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Harris Wins Vision Award
Vincent Harris has had a distinguished career as an engineer, scientist, inventor, entrepreneur and leader of engineers and scientists for more than 25 years. His professional preparation includes the Ph.D. (NU-EE), M.Sc. (NU-ME, MSE), M.Sc. (U. Md.-Eng. Mgt.), M.Sc. (U. Penn.-Exec. Tech. Mgt.), and B.Sc. (NU-ME) degrees. He presently holds the position of University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at Northeastern University. In 2004, he founded and assumed Directorship of the Center for Microwave Magnetic Materials and Integrated Circuits (CM3IC): a Center internationally renowned for its accomplishments in microwave materials and devices. The mission of the CM3IC is to develop next generation microwave materials and device solutions for radar and wireless communication technologies for U.S. Defense and commercial industries. As Director of the CM3IC, Harris has raised more than 12 M$ of federal research funds since 2004. Total federal agency funds raised throughout his career exceed 32 M$. He is Founder and Chairman of the Board of the NEU spinout Metamagnetics Inc. (Canton, MA USA). Metamagnetics is a small, veteran-owned, for-profit business that provides electromagnetic solutions to meet the needs of the commercial and defense community in the area of communications and radar.