The College of Engineering's faculty, staff, students, and alumni have earned recognition in a variety of fields.

Nobel Prize

  • Ed Rubin, College of Engineering faculty
    Nobel Peace Prize, shared in award to UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC, jointly with Albert Gore, Jr.) (2007)
  • Clinton J. Davisson, College of Engineering former faculty
    Awarded jointly with George P. Thomson, Physics, 1937

 

Turing Award

  • Edmund Clarke, School of Computer Science/College of Engineering Faculty                 
    Awarded jointly with E. Allen Emerson and Josef Sifakis, 2007
  • Edward Feigenbaum, College of Engineering 1956, Tepper School 1960
    Awarded jointly with Raj Reddy (School of Computer Science Faculty), 1994
  • Ivan Sutherland, College of Engineering 1959, 1988

 

Franklin Institute Awards

  • Mark H. Kryder, College of Engineering Faculty
    2014 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering
    Awarded jointly with Shunichi Iwasaki of Tohoku Institute of Technology  
  • Subra Suresh, CMU President
    2013 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Mechanical Engineering 
  • Robert H. Dennard, College of Engineering 1958
    2007 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering

 

Stockholm Prize in Criminology

  • Alfred Blumstein, Heinz College/College of Engineering faculty, 2007 

 

National Medal of Technology and Innovation

  • Jonathan Rothberg, College of Engineering 1985
    2015

 

MacArthur Fellow

  • Yoky Matsuoka, School of Computer Science/College of Engineering faculty 
    (2001–2006), 2007

 

National Academy of Engineering Fellows

  • Lorenz T. Biegler, College of Engineering faculty
    2013
  • Donna G. Blackmond, College of Engineering 1984
    2013
  • Craig T. Bowman, College of Engineering 1961
    2013
    Jose M.F. Moura, College of Engineering faculty

    2013
  • Jared L. Cohon, President Emeritus, College of Engineering faculty
    2012
  • Nadine N. Aubry, College of Engineering faculty
    2011
  • Chris T. Hendrickson, College of Engineering faculty
    2011
  • Jacobo Bielak, College of Engineering faculty
    2010
  • William "Red" Whittaker, School of Computer Science Faculty, College of Engineering 1975
    2009
  • David Dzombak, College of Engineering Faculty, College of Engineering 1980, 1981
    2008
  • Cristina H. Amon, College of Engineering adjunct faculty
    2006
  • Pradeep K. Khosla, College of Engineering former faculty, College of Engineering 1984, 1986
    2006
  • Edmund M. Clarke, College of Engineering/School of Computer Science faculty
    2005
  • Jonathan Rothberg, College of Engineering 1985
    2004
  • Subra Suresh, CMU President
    2002
  • Robert F. Davis, College of Engineering former faculty
    2001
  • Daniel P. Siewiorek, College of Engineering/School of Computer Science faculty
    2000
  • Ignacio E. Grossmann, College of Engineering Faculty
    2000
  • Richard J. Fruehan, College of Engineering former faculty
    1999
  • Alfred Blumstein, College of Engineering/Heinz College faculty
    1998
  • Hubert Aaronson, College of Engineering former faculty, College of Engineering 1948, 1954
    1997
  • Mark Kryder, College of Engineering faculty
    1994
  • John L. Anderson, College of Engineering faculty
    1992
  • Herbert L. Toor, College of Engineering former faculty
    1990
  • Robert M. White, College of Engineering faculty emeritus
    1989
  • Arthur W. Westerberg, College of Engineering faculty emeritus
    1987
  • Angel G. Jordan, College of Engineering former faculty, College of Engineering 1959
    1986
  • Allen Newell, School of Computer Science former faculty*
    1980
  • Harold W. Paxton, College of Engineering faculty emeritus
    1978
  • Alan Perlis, School of Computer Science former faculty
    1977
  • Daniel Berg, Mellon College of Science Former Faculty
    1976
  • Steven J. Fenves, College of Engineering Faculty Emeritus
    1976
  • John Hirth, College of Engineering 1957
    1974

 

National Academy of Science Fellows

  • Subra Suresh, CMU President
    2012
  • M. Granger Morgan, College of Engineering faculty
    2007

 

National Academy of Medicine Fellows

  • Subra Suresh, CMU President
    2013
  • Baruch Fischhoff, Dietrich College/College of Engineering faculty
    1993
  • Lester Lave, Tepper School/College of Engineering former faculty*
    1983