The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at
Colorado State University is built on innovation, creativity, and impact. As
one of only three ECE departments across the country selected by the National
Science Foundation to lead the nation in revolutionizing engineering education,
we hope you will join us in our mission to produce the next generation of
leaders who engage, imagine, and invent.
Fundraising Priority: The Aram and Helga Budak ECE Professorship Endowment
Professor Budak transformed the Department of Electrical and
Computer Engineering and shaped three generations of successful engineers. His
impact would not have been possible without the support of his wife, Helga, who
helped him behind the scenes.
To recognize their contributions, the Aram and Helga Budak
Electrical and Computer Engineering Professorship Endowment has been
established. Once fully funded, the endowed college professorship will foster
excellence in teaching in the department, while honoring the Budaks’ legacy in
The endowed college professorship represents an honorable
distinction and requires a total contribution of $375,000 to establish this
well-deserved legacy. We welcome your support to make this endowment a reality.