Clark School Home UMD
ECE

News Story

Alumnus Tran Receives Minority Business Leader Award

Alumnus Tran Receives Minority Business Leader Award

Alumnus Paul Tran (B.S. ’95, EE), President and CEO of Elucid Solutions, was honored by the Washington Business Journal with the prestigious Minority Business Leader Award last month. The second annual Minority Business Leader Awards program honors the entrepreneurial drive, creativity and success of Greater Washington's minority business leaders. Tran was recognized at a ceremony at the the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, DC on April 2, 2009.

Born in Vietnam, Paul Tran came to the United States and earned a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland in 1995. He started his career as a Software Engineer for NASA at TRW and later worked on government classified systems for Lockheed Martin. In 1997, he worked at Fannie Mae developing complex financial systems.

He later started his own company, Elucid Solutions, which he modeled after a culture devoted to client service, rewarding employee loyalty, and incorporating charitable giving and community service.

To read Paul's bio in the Washington Business Journal and view a short biographic video, visit: http://washington.bizjournals.com/washington/stories/2009/04/06/tidbits24.html

April 6, 2009


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Clark School & Computer Science Alumnus Makes Largest Gift in UMD History

UMD Clark School to Host Mpact Week: Disaster Resilience

Piya Pal Receives Wilts Prize from Caltech

Waks, Shapiro receive NSF EAGER grant to test spintronic devices

Ulukus is PI for NSF grant on energy harvesting wireless communication devices

Cleaveland, Marcus win NSF grant to develop models for cyber-physical systems

New NSF grant funds research to build network of tiny robots for bridge inspection

Alumnus Tapped to Direct Main Funding Body for Scientific Research in Egypt

News Resources

Return to Newsroom
Search News
Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar

Additional Resources

UM Newsdesk
Faculty Experts