Dr. Gianluca Lazzi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at North Carolina State University, was recently honored for both his teaching and research achievements. This spring the NC State Alumni Association recognized Dr. Lazzi as a 2003 Alumni Outstanding Teacher. He also received an Alcoa Foundation Engineering Research Achievement Award from the College of Engineering at NC State. This award is intended to recognize young faculty who have accomplished outstanding research achievements during the preceding three years. Lazzi’s research is in the area of applied electromagnetics and biomedical engineering.
Other prestigious awards and honors include the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (Career) Award, the Whitaker Foundation Biomedical Engineering Grant and Young Investigator Award, the International Union of Radio Science Young Investigator Award and the Curtis Carl Johnson Memorial Award. He is currently completing work on a book entitled Safety Assessment and Medical Applications of Electromagnetic Fields with Dr. Om Gandhi. Lazzi is also an associate editor for IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters.