Bob Trew

Alton & Mildred Lancaster Distinguished Professor
Bob Trew

Work Experience

1975-1978 Member of the Technical Staff, Watkins-Johnson Company, Palo Alto, CA

1978-1993 Assistant, Associate, and Professor, ECE Department, NCSU

1993-1997 George S. Dively Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Department Chair, EECS Department, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH

1989-1997 Program Manager, U.S. Army Research Office, RTP, NC

1997-2001 Director of Research, Office of the Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense

2001-2002 Willis G. Worcester Professor and Head, ECE Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

2003-present, Alton and Mildred Lancaster Distinguished Professor, ECE Department, NCSU

2003-2008, Head, ECE Department, NCSU

2009-2013 Director, ECCS Division, National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA


1968 - B.E.E., Kettering University
1969 - M.S.E., University of Michigan
1975 - Ph.D., University of Michigan

Awards & Honors

2017 - IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Career Award
2016 - IEEE Rudolph E. Henning Distinguished Mentor Award
2014 - IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society Pioneer Award
2013 - General Chair, IEEE Sensors Conference
2012 - Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Proceedings, 2006-2012
2011 - American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellow
2011 - Jack S. Kilby Lecturer, GOMAC 2011
2006 - IEEE Microwave Distinguished Lecturer, 2003-2006
2005 - Guest Editor, IEEE Proceedings, Special Issue on Blue Sky Technologies
2004 - President of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society
2003 - Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Microwave Magazine, 2001-2003
2003 - Engineering Alumni Society Merit Award in Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Michigan
2001 - Harry Diamond Memorial Award, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE-USA)
2001 - Jack S. Kilby Lecturer, GOMAC 2001
2000 - Hero of the U.S. Army Research Office
2000 - IEEE MTT Society Microwave Distinguished Lecturer, 1997-2000
2000 - IEEE Third Millennium Medal
1998 - Distinguished Educator Award, IEEE Microwave Theory & Techniques Society
1997 - Appointed to the U.S. Government Senior Executive Service (SES), 1997-2001
1997 - Editor-in-Chief for IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 1995-1997
1997 - Guest Editor, MRS Bulletin, Special Issue on Silicon Carbide Electronic Materials and Devices
1993 - Guest Editor, International Journal of Microwave and MM-Wave Computer Aided Design, Special Issue on Non-Linear Modeling for Microwave CAD
1992 - ALCOA Foundation Distinguished Engineering Research Award
1991 - IEEE Fellow
1991 - NCSU Distinguished Scholarly Achievement Award


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