Tatsuo Itoh

Tatsuo Itoh


Northrop Grumman Chair in Electrical Engineering

66-147A Engr. IV

Phone: (310) 206-4820


Electromagnetics, guided wave structures, lower-power wireless electronics, integrated passive components in antennas, photonic bandgap structures and metamaterial applications, RF technologies, sensors and transponders
  • 2014, Microsoft Academic Search; Listed No. 1 in Electrical Engineering
  • 2014, Thompson Reuters: Highly Cited Researcher
  • 2014, Featured Article in IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology P.Siegel, “Terahertz Pioneer: Tatsuo Itoh,” IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, vol. 4, no. 3, pp. 298-306
  • 2014, IEEE International Microwave Symposium Second Place in the Student Design Competition for his X-band Low Phase Noise Oscillator, Phd Student Chung-Tse Michael Wu (Advisor: Prof. Tatsuo Itoh)
  • 2013, National Academy of Inventors
  • 2012, University of Illinois College of Engineering Alumni Award for Distinguished Service
  • 2012, Best Paper Award in IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology P. W. C. Hon, A. A. Tavallaee, Q.-S. Chen, B. S. Williams and T. Itoh, “Radiation model for terahertz transmission-line metamaterial quantaum-cascade lasers,” IEEE Trans. Terahertz Science and Technology, vol.2, no.3¸ May 2012, pp.323-332
  • 2011, IEEE/MTT-S Microwave Career Award “For a Career of Leadership, Meritorious Achievement, Creativity and Outstanding Technical Contributions in the Field of Microwave Theory and Techniques.”
  • 2011, 2nd Place in the Asia Pacific Microwave Conference Student Paper CompetitionC.-T. M. Wu, Y. Dong and T. Itoh “Transponder Using SIW Based Negative and Zeroth Order Resonance Dual-Band Antenna and Sub-Harmonic Self-Oscillating Mixer
  • 2011, Best Paper Award in the Asia Pacific Microwave Conference H.Lee and T. Itoh “Dual Band Isolation Circuits Based on CRLH Transmission Lines for Triplexer Application
  • 2009, EuMA Outstanding Career Award
  • 2008, Research Award in the 26th Conference of Japan Society for Simulation Technology,N. Michishita, T. Ueda and T. Itoh “Finite Element Analysis of Dielectric Metamaterial Structures Excited by an NRD Guide”
  • 2006, Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference, the APMC 2006 Prize was given to a paper co-authored by K. Leong, A. Lai and T. Itoh.
  • 2005, Top 5 downloaded papers during 2005 in IEEE Microwave Magazine A. Lai, C. Caloz and T. Itoh “Composite right/left-handed transmission line metamaterials,” IEEE Microwave Magazine, vol.5, no.3, pp. 34-50, September 2004
  • 2004, IEEE Distinguished Microwave Lecturer
  • 2003, National Academy of Engineering
  • 2000, IEEE/MTT-S Distinguished Educator Award “for his outstanding achievements as an educator, mentor and role model of microwave engineers and engineering students.”
  • 1982, IEEE Fellow