IEEE-HKN Installation and Induction Ceremony:  Nu Alpha and Nu Beta Chapters

Livestream: Friday, July 17, 2020
7am PT/10am ET/4pm CET/11pm JT

IEEE-HKN officially installs two new chapters, the first IEEE-HKN Chapters in Spain. The Nu Alpha Chapter at the Universidad Nacional De Educacion a Distancia, and the Nu Beta Chapter at Universidad Politecnica de Madrid. In this ceremony, IEEE-HKN 2020 President Ed Rezek will officially present the charter and establish each chapter, and induct the charter members. Elio SanCristobal, Faculty Advisor Nu Alpha and Alejandro Macho, President Nu Alpha, both from UNED, will also participate. Nu Alpha is the 265th and Nu Beta the 266th Chapter of IEEE-HKN and expands the honor societies’ footprint in Region 8.  Join us and share in the 116 year tradition adapted for online participation, welcome 43 new students and 12 faculty members, celebrate and support our newest chapters.

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Presenter & Featured Speaker: Ed Rezek, 2020 President IEEE-HKN 

Edward A. Rezek received a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and an AB degree in Physics from Washington University in St. Louis, MO in 1976; he received MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL in 1977 and 1980. He retired from Northrop Grumman Space Technology (formerly TRW Space & Electronics Group), an entity specializing in electronics development for US Government and commercial applications after 35 years. His work experience has ranged from basic R&D to manufacturing and has covered the spectrum from advanced technology development for US Government space applications to manufacturing low cost components for commercial applications. He has received 19 patents and has >50 publications in refereed journals. He is a recipient of the TRW Chairman’s Award for Innovation and a Northrop Grumman Distinguished Innovator Award. He is an IEEE Fellow for qualification of GaAs microelectronics for space applications.