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I&M Undergrad Rep, Katelyn Brinker, receives International IEEE-HKN Award

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
I&M Undergrad Rep, Katelyn Brinker, receives International IEEE-HKN Award
 
Missouri S&T student in electrical and computer engineering, Katelyn R. Brinker, has been selected as the 2017 International Co-Winner of the Alton B. Zerby and Carl T. Koerner Outstanding Student Award
along with James Smith from Auburn University. Each of the over 200 IEEE-HKN chapters may nominate one student each for the award which is sponsored by the IEEE - Eta Kappa Nu Association. The award recognizes academic excellence, character, and service. Eta Kappa Nu is the IEEE honor society for electrical and computer engineering and related fields. Ms. Brinker graduated from S&T in May 2017 with dual B.S. Degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering and is continuing her studies as a masters student at Missouri S&T. Her undergraduate and graduate advisor is Dr. Reza Zoughi. She will receive the award next spring at the annual ECE Department Heads Association (ECEDHA). Rolla students have received the national award six times in the 52-year history of the program.