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Daniel W. and Carol A. Dobberpuhl Student Award

Established 2007


Daniel W. and Carol A. Dobberpuhl provided funds for this scholarship to benefit students in the ECE Department who demonstrate financial need.


The recipients must be juniors or seniors in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with an outstanding scholastic record.

Selection Process :

In September the ECE Department distributes scholarship data forms to students in the top 15% of the junior class and the top 15% of the senior class. The Scholarship Committee then reviews the scholarship data forms and identifies the students to receive the award.


The recipient is recognized at the annual ECE Awards Banquet in April.

Past Recipients of the Award

Year Recipients
2019-2020 Arjun Gupta, Muhammed Toy
2018-2019 Lijian Wang
2017-2018 Weikum (Spencer) Zhu
2016-2017 Robert Kaufman, Yu Meng, Shaoyu Meng
2015-2016 Graham Ellinghausen
2014-2015 Benjamin Eng
2013-2014 Narae Yoon
2012-2013 Danyang Zhuo, David Zeng
2011-2012 Mayank Kejriwal, Shiyang Liu
2010-2011 Wanya Huang
2009-2010 Sumit Dutta