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Cruz Receives Prestigious IEEE Education Medal

Dr. Jose Cruz, professor of electrical and computer engineering and former dean of the College of Engineering, is the 2009 recipient of the IEEE James H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal. This award recognizes Dr. Cruz "for excellence in engineering education through creative leadership, innovative textbooks, inspirational mentoring and research contributions to circuits, controls, and systems," and is one of the highest professional acclaims that one can receive from one’s IEEE peers. In addition to this recent honor, Cruz is a Member of the National Academy of Engineering and a Fellow of IEE, AAAS, ASEE and IFAC.