Awarding of the title of Honorary Professor "Bruno Kessler" and Lectio Magistralis of prof. Robert J. Mailloux

May 27, 2016
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Time: h. 10.30 am
Location: Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science, Room A101 - Polo Scientifico e Tecnologico “Fabio Ferrari", via Sommarive 5, Povo (Trento)

Robert J. Mailloux received the BS degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University, Boston, MA, USA, in 1961 and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard University, Cambridge MA, USA.
He is a retired Senior Scientist at the Sensors Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory, and has served as the Chief of the Antennas and Components Division, Rome Laboratory and as a Physicist at the Air Force Cambridge Research Laboratory. Prof. Mailloux is Honorary Professor "Bruno Kessler" of the University of Trento, Italy. He is the author or coauthor of numerous journal articles, book chapters, 13 patents and the books Phased Array Handbook, Electronically Scanned Arrays and is co-editor of the book History of Wireless. He now consults in the area of periodic structures and antenna arrays.
Prof. Mailloux is a member of Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi, Commission B of the International Scientific Radio Union, and is a Life Fellow of the IEEE. He was President of the Antennas and Propagation Society in 1983, and in 1992 he received the IEEE Harry Diamond Memorial Award. He received two IEEE AP-S Honorable Mention Best Paper Awards, the IEEE Third Millennium Medal and the AP-S Distinguished Technical Achievement Award. He has received four Air Force Research Laboratory "Best Paper" awards, the "Engineer of the Year" award, and is an AFRL Fellow. He has been a distinguished Lecturer for the Antenna and Propagation Society and is currently chairman of the AP-S/IEEE Press Liaison Committee.



Opening Ceremony


  • Prof. Paolo Collini - Rector of the University of Trento
  • Prof. Nicu Sebe - Head of the Department of Information Engineering and Computer Science
  • Prof. Paolo Rocca -  ELEDIA Research Center
11.15  Awarding of the title of Honorary Professor “Bruno Kessler” 

Lectio Magistralis of prof. Robert J. Mailloux 

  • Phased Array Technology for Radar
12.00 Final Toast and Buffet

Prof. Paolo Rocca
paolo.rocca [at]