Espy-Wilson Honored at UMD’s First to ADVANCE Celebration
Professor Carol Espy-Wilson (ECE/ISR) was celebrated among fourteen other women faculty trailblazers at the inaugural First to Advance celebration and photography exhibit held March 28, hosted by the University of Maryland ADVANCE Program for Inclusive Excellence.
The program honors a diverse group of women who were the first to be promoted or tenured, take on department chair roles or deanships, start research centers, or win local, national, and international awards among other important contributions.
Prof. Espy-Wilson is the first African American woman, and first African American, in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering to receive tenure and be promoted to Full Professor.
View the complete list of women faculty trailblazers at the University of Maryland here.
Congratulations Prof. Espy-Wilson!
Published April 9, 2019