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December 15, 2013

The University of New Mexico will honor Distinguished Professor of Electrical Engineering and Physics, Steve R.J. Brueck with the first UNM Presidential Award of Distinction this fall. Professor Brueck, currently the ERC’s Associated Director from UNM, will receive the inaugural award on Friday, Dec. 13, 2013. UNM President Robert Frank established the award to recognize outstanding career achievement, scholarly excellence, leadership in a profession, noteworthy public service or humanitarian endeavor. The ERC congratulates Steve on this much-deserved award!

December 13, 2013

Hafez Raeisi Fard, ERC RPI doctoral candidate in the Mechanical Engineering Department at RPI is one of 10 winners ofRensselaer’s “Change the World Challenge” student innovation competition, for his project titled, “Enhanced Energy Efficiency Using Thermal Management in Electronic Devices.”

December 3, 2013

Majeed Hayat, ERC Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, has been named anIEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for contributions to the modeling of impact ionization and noise in avalanche-photodiode devices.