Chancellor’s Professor Chen Tsai has been recognized by the Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers’ Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics & Frequency Control Society with its 2013 lifetime achievement award. IEEE is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. The society’s highest honor cites Tsai’s pioneering contributions to the “science and technology of integrated acousto-optics and magneto-optics, scanning acoustic microscopy, and ultrasonic monodisperse micro-droplet generation.” A faculty member in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering’s Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, Tsai will travel to Prague in July to accept a certificate, plaque and $2,000 honorarium. “This is the most prestigious award for distinguished research [at the society], so I’m extremely honored to have it bestowed on me. I share this recognition with all of my former and current research students and visiting scholars,” he said.