Tag: ECpE Alumni

ECpE alum Mansoor Sarwar inspires the future as UET Vice Chancellor

Mansoor Sarwar, an alum (‘88 comp engr) from the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, has had a dream of teaching and inspiring others since high school. Now, he is doing just that — and more.  Sarwar has recently been appointed as Vice Chancellor of the University of Engineering and Technology … Continue reading ECpE alum Mansoor Sarwar inspires the future as UET Vice Chancellor

VEISHEA project could be first digital answering machine

ECpE alum, James Mitchell, P.E. (EE ‘82), may have created the world’s first digital outgoing telephone message machine during his time at Iowa State University. Mitchell displayed a working prototype of the digital outgoing message with a taped incoming system at the Iowa State University VEISHEA Engineering Open House in April 1982. Using 35 integrated … Continue reading VEISHEA project could be first digital answering machine

ECpE alum elected to Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority Board of Governors

by Thane Himes ECpE alumnus Agustin A. Irizarry-Rivera (PhD EE ’96) has made quite a name for himself in his home territory of Puerto Rico. Irizarry-Rivera recently was elected to the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Board of Governors. “I was pleased and honored to have been elected,” Irizarry-Rivera said. “It is a public service.” As … Continue reading ECpE alum elected to Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority Board of Governors