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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Anthony J. Pennington

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Henry Smith Carhart

1889 - 1912
Professor of Physics

George Herbert Rowe

1892
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Carroll Dunham Jones

1897 - 1901
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Benjamin Franklin Bailey

1899 - 1945
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chair of Electrical Engineering

Ernst Steck

1901 - 1907
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Lyman F. Morehouse

1902 - 1910
Instructor in Electrical Engineering
Instructor in Physics

Henry Harold Higbie

1905 - 1947
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Professor of Mechanical Engineering

Frederick Abraham De Lay

1906 - 1907
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Ralzemond Drake Parker

1906 - 1915
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Loren Wallace McOmber

1908 - 1910
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Harry Laurence Tanner

1909 - 1913
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Alfred Henry Lovell

1910 - 1953
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chair of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Carl DeMuralt

1910
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

John C. Parker

1910 - 1922
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chair of Department of Electrical Engineering

Joseph Raleigh Nelson

1910 - 1943
Professor of Engineering English

John Fay Wilson

1911 - 1915
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Lewis Dow Rowell

1911 - 1912
Non-resident Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

Theodore Henry Hinchman

1912 - 1913
Non-Resident Lecturer in Electrical Engineering

Harry Stevenson Sheppard

1913
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Harold Douglas Wines

1913
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Thomas J. Mackavanagh

1915 - 1918
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Porter H. Evans

1916 - 1918
Instructor of Engineering Drawing

Arthur Dearth (A D) Moore

1916 - 1965
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Frank Ralph Zumbro

1916 - 1918
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Ward F. Davidson

1916 - 1923
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

George Augustus Pomeroy

1916
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Harold Lyman Ballard

1917 - 1920
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Lawrence William Brunson

1917
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Joseph Henderson Cannon

1918 - 1953
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Edwin Blythe Stason

1919 - 1960
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering
Professor of Law
Dean of Law School

James Ferdinand Fairman

1919
Assistant Profesor of Electrical Engineering

Arthur C. Klocksie

1919 - 1925
Assistant Professor of Engineering English

Gordon Rowen Anderson

1920 - 1921
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Stephen Stanley Attwood

1920 - 1965
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Chair of Department of Electrical Engineering
Dean of Engineering

Erwin Ernest Dreese

1920 - 1924
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Andrew L. Miller

1921 - 1924
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Hemstead Stratton Bull

1922 - 1967
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Melville Bigham Stout

1922 - 1965
Professor of Electrical Engineering

James S. Gault

1922 - 1951
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Lewis Nelson Holland

1924 - 1967
Professor of Electrical Engineering

William Littell Everitt

1924 - 1926
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

William G. Dow

1929 - 1965
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Arlen Roosevelt Hellwarth

1930 - 1974
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Associate Dean Emeritus & Secretary Emeritus of Engineering

Henry Jacob Gomberg

1942 - 1967
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Chair of Nuclear Engineering

Jack Fribley Cline

1942 - 1953
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Theodore H. Berlin

1943
Research Associate of Chemistry
Research Physicist Engineering Research Institute
Navy Theoretical Physicist

Nandit R. Soparkar

1944 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

John Joseph Carey

1946 - 1972
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Louis F. Kazda

1946 - 1984
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Arthur W. Burks

1946 - 1986
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Philosophy

Nelson Spencer

1946 - 1960
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Engineer Michigan Research Institute

Thomas Edwin Talpey

1946 - 1953
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Homer William Welch

1946 - 1956
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Richard K. Brown

1947 - 1987
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Edwin Richard Martin

1947 - 1956
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Harold C. Early

1947 - 1969
Lecturer in Electrical Engineering
Research Engineer Engineering Research Institute

Walter Alfred Hedrich

1947 - 1962
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Lyman Walton Orr

1947 - 1964
Instructor in Electrical Engineering
Research Engineer Engineering Research Institute

William Kerr

1948 - 1989
Professor of Nuclear Engineering
Chair of Nuclear Engineering
Director Michigan Memoria Phoenix Project

Melvin Burtus Folkert

1948
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Phil H. Rogers

1948 - 1955
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Keeve M. Siegel

1948 - 1967
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Research Engineer
Director of Radiation Laboratory

Joseph Aubrey Boyd

1949 - 1962
Professor of Electrical Engineering

George Raymond Brewer

1949 - 1952
Research Associate Engineering Research Institute

Kenneth Arnold Stone

1949 - 1957
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Alan B. Macnee

1950 - 1989
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Norman R. Scott

1951 - 1987
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Dean of Engineering at Dearborn Campus 1968

Thomas W. Butler

1951 - 1974
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Har
vey L Garner

1951 - 1970
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Professor of Computer & Communication Sciences

Hansford W. Farris

1952 - 1982
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Jules Sid Needle

1952 - 1955
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Joseph Galluchat Tarboux

1952 - 1959
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Edward A. Martin

1953 - 1954
Instructor in Electrical Engineering

Joseph E. Rowe

1953
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Chair of Electrical Engineering

Gunnar Hok

1953 - 1970
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Gordon E. Peterson

1953 - 1967
Professor of Speech and Electrical Engineering
Chair of Department of Communication Sciences

Chiao-Min Chu

1955 - 1989
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dale Mills Grimes

1956 - 1976
Professor of Electrical Engineering

James R. Black

1956 - 1961
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Bernard A. Galler

1956 - 1994
Professor of Computer Science
Professor of Mathematics

Emmett N. Leith

1956 - 2005
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Charles B. Sharpe

1956 - 1988
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Chai Yeh

1956 - 1981
Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Frederick J Beutler

1957 - 1989
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Ben F. Barton

1957 - 1993
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

James Carlisle Mouzon

1957 - 1971
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Raymond F. Mosher

1957 - 1975
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Thomas B. A. Senior

1957 - 1998
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

William M. Brown

1958 - 1984
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Herschel Weil

1958 - 1986
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Newbern Smith

1959 - 1972
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Kuei Chuang

1959 - 1995
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

John A. Lyon

1959 - 1983
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

E. Lawrence McMahon

1959 - 1993
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Andrejs Olte

1959 - 1995
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Arch W. Naylor

1960 - 1994
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

George I. Haddad

1960 - 2005
Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Chair of Electrical Engineering

Charles W. McMullen

1960 - 1986
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Richard F. Schwartz

1960
Visiting Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Richard L. Phillips

1961 - 1987
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering

William L. Root

1961 - 1987
Professor of Aerospace Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Keki B. Irani

1961 - 1998
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ronald J. Lomax

1961 - 2000
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Marlin P. Ristenbatt

1961 - 1998
Research Scientist Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

William A. Porter

1961 - 1977
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Richard F. Arnold

1962 - 1966
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Ralph E. Hiatt

1962 - 1980
Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

George W. Stoke

1962 - 1967
Professor of Electrical Engineering

Andrew F. Nagy

1963 - 2009
Professor Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Nino A. Masnari

1963 - 1979
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Hsung-Cheng Hsieh

1964 - 1965
Visiting Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

William N. Lawrence

1964
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Richard A. Volz

1964 - 1989
Professor of Electrical Engineering

William J. Williams

1964 - 2001
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Chen T Tai

1964 - 1985
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Jack Horvath

1964
Research Engineer

David Taeusch

1964
Associate Research Physicist

Robert N. Magnusson

1965 - 1966
Visiting Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Larry K. Flanigan

1965 - 1999
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Daniel G. Green

1966 - 2002
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Ophthalmology

Donald A. Calahan

1966 - 1999
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Larry K. Flanigan

1966 - 1999
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ward D. Getty

1966 - 1999
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Peter J. Khan

1967 - 1976
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

John F. Meyer

1967 - 2002
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Theodore G. Birdsall

1967 - 1996
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Walter R. Curtice

1967 - 1972
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Richard S. Stolarski

1967
Research Associate, Electrical Engineering
Lecturer in Meteorology & Oceanography

Spencer L. BeMent

1968 - 2000
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Thomas John Nelson

1968 - 1971
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Sunil N. Shabde

1968 - 1972
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Mark K. Enns

1969 - 1978
Professor of Electrical Engineering

David J. Anderson

1970 - 2005
Professor of Electrical Engineering
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology

Kan Chen

1971 - 1995
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Urban, Technological, and Environmental Planning
Research Scientist, UMTRI

Leo C. McAfee Jr

1971
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Sami Erol Gelenbe

1973
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

William C. Rounds

1973 - 2008
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Francisco D. Galiana

1974 - 1976
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

William B. Ribbens

1975 - 1999
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Aerospace Engineering

Sundaram Ganapathy

1976 - 1977
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dean F. Peterson

1976 - 1983
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Jack R. East

1977 - 2006
Research Scientist Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Nozari Farhad

1977 - 1979
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Breton L. Mattes

1977
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Assistant Professor of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering

Aaron Finerman

1978 - 1989
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Chun-Sing George Lee

1979 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Nourani Farshid

1979 - 1980
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Peter A. Blakey

1980 - 1983
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Edward John Delp III

1980 - 1984
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Janice M. Jenkins

1980 - 2002
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Uwe F. Pleban

1980 - 1984
Assistant Professor of Computer and Communication Science
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Gideon Frieder

1981 - 1989
Professor of Computer and Communication Sciences, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Chair of Computer and Communication Sciences

Yuri Gurevich

1982 - 2000
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Gregory L. Hansell

1982 - 1984
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ramesh C. Jain

1982 - 1994
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Satish R. Thatte

1982
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Jerome Ross Breitenbac

1983 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering

Marian L. Majewski

1983 - 1985
Visiting Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Yung-Chia Lee

1984 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Doreen A. Weinberger

1984
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Linda Pisti B. Katehi

1984 - 2003
Professor of Electrical Engineering

John L. Volakis

1984 - 2003
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Doreen A. Weinberger

1984
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Chaitanya Baru

1985 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

April S. Brown

1985 - 1986
Assistant Professor Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Richard B. Brown

1985 - 2004
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor

Niraj Kumar Jha

1985 - 1987
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Umesh K. Mishra

1985 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Lynn A. Conway

1985 - 1998
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Steven L. Lytinen

1986
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Brian G. Schunck

1986 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Michael W. Walker

1986 - 1992
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Andrew L. Robinson

1986 - 1993
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Glen A. B. Feak

1987 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Deepack Sherlekar

1987 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Santosh G. Abraham

1987 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

William P. Birmingham

1988 - 2003
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Associate Professor of Music
Associate Professor of Information

Timothy J. Drummond

1988 - 1990
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Todd B. Knoblock

1988 - 1992
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Yasuo Kuga

1988 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Gerard A. Mourou

1988 - 2004
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Edward S. Davidson

1988 - 2000
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Timothy J. Drummond

1988 - 1990
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Cordelia V. Hall

1988 - 1990
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Gabriel Michael Rebeiz

1988 - 2004
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Pramod P. Khargonekar

1989 - 2002
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Dimitris Pavlidis

1989 - 2004
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Stuart Sechrest

1989 - 1996
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Peter M. Banks

1990 - 1997
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences
Dean of Engineering

Martin D. Giles

1990 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Elke A. Rundensteiner

1992 - 1998
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Carlos H. Mastrangelo

1993 - 2002
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Daniel E. Koditscheck

1993 - 2004
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Sang Wook Lee

1994 - 2000
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Kimberly M. Wasserman

1995 - 2002
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Clark T. Nguyen

1995 - 2006
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Stephen W. Director

1996 - 2005
Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Dean of Engineering

Steven K. Reinhardt

1997 - 2006
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Christopher R. Monroe

2000 - 2007
Associate Professor of Physics
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering

Satyanarayana Lokam

2001 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Lee Markosian

2003 - 2007
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Ranjit Gharpurey

2003 - 2005
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Serap Savari

2004 - 2007
Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Andrew M. Ladd

2006 - 2007
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Domitilla Del Vecchio

2006 - 2008
Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science