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Edwin C. Jones Jr.

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Inducted:

05/03/1991

Degrees:

B.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1955 
 Diploma, Imperial College of the University of London, 1956 
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1962

Edwin C. Jones, Jr., was born in Parkersburg, WV, received a BSEE degree with High Honors from WVU in 1955, a Diploma of the Imperial College of the University of London in 1956, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1962. He served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps during 1956-58.

In 1980 he received a Meritorious Service Award from the Education Society of IEEE and in 1984 was a Centennial Medal Recipient. In 1986 he received an Accreditation Activities Award from IEEE Education Activities Board, a Faculty Citation by ISU for service to the University and was named a Fellow of ASEE. In 1988 he was named a Fellow of IEEE "for contributions to engineering education" and in 1989 he was named a Fellow, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

He is at present a University Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University and Coordinator of Off-Campus Courses, ISLI Extension to Business and Industry.