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!