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Soldan honored with distinguished service award

20080806_dave_soldan_0001By Mary Rankin

David Soldan, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Kansas State University, has been named recipient of the 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Eta Kappa Nu Distinguished Service Award.
He will accept the award in November at the 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Educational Activities Board Award Ceremonies in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

The distinguished service award was initiated in 1971 to recognize members who have devoted years of service to Eta Kappa Nu, resulting in significant benefits to all of the society’s members. The award is based on lifetime contributions to the organization and is limited to one recipient per year.

Soldan’s service within the professional institute includes the committee on engineering accreditation activities, computer engineering committee, education society fellows committee and the Eta Kappa Nu Board of Governors. He has been named a fellow of¬†Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers and received both its distinguished member and outstanding contribution awards.

His research interests include engineering accreditation and curriculum development.

Dr Anil Pahwa received the IEEE Power and Energy Society Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award

Dr Anil Pahwa received tpahwa_anilhe IEEE Power and Energy Society Technical Committee Distinguished Individual Service Award for “Dedication and service to IEEE PES and the Power Engineering Education Committee”. The award was presented at the IEEE PES General Meeting in Denver, CO in July 2015.

Kim Fowler Gives Instrumentation Tutorial in Malaysia

Kim Fowler spoke to a group of 16 colleaKim talking in Malaysiagues and graduate students in Malaysia on Saturday, August 8th. He talked for two and a half hours on the basic principles of measurement and instrumentation and some practical applications for developing instruments. The venue was the University of Technology Malaysia or UTM. His host was Professor Sheroz Khan from the International Islamic University Malaysia. The audience comprised members of Professor Khan’s research group and of the local IEEE chapter. Together they provided an excellent venue with lovely food for a break and lunch.

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