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MSU professor Hashem Nehrir earns engineering group's 'Life Fellow' designation

January 8, 2013 -- MSU News Service


Hashem Nehrir, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Montana State University, has been elevated to Life Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. MSU Photo by Kelly Gorham.   High-Res Available

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BOZEMAN - Hashem Nehrir, professor of electrical and computer engineering at Montana State University, has been elevated to Life Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

The life fellow designation is granted to an IEEE Fellow who is at least 65 years old and for whom the sum of the member's age and the number of years being an IEEE member exceeds 100.

Nehrir, who was designated as IEEE Fellow in 2010 in recognition of his contributions to alternative energy power generation, joined MSU's faculty in 1987. The IEEE grade of Fellow is conferred upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest.

IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

IEEE is the world's largest professional association advancing innovation and technological excellence for the benefit of humanity. IEEE is the trusted "voice" for engineering, computing and technology information around the globe.

Nehrir joins Don Pierre, professor emeritus in electrical and computer engineering, as MSU faculty with an IEEE Life Fellow designation.

Contact: Elizabeth Brock, (406) 994-1564, ebrock@coe.montana.edu