Pérez to receive IEEE education society service award

Pérez to receive IEEE education society service award

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Dr. Lance C. Pérez, interim dean of the College of Engineering
Dr. Lance C. Pérez, interim dean of the College of Engineering

Lance C. Pérez, interim dean of the College of Engineering and professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been selected to receive the 2016 IEEE Education Society Edwin C. Jones, Jr. Meritorious Service Award.

The award is given to an IEEE Education Society member recognizing significant leadership and administrative contributions to the society. Pérez served as treasurer, as well as providing other sustained contributions. He will be presented the award in October at their annual conference in Pennsylvania.

Pérez has also been named to the WEPAN Board of Directors for 2016-17. The board is comprised of volunteers from higher education institutions, organizations and agencies who advocate for inclusion in engineering and to help develop a diverse and innovative engineering workforce. WEPAN’s network connects more than 1,000 leaders to increase participation, retention and success of women and other underrepresented groups in engineering.