Department chair Sharad Malik recognized with Distinguished Alumni Award

Thursday, Feb 14, 2019

The University of California, Berkeley's Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has honored Sharad Malik with a Distinguished Alumni Award.

Malik, the George Van Ness Lothrop Professor in Engineering and chair and professor of electrical engineering at Princeton, was recognized "for excellence in teaching, and groundbreaking research on design methodologies for future computing systems." His alma mater named a total of four graduate alums to its 2019 awardee class.

The other awardees include CTO of Texas Instruments, Ahmad Bahai; Stanford professor, co-founder of Coursera and CEO of Landing AI, Andrew Ng; and technical lead for networking at Google, Amin Vahdat.

Malik received his MS in 1987 and his Ph.D. in 1990, both from Berkeley.