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ECE Undergrads McKay and Wei Earn Everitt Award

ECE Undergrads McKay and Wei Earn Everitt Award

From left to right: ECE Department Chair Patrick O'Shea, Ermin Wei, Christine McKay, and Director of ECE Undergraduate Studies Judith Bell.
From left to right: ECE Department Chair Patrick O'Shea, Ermin Wei, Christine McKay, and Director of ECE Undergraduate Studies Judith Bell.

ECE undergraduates Christine McKay and Ermin Wei have received the International Engineering Consortium’s (IEC) 2007 William L. Everitt Student Award of Excellence. The award honors outstanding seniors in electrical and computer engineering at affiliate universities across the country who are in the top 10% of their class and have an interest in the communications field.

Christine McKay is a Computer Engineering major who is doubling in Mathematics. She has maintained a 4.0 GPA while participating in the Inventis program and Eta Kappa Nu. She has earned her University Honors Citation. She serves as treasurer of the Society of Women Engineers. She participated in two summer research internship programs and was the winner of the Outstanding MERIT project award in 2007. She plans to pursue graduate study at Stanford University.

Ermin Wei, an international student from China, will be the student speaker at the Clark School's commencement ceremony on May 23. She will earn three degrees this May in Computer Engineering, Mathematics, and Finance. She has maintained a 3.97 GPA while participating in the University Honors program, ECE Honors program and Business Honors program. She is the Treasurer of Eta Kappa Nu and Finance Committee Member of Primannum Honor Society. She has worked as a Research Assistant in the Intelligent Servo System Lab and interned at Microsoft. She plans to attend MIT to pursue a Ph.D.

The students will have their names added to the Everitt Award Plaque in the display case in the A.V. Williams Building outside of room 2460.

May 13, 2008


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