
Michael Arbib (2008), George Bekey (1991), Maja J. Matarić (2007), Shrikanth Narayanan (2010), Viktor Prasanna (2010), Aristides Requicha (2008)

Academician of the French Académie des Sciences
Michael Waterman (2005)

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Scientific and Engineering Academy Award
Paul Debevec (2010)

ACL Fellows
Kevin Knight (2015), Daniel Marcu (2015)

ACM Fellows
Ramesh Govindan (2011), Viktor Prasanna (2008), Aristides Requicha (2007), Shang-Hua Teng (2009), Milind Tambe (2013)

AIMBE Fellows
George Bekey (1992)

American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Leonard Adleman (2006), Michael Waterman (1995)

American Physical Society Fellows
Aiichiro Nakano (2009)

ASA Fellows
Shrikanth Narayanan

Cognitive Science Society Fellows
Paul Rosenbloom (2014)

IAPR Fellows
Ramesh Govindan

IEEE Fellows
George Bekey (1972), Barry Boehm (1992), Danny Cohen (2009), Ramesh Govindan (2013), John Heidemann (2013), Maja J. Matarić (2010), Gerard Medioni (2003), Shrikanth Narayanan (2009), Ram Nevatia (2004), Victor Prasanna (1996), Aristides Requicha (1992), Stefan Schaal (2013), Cyrus Shahabi (2013), Gaurav Sukhatme (2010)

National Academy of Engineering
Leonard Adleman (1996), George Bekey (1989), Barry Boehm (1996), Aristides Requicha (2011), Michael Waterman (2012)

National Academy of Science
Leonard Adleman (2006), Michael Waterman (2001)

Simons Fellows
Shang-Hua Teng (2014)


Early Career

ACM SIGCOMM Doctoral Dissertation Award
Minlan Yu (2012)

Alfred P. Sloan Fellows
Jernej Barbič (2014), David Kempe (2009), Fei Sha (2013), Shang-Hua Teng (1996)

Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding Young Electrical and Computer Engineer Award
Bhaskar Krishnamachari (2011)

IEEE Intelligent Systems “AI’s 10 to Watch” Award
Nora Ayanian (2013)

IEEE RAS Early Career Award
Maja J. Matarić (2000)

MIT Technology Review TR35 Award
Jernej Barbič (2011),  Bhaskar Krishnamachari (2011), Hao Li (2013). Maja J. Matarić (1999)

National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Jernej Barbič (2011), Ethan Katz-Bassett (2014), Shaddin Dughmi (2014), Leana Golubchik (1996), David Kempe (2005), Sven Koenig (2000), Bhaskar Krishnamachari (2004), Yan Liu (2013), Maja J. Matarić (1996), Nenad Medvidovic (2000), Aiichiro Nakano (1997), Shrikanth Narayanan (2003), Ulrich Neumann (1995), Cyrus Shahabi (2002), Gaurav Sukhatme (2002), Shang-Hua Teng (1994)

Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award
David Kempe (2008)

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers ‘PECASE’
Cyrus Shahabi (2004)

U.S. Air Force Office of Scientific Research Award
Morteza Dehghani (2012), Greg Ver Steeg (2012)

U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigator Award
Fei Sha (2012)


Service

IEEE Computer Communications Outstanding Service Award
Joe Touch (2013)

IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Service Award
Aristides Requicha (2010)