In Memoria

Allen Henry Meitzler

Meitzler, Allen Henry, Ph.D. 12/16/1928 – 3/21/2020 Ann Arbor Dr. Allen Henry Meitzler, a retired applied physicist with the Ford Motor... Read More

Richard “Dick” White

Prof. Richard M. White, age 90, passed away this week from complications after a fall.  Born in Colorado and educated at Harvard, White joined the... Read More

Alain Coron

Doctor Alain Coron, CNRS Research Engineer at the Laboratory of Biomedical Imaging in Paris actively contributed to innovations in biomedical signal... Read More

Charles Cain

Charles was a visionary, a fearless leader, and a force to be reckoned with. He liked straightforward talking and getting things done. He founded the... Read More

Lawrence Whicker, Ph.D.

Dr. Lawrence Whicker, born October 3, 1934 in Knoxville, Tennessee, received his B.S. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of... Read More

Mustafa Karaman

Mustafa Karaman (S’88–M’93) was born in Balıkesir, Turkey in 1964. He received the B.S. degree from the Middle East Technical University, Ankara... Read More

Herman Van De Vaart

Herman Van De Vaart, 83, passed away peacefully at home in Plymouth, Massachusetts, surrounded by family on January 15, 2018. He is survived by his... Read More

David Owen Cosgrove

Professor David Owen Cosgrove, a pioneer in the clinical applications of ultrasound technologies, passed away on Tuesday the 16th of May 2017, at St... Read More


Pierre Tournois passed away at his home in Cagnes-sur-mer (France) on March 6th 2017. Pierre is a worldwide recognized pioneer in the field of signal... Read More

Fred Hickernell

Frederick Slocum Hickernell, 84, of Phoenix, AZ died Tuesday, July 5, 2016, at home. He is survived by his wife, Thresa Kerr Hickernell, to whom he... Read More

Lewis T. Claiborne

Born on September 17, 1935 in Holly Grove, Arkansas, USA, to Sylvia and Taylor Claiborne, passed away on November 23, 2016 at the age of 81 years, in... Read More

Franz Seifert

Our colleague and friend Prof. Dr. Franz Seifert (IEEE SM ’86), SAW pioneer of the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s, passed away at his home in Vienna... Read More

Geoff Lockwood

Geoff Lockwood passed away on Tuesday afternoon, January 20th, 2015. He was born in 1961 in Toronto. Throughout his early life he was fascinated by... Read More

Floyd Dunn

IEEE Edison Medal recipient and Life Fellow, Floyd Dunn, a groundbreaking pioneer in the science of ultrasound and bioacoustics, died on January 24... Read More

Yasuo Ebata

Dr. Yasuo Ebata passed away calmly, May 13, 2013, expressing volumes of his gratitude with a smile to his wife Noriko-san, at Shonan Kamakura General... Read More

Clinton Sylvester Hartmann

Clinton Sylvester Hartmann passed away at his home in Dallas, TX, February 4, 2013, after a battle with osteosarcoma. He was born December 31, 1944... Read More

Kenneth Meade Lakin

Kenneth Meade Lakin died at his home near Redmond, OR, November 24, 2012, after an extended battle with prostate cancer. He was born January 14... Read More

William J. Tanski

William J. Tanski, 67, of Glastonbury, CT, died at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center (Hartford, CT) on June 2, 2008. He was born on July 26... Read More

Gerald W. Farnell

Gerald W. Farnell – Professor Emeritus With great sadness, we announce the passing of Gerald Farnell at the Verdun General Hospital on April... Read More

Alan Selfridge

Alan Selfridge performed pioneering work on ultrasonic array design and optimization at the E. L. Ginzton Laboratory at Stanford under the... Read More

David Morgan

David Morgan was born in Essex, England in 1941. He was a pioneer in SAW devices, and authored a text book on the theory and practice of SAW devices Read More