About the Author
ROBERT S. ELLIOTT received a BS from Columbia University and an MS and PhD from University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana and later served as the first department chairman of UCLA. He was the first person to hold the Hughes Distinguished Chair in Electromagnetics at UCLA and was the recipient of the APS Distinguished Achievement Award in 1988, as well as a half-dozen Best Teacher Awards, two Best Paper Awards from the IEEE, election to Tau Beta Pi, Sigma Xi, the New York Academy of Sciences, and the National Academy of Engineering. He became a Fellow of the IEEE in 1961 and in 2000 received an IEEE Third Millennium Medal. Dr. Elliott is also the author of Electromagnetics.