Monty award     


The Monty Awards are a time-honored tradition at San Diego State University. The award is a symbol of achievement and success presented to distinguished alumni from each of SDSU's seven academic colleges, Library and Information Access, and SDSU Imperial Valley Campus. In addition, distinguished service awards are given to an exceptional alumni volunteer and an outstanding university employee. 

The Monty Awards honor those who have made significant contributions to San Diego State University, the San Diego community or California, nationally or internationally.

The professors who received Monty Awards are:

  • Dr. Madhu Gupta
  • Dr. fred j. harris
  • Dr. Sunil Kumar
  • Dr. Gordon Lee
  • Dr. Leonard Marino
  • Dr. Yusuf Ozturk
  • Dr. Satish K. Sharma

Other Awards and Accolades:

  • Dr. Amir Alimohammad received the Sydney R. Parker Best Paper Award
  • Dr. Amir Alimohammad received the 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Award
  • Dr. Amir Alimohammad received the Northrup Grumman 2019-2020 Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Dr. Ashkan Ashrafi's, paper has been featured in Advances in Engineering “Optimized linear phase square-root Nyquist FIR
    filters for CDMA IS-95 and UMTS standards", Signal Processing, Volume 93, Issue 4, Pages 866-873, 2013.
  • Dr. Ashkan Ashrafi received the Best Associate Editor Award from IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part-I: Regular
    Papers in 2013
  • Mr. Barry Dorr received the 2019 Most Influential Faculty Award
  • Mr. Barry Dorr received the AESC Best Faculty 2016-2017 Award 
  • Dr. A. E. Engin and S. R. Narasimha received the Winner of the 2017 IEEE EMC-S M. Kanda Award for the most cited paper in the last 5 years (2013-2017)
  • Dr. fred j. harris received the Industrial Service Award for Contribution To Software Defined Radio
  • Dr. Parisa Kaveh received the CESC 2019 Favorite Faculty Award
  • Dr. Parisa Kaveh received the Favorite Faculty 2018-2019 Award
  • Dr. Sunil Kumar received the Best Paper Award at the National ACS meeting
  • Dr. Gordon Lee received the Life Time Achievement Award by World Automation Congress.
  • Drs. Fei Lu and Hua Zhang received the Best Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2017
  • Dr. Saeed Manshadi was co-author with Drs. Reza Bayani, Arash Farokhi-Soofi and received the Best Conference Papers on Renewables, Storage, and Electric Vehicles for 2022 IEEE Power & Energy General Meeting
  • Dr. Chris Mi received the 2022 Albert W. Johnson Research Lectureship Award
  • Dr. Chris Mi received the Technology Award, IEEE Power Electronics Society
  • Dr. Chris Mi received the Prize Letter Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2018
  • Dr. Duy H. N. Nguyen received the IEEE ICC 2020 Best Paper Award
  • Dr. Christopher Paolini was featured by the Sustainable Horizons Institute in their feature story, "SRP: Creating Opportunities for Breakthrough Collaborations", 2021
  • Dr. Reza Sabzehgar received the ITEC 2020 Best Paper Award
  • Dr. Mahasweta Sarkar received the 2021 Diversity Excellence Award
  • Dr. Mahasweta Sarkar received the Fall 2020 Fulbright Fellowship
  • Drs. Satish K. Sharma, L. Shafai and S. Rao, “Handbook of Reflector Antennas and Feed Systems", Volume I: Theory and Design of Reflectors”, Published by Artech House, USA, June, 2013
  • Dr. Lal Tummala received the Outstanding Engineering Award, San Diego Engineering Council. He has also received the Outstanding Research Contributions To Manufacturing Management, GCMM
  • Dr. Junfei Xie selected as the Weber Honors College Research Fellow for Spring 2022
  • Dr. Junfei Xie (ECE) and Dr. Natalie Mladenov (Environ. Eng.) was featured in the SDSU NewsCenter article, "A Q&A with Two of SDBJ's Top 50 Women of Influence in Engineering"
  • Dr. Junfei Xie received the NSF CAREER Award
  • Dr. Junfei Xie and Team (Baoqian Wang, Ramiz Hanan, David Pierce Walker-Howell, Leo Peralta) received the 2020 Special Track on Networked Computing on the Edge Award