Eta Kappa Nu

Eta Kappa Nu is a National Electrical and Computer Engineering Honor Society founded in 1904 to encourage excellence in engineering education for the benefit of the public.



Eta Kappa Nu chapters seek to bring society members into a closer union to foster a culture of service and leadership in the engineering community and community at large, and to aid in continuing their professional development through association with alumni and others who have attained prominence in the industry.

Honor and Character

Student inductees have conferred honor upon engineering education by distinguished scholarship, activities, leadership, and exemplary character as students in Electrical or Computer Engineering. Eta Kappa Nu members are known for their leadership, teamwork, quality and character.


Academically, USD students must be in the top one-fourth of juniors in Electrical Engineering or the top one-third of seniors in Electrical Engineering to be eligible for consideration.

Chapter Faculty Advisor

Dr. Ernest Kim
Professor, Electrical Engineering 
(619) 260-4609