P.R. Egbert Memorial Award
Paul R. Egbert
Paul R. Egbert received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering with high honors in 1936 from the University of Illinois. After working at Commonwealth Edison Company, where he got extensive on the job experience in power engineering, he returned to UIUC and received an M.S. in Electrical Engineering in 1949. He joined the University of Illinois in 1949 as an Assistant Professor, and became an Associate Professor in 1951.
He was a counselor of the student branch of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers for over eight years and served on the Assembly Hall Advisory Board for three years. He served a three-year term on the Illini Union Board and was its chairman for two years.
Professor Egbert was a registered professional engineer in Illinois and was a member of the IEEE, Eta Kappa Nu, Pi Mu Epsilon, and Sigma Phi Delta. Mr. Egbert retired from the University of Illinois in 1979. He died Nov. 3, 1985.
Description:This award was established to honor the memory of Paul R. Egbert, a member of the electrical engineering faculty for 33 years. The award honors an outstanding undergraduate senior in the area of Power Engineering.
- Must be an outstanding Senior at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, enrolled in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
- Must have demonstrated an interest in a career in Power Engineering.
- Must be active in outside activities such as EOH, IEEE, or HKN.
Selection Process:Selection of the award recipient shall be made by a committee in the Power Engineering Area.
The award carries a stipend of $1,000. The award recipient is recognized at the annual ECE Awards Banquet in April. A plaque listing all recipients' names is permanently displayed in Everitt Lab.
Past Recipients of the Award:
|2014||Felix Hsiao||1999||Eric Cunningham|
|1998||Brian R. Borchers|
|2012||Cheng Xu||1997||Kollin J. Patten|
|2011||Mahir Gosalia||1996||Thomas P. Wallisch|
|2010||Daniel Huss||1995||Stephen M. Heal|
|2009||Samantha Gunter||1994||Caroline M. Marzinzik|
|2008||Gregory Eakins||1993||Scott A. Splater|
|2007||Andrew Friedl||1992||Douglas R. Brown|
|2006||Scott Donahue||1991||Kris R. Kozielek|
|2005||Thomas Abram||1990||Roy A. McCann|
|2004||David O. Savageau||1989||Jennifer Sterling|
|2003||Brett M. Nee||1988||Thomas M. Weber|
|2002||Piotr K. Kondratko||1987||Alexander C. Crossman|
|2001||Michael A. Vaughn||1986||Laureen M. Harvath|
|2000||Ryan E. Berube|