Dan White, AD0CQ, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Valparaiso (IN) University and an ARISS-US Education Committee member, earned the Michael V. Carano Teacher Excellence Award from the IPC Education Foundation, an arm of IPC, an international electronics manufacturing standards organization.

An article in the university e-newsletter explained that the award exemplifies Dan’s dedication to learning and thriving, two pillars of the university’s five-year strategic plan, and the article cited his work on the ARISS education committee. He operates the university’s Wireless Research and Electronic Discovery Lab where students receive hands-on experience in satellite, microchip, and radio engineering projects, including the design and construction of a CubeSat.

Valparaiso University Dean of the College of Engineering Doug Tougaw stated, “We’re very pleased that Professor White’s excellent work was recognized by IPC. He brings a remarkable level of expertise and passion to the college, and his students’ lives are changed by the work they do with him.”