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Schultheisz and Reeder win second place in Freescale Cup

5/26/2015 – While most seniors spend their last weekend before graduation celebrating the completion of four years of hard work, studying for finals or both, electrical engineering students Karl Schultheisz and Corbin Reeder spent theirs in Rochester, New York, competing in a national match. After a semester building and programming a model car, they were ready to race it in the Freescale Cup. Read more »

EE alumnus one of four engineering alumni to receive Penn State’s highest honor

Donald Devorris5/20/2015 – Four engineering alumni – Richard H. Bard (’69 CE), Donald Devorris (’56 EE), Lynn A. Dietrich (’73 AE) and Jacqueline C. Hinman (’83 EnvE) – will be honored June 5 with Penn State’s Distinguished Alumni Award, the University’s highest award for an individual.

The award salutes the achievements of outstanding alumni whose personal lives, professional achievements and community service exemplify the objectives of their alma mater. Read more »

EE undergrad shares $10K Lemelson-MIT ‘Use it!’ student prize

Justin Keenan and Kevin Paroda5/19/2015 – The Lemelson-MIT Program announced today (May 19) that Justin Keenan and Kevin Paroda, both undergraduate students in the College of Engineering at Penn State, are winners in the Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize Competition.

The Lemelson-MIT Student Prize Competition honors promising collegiate inventors around the country and the "Use it!" award recognizes students working on technology-based inventions that can improve consumer devices and tools. Read more »

Three EECS faculty members granted tenure, promotion

headshots of Bilen, Monga, and Hallgren5/19/2015 – Electrical Engineering’s Sven Bilén and Vishal Monga and Computer Science and Engineering’s Sean Hallgren were recently promoted within their respective departments in the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Engineering. Read more »

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Spring 2015 Student Marshal Announced

Timothy Hackett

Timothy M. Hackett will be the student marshal for the electrical engineer- ing baccalaureate degree program at the Penn State College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 8. Read more »

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