Tatsuo Itoh

Tatsuo Itoh

Tatsuo Itoh * In Memoriam 1940 – 2021

Distinguished Professor and Northrop Grumman Chair in Electrical Engineering
Primary Area: Physical and Wave Electronics

Research Lab: Microwave Electronics Laboratory 




Research and Teaching Interests:
Electromagnetics, guided wave structures, lower-power wireless electronics, integrated passive components in antennas, photonic bandgap structures and metamaterial applications, RF technologies, sensors and transponders


Awards and Recognitions
2014    Microsoft Academic Search; Listed No. 1 in Electrical Engineering
2014    Thompson Reuters: Highly Cited Researcher
2014    Featured Article in IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology
P.Siegel, “Terahertz Pioneer: Tatsuo Itoh,” IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 298-306
2014    IEEE International Microwave Symposium Second Place in the Student Design Competition for his X-band Low Phase Noise Oscillator, Phd Student Chung-Tse Michael Wu (Advisor: Prof. Tatsuo Itoh)
2013    National Academy of Inventors
2012    University of Illinois College of Engineering Alumni Award for Distinguished Service
2012    Best Paper Award in IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology P. W. C. Hon, A. A. Tavallaee, Q.-S. Chen, B. S. Williams and T. Itoh, “Radiation model for terahertz transmission-line metamaterial quantaum-cascade lasers,” IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, vol.2, no.3¸ May 2012, pp.323-332
2011    IEEE/MTT-S Microwave Career Award “For a Career of Leadership, Meritorious Achievement, Creativity and Outstanding Technical Contributions in the Field of Microwave Theory and Techniques.”
2011    2nd Place in the Asia Pacific Microwave Conference Student Paper Competition
C.-T. M. Wu, Y. Dong and T. Itoh “Transponder Using SIW Based Negative and Zeroth Order Resonance Dual-Band Antenna and Sub-Harmonic Self-Oscillating Mixer
2011    Best Paper Award in the Asia Pacific Microwave Conference
H.Lee and T. Itoh “Dual Band Isolation Circuits Based on CRLH Transmission Lines for Triplexer Application
2009    EuMA Outstanding Career Award
2008    Research Award in the 26th Conference of Japan Society for Simulation Technology,
N. Michishita, T. Ueda and T. Itoh “Finite Element Analysis of Dielectric Metamaterial Structures Excited by an NRD Guide”
2006    Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, the APMC 2006 Prize was given to a paper co-authored by K. Leong, A. Lai and T. Itoh.
2005    Top 5 downloaded papers during 2005 in IEEE Microwave Magazine
A. Lai, C. Caloz and T. Itoh “Composite right/left-handed transmission line metamaterials,” IEEE Microwave Magazine, vol.5, no.3, pp. 34-50, September 2004
2004    IEEE Distinguished Microwave Lecturer
2003    National Academy of Engineering
2000    IEEE/MTT-S Distinguished Educator Award “for his outstanding achievements as an educator, mentor and role model of microwave engineers and engineering students.”
1982    IEEE Fellow


Selected Publications