Tatsuo Itoh received the Ph.D. Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois, Urbana in 1969. From September 1966 to April 1976, he was with the Electrical Engineering Department, University of Illinois. From April 1976 to August 1977, he was a Senior Research Engineer in the Radio Physics Laboratory, SRI International, Menlo Park, CA. From August 1977 to June 1978, he was an Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky, Lexington. In July 1978, he joined the faculty at The University of Texas at Austin, where he became a Professor of Electrical Engineering in 1981 and Director of the Electrical Engineering Research Laboratory in 1984. During the summer of 1979, he was a guest researcher at AEG-Telefunken, Ulm, West Germany. In September 1983, he was selected to hold the Hayden Head Centennial Professorship of Engineering at The University of Texas. In September 1984, he was appointed Associate Chairman for Research and Planning of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department at The University of Texas. In January 1991, he joined the University of California, Los Angeles as Professor of Electrical Engineering and holder of the TRW Endowed Chair in Microwave and Millimeter Wave Electronics (currently Northrop Grumman Endowed Chair). He was an Honorary Visiting Professor at Nanjing Institute of Technology, China and at Japan Defense Academy. In 1994-96, he was Adjunct Research Officer for Communications Research Laboratory, Ministry of Post and Telecommunication, Japan. He was Visiting Professor at University of Leeds, United Kingdom. He held Research Chair at National Taiwan University for 2010-12. He received a number of awards including Shida Award from Japanese Ministry of Post and Telecommunications in 1998, Japan Microwave Prize in 1998, IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000, and IEEE MTT Distinguished Educator Award in 2000. He was elected to a member of National Academy of Engineering in 2003. In 2009, he received Outstanding Career Award from European Microwave Association. In 2011, he received Microwave Career Award from IEEE MTT Society. He received Alumni Award for Distinguished Service from College of Engineering, University of Illinois in 2012.

Dr. Itoh is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, a member of the Institute of Electronics and Communication Engineers of Japan, and Commissions B and D of USNC/URSI. He served as the Editor of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques for 1983-1985. He serves on the Administrative Committee of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society. He was President of the Microwave Theory and Techniques Society in 1990. He was the Editor-in-Chief of IEEE Microwave and Guided Wave Letters from 1991 through 1994. He was elected an Honorary Life Member of MTT Society in 1994. He was the Chairman of USNC/URSI Commission D from 1988 to 1990, and Chairman of Commission D of the International URSI for 1993-1996. He was Chair of Long Range Planning Committee of URSI. He serves on advisory boards and committees of a number of organizations. He served as Distinguished Microwave Lecturer on Microwave Applications of Metamaterial Structures of IEEE MTT-S for 2004 – 2006.

He has 428 journal publications, 864 refereed conference presentations and has written 48 books/book chapters in the area of microwaves, millimeter-waves, antennas and numerical electromagnetics. He generated 76 Ph.D. students. (Revised September 2013)