Clark School Home UMD

ECE News Story

Murphy Receives Junior Faculty Award at Commencement

Murphy Receives Junior Faculty Award at Commencement

See Commencement photos

The Clark School's fall commencement ceremonies took place on December 20 in the Cole Student Activities Building.

Technology entrepreneur and Clark School Board of Visitors Director Tom Scholl served as commencement speaker and electrical engineering major Harneet Singh Khurana served as student speaker.

Scholl encouraged the graduates to find mentors, to learn about finances and to think big. The text of his speech is available online.

Also at the ceremony, winners of the Clark School's E. Robert Kent Outstanding Teaching Award for Junior Faculty and Outstanding Staff Service Award were announced.

Assistant Professor Thomas E. Murphy, electrical and computer engineering, was presented with the junior faculty award. He was honored for his passion for education, versatility as an instructor and the supportive environment he creates in the classroom.

ECE alumnus George Syrmos, executive director of the Clark School's Office of Advanced Engineering Education, received the staff service award for his enthusiastic leadership of the program and the support he provides elsewhere throughout the Clark School to students, faculty, staff and alumni.

See photos from Commencement

January 2, 2008

Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Dumitras Presents Paper on New Method of Malware Detection

UMD Researchers Present Paper on Innovative Work for Ensuring Integrity in Cloud-Hosted Databases

Reimagining Fuel Cells Lands UMERC Director's Technology in NATURE

Papamanthou Receives $500K NSF Grant on Advanced Data Structures and Security

Engineers Without Borders Addresses Power Needs for Ghana High School

UMD Researchers Awarded $1M from NIST to Work on Next-Generation Cryptography

Subramanian and Wheeler win 2015 ISR awards

UMD Students Win Third Consecutive Electrochemical Society Student Chapter Award

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk

Faculty Experts