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Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mike Wiegers Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
3108 Engineering Hall
1701D Platt St.
Manhattan, KS 66506
785-532-5600
Fax: 785-532-1188
ece@k-state.edu

Hours: Monday-Friday
8 a.m.-noon, 1-5p.m.

Alumni Awards 

The Carl R. Ice College of Engineering annually recognizes alumni with two different awards.

Hall of Fame

Induction to the Hall of Fame is the highest honor bestowed on alumni by the college. The honorees are recognized for their professional success and accomplishment, active involvement with the support of the college, dedication to Kansas State University and professional and public service.
Recent ECE Recipients

2017 - Mitch Snyder (1983 EE), President and CEO of Bell Helicopter

2016 - Glen Fountain (1965 EE), New Horizon's Mission to Pluto

2015 - Jim Schroeder (1963 EE), Great Western Manufacturing Company

2010 - Lou Von Thayer (1983 EE), President of General Dynamics AIS

2010 - Donald Lenhert (1956 EE), Emeritus Professor, KSU ECE

Professional Progress Awards

Professional Progress Awards honor career accomplishment during the first 20 years following graduation.

Recent ECE Recipients

2019 - Matt Spexarth (2006 EE), Chief Product Planner for PXI

2019 - Joe Quint (2000 CPE), Executive for Cerner Tech Services

2018 - Joe Schrick (1998 EE), VP of Garmin International Inc.

2018 - Jason Kieffaber (2004 EE), Technical Program Manager with SpaceX 

2017 - Deia Bayoumi (2000 M.S. EE), Head of Global Product Mgmt at ABB

2017 - Zachary Maier (2009 CPE), Product Manager at Google Inc. 

2016 - Joel Andrews (1997 EE), Garmin

2016 - Michelle Munson (1996 EE), Aspera

2015 - Gabe Hernandez (1995 EE), Vice President, Burns and McDonnell

2015 - Nick Taluja (1994 CE), Vice President, SKHynix

2014 - Stuart Gillen (1997 EE), National Instruments

2014 - Navin Nagiah (1995 EE), Presiden CEO, DNN

2013 - John Miller (1994 CPE), Chief Technology Officer, Accelerated Vision

2013 - Tak-Kei Chan (1985 EE), Senior Vice President, International Rectifier

2011 - David Compton (1990 EE), President of Engg, Cerner Corporation

2011 - Deborah Crawford (1992 EE), VP of App Dev & Product Engg, PAETEC

2010 - Carl Huslig (1991 EE), President of ITC Great Plains

2009 - Kenton Epard (1994 EE), Co-Founder of Airstream Energy

2009 - Marc Machin (1991 EE), VP of Information Technology, NetApp

2007 - Jeff Thetge (1988 EE), Senior Vice President, Infrasource

2007 - Tracy Olivier (1989 EE), Engineering Manager, Garmin

2006 - Bob Wald (1986 EE), Chief Operating Officer, In-Knowvation

2006 - Philip Bullinger (1987 EE)

2005 - Kevin Schoen (1985 EE), VP of Manufacturing, General Mills Inc.

2004 - Ramiro Jordan (1985 M.S. EE), Executive Director, Univ. of New Mexico

2004 - Dave Abrams (1985 EE), Vice President, Black & Veatch Corporation

2003 - Don Gemaehlich (1983 EE), Sr Tech Mgr for SW, General Dynamics

2003 - Ray Hrdy (1984 EE), Chief Technology Officer, Englighten Net

2002 - John Rasure (1981 EE), The Mind Research Network

2001 - Earl Creel (1980 EE), Technical Mgr, Sandia National Labs

2000 - Sue Barsamian (1981 EE), GM  & SVP of Tech Serv, Hewlett Packard