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William H. Sanders
Interim Department Head
ECE ILLINOIS
1406 W. Green St.
Urbana, IL 61801-2918
Ph: (217) 333-2300
Fax: (217) 244-7075
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Burks Oakley, II

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Burks  Oakley, II
Burks Oakley, II
Professor Emeritus
254 Henry Administration Bldg MC 254
506 S. Wright
Urbana Illinois 61801
(217) 244-6465

Administrative Titles

  • Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Education

PhD Bioengineering, University of Michigan 1975

For more information

Prof. Oakley's Home Page

Research Interests

Applications of computer-aided learning in the undergraduate engineering curriculum

Honors

  • Searle Scholar, 1982-1985
  • Named as "one of the most distinguished Ph.D. recipients over the past 50 years", Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 1988
  • Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence, 1989 (named Outstanding Teacher in the College), College of Engineering, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
  • Stanley H. Pierce Award, 1991 (for promoting and fostering faculty-student interactions), College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Finalist, Campus Outstanding Teacher Award, 1991,1992, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • AMOCO Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Instruction, 1992, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, 1993, American Society for Engineering Education, Illinois-Indiana Section
  • Luckman Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, 1993, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Major Educational Innovation Award, IEEE Educational Activities Board ,1996
  • Educom Medal, 1996
  • Meritorious Service Award, 1998, IEEE Education Society
  • IEEE Third Millennium Medal, 2000

Teaching Honors

  • Tau Beta Pi, 1970
  • Eta Kappa Nu, 1988
  • Everitt Award for Teaching Excellence - College of Engineering, UIUC, 1989
  • Pierce Award, College of Engineering, UIUC, 1991
  • AMOCO Award for Innovation in Undergraduate Instruction, 1992
  • Outstanding Teacher, ASEE Illinois/Indiana Section, 1992
  • Centennial Certificate, American Society for Engineering Education, 1993
  • Named "Outstanding Teacher" by American Society of Engineering Education, Illinois/Indiana Section, 1993
  • Luckman Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award, UIUC, 1993
  • Benjamin Dasher Award, IEEE Education Society, 1995.
  • Helen Plants Award, IEEE Education Society/IEEE Computer Society/ASEE ERM Division, 1995
  • Named to "Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students" 15 times
  • Named to Outstanding Advisor List, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, March 1994, January 1996

Research Honors

  • National Institutes of Health (NEI), NRSA Individual Postdoctoral Award, Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco - 1976 to 1978
  • Searle Scholar - 1982 to 1985

Public Service Honors

Named as "One of the most distinguished Ph.D. recipients over the past 50 years", Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies, University of Michigan, 1988.