ECE Alumni Honored at 2016 Homecoming Celebration

Sunil Kishen and Bala KrishnanGuest speakers and honorees at the College of Engineering’s 2016 Homecoming on Oct. 28 and 29 captured the essence of the profession: forward-thinking problem solvers with heart. 

Among the award winners recognized at the Engineers Breakfast were ECE alumni Sunil Kishen and Bala Krishnan.

Kishen, who earned an MS degree in electrical engineering in 1991, received the Professional Achievement Award. 

Kishen works in Silicon Valley transferring vast quantities of proprietary information for clients from their networks to the cloud.

Krishnan, who earned an MS degree in electrical and computer engineering in 2003, was given the Young Professional Achievement Award. 

Krishnan’s Silicon Valley company, Peel Technologies, offers an app that turns smartphones into personalized, interactive remote control devices for connecting TVs and other home electronics.

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