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UCI Engineering Dean Named Orange County's Engineer of the Year
Irvine, Calif., March 22, 2001
Nicolaos G. Alexopoulos, dean of the Henry Samueli School of Engineering at UC Irvine, was named the 2001 Engineer of the Year by the Orange County section of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
The IEEE is an international organization that advances global prosperity by promoting the process of creating, developing, integrating, sharing and applying knowledge about electrical and information technologies and sciences for the benefit of humanity and the engineering profession. The Orange County Engineer of the Year designation is awarded to the person who best reflects the goals of the institute. Alexopoulos' research, along with his accomplishments as dean, were compelling factors in this year's selection, according to the IEEE. The award will be presented to Alexopoulos at the annual IEEE banquet at the Wyndham Hotel in Costa Mesa on March 24.
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