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Board News

Board News

IEEE-HKN Welcomes New Members
of the Board of Governors
The IEEE-HKN Board of Governors welcomed five new members, and a sixth member
was elected to a second term as Student Governor. Edward Rezek will lead the society
as President in 2020.
Dr. Edward Rezek, Delta Zeta
Chapter, an IEEE Fellow, serves as
President of the Board this year.
He retired after 35 years from Northrop
Grumman Space Technology. He has
received 19 patents and has more
than 50 publications in refereed journals.
Ronald Jensen, Nu Chapter, an
IEEE Life Senior Member, was
elected President Elect for 2020.
Ron served as IEEE-HKN Treasurer
from 2015 to 2019, Region 3-4
Governor from 2016-2018, and
has led numerous HKN committees, including
Journey Mapping, Finance, Strategic Planning, MGA
Alignment, Faculty Advisor, Membership and PR &
Communications.
Dr. Karen Panetta, Epsilon Delta
Chapter, a Fellow of the IEEE,
has assumed the position of Past
President for the 2020 year. She is
the Dean for Graduate Education and
a Professor of Electrical and Computer
Engineering and Adjunct Professor in Computer
Science at Tufts University in Massachusetts.
Dr. Jason Hui, Iota Gamma Chapter,
an IEEE Senior Member, was elected
Region 1-2 Governor. He is a Senior
Staff Program Engineering Manager
at Elbit Systems of America. He has
been in the aerospace and defense
industry for over 17 years with primary interests in
systems engineering and technology and engineering
management.

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Professor Lorena Garcia, Eta
Chapter, an IEEE Senior Member,
was elected Region 7-10 Governor.
She is Professor and Director of
Laboratories and Facilities of the Faculty
of Engineering and Basic Sciences
of Universidad Central, and has served as Associate
Dean of Electronic Engineering and Systems and
Telecommunications Engineering programs at Universidad
Sergio Arboleda, and Business Director of the Center of
Excellence and Adoption on Internet of Things.
Dr. M. Ryan Bales, Gamma Theta
Chapter, an IEEE Senior Member, was
elected as Governor At-Large. He is a
Senior Research Engineer in the Sensors
and Electromagnetic Applications Lab
(SEAL) at the Georgia Tech Research
Institute (GTRI). He specializes in FPGA and embedded
system design, and real-time signal processing for
electronic warfare applications.
Katelyn Brinker, Gamma Theta
Chapter, returns for a second term
as Student Governor. She is pursuing
her Ph.D. in electrical engineering at
Iowa State University with the support
of a NASA Space Technology Research
Fellowship and while working as a NASA Pathways
Intern at Goddard Space Flight Center. She is the
recipient of the DiscoverE New Faces of Engineering
2017 IEEE-USA award and the HKN 2017 Outstanding
Student Award.
Sandro Sartoni, Mu Nu Chapter,
was elected to a term as Student
Governor. He is pursuing his master's
degree in Electronic Engineering-
Embedded Systems at the Politecnico
di Torino, Italy. He received his
bachelor's Degree Electronic Engineering at the
University of Florence, graduating in 2017 and
scoring a 110/110 Cum Laude.

It is with the utmost gratitude that the IEEE-HKN Board of Governors and the Editorial
Board of THE BRIDGE thank and commend Dr. Stephen Williams, Professor and Chair
of EECS, Milwaukee School of Engineering, for his dedication to THE BRIDGE in his
years of service, especially as Editor-in-Chief. He was critical to the consistent excellence
of the magazine, and we are grateful for all his contributions. Thanks, Steve!

IEEE-HKN Senior Design (Capstone)

POSTER COMPETITION
Are you working on a Senior Design (Capstone) Project?
Enter a poster describing your project in the IEEE-HKN Senior Design Poster
Competition. Abridged versions of selected posters will appear in an upcoming
issue of The Bridge, with authors being recognized.
ELIGIBILITY

REQUIREMENTS

* The project should have been completed
as part of your undergraduate coursework in
a topical area of IEEE interest, and supervised
by a faculty member.

* Submissions should be in .PDF format.

* The work must have been conducted
since 2018.
* Copyright must be available for all images
and figures.
* Previously published work is eligible if
reprint permission has been granted.

* Your poster must include the
following information:
* Project Title
* Names and affiliations of project
team members (students)
* Name and affiliation of faculty supervisor
* An abstract that briefly describes the project
* Motivation
* Approach
* Conclusions
* Acknowledgments (optional)

To enter, complete the submission form on the HKN website.
Entries must be received by 20 March 2020.
HKN.ORG

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