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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.

Glaser joins Efficient Power Conversion as director of applications engineering

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July 9, 2014

John Glaser (BSEE '87) has joined Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) as director of applications engineering. Prior to joining EPC, Glaser was a senior engineer at the General Electric Global Research Center for more than 16 years, working in projects including energy efficient lighting, aircraft power, and failure anaylsis. Glaser will focus on developing gallium nitride transistors and on demonstrating their superior performance over traditional metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect (MOSFET) transistors.

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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