2011 IEEE Awards Leah H. Jamieson HKN Eminent Member Recognition

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Leah Jamieson is the John A. Edwardson Dean of Engineering at Purdue University, Ransburg Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. She served as 2007 President and CEO of IEEE, 2005 IEEE V.P. for Publication Services and Products, and 2003 IEEE V.P. for Technical Activities. She is co-founder and past director of the EPICS Engineering Projects in Community Service Program. She has been recognized with the U.S. National Academy of Engineering's Gordon Prize for Innovation in Engineering and Technology Education, the NSF Director's Award for Distinguished Teaching Scholars, ASEE's Chester F. Carlson Award for Innovation in Engineering Education, the Harriet B. Rigas ''Outstanding Woman Engineering Educator'' Award from the IEEE Education Society, the Anita Borg Institute's Women of Vision Award for Social Impact, and the IEEE Signal Processing Society's Meritorious Service Award. Leah Jamieson is a member of the NAE and a Fellow of the IEEE

Eminent Member recognition is conferred upon those select few whose technical attainment and contributions to society through leadership in the fields of electrical and computer engineering have resulted in significant benefits to humankind. Since 1950, only 125 individuals have been selected to receive this honor. In September 2010, IEEE and HKN merged to form IEEE Eta Kappa Nu. For a full listing of Eminent Members, visit the website, www.hkn.org

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