DALLAS, March 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) employees Brad Furukawa and Helena K. L. Chan, received top awards at the annual Asian American Engineer of the Year (AAEOY) event, held this weekend in Dallas. The AAEOY Award is a National Engineers Week Program recognizing outstanding Asian American professionals for their leadership, technical achievements and public service in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Chan received an AAEOY Most Promising Engineer of the Year award. She is the integration and test lead of the U.S. Air Force Deployable Instrument Landing program. Chan serves on the chapter of St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral, San Diego and has volunteered with Habitat for Humanity and Reading to Kids. Chan received a Sandia National Laboratories Excellence in Engineering Fellowship for her research on micro-scale gas chromatography. She earned a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and computer sciences from the University of California at Berkeley and a master's and doctorate degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan.Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cybersecurity, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.
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