At the dedication of Holmes Hall on November 1, 2018, Irwin Holmes shares how his exemplary career began with the help of faculty while a student in the Department of Electrical Engineering at NC State.
At an induction ceremony on October 19, 2018, 13 members of the fourth class of inductees were honored and joined the ranks of the 77 members of the ECE Alumni Hall of Fame, out of over 15,000 alumni.
Irwin Holmes, NC State’s first black graduate, with a degree in electrical engineering will be honored for his perseverance and dedication to the university when the University College Commons is renamed Holmes Hall.
Dr. Robert J. Mattauch, NC State ECE Alumni Hall of Fame inductee in 2017, has been selected to receive the 2018 Microwave Pioneer Award of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.
David Whitley had an interest in all things electronic from an early age, and now he’s giving back to the University where he got started.
NASA astronaut, and NC State ECE alumna, Christina Hammock Koch has been assigned to the prime slot as rocket pilot for a spaceflight to the International Space Station, scheduled to launch in 2019.