Four electrical and computer engineers were inducted into the Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla during the academy’s annual meeting Thursday, April 20.
The academy is an advisory group to the UMR electrical and computer engineering department. Founded in 1980, it is composed of electrical and computer engineering alumni and other electrical and computer engineers who have made outstanding contributions to their profession.
- George Wilson Hughes of Anchorage, Alaska, chief operating officer of GCI. Hughes earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from UMR in 1969 and later received a master’s degree in science and engineering management from the University of Alaska.
- Harvey G. Randall of Oconomowoc, Wis., manager of magnetic resonance fulfillment projects at General Electric Healthcare Technologies. Randall received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from UMR in 1974 and a master’s degree in engineering management from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 1980.
- Kevin W. Schneider of Huntsville, Ala., chief technology officer of Adtran Inc. Schneider received bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from UMR in 1986, 1989 and 1992, respectively.
- Cynthia J. Tang (honorary member) of Kewaunee, Wis., retired founder and chair of Insight Industries Inc. Tang received a bachelor’s degree in economics from UMR in 1985 and a master’s degree in business administration from Drury University in 1987.