Avionics Job & Academic Leaders Past & Present

ENSCO Avionics, Inc. is “seeking hardware engineers with experience in full life cycle development for Avionics DO254 Firmware and digital design systems.” The company is located in Endicott, New York, and requires candidates to have a bachelor’s degree in civil or electrical engineering with a minimum of one-year of experience. Click here to view the full job listing and for the instructions on how to apply.

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Late last year, Edward J. Kramer, Ph.D. (NY D ’62), passed away at the age of 75. Dr. Kramer was a professor at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), since 1997. Before that, he spent 30 years in materials science at Cornell University (NY) where he earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. “In 1973, he authored a paper that greatly expanded current knowledge on a phenomenon called flux pinning, where exceptionally conductive materials are suspended in space above a magnet.”

UCSB materials department chair Tresa M. Pollock, Ph.D. (IN A ’84), remembered Dr. Kramer in the news story of his passing, “He was a very dedicated teacher and mentor,” Dr. Pollock said. “He put a tremendous amount of effort into developing his courses and teaching them carefully.” In addition, Dr. Kramer was also elected and served as an advisor to the California Sigma Chapter of Tau Beta Pi, at UCSB, from 2004-2005.

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Current dean of the J.B. School of Engineering at the University of Louisville (U of L), Neville G. Pinto, Ph.D. (OH B ’80), has been named interim executive vice president and provost at U of L. The provost is the chief academic officer at U of L. Read the article

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