Jelena Kovačević receives the David Edward Schramm Professorship

 

February 2, 2015

Faculty, staff, and students gathered on Friday, January 30 to honor Jelena Kovačević as she received the David Edward Schramm Memorial Professorship in the Carnegie Institute of Technology. As the highest academic award a university can bestow on a faculty member, professorships are reserved for those who show continued contributions in their field. Professor Kovačević has been a dedicated faculty member at Carnegie Mellon University since 2003. She is currently the Head of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and the Director of the Center for Bioimage Informatics.

Remarks were made by President Subra Suresh, Dean James Garrett, ECE Associate Department Head José Moura and ECE Tanoto Professor Larry Pileggi. 

Charles Schramm received a bachelor’s of science degree in mechanical engineering from the Carnegie Mellon College of Engineering in 1942. Charles S. and Benetta B. Schramm established the David Edward Schramm Memorial Professorship in the Carnegie Institute of Technology in loving memory of their son.

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