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2019 IEEE Albuquerque Section Awards — Banquet ceremony

Each year the IEEE Albuquerque Section, in collaboration with the UNM Sigma Xi Chapter, recognizes the efforts of its membership to improve the organization and bring merit to our profession.

This year’s awards were presented at the annual joint IEEE – Sigma Xi banquet on Monday, May 13th.

Congratulations to all the awardees for their hard work and dedication.

Here are some pictures of the event.

 

Jackie and Thomas taking care of the registration table.

A view of the banquet room…

…and some of the attendees.

UNM’s President, Dr. Garnett S. Stokes, who delivered the banquet keynote speech, and her husband, Dr. Jeff Younggreen.

In the background, Jason Neely, IEEE Albuquerque Section’s Chair, giving an overview of the IEEE.

Jason Neely, IEEE Albuquerque Section’s Chair, presenting one of two awards for Outstanding Young Engineer, to Dr. Felipe Wilches-Bernal.

Jason Neely, IEEE Albuquerque Section’s Chair, presenting the second award for Outstanding Young Engineer, to Dr. Tu Nguyen.

Jason Neely, IEEE Albuquerque Section’s Chair, presenting the award for Outstanding Engineer, to Jason R. Hamlet.

Jason Neely, IEEE Albuquerque Section’s Chair (left) and Dr. Christos Christodoulou (right),  presenting one of two awards for Outstanding Graduate Student, to Marcos Torres.

Jason Neely, IEEE Albuquerque Section’s Chair (left) and Prof. Edl Schamiloglu (right), presenting the second award for Outstanding Graduate Student, to Khandakar Nusrat Islam.

Jason Neely, IEEE Albuquerque Section’s Chair (left) and Prof. Arash Mafi (right), presenting the second award for Outstanding Educator, to Mani Hossein-Zadeh.

Ray Byrne, UNM Sigma-Xi Chapter President, presents the award for Superior Undergraduate Student to Jillian Rutherford who could not attend the banquet. In her place, Prof. Melissa Emery Thompson receives the certificate.

Ray Byrne, UNM Sigma-Xi Chapter President and Prof. Phyllis Palmer (right), present the award for Superior Undergraduate Student to Julianna Tibbets.

Ray Byrne, UNM Sigma-Xi Chapter President (left) and Prof. Mark McCormick (right), present the award for Superior Undergraduate Student to Marissa Westenskow.

Ray Byrne, UNM Sigma-Xi Chapter President and Prof. Alejandro Manjavacas (right), present the award for Superior Undergraduate Student to Lauren Zundel.

Ray Byrne, UNM Sigma-Xi Chapter President and Prof. Jessica Richardson (right), present the award for Excellence in Graduate Research to Sarah Dalton.

Ray Byrne, UNM Sigma-Xi Chapter President and Ms. Erika Elwell (right), present the award for Noteworthy Technical Support to James Williams. Mr. Williams could not attend the event and Ms. Elwell received the certificate on his behalf.

 

Harjit Ahluwalia (left), Professor Emeritus of Physics and Astronomy at UNM, past Chair of the IEEE Albuquerque Section, and past President of the Sigma-Xi UNM Chapter, presents the Presidential Scholarship named after his parents to Kyle Kennard (right).

Group picture of all the 2019 inductees to the Sigma-Xi UNM Chapter.

UNM’s President, Dr. Garnett S. Stokes, delivers her keynote speech to the banquet attendees.

 

Gilberto

2019 Treasurer

One Response to “2019 IEEE Albuquerque Section Awards — Banquet ceremony”

  1. Jonathan Sykes says:

    Good Job and congratulations to all. I just moved to ABQ from PG&E in SF and will be reaching out to the local chapter. It is great to see all the activity and involvement with IEEE.
    thanks
    Jonathan Sykes

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