Benjamin Franklin Medal

  • James Thorp - ECE, 2007
  • Arun Phadke - ECE, 2007
  • Ali Nayfeh - ESM, 2013

NSF Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) Awards

  • Sanjay Raman - ECE, 2000
  • Michael Garvin - CEE, 2004 (received while elsewhere)
  • Sandeep Shukla - ECE, 2004
  • Tom Martin - ECE, 2006
  • Christopher John Roy - AOE, 2006 (received while elsewhere)
  • Amy Pruden - CEE, 2007 (received while elsewhere)
  • Maura Borrego – EngE, 2009
  • Leigh McCue – AOE, 2009
  • Pamela Jean VandeVord - BME, 2009 (received while elsewhere)
  • Raffaella De Vita – ESM, 2014

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Awards

  • Manuel A. Pérez-Quiñones - CS, 2000
  • Naren Ramakrishnan - CS, 2000
  • Michael Hsiao - ECE, 2001 (received while elsewhere)
  • Erik Westman - MinE, 2002
  • Craig Woolsey - AOE, 2002
  • Sandeep Shukla - ECE, 2002
  • Dan Stilwell - ECE, 2002
  • Doug Bowman - CS, 2003
  • Michael Garvin - CEE, 2003 (received while elsewhere)
  • Kirk Cameron - CS, 2004 (received while elsewhere)
  • Peter Vikesland - CEE, 2004
  • Thomas Hou - ECE, 2004
  • Thomas Martin - ECE, 2005
  • Allen MacKenzie - ECE, 2005
  • Scott Huxtable - ME, 2006
  • Linsey Marr - CEE, 2006
  • Pavlos Vlachos - ME, 2006
  • Maura Borrego - EngE, 2006
  • Yong Xu - ECE, 2007
  • Patrick Schaumont - ECE, 2007
  • Masoud Agah - ECE, 2008
  • Ali R. Butt - CS, 2008
  • Leigh McCue - AOE, 2008
  • Leyla Nazhandali - ECE, 2008
  • Mark Paul - ME, 2008
  • Jung-Min Park - ECE, 2008
  • Mark Paul – ME, 2008
  • Masoud Agah – ECE, 2008
  • Leyla Nazhandali – ECE, 2008
  • Marie Paretti – EngE, 2009
  • Godmar Back – CS, 2009
  • Anil Vullikanti - CS, 2009
  • Marwan Al-Haik - ESM, 2009 (received while elsewhere)
  • Yang Cao - CS, 2010
  • Danfeng Yao - CS, 2010
  • Padma Rajagopalan - CHE, 2010
  • Nichole Rylander - ME, 2010
  • Cornel Sultan - AOE, 2010
  • Lisa McNair - EngE, 2010
  • Alexander Leonessa - ME, 2011
  • Douglas Bish - ISE, 2011
  • Rafael Davalos - SBES, 2011
  • Stephanie Adams - EngE, 2003 (received while elsewhere)
  • Wenjing Lou - CS, 2008 (received while elsewhere)
  • John Taylor - CEE, 2011 (received while elsewhere)
  • Yaling Yang - ECE, 2011
  • Holly Matusovich - EngEd, 2012
  • Raffaella De Vita - ESM, 2012
  • Chao Wang - ECE, 2012
  • Shane Ross - ESM, 2012
  • Joseph Baker - ECE, 2012
  • Zachary C. Grasley - CEE, 2009 (received elsewhere)
  • Robert Parker - ME, 1999 (received while elsewhere)
  • Robert Gourdie - SBES, 1998 (received while elsewhere)
  • Christopher Williams - ECE and EngE, 2013
  • Luke Lester - ECE, (received while elsewhere)
  • Mazen Farhood - AOE, 2014
  • Denise Simmons - School of Construction, and CEE, 2014
  • Dhruv Batra - ECE, 2014
  • Walid Saad - ECE (received while elsewhere)
  • Donna Riley - EngE (received in 2005 while elsewhere)
  • Guohua Cao - SBES, 2014
  • Matt Eatherton - CEE, 2015
  • Bahareh Behkam - ME, 2015
  • Kurt Luther - CS, 2017
  • Kyriakos Vamvoudakis - AOE, 2018
  • Kevin Wang - AOE, 2018

Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Awards

  • Dan Stillwell - ECE, 2003
  • Thomas Hou - ECE, 2003
  • Michael Roan – ME, 2004 (received prior to joining VT faculty)
  • Leigh McCue – AOE, 2008
  • Chao Wang ­– ECE, 2013
  • Christine Gilbert (Ikeda) - AOE, 2016 (received prior to joining VT faculty)

Army Research Office Young Investigator Awards

  • Mark Stremier - ESM, 2004 (received while elsewhere)
  • Devi Parikh – ECE, 2014

DOE Early Career Principal Investigator

  • Anil Vullikanti – CS, 2010

Hispanic Engineer National Achievement Award for Most Promising Engineer or Scientist

  • Rafael Davalos - BEAM, 2006

Air Force PYI Award

  • Pablo Tarazaga - ME 2015

Tycho Brahe Award 

  • Mark Psiaki - AOE, 2013

SNAME Webb Medal

  • Al Brown - AOE, 2015