Mark Davenport (PhD, 2010) as been selected as a Rice Outstanding Young Engineering Alumnus. The award, established in 1996, recognizes achievements of Rice Engineering Alumni under 40 years old. Recipients are chosen by the George R. Brown School of Engineering and the Rice Engineering Alumni (REA).
Mark is an Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Tech. His many other honors include the Hershel Rich Invention Award and Budd Award for best engineering thesis at Rice, a NSF Math Sciences postdoc fellowship, NSF CAREER Award, AFOSR YIP Award, Sloan Fellow, and PECASE.
Mark spent time at Rice in winter 2020 as the Texas Instruments Visiting Professor.