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Several Missouri S&T students and faculty were recognized at the 2015 Region 5 Annual Conference of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), held Saturday, April 18, in New Orleans.
Dr. Kelvin T. Erickson, professor of electrical and computer engineering, received with the Outstanding Educator Award and Dr. Yiyu Shi, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, received an Outstanding Individual Achievement Award.
Electrical engineering senior Justin S. Hoyt won second place in the Region 5 Student Papers Competition for his undergraduate research. Dr. Rosa Zheng is his supervising faculty member.
Kyle Harper and Kyle A. Gassel, also electrical engineering seniors, placed first in the Region 5 Circuit Design Competition, which requires students to design and build a circuit in a limited time.
The student team of Steven Enke, Trevor McCasland, Valentin Frommherz, Noah George, and Brendan Wright participated in the Region 5 Robotics Competition.
Leann Krieger, electrical engineering senior, and Andrew Castillo, electrical engineering junior, represented the IEEE student branch at the meeting.
Devin Cornell, electrical engineering senior, and Dr. Steve E. Watkins, professor of electrical and computer engineering, coordinated events as part of the IEEE Region 5 Executive Committee.
Region 5 includes Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas, as well as parts of the surrounding states. Advisors to the S&T IEEE student branch are Dr. Amardeep Kaur, assistant teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering, Dr. Mihail Cutitaru, assistant teaching professor of electrical and computer engineering, and Dr. Maciej Zawodniok, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering.