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In the Spotlight

IEEE-HKN 2017 Awards Ceremony Updates
Life Fellow Asad M. Madni
is the recipient of the honor
society's Vladimir Karapetoff
Outstanding Technical
Achievement Award "for
seminal contributions to
the development and
commercialization of
intelligent microsensors
for aerospace, commercial aviation, and
automotive safety." Until Madni retired in 2006,
he was president, chief operating officer, and chief
technology officer of BEI Technologies, in Thousand
Oaks, Calif. There he led the development and
commercialization of intelligent sensors and systems
for the aerospace and transportation industries.
Today he is a consultant and an adjunct professor
at the University of California, Los Angeles, as well
as executive managing director and CTO at Crocker
Capital, in San Francisco.

IEEE-HKN member Jamal
Madni was named the
society's Outstanding
Young Professional "for
contributions in software
engineering and technology
advocacy." Madni is a
program manager and chief
architect of special projects
within Boeing Satellite Systems, headquartered in
El Segundo, Calif. He leads the execution of the
integrated electronics suite in collaboration with
NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization.
He also serves as chief architect system, a software
intelligence package designed to emulate biomedical
applications. For his efforts, he received the 2017
Boeing World-Class Engineering Award in Growth
as well as the company's employee engagement
association project for this year.

The C. Holmes
MacDonald Outstanding
Teaching Award was given
to Senior Member Siddharth
Suryanarayanan "for
leadership and excellence
in curriculum design,
course delivery, and the
education and mentorship
of electric power engineers." Suryanarayanan is an
associate professor in the electrical and computer
engineering department at Colorado State University.
He has designed, developed, and taught four
graduate-level courses in electric power systems
engineering and has created an online graduate
certificate program for the university. In recognition
of his contributions, the university awarded him
the Lisa and Desi Rhoden Endowed Chair, the first
endowed professorship in the department's history.
Suryanarayanan is vice president of the IEEE Power &
Energy's education committee.

Fellow John Orr received
the Meritorious Service
Citation "in recognition of
sustained contributions and
leadership in IEEE-HKN and
engineering accreditation."
Orr is professor emeritus
of electrical and computer
engineering at Worcester
Polytechnic Institute, in Massachusetts. He is past
president of IEEE-HKN and former chair of the ABET
Engineering Accreditation Commission.

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