MELBOURNE, FLA.— Northrop Grumman Integrated Systems, Airborne Ground Surveillance & Battle Management Systems, in Melbourne, provided a $10,000 donation to the Florida Tech College of Engineering for scholarships in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE).
Fredric Ham, Harris Professor of Electrical Engineering at Florida Tech, received the scholarship check from Northrop Grumman’s Eric Skowbo and Fred Conner. Skowbo is the Unattended Ground Sensor Systems lead systems engineer and Conner is a Northrop Grumman Advanced Concepts & Integrated Solutions program manager.
“We are happy to be able to give four of our outstanding ECE students each a $2,500 Northrop Grumman scholarship. The student recipients will be chosen for their continued academic excellence at Florida Tech,” said Ham.
“Having such a prestigious engineering school in our backyard is an invaluable resource,” said Conner. “We’ve been able to fund research, provide internships and hire graduates. It’s a win-win for Florida Tech and Northrop Grumman.”
Northrop Grumman Corporation is a $30 billion global defense and technology company. Its 120,000 employees provide innovative systems, products, and solutions in information and services, electronics, aerospace and shipbuilding to government and commercial customers worldwide.
PHOTO: At the Florida Tech College of Engineering, from left: Eric Skowbo, Northrop Grumman Unattended Ground Sensor Systems lead systems engineer; Fred Ham, Florida Tech Harris Professor of Electrical Engineering; Robert Sullivan, head of the Florida Tech Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Fred Conner, Northrop Grumman Advanced Concepts & Integrated Solutions program manager