Tag: samuel ginn

Accepting the challenge

Auburn University’s Samuel Ginn College of Engineering has been approved as a participating institution of the National Academy of Engineering’s Grand Challenges Scholars Program. In 2008, the NAE identified 14 grand challenges for engineering in the 21st century. Solving these problems is key to enhancing sustainability, health, security and the joy of living for the…




Wireless wizard

College namesake Samuel Ginn, ’59 industrial management graduate and wireless communications industry leader, was inducted into the Wireless Hall of Fame Class of 2014 by the Wireless History Foundation on Sept. 9 in Las Vegas. Ginn was one of four individuals honored for outstanding achievements across all disciples of the wireless industry. Only 40 individuals…




On call

Auburn Engineering alumnus Samuel Ginn, ‘59 industrial management and namesake of the college, has been appointed to lead a 15-member board of the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet). As the board’s chairman, Ginn guides development of the new broadband network, which enables first responders and public safety officials to communicate within and across jurisdictions. “The…




A top ranking

Auburn Engineering’s online graduate program was recently ranked sixth by U.S. News & World Report’s 2013 “Best Online Engineering Education Programs.” The graduate computer information technology program, housed in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering, was ranked seventh among online graduate computer information technology programs. Combining traditional instruction with modern delivery methods, the program…