Claire Tomlin wins IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal

EECS Department Chair and Professor Claire Tomlin has won the IEEE Mildred Dresselhaus Medal. The medal, named after the late Mildred Dresselhaus, is awarded to individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the fields of science and engineering, significantly impacting the IEEE’s areas of focus. The award comprises a gold medal, a bronze replica, a certificate, and an honorarium. The selection process prioritizes individuals with a proven track record of impactful technical advancements, leadership in achieving meaningful goals, and a notable body of work reflected in publications, patents, or other evidence. Tomlin was honored “for foundational work in the design and verification of cyber-physical systems with applications to safety in autonomous systems.”