Gu Elevated to Fellow of IEEE

6 January 2010

Photo of Guoxiang Gu

ECE Professor Guoxiang Gu was recently awarded the distinguished honor of being elected to Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE. A landmark achievement, IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor for electrical engineers.

The IEEE appreciates the importance of recognizing the achievements of its members. The IEEE annually holds a rigorous evaluation procedure in which the Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients for one of the Institute's most esteemed honors. “Professor Gu was elected for his contributions to robust identification and control. His election is a great achievement, serving as a confirmation to the world and recognition of LSU's ECE Department, which currently includes three IEEE fellows,” said Dr. Jorge Aravena, ECE Interim Chairman.

“On behalf of IEEE-USA and the 210,000 IEEE members who live in the United States, I congratulate you on your recent election to IEEE Fellow. It is an important recognition of your contributions to our profession, and a distinction that is honored throughout the international high-tech community,” congratulated Gordon W. Day, 2009 President of IEEE-USA.

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