ieee-usa in action - fall 2011 - (Page 36)
s-pAc speakers and attendees pose during an event at the university of missouri-Kansas city. from left-right: eddie pogosov, university of missouri-Kansas city Ieee student branch chair; John nobles, president of the process & Industrial group at Burns & mcdonnell; debby dilks, university of missouri-Kansas city student advisor; gordon day, Ieee president-elect and an Ieee-usA past president; Jim Lammers, founder and ceO of Trinity Animations; and Jerry place, associate dean for academic affairs in the school of computing and engineering at the university of missouri-Kansas city.
Helping Students Become Professionally Aware
By Levi J. Lyons
Early on as an engineering student, I quickly realized how inundated our profession is with the use of acronyms. They permeate our vocabularies and our daily conversations, even to the extent that non-engineers may think we speak a secret language. Let’s face it—acronyms
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