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Alumnus Bob Johnson: brigadier general, electrical engineer and polo player at 89

Alumnus Bob Johnson: brigadier general, electrical engineer and polo player at 89

Alumnus Bob Johnson (BSEE '38) served in the pacific theatre of the Second World War, reached the rank of brigadier general, worked as an electrical engineer, and played competitive polo until the age of 87.

Donalek named 2014 IEEE Fellow

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February 14, 2014

ECE ILLINOIS alumnus Peter Donalek (BSEE ’61) of Chicago has been named an IEEE Fellow. He is being recognized for “contributions to grid-connected pumped storage hydro systems.” Grid-connected pumped storage can be used to integrate the variable output from wind and solar powered generation into system dispatch, improve system dynamic performance, and reduce carbon-based power generation.

Editor's note: media inquiries should be directed to Brad Petersen, Director of Communications, at bradp@illinois.edu or (217) 244-6376.

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