Prof. George and Mary Haddad recently established the George I. and
Mary N. Haddad Fellowship Fund to support graduate student education in
Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and Electrical
Prof. Haddad (BSE, MSE, PhD, EE, '56, '58, '63) was Chair of the
Department for nearly 19 years
between the years of 1975 and 1997. He began as Chair of the ECE
Department, and was instrumental in bringing together the department of
Computer and Communication Sciences and the Computer Information and
Control Engineering graduate program to form the present EECS
Department. It is a great honor for the Department to count Prof. Haddad
as one of its most esteemed alumni, as well as emeritus faculty member,
former Chair, and friend. His remarkable accomplishments and
contributions to EECS at Michigan can't possibly be summarized here.
Please read more in the
FW2005 issue of EECS News.
Mary Haddad was known for her devotion
to the Department and the faculty. She was the social center of EECS for
many years, organizing numerous parties for faculty and their spouses.
She was, and is still, a kind and gracious hostess with a great sense of
Prof. Haddad graduated 58 PhD students, and was a mentor and source
of inspiration to countless others. The Department is deeply honored to
have his and Mary�s support of EECS graduate students continue in
perpetuity through this fellowship.