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Thorp named Kelly Professor

Photograph of Jim ThorpJames S. Thorp, who joined ECE this summer as department head, has been named the Hugh P. and Ethel C. Kelly Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The professorship was established in 1998 by the Kelly family to honor Hugh Kelly, a Tech alumnus who had a long and successful career with AT&T's Bell Laboratories that included pioneering work in development of the Telstar Satellite system. Thorp earned his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Cornell and is a member of the National Academy of Engineering.