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Board News

Award Spotlight

IEEE-HKN Welcomes New Members
of the Board of Governors
The 2021 IEEE-HKN Board of Governors
welcomed four new members, and a fifth
member was elected to a second term as
Student Governor. Ronald Jensen will lead
the society as President in 2021.
Ronald Jensen, Nu Chapter and
IEEE Life Senior Member, was
elected IEEE-HKN President for
2021. Ron served as President
Elect in 2020, IEEE-HKN Treasurer
from 2015 to 2020, and Region
3-4 Governor from 2016-2018.
He has led numerous HKN committees, including
Journey Mapping, Finance, Strategic Planning, MGA
Alignment, Faculty Advisor, Membership and PR
& Communications.
James M. Conrad, former
IEEE-USA President and current
Professor and Associate Chair
of the Department of Electrical
and Computer Engineering at
the University of North Carolina,
Charlotte, was elected 2021
President-Elect. He is a member of the Beta Eta
Chapter and has served as the MGA Governor at-Large
on the HKN Board since 2018.
Edward Rezek, Delta Zeta
Chapter and an IEEE Fellow, serves
as Past 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.

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Christopher Sanderson, Zeta
Lambda Chapter, will serve a threeyear term as Region 5-6 Governor.
Sanderson currently serves as
R5 Houston Section Chair and is
the recipient of the 2020 IEEE
Educational Activities Board Section
Professional Development Award.
Hulya Kirkici, Xi Chapter,
will serve a three-year term as
Governor at-Large. Dr. Kirkici is
a Professor and the Department
Chair of Electrical and Computer
Engineering at the University of
South Alabama and a member of
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Sean Haynes, Gamma Beta
Chapter, will serve a three-year
term as MGA Governor at-Large.
Sean is a Software Engineer at
Northrop Grumman Undersea
Systems and was Program Chair for
the 2020 IEEE-HKN Experience.
Sandro Sartoni, Mu Nu Chapter,
will serve a second term as
Student Governor. He is pursuing
a PhD in Computer Engineering at
Politecnico di Torino University in
Turin, Italy. He is chair of the IEEEHKN Social Media Subcommittee
and leads the monthly Chapter Leaders Calls.
Joseph Greene, Kappa Sigma
Chapter, will serve a one-year
term as Student Governor. He is
pursuing a Ph.D. in Computational
Imaging at Boston University
with the support of a NSF
Neurophotonics Research Trainee
Fellowship and a BU Nanotechnology Innovation
Center Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship.

2021 IEEE-HKN Awards: Call for Nominations
IEEE-Eta Kappa Nu
encourages Chapters
and individuals
to nominate all
eligible candidates
for the 2021 IEEEHKN Awards. The
awards promote and
encourage excellence
in electrical and computer
engineering and allied fields. These awards
recognize outstanding accomplishments by
students, professors and industry professionals
who make significant contributions to society,
and who exemplify a balance of scholarship,
service, leadership, and character.
Deadlines begin 3 May 2021.
For information and a description of each
award, click here.
The 2021 award categories are:
* Asad M. Madni Outstanding Technical Achievement
and Excellence Award (Deadline to submit
applications: 03 May 2021)

Ming Hsieh, 2020 winner of the Madni Award

Bruce Eisenstein, 2020 winner of the Distinguished Service Award

* C. Holmes MacDonald Outstanding Teaching Award
(Deadline to submit applications: 03 May 2021)
* Distinguished Service Award
(Deadline to submit applications: 03 May 2021
* Outstanding Young Professional Award
(Deadline to submit applications: 03 May 2021)
* Alton B. Zerby and Carl T. Koerner Outstanding
Student Award (Deadline to submit applications:
30 June 2021)
To submit your nominations, visit the IEEE-HKN
Awards Portal.

Jennifer Marley, 2020 winner of the Outstanding Teaching Award

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