Burks Oakley, II

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Burks  Oakley, II
Burks Oakley, II
Professor Emeritus

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Education

  • PhD Bioengineering, University of Michigan 1975

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.