Carnegie Mellon University
June 17, 2009

Suguru Ishizaki Wins James M. Lufkin Award

This year, the IEEE Professional Communication Society named Professor Suguru Ishizaki, Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Communication Design, winner of the  2009 James M. Lufkin Award for Best Paper. Professor Ishizaki's paper, "Toward a Unified Theory of Visual-Verbal Strategies in Communication Design," was selected as the winner and he was presented the award at the IEEE PCS's anual conference in Honolulu Hawaii.

The IEEE website states that "the James M. Lufkin Award recognizes the best conference paper submitted to IPCC Proceedings. The winner is selected by the IPCC Conference Committee in consultation with the PCS Awards Committee. The award was re-named for James M. Lufkin in 2008. James M. Lufkin served multiple terms on the PCS AdCom and multiple terms as Society President."