IEEE Photonics Society Fellow and Chair Professor of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, Nabeel A. Riza of University College Cork, Ireland was inducted into the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK’s National Academy of Engineering. Induction to the Academy is a prestigious UK honor awarded to high impact engineering professionals. Membership is diverse and includes Nobel Prize winners and UK’s Lewis Hamilton, 6-time Formula One Racing World Champion. Riza was elected as a global prize-winning inventor of light-based technologies including invention of the all-digital fault-tolerant fiber-optic equalizer deployed in the global internet. Sir Jim McDonald, President of the Academy stated: “Our Fellows represent the best of the best in the engineering world.” The induction ceremony was held 11 October, Prince Philip House, London.

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