[singlepic id=1281 w= h= float=left] At the 2008 Educational Activities Board Awards Ceremony at New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA on 14th November, Kurt Richter, an Emeritus Professor of the Technical University of Vienna at Graz, Austria, and a former Director of IEEE Region 8, received the 2008 IEEE EAB Meritorious Achievement Award in Continuing Education.
The citation is “for outstanding contributions as a teacher and organiser of management and leadership continuing education programs for IEEE members in Region 8”
The photo shows (left to right) IEEE Region 8 Director-Elect Jozef Modelski, Kurt Richter, and IEEE President Lewis Terman, taken at the conclusion of the awards-ceremony.
Dr. Kurt Richter introduced Leadership and Management Workshops in Region 8, and taught many of them himself, in Sections throughout the Region. The workshops are primarily targeted at students, recent graduates and early-career engineers, and it is estimated that more than 1500 people from Region 8 have attended these workshops.