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ECE Alumni Honored at Gala

ECE Alumni Honored at Gala

The University of Maryland Alumni Association honored five Clark School alumni and friends during its annual awards gala on April 14, including two ECE alumni.

Sudhitham Chirathivat, B.S. '71, electrical engineering, was presented with the university’s international alumnus award in recognition of his career in the retail industry around the globe. Chirathivat is president and CEO of Central Pattana Public Co., Ltd. in Thailand.

Emilio A. Fernandez, B.S. '69, electrical engineering, was presented with the Engineering Alumnus of the Year Award for his accomplishments in industry. Fernandez, an entrepreneur who co-founded Pulse Electronics, is already a member of the Clark School’s Innovation Hall of Fame and is also a member of the school’s board of visitors.

Additional honorees included Linda Gooden, a member of the Clark School Board of Visitors and executive vice president of Lockheed Martin Information Technology and Global Services; Michael D. Griffin, Ph.D. '77, aerospace engineering, chief administrator at NASA; and Marilyn Berman Pollans, former associate dean of the Clark School.

For more information on the awards and the recipients, please visit the gala web site.

April 16, 2007


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