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Electrical & Computer Engineering Honor Society. Epsilon Zeta – UML Chapter. Overview. What is HKN? How do I join? Why Should I Strive to join? Questions. What is HKN?. Electrical and Computer Engineering Honors Society

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Overview
Overview

  • What is HKN?

  • How do I join?

  • Why Should I Strive to join?

  • Questions


What is hkn
What is HKN?

  • Electrical and Computer Engineering Honors Society

    • “In the United States, an honor society is an organization of rank, the induction into which recognizes excellence among one's peers” (Wikipedia)

    • An elite club of individuals (students) who have excelled in academic excellence, and display desired qualities of leadership.


Hkn @ uml
HKN @ UML

  • Faculty Advisor

    • Professor Craig Armiento

  • President

    • Philip Colangelo

  • Other Leadership Positions

    • Vice President, Recording Secretary, Corresponding Secretary, Web Correspondent, and Treasurer.


More information
More Information

  • Founded in 1904 at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • The national Honor Society for ECE Professionals and Students

  • 200 student chapters, representing almost every top tier University in the USA, and about 250,000 members

  • Headquarters in Chicago, IL.

  • UML Epsilon Zeta Chapter active since mid-60s


How do i join
How Do I Join?

  • Membership is invitation only based on GPA

    • Top 25% of your Junior Class

    • Top 33% of your Senior Class

  • GPA considered is based on ECE credits


Why should i strive to join
Why Should I Strive to Join?

  • Academic Accomplishment

  • Networking Opportunities

  • Access to Key Positions

  • Long-term Relationships

  • Receive Advice

  • Resumé Enhancer

  • Helping

  • IEEE-HKN Activities

  • Leadership Skills


A few prominent members
A Few Prominent Members

  • Larry Page, founder of Google

  • Eric Schmidt, CEO Google

  • Amar Bose, inventor of the Bose Speakers

  • Sabeer Bhatia, founder of Hotmail

  • David Filo, founder of Yahoo!

  • Henry Samueli, founder of Broadcom

  • Paul and Irwin Jacobs, founder of Qualcomm

  • Karl E. Martersteck, former CEO of ArrayComm, VP Bell Labs

  • Craig Armiento, (current advisor, former ECE chair)

  • Kristina Johnson, Dean of Engineering at Duke University

  • Ken Connor, Chair of Electrical, Computer, and Systems Eng. at Rensselaer

  • Polytechnic Institute

  • HKN members are on the Board of Directors at many top tech companies including Google, IBM, Yahoo!, Motorola


Questions
Questions?

For additional information please visit:

http://www.HKN.org


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