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where RFID is instrumental in
their worldwide distr ibution. Our
host, Prof. Hong-Zhou Tan, took us
to the startup that was producing
chips using his intellectual property. With Dilip Kotak, we also visited an up-and-coming RFID company, Invengo. Some time after this
trip, Bill and I were reminiscing. I
learned that the Canadian had roots
in Central Pennsylvania, where
I had grown up, too. Who would
have known?
To me, Bill represents the epitome of wonderful friendships that
we, as IEEE Members, share across
the globe. We will miss Bill, but his
spirit and inspiration remain with
us. He will not be forgotten.

gruver (second from right) with an rFID-tag-wearing pig.

Gruver Encouraged
Volunteerism
by Maria Pia Fanti

B

ill Gruver was always mindful to encourage and reward
volunteering activities and efforts. Bill presented me with the IEEE
Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society's Best Associate Editor Award
for "outstanding contributions as
associate editor of IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans." Bill was a very good mentor,
able to address the new challenges
and direction of the research. He
directed me in choosing promising
topics in my role as the chair of
the Technical Committee of Discrete
Event Systems.

gruver (left) celebrating maria Pia Fanti during her acceptance of the
IEEE Systems, man, and Cybernetics Society's best associate Editor award,
17 October 2008, in Singapore.

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