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


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Alumni Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award (2004)

John P. Hayes (MSEE ’67, PhD ’70)

MSEE ’67, PhD ’70
Claude Shannon Professor of Engineering Science at the University of Michigan

Is recognized for his pioneering contributions to the designing and testing of logic circuits and for impacting engineering education worldwide through his textbooks. A faculty member at Michigan since 1982, Hayes conducts research in the general area of computer science and engineering, with specific interests in computer hardware design, quantum computing, computer-aided design, testing, and verification of digital systems, VLSI design, and fault-tolerant and embedded computer systems. Hayes has written several textbooks including several books including Computer Architecture and Organization,” Layout Minimization for CMOS Cells,” and “ Introduction to Digital Logic Design.”