Dr. Micheli-Tzanakou receives the 2010 IEEE “Meritorious Achievement Award”

Dr. Evangelia Micheli-Tzanakou, Professor and Director of the Computational Intelligence Laboratories in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rutgers University, was recently awarded the 2010 Meritorious Achievement Award from IEEE, a professional association which is dedicated to advancing technological innovation.

Voted on by the 2010 IEEE Education Activities Board (EAB), the 2010 Meritorious Achievement Award recognizes exceptional achievements in continuing education activities. Specifically, Dr. Micheli-Tzanakou received her award for her vision and leadership in establishing the IEEE Biometrics Certification Program.

On November 19, 2010, Dr. Micheli-Tzanakou will be recognized at the 2010 IEEE EAB Award Presentation Ceremony during the IEEE Board of Directors Meeting Series in New Brunswick, NJ.