Outstanding electrical and computer engineering students are honored for distinguished scholarship and achievement by election to Eta Kappa Nu, the national electrical engineering honor society. In addition, Tau Beta Pi recognizes the academic accomplishments of students in all engineering disciplines. A number of campus-wide and departmental awards are also granted to students each year.


Lawrence J. Conover ’24 Electrical Engineering Prize

Presented each year to a senior in electrical engineering upon recommendation of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

J.J. Ebers Memorial Award

Given to a student, selected by the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, based on high academic achievement and noteworthy professional interest in the field of electrical engineering.

Finley W. And Ethelwyne H. Smith Electronic Engineering Prize

Awarded annually to the electrical and computer engineering senior who has earned, at the end of the junior year, the highest cumulative average attained by any senior who is working for departmental honors with a project in the electronics or communications field.