Dean Thomas Farris has just announced that Distinguished Professor Dipankar Raychaudhuri will receive the 2017 School of Engineering (SoE) Faculty of the Year Award. This award recognizes exceptional contributions of a SoE faculty member to the School of Engineering, the University, the engineering profession, the scientific community and/or society at large. Ray will be recognized with this award at a SoE Faculty Recognition Event on September 14 at 4 pm, where he will receive a plaque and a monetary award in the amount of $5,000 to be used to support his continued research and scholarship activities. This a well deserved recognition for Ray's continued excellence in the leadership of WINLAB and the prominence it brings to ECE. Congratulations Ray!