From 2010 to 2013, JBHE research found that there was one Black engineer elected each year. This year, it appears that there are no new Black members.
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It appears that Burns, who holds degrees from the Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Columbia University, is the only African American among the 69 new inductees of the academy.
It appears that the University of Delaware professor is the only Black scholar among the 66 newly elected members.