Affiliate Professor Babak Parviz Selected to Receive the 2014 Industrial Pioneer Award
UW EE Affiliate Professor Babak Parviz has been selected to receive the 2014 Industrial Pioneer Award from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society.
The Award honors the individual(s) with exceptional and pioneering contributions in translating academic and industrial research results into improved industrial applications and/or commercial products. Dr. Parviz is being honored for his "visionary leadership in wearable technologies including the invention, research, development and commercialization of Google Glass and the active contact lens technology for glucose monitoring."
Dr. Parviz is a member of the department's Advisory Board, and a director at Google X. He joins a very distinguished group of previous winners who are internationally known visionary leaders.