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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Allyson Yarbrough
NMSU Degrees: 1979 BSEE
Year Inducted: 2001

 

 

 

Allyson D. Yarbrough, elected as a full member, graduated from the Klipsch School in 1979. After spending three years with Hewlett-Packard Company’s Network Measurement Division as a Product Marketing/Microwave Applications Engineer she joined Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, receiving a MSEE in 1985 and the PhD in 1988. In 1988, Dr. Yarbrough joined California State University, Los Angeles as an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering. In 1989 she joined The Aerospace Corporation and has held numerous positions, each with more responsibility. Dr. Yarbrough is currently Principal Director, Electronics Engineering Subdivision. She holds three patents, has published extensively, and has many honors and awards, including Aerospace Institute Executive Director’s Achievement Award, 1998, 2001, and Who’s Who in America, 2001.

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Arlene Yusnukis
NMSU Degrees: 1985 BS
Year Inducted: 2000 (Honorary Member)

 

 

 

 

 

Arlene M Yusnukis, elected an honorary member in 2000, holds Bachelors of Science in Computer Science and Mathematics from NMSU’s College of Arts and Sciences granted in 1984. She was the first female member of the Academy. She began her career as a software engineer with Hewlett-Packard in their Colorado Networks Division and has held numerous engineering and managerial positions with HP, Agilent Technologies, Verigy (now Advantest), and several other high tech companies since graduation. She actively promoted NMSU within HP/Agilent and was able to secure meaningful grants for several departments in the College of Engineering. She is currently back at HP working in their Storage business in the area of converged cloud systems management.