Engineers On the Move: Past, Present, & Future (May 2015)

Lafayette College (PA) recently announced that eleven retiring faculty members had been elected to emeritus status and were to be recognized at the 180th Commencement. Professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering, William A. Hornfeck, Ph.D. (PA E ’66), was among the faculty members that retired this year and has been elected to emeritus status.

Dr. Hornfeck has been a member of the Lafayette faculty for 27 years, previously served as aerospace technologist in the Flight Support Division of NASA’s Johnson Space Center, and as a computer scientist in the systems division of Computer Sciences Corp (AL). Read the news release for more biographical details on Dr. Hornfeck and for the list of other newly elected emeritus professors.


Glenn E. Riese, IL G ’81, has been named director of product engineering at NuCurrent, Inc., in Chicago, IL. NuCurrent is a startup developing wireless power antenna technology. Previously, Riese was a “Motorola Mobility engineer who played a vital role in developing two of the company’s most iconic products: the RAZR and the Droid.” Click here for the article to read more about Riese and NuCurrent.


The first SIM FW University scholarship awards has been given to Michael P. Certoma, NY T 2016. A junior at Binghamton University (NY), Certoma is majoring in industrical & systems engineering. “This summer, he will be an engineering intern at IBM in the Poughkeepsie office. He is focused on exploring a career that integrates his engineering skills and business skills.” Read the announcement for more details about SIM FW.


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