Rising Star Award
Ed earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from OSU. He is a senior technical lead engineer working on Airborne Surveillance Command and Control Systems for the Boeing Co. He previously worked as the chief engineer for the defensive management system on the B-2 bomber for Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems at Tinker Air Force Base. He serves on the Industrial Advisory Board for the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at OSU. Over the course of his academic and professional career, he has amassed many honors, awards, and recognitions. In 2007, he was named the Most Promising in Industry in the Black Engineer of the Year Awards, and in 2002, he was recognized as an OSU Leadership Legacy. Daniel has a passion for ministry and community service and has spoken to minority youth nationwide about attending college and pursuing STEM degrees.
Dr. William Hogan
OSU Diversity Hall of Fame
ECE alumnus Dr. William Hogan earned a bachelors degree in electrical engineering at OSU in 1965. As an undergraduate, he served as president of the OSU Epsilon Epsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
In 1969, he earned his master's degree in electrical engineering from Southern Methodist University. Hogan returned to OSU to complete his doctoral degree in electrical engineering in 1973. In academia, Hogan served the University of Kansas as Associate Executive Vice Chancellor before working in industry as VP of World Operations at Honeywell Inc. and VP of Corporate Operation and Quality Medtronic, Inc.
He has also served as director on several company boards and educational organizations, including White House task forces on education.