Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor Emeritus Dan Schaubert, director of the Center for Advanced Sensor and Communication Antennas (CASCA), has  been selected by the Alumni Board of Directors of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Alumni Association at the University of Illinois as one of six recipients for its 2010 Distinguished Alumni Awards. This selection was made in recognition of his outstanding achievements to his profession and for his long-standing loyal support of that department. He will receive the prestigious award at the ECE Illinois Alumni Awards Banquet on Friday, September 17, 2010.

Professor Schaubert helped establish the UMass Amherst ECE department’s national reputation in antenna design, and he also created and directed CASCA as a major center for advancing and strengthening high-tech industries in our region and across Massachusetts. Professor Schaubert served as our ECE department head from 1994 to 1998. He is a Fellow of the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineering.

The ECE Illinois Distinguished Alumni Award honors graduates who have made professional and technical contributions that bring distinction to themselves, the department, and the university. (April 2010)