Distinguished Alumni Award

The ECE Distinguished Alumni Award honors ECE Illinois graduates who have made professional and technical contributions that bring distinction to themselves, the department, and the University. The award is presented each year at the Fall Alumni Awards Banquet.

Previous Year's Distinguished Alumni ('96-'70)

1996

  • Ralph J. Henneman (B.S. '49)
  • Lawrence C. Hollatz (M.S. '73)
  • Henry C. Pao (PhD '66)
  • Leopoldo D. Yau (PhD '69)

1995

  • David E. Borth (PhD '79)
  • Benjamin C. Kuo (PhD '58)
  • Jon A. Rossi (PhD '69)
  • Chih-Tang Sah (B.S. '53)
  • Marwan Simaan (PhD '72)
  • Warren L. Stutzman (B.S. '64)

1994

  • Milton M. T. Chang (B.S. '64)
  • Edward W. Ernst (PhD '55)
  • James B. Gerardo (PhD '63)
  • James A. Norling (M.S. '65)
  • Porter J. Womeldorff (B.S. '54)

1993

  • Vishwani D. Agrawal (PhD '71)
  • Jose B. Cruz, Jr. (PhD '59)
  • William Q. Jeffers (PhD '67)
  • Yuen-Tze Lo (PhD '52)
  • Charles M. Wolfe (PhD '65)

1992

  • Donald L. Bitzer (PhD '60)
  • John H. Bruning (PhD '69)
  • Robert D. Burnham (PhD '71)
  • Ralph J. Cicerone (PhD '70)
  • J. Robert Middleton (M.S. '57)

1991

  • Algirdas Avizienis (PhD '60)
  • Newton A. Campbell (B.S. '49)
  • Herman E. Koenig (PhD '53)
  • Milton E. Radant (B.S. '54)
  • Donald R. Scifres (PhD '72)
  • Curt Wittig (PhD '70)

1990

  • Pallab K. Chatterjee (PhD '76)
  • Tatsuo Itoh (PhD '69)
  • Robert R. Rankine, Jr. (B.S. '58)
  • Erlind G. Royer (PhD '70)
  • Glenn H . Sherman (Ph. D. '72)

1989

  • Daniel V . De Simone (B.S. '56)
  • Frank F. Fang (PhD '59)
  • Se June Hong (PhD '69)
  • Robert C. Mathis (M.S. '53)
  • Peter W. Sognefest (M.S. '67)

1988

  • Kobert L. Carrel (PhD '61)
  • Wai - Kai Chen (PhD '64)
  • Carl J. Johnson (PhD '69)
  • Robert J. Paluck (B.S. '69)

1987

  • Richard D. Alberts (B.S. '47)
  • Robert L. Barnett (M.S. '64)
  • Leon O. Chua (PhD '64)
  • Russell D. Dupuis (PhD '73)
  • Franklin F. Kuo (PhD '58)
  • Lynn E. Wolaver (M.S. '50)

1986

  • Jagdish K. Aggarwal (PhD '64)
  • Kent M. Black (B.S. '62)
  • Herbert Y. Chang (PhD '64)
  • Kenneth A. McCollom (M.S. '49)
  • Edward W. Springer (B.S. '47)

1985

  • Alfred Y. Cho (PhD '68)
  • Donald J. Stukel (M S. '62)
  • Michael G. Tomasic (B.S. '66)

1984

  • Abraham M. S. Goo (B.S. '51)
  • Edwin L. Hughes (M.S. '50)
  • Robert M. Janowiak (B.S. '57)
  • Lawrence W. Kessler (PhD '68)

1983

  • Lionel Boulet (M.S. '47)
  • Robert H. Brunner (M.S. '50)
  • Shu-Park Chan (PhD '63)

1982

  • Herbert M. Barnard (PhD '64)
  • John J. Myers (PhD '59)
  • Fred. J Rosenbaum (PhD '63)
  • Joseph M. Wier (PhD '56)

1981

  • Norman R. Carson (B.S. '37)
  • E. David Crockett (PhD '67)
  • Robert C. Hansen (PhD '55)
  • William E. Kunz (PhD '64)

1980

  • Albert R. Noland (M.S. '49)
  • Joseph A. Saloom (PhD '51)
  • Steven B. Sample (PhD '65)
  • Robert S Wiseman (PhD '54)

1979

  • Lowell E. Ackmann (B.S. '44)
  • William A. Blackwell (M.S. '52)
  • Walter C. Kottemann (B.S. '47)

1978

  • Richard C. Becker (PhD '59)
  • Richard A. Campbell (M.D. '50)
  • Harry Charles F. Simrall (M.S. '39)
  • Richard P. Wishner (PhD '60)

1977

  • Kay N. Burns (PhD '52)
  • O. Thomas Purl (PhD '55)
  • Thomas M. Rienzi (M.S. '48)
  • William A. Sink (B.S.'38)

1976

  • William H. Christoffers (PhD '55)
  • Maurice R. Eastin (B.S. '35)
  • Albert R. Shiely, Jr. (M.S. '47)

1975

  • Robert E. Finnigan (PhD '57)
  • James Rod Johnstone (B.S. '33)
  • Herbert A. Schulke, Jr. (PhD '54)

1974

  • Edgar C. Chamberlin, Jr. (B.S. '36)
  • William C. Curtis (M.S. '35)
  • Wallace A. Depp (M.S. '37)

1973

  • Robert E. Fontana (PhD '49)
  • Ray D. Kell (B.S. '26)
  • Wendell J. Kelley (B.S. '49)
  • Raymond D. Maxson (B.S. '21)

1972

  • Charles V. Jakowatz (PhD '53)
  • Walter E. Lotz, Jr. (M.S. '47)
  • William A. Mann (B.S. '23)

1971

  • Carl E. Asbury (B.S. '38)
  • John H. Bryant (PhD '49)
  • Emerson A. Shultz (B.S. '31)

1970

  • George C. Dacey (B.S. '42)
  • Frank B. Doyle (B.S. '20)
  • Gordon S. Heylin (B.S. '28)
  • Everett S. Lee (B.S. '13)
  • Julian Z. Millar (B.S. '23)
  • Harold L. Olesen (B.S. '18)

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