Professor Itoh’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Service
Professor Tatsuo Itoh is a recipient of the College of Engineering Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from the University of Illinois, Urabana-Champaign. The award comes with a medal and a certificate with a citation, “For Seminal Contributions in Microwave and Millimeter-Wave Technology and Electrical Engineering Education."
Distinguished alumni are honored with this award for their outstanding leadership in planning and direction of engineering and scientific work, by fostering professional development of young engineers and scientists, or by their contributions to knowledge in the fields of engineering and science.
After finishing his electrical engineering PhD degree in 1969 at the University of Illinois, Urabana-Champaign, Professor Itoh has been circulating in the academe world while holding executive positions in research laboratories. From his alma mater, Professor Itoh had also held professorship positions in University of Texas in Austin, Nanjing Institute of Technology, Japan Defense Academy, and University of Leeds. In 1991 he established his professorship in UCLA where currently he is one of Electrical Engineering’s Distinguished Professor and holds the title Northrop Grumman Professor in Microwave Electronics. Professor Itoh is a Fellow of the National Academy of Engineering and IEEE among recognitions.