Böhringer, Ritcey named 2011 IEEE Fellows
Professors Jim Ritcey and Karl Böhringer have been named IEEE Fellows effective January 1, 2011.
Karl's citation is "for contributions to microelectromechanical systems, parallel and distributed robotic manipulation, and self-assembly", while Jim's reads "for contributions to bit-interleaved coded modulation with iterative decoding".
The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. 321 individuals have been elevated to IEEE Fellow for 2011.
We would like to congratulate both of them!