“2009 IBM Faculty Awards”
José Martínez and Kevin Tang have each received a 2009 IBM Faculty Award. The IBM Faculty Award program is a worldwide competition intended to "(1) foster collaboration between researchers at leading universities worldwide and those in IBM research, development and services organizations; and (2) promote courseware and curriculum innovation to stimulate growth in disciplines and geographies that are strategic to IBM."
José Martínez is associate professor at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, which he joined in 2002.
Kevin Tang joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Cornell in 2007, where he is now an assistant professor. During the 2006-07 academic year, he was a junior fellow with the social and information sciences laboratory at the California Institute of Technology.