Huang recognized with technical achievement award

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. -- Tony Huang, professor of engineering science and mechanics, has been named the recipient of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2014 Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award.

The award honors a person with outstanding technical contributions within the scope of the IEEE Sensors Council, as documented by publications and patents.

Huang was cited "for outstanding contributions in the areas of microfluidics, optofluidics, ultrasonic tweezers and acoustic focusing."

He will receive his award, which consists of $2,000 and a plaque, on Nov. 3 at IEEE SENSORS 2014 in Valencia, Spain.

Huang joined the Penn State faculty in 2005. His work has previously been recognized with awards and honors such as a 2010 National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award, a 2011 Journal of Laboratory Automation Top Ten Breakthroughs of the Year Award, a 2012 Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers, a 2013 Faculty Scholar Medal from Penn State and a 2013 American Asthma Foundation Scholar Award.

Huang received his bachelor's and master's degrees in mechanical engineering from Xi'an Jiao Tong University, China, and his doctorate degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Los Angeles.

Established in 1884, the IEEE is the world's largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. The Sensors Council consists of 23 member societies that work together in a multidisciplinary technical area of mutual interest, primarily through conferences and publications.

Last Updated January 09, 2015