Nagle Inducted into IEEE TAB Hall of Honor
Congratulations to Dr. Troy Nagle who was honored with induction into IEEE Technical Activities Board’s Hall of Fame for 2019, recognizing his long contributions to the Board’s governance.
January 13, 2020 By Charles Hall
Troy Nagle, a Distinguished Professor of electrical and computer engineering was honored at the November IEEE Technical Activities Board (TAB) Meeting with membership in the TAB Hall of Honor. He was nominated for “leadership in reforming TAB governance which included giving Society Presidents the same TAB voting rights as Division Directors.”
The TAB Hall of Honor honors those persons, living or deceased, who have made one or more major contribution(s) to IEEE Technical Activities. Contributions include the creation, development, or advancement of the technical objectives of IEEE. Objectives include the advancement of the theory and practice of electrical, electronics, communications, and computer engineering, as well as computer science, the allied branches of engineering, and the related arts, sciences, technologies and their application for the benefit of IEEE members worldwide, and for the general public.
Nagle was the Founding Chair of the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, in which he also is a professor. Nagle is widely published in data acquisition and signal processing, co-edited a handbook on machine olfaction, and is coauthor of textbooks in digital logic design and digital control systems. In recent years, he has focused his research on machine olfaction and experimented with its use in food processing, environmental monitoring, and medical diagnostics. Dr. Naglereceived the BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Alabama, the Ph.D. degree (Electrical Engineering) from Auburn University, and the MD degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is a life fellow of IEEE, a past TAB Chair (1989-90) and a past IEEE President (1994).