The J. Francis Reintjes Excellence in VI-A Industrial Practice Award was presented at the EECS Spring Awards Ceremony in May 2011 to two outstanding VI-A students, Xiawa Wang (Bosch, Palo Alto, CA) and Anh Dang Viet Nguyen (Microsoft Research Asia (MSRA), Beijing, China). Xiawa Wang and Anh Dang Viet Nguyen demonstrated outstanding performance in their VI-A work assignments. Xiawa completed her thesis research entitled, “Flicker Noise Measurement of Atomic Layer Deposition Metal Films”. Xiawa will continue her EECS research in the Ph.D. program at MIT. Anh’s thesis based on his VI-A research is entitled, “A Study of Engagement Strategies in Mobile Health”. Anh has accepted a software engineering position with the Android Mobile Team at Google in Mountain View, CA .