Electrical and computing engineering (ECE) students and faculty have a long list of accomplishments for 2021. Here’s a selection of good news.
Electrical engineering seniors Patrick Mitchell and Aaron Burke placed first in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2021 Student Ethics Competition for IEEE Region 5.
The IEEE St. Louis Section recognized ECE students with the following 2021 awards:
The ECE Gamma Theta Chapter of IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu was one of 63 chapters selected for a 2021 Key Chapter Award
Leonardo Enzo Brito Da Silva received the Dissertation Award from the International Neural Network Society. His advisor was Donald Wunsch.
Missouri S&T researchers received multiple awards at the 2021 Joint IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, Signal and Power Integrity and EMC Europe conference.
DesignCon paper award
Assistant professor DongHyun (Bill) Kim; Siqi Bai, PhD EE’21; research scholar Jongjoo Lee; Junda Wang, MS EE’20; Meta engineer Bichen Chen, EE’19; former S&T professor Jun Fan and research collaborators from Meta, the parent company of Facebook, were recognized in the Power and RF Design category. Their paper is titled “Analysis of Power via Induced Quasi-Quarter-Wavelength Resonance to Reduce Crosstalk.”
Cody Goins, a senior in electrical engineering, portrayed St. Patrick during the 2021 St. Pats celebration.
The IEEE St. Louis Section recognized ECE faculty with the following 2021 awards:
Steve E. Watkins received the 2021 Distinguished Service Award from IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu, the Honor Society for IEEE.
Victor Khilkevich received a Technical Achievement Award from the IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society, one of only two annual awards given by the EMC Society to recognize technical contributions in the field of electromagnetic compatibility (EMC).
Jagannathan Sarangapani received the 2021 President’s Award for Excellence: Sustained Career from the University of Missouri System.
Missouri S&T honored several ECE faculty with awards:
Amy Jones, EE‘08, received Honorable Mention in the IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu’s 2021 Outstanding Young Professional Award program. She is an engineering supervisor for John Deere.
Paul Baldetti, EE’81; Daryl Beetner, ECE chair 2015-21; Daniel Dziedzic, EE’83; and Warren Kohm, EE’93, MS EE’97 were inducted into the Academy of Electrical and Computer Engineering.