Design News Magazine has named Robbie Laity, a 2013 electrical engineering graduate, "one of our nation’s rising design stars."
The magazine published its annual list of stars in January. Nominees were chosen based on their ability to stay ahead of the trends, significantly perform in their industry and outperform their peers.
Patrick Marcus, president of Marcus Engineering, a Tucson electronics firm that supports product development for a variety of industries focusing on medical devices and medical instrumentation, nominated Laity for the award.
Laity interned at Marcus Engineering while he was a student at the University of Arizona and is now an electrical engineer with the company.
"We are so proud to have Robbie as part of the team. He’s a brilliant and generous engineer," said Marcus, a UA alum who earned his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering in 1999 and his doctorate in biomedical engineering in 2006. "... Read Complete Article