Engineering student takes on prestigious IEEE post
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa electrical engineering graduate student Larry K. Martin has been named student editor of IEEE Potentials magazine for 2013–14. Martin was named winner of the highly competitive international search by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is the first student from UH Mānoa to be named to the prestigious post. His debut editorial is expected to be published at the end of March.
As student editor, Martin will also serve as a member of the Student Activities Committee, which represents over 116,000 IEEE student members worldwide on matters of member programs, benefits and viewpoints. IEEE Potentials is published bi-monthly and is available to all of its 425,000 plus members in more than 160 countries.
“Larry has already shown an enormous talent and enthusiasm for students and IEEE Potentials and we are extremely proud to welcome him to the editorial board,” said Elizabeth Johnston, IEEE Potentials editor-in-chief. “He has a unique voice and perspective that shows through in everything he does”
“Larry’s continuing accolades are a testament to his intelligence, hunger for learning and his drive for success,” said Wayne Shiroma, UH Mānoa electrical engineering professor and department chair. “We are very proud of his latest achievement.”