Mittan named inaugural EE alumni award winner

Paul Mittan of Sayre, Pa., has been named the winner of the inaugural Early Career Recognition Alumni Award.

The award, given by the Department of Electrical Engineering and the Society of Penn State Electrical Engineers (SPSEE), honors outstanding Penn State electrical engineering graduates at the outset of their careers who have demonstrated outstanding technical excellence with significant career accomplishments and show great potential for continued success in the field.

After receiving his electrical engineering bachelor's degree in 2004, Mittan joined Lockheed Martin. In 2005, he was accepted into the company's Engineering Leadership Development Program and completed a master's degree in systems engineering from Cornell University in 2008.

Mittan was then appointed as manager of engineering leadership development, where he was responsible for the technical development of entry-level engineers. In March 2010, he was appointed to his current role of manager of hardware design engineering. His responsibilities include supervising hardware development engineers and technicians.

Mittan serves on Penn State's Learning Factory advisory board and is a Lockheed Martin philanthropy liaison to the University.

He will receive his award at an SPSEE meeting on Oct. 8.

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Last Updated November 18, 2010