Hardy J. Pottinger
Dr. Hardy J. Pottinger received a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Missouri University of Science and Technology in 1973. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of the IEEE Computer Society. He was chairman of the IEEE-USA Pre-college Education Committee from 2003 to 2004. He was the faculty advisor for the student branch of IEEE at MST (UMR) from 1987 to 2002 and served as chairman of the St. Louis Section of IEEE in 1997. He was awarded the IEEE Region 5 Outstanding Engineering Educator in 1999. From 1979 to 2002 he was a professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at UM-Rolla and Assistant Chairman for Computer Engineering from 2000-2002. He currently serves as IEEE Region 5 Electronic Communications Coordinator and St. Louis Section Historian. He and his wife Judy retired in 2002 and enjoy traveling, square dancing, and genealogy.