Awards and Recognitions

Dr. E. Sanchez-Sinencio

IEEE Fellow Member (92).   For contributions to Monolithic Analog Filter Design. Less than 1% of the IEEE (the largest engineering society in the world) members earn the rank of fellow.  IEEE Life Fellow Member (2010).

Halliburton Professorship, College of Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1993.  Award of Excellence in   recognition of   outstanding   achievement and professionalism in education, research and service to students.

IEEE Guillemin-Cauer Award, 1995.   In recognition of the best paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems during 1994-1995.

Honoris  Causa  Doctorate   awarded   by   the  National  Institute  for  Astrophysics,  Optics,  and Electronics (INAOE), Mexico, November 1995.  The first honorary degree in Microelectronics given in Mexico.

Texas Senate Proclamation #373 for Outstanding Accomplishments.   Senator Jim Turner,    March 25, 1996.

IEEE Darlington Award, 1997.    In recognition  of the best  paper  bridging the gap  between    theory  and  practice  published  in  the  IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems.  Based on    general quality, originality, contributions, subject matter and timeliness.

Texas Instruments Analog Engineering Chair Professor Holder, TAMU, March 1999-January 2002.

IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Golden Jubilee Medal recipient, June 2000.

William & Ruth Neely/ Dow Chemical Faculty Fellow (2000-2001)   Engineering Program Texas A&M University. In recognition to overall contributions to the Engineering Program including classroom instruction, scholarly activities and professional services.

TI/J. Kilby Chair Professor Holder, TAMU, February 2002-Present.

IEEE Circuits and System Society, 2008 Charles A. Desoer Technical Achievement Award, May 2008.  For continuous outstanding technical contributions for nearly three and half decades to analog and mixed signal integrated circuits, computer-aided circuit design, neural network implementations, continuous-time filters and RF transceivers, emphasizing theoretical and practical aspects ranging from analog circuits and ultra-wide band receivers.  For sustained leadership efforts in developing a research group, promoting circuits and systems through text books, research publications, and numerous CAS Society technical and BoG committees/editorial/conference activities. [Link1] [Link2]

Outstanding Professor Award 2011.  Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University.  In recognition of teaching, research and service excellence to better the education for our students and promote our department.

IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Distinguished Lecturer (2012-2013).

Distinguished Professor at Texas A&M University (2015). This designation denotes a faculty member who is preeminent in his or her field, has made at least one contribution to the discipline, and whose work is central in any narrative of the field and is widely recognized to have changed the direction of scholarship in the field.

FIET Fellow Member (2017). The Institution of Engineering and Technology, London is one of the world’s largest engineering institutions with over 168,000 members in 150 countries.  Only about 5% of the members are Fellows.

AMSC graduate students

Chinese Government National Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, for Heng Zhang, March 26, 2011. [Link]

Erik Pankratz receives SRW 2010 Award  [Link]

ECE group named among top eight finalist in a SRC/SIA IC contest. [Link]

Alberto Valdes received the 2007 National Youth Award for Outstanding Academic Achievements, presented by the Federal Government of Mexico.  Picture Award [Link] | Bio [Link]

SRC Design Challenge Contest 2008-2009, 2nd place given to Mohamed El-Nozahi and Ahmed Amer.  This award is a worldwide competition and sponsored by an industrial consortium.

Hertz Fellowship for 2008-2012 given to Erik Pankratz by the Hertz Foundation. [Link]

Predoctoral Fellowship for 2006-2007 given to Chinmaya Mishra by the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society.  He was selected based upon his considerable accomplishments to date and his great promise for future contributions to the field of solid-state circuits.  This fellowship is a worldwide competition and is given to only two students about every two years. [Link]

Test Technology Technical Council 2005 (First Place) Doctoral Thesis Award given to Alberto Valdes-Garcia.  This award is sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society.  More than 100 international students competed for this distinction. [Link]

Best Conference Student Paper Award 2003, IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Conference (RFIC) given to Keliu Shu.

Best Conference Student Paper Award 2002, IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Conference(RFIC) given to Wenjun Sheng, Bo Xia, Ahmed Emira, Chunyu Xin, Sung Tae               Moon and Ari Y. Valero-Lopez.

Outstanding Young Author Award   IEEE Circuits and Systems 1996 given to Alexander H. Reyes.  The purpose of this award is to honor especially meritorious paper published in anyone of the CAS Society transactions whose author is less than 30 years old.

Predoctoral Fellowship for 2016-2017, given to Xiaosen Li, by the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society.  This fellowship is a worldwide competition.

Chinese Government National Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad, 25 January, 2017, for Xiaosen Liu.

Kirchner Food Fellow for 2017-2018, given to Alfredo Costilla-Reyes. The purpose of the Kirchner Food Fellowship program is to foster the development of individuals who have the practical skills and knowledge to make effective investments in emerging agricultural technologies that have the possibility of addressing global food security.