Academy

Purpose

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Academy is an important alumni organization made of distinguished ECE alumni and strategic friends. The Mission of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Academy (ECEA) is to guarantee continued excellence in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department’s teaching, research, and development programs.

 

By-Laws

The ECE Academy is governed by its by-laws. The latest by-law revision was 2014. To view the current by-laws, click here.

 

Minutes and Other Files

The ECE Academy 2014 meeting minutes can be found here. [PDF]

The Industrial Advisory Group (IAG) 2014 meeting minutes can be found here. [PDF]

To view Dr. Ranade’s slideshow from the 2014 meeting, click here. [PDF]

Officers

The 2013-2014 ECE Academy Officers are listed below:

2013-2014 Academy Board of Directors
Name Position Term End
Manny Mora Chair 2017
Brian Kopp Vice Chair 2018
David Wiegandt Secretary 2017
Scott Miller Treasurer / Finance Committee Representative 2018
Christopher Long
Member 2017
Stephen Horan Past Chair 2016

 

2013-2014 ECE Membership Committee
Name Position
Joseph Nevarez Co-Chairman
Don Merrill Co-Chairman
John Scruggs Member
Vincent Boudreau Member
Steve Omick Member
Bob Witter Member
2013-2014 IAG Members from ECEA
Name Term End
Andrus Garay 2015
William Garcia 2016
Leroy Gomez 2014
Patricia Nava 2017
Rick Shumard 2018
Gerry Stolarczyk 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members

If you would like to join the ECE Academy, please view this letter for qualifications and requirements: Qualifications and Requirements. The 2014 new member nomination format document can be found here: 2014 New Member Nomination Format The ECE Academy members are listed in the table below:

Charter members inducted in 1991 are indicated by the “‡” next to their names. Deceased members are indicated by the “†” next to their name.

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Photo of Thurlow Caffey
Thurlow Caffey
NMSU Degrees: 1957 BSEE
Year Inducted: 1999

 

 

 

Mr. Caffey has worked as a Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratories since 1963. He has developed a new continuous-wave radar for measuring, directly at the muzzle, the velocity of cannon shells, and led the development of a new generation of microwave pre-detection-combining telemetry receivers. His interests have concentrated, however, on electromagnetic propagation through the earth with applications to telemetry, miner rescue, and ground penetrating radar.

Photo of Jeffrey Carlson
Jeffrey Carlson
NMSU Degrees: 1983 MSEE
1988 PhD
Year Inducted: 2007
Photo of Steven Castillo
Steven Castillo
NMSU Degrees: 1982 BSEE
Year Inducted: 2010

 

 

 

Earned his MSEE in 1984, and Ph.D. in 1987 from the University of Illinois.

Youngest Dean appointed for College of Engineering after serving as an assistant, associate and full professor at the Klipsch School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

Left New Mexico State University to serve as Provost and Executive VP at Colorado School of Mines, 2009.