Spring 2016 Vector Newsletter

Southern Illinois University

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Dean’s Corner Dean

This year, our college is very excited about the quantity and quality of new assistant professors joining our ranks.    

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ALUMNUS DONATES $1 MILLION FOR SCHOLARSHIPSAsher

Terry Asher is donating $1 million to the College of Engineering’s general scholarship fund, where it will help bright, hard-working students become the engineers of tomorrow. 

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NEW FACULTY MEMBER FOCUSES ON EMBEDDED SYSTEMSIraklis Anagnostopoulos

Iraklis Anagnostopoulos, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, arrived at SIU last fall with a vision of developing frameworks to use multiple computer systems and sensors – so-called “embedded systems” – to revolutionize the way people use and interact with their automobiles

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SMITH A LEADER AMONG ENGINEERING STUDENTSSteven Smith

Steven E. Smith is the president of the Engineering Student Council this semester at Southern Illinois University. A native of St. Charles, Mo., Smith is the son of Larry and Carol Smith. He comes to the engineering field naturally, following in his father’s footsteps. 

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