Three Stanford Electrical Engineering professors have been honored with new endowed chair titles. The honored professors are
- Dan Boneh, received The Rajeev Motwani Professorship in Computer Science;
- Kunle Olukotun, received The Cadence Design Systems Professorship; and
- John Pauly received The Reid Weaver Dennis Professorship in Electrical Engineering.
An endowed professorship (also referred to as an endowed chair) is one of the highest honors bestowed on a member of the faculty. This prestigious appointment recognizes his or her many outstanding accomplishments and contributions.
Approximately one third of the more than 60 endowed professorships in the School of Engineering are held by EE faculty. Chairs may be created to honor individuals or organizations and may express a preference to honor a professor working in a specific academic area.