Founder of the University of Maryland EE Graduate Student Association
In his letter of recommendation for David Bader to the Omicron Delta Kappa National Honor Society, University of Maryland Electrical Engineering Department Chair Nariman Farvardin states:
Mr. David Bader is the founder and currently the president of the Graduate Student Association in the Department of Electrical Engineering. He has been working relentlessly over the past six months to create a sense of identity for this organization and to establish a closer tie between the graduate students and the faculty and staff. He has formed a cluster of students who care about advancing the graduate student life and has led the way in a number of new initiatives such as: (i) the graduate student coffee hour, (ii) the graduate student electronic newsgroup, (iii) the graudate student fellowship book, (iv) the graduate student job bank and (v) the graduate student handbook.