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Zenonas V. Rekasius, Emeritus Professor of Electrical Engineering, Passes Away at 83

Zenonas V. Rekasius, emeritus professor of electrical engineering, passed away on February 14, 2011 at the age of 83. Dr. Rekasius earned his BS in electrical engineering from Wayne State University in 1954, and a PhD from Purdue University in 1960. Before arriving at Northwestern, he was an assistant professor at the Detroit Institute of Technology and at Purdue. Dr. Rekasius specialized in the field of automatic control and nonlinear systems, and was published in the Transactions of the IEEE Professional Group on Automatic Control. He retired from Northwestern in 1997.

A memorial service was held on Saturday, February 19, at the Petkus Lemont Funeral Home in Lemont, Illinois. For more information, see the online obituary.