Professional of the Year - Engineering/Electronics Engineering

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Barbara Koenig-Pfannkuche

Title: Electronic Engineer, Retired
Industry: Engineering
Type of Organization: Self Employed
Major Product/Service: Engineering education
Expertise: Ms. Koenig-Pfannkuche is currently retired. She spent 40 years with the Chicago Board of Education, teaching electricity, electronics, and appliance & computer repair. She has also taught electronics engineering to college students and inmates in the jail system. She specialized in drafting and design.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Illinois
University/Degree: A.S., Electronics, DeVry University, 1957; B.S., Industrial Education, Electronics, Chicago State University, 1975
Born: Chicago, Illinois
Hobbies/Sports: Travel, farming, gardening, snow skiing
Work History: Over the course of her career, Ms. Koenig-Pfannkuche worked for Pierce Wire Recorder, Chicago Aerial Inudstries, Hammond Organ, Union Thermal Electric, Victor Adding Machine, C.P. Clare, and E.P.L.
Honors & Awards: 1st woman to enter DeVry University