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Contact Info

Audrey LeGrande
Assistant Director of Alumni
and Student Relations
1072 ECE Building
306 N. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: (217) 300-1783
alegrand@illinois.edu

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Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award (2003)

In recognition for his leadership at TI, which helped create and shape the microelectronics industry.

Mark Shepherd Jr. (MSEE ’47)

Shepherd, retired chairman of Texas Instruments, Inc., was honored for his leadership at TI, which helped create and shape the microelectronics industry. As he worked with the development of semiconductors at TI, Shepherd rose rapidly through the ranks and became president in 1967, CEO in 1969, and chairman of the board in 1976, a position he held until his retirement in 1988. A member of the National Academy of Engineering, he received the University of Illinois College of Engineering Alumni Honor Award for Distinguished Service in Engineering and the university’s Illini Achievement Award.