Some of the best professors use humor in the classroom.
That was the consensus at ECE’s 2015 pre-commencement ceremony, which not only celebrated the achievements of graduating students, but also honored those who helped them along the way.
Seniors recognized four University of Arizona ECE faculty and staff members with the department’s 2015 Student Interface Awards.
Regents’ Professor Michael Marcellin -- who students say uses jokes to keep them interested and ease the pressure -- was voted most supportive senior faculty member.
“He is well prepared and organized, very approachable, treats every student with respect, and is dedicated to helping students understand the concepts,” said junior Murey “Alex” Luna Torres, who presented the awards on May 15.
Marcellin earned a PhD in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University in 1987 and joined ECE in 1988. His teaching and research interests include signal processing and... Read Complete Article