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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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  • 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
  • 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

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