Xuemin (Sherman) Shen - Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Shen’s nomination letters all comment on his commitment to graduate supervision. His weekly group meetings and availability was mentioned again and again. Students talked about his interest in their academic and career paths, guiding them with patience and clear direction. Dr. Shen has supervised a large number of students, is Associate Chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering, and has received the Outstanding Performance Award at UW for outstanding contribution in teaching, scholarship and service in 2004, the Premier’s Research Excellence Award (PREA) and the Distinguished Performance Award from the Faculty of Engineering in 2002.