Distinguished Engineer Citations
Larrie F. Judd, Ph.D.
Electrical Engineering, B.S. – 1965
Electrical Engineering, M.S. – 1967
Electrical Engineering, Ph.D. – 1969
At Time of Nomination in 1988
Larrie F. Judd is a native of Montrose, Colorado who received the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in electrical engineering from Texas Tech. While a student, he was a member of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering student honorary society; Eta Kappa Nu, the electrical engineering honorary; Sigma Xi, the science honorary; and Phi Kappa Phi, a scholastic honorary.
After receiving his Ph.D. in 1969, Dr. Judd was employed as a project engineer at General Dynamics in Fort Worth, where he was involved in radar modeling. In 1970, he moved to Resalab, Inc., in Dallas, as manager of the Advanced System Group. In this capacity, he was responsible for radar system studies and programs, including the development of the command and control subsystem of the Development Position Radar System. Since 1972, Dr. Judd has been employed with E–Systems, where he is presently Vice President of the Electronic Warfare Business Sector. Development and production programs under Dr. Judd’s supervision include high–spec digital processing, advanced receivers, EHF, and advanced system technologies. Dr. Judd’s professional memberships include the Association of Old Crows, the Security Affairs Support Association, and the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Dr. Judd and his wife, the former Judy Kendrich, have three children: Konrad Allan, a Texas Tech sophomore majoring in architecture; and Kenneth and Kari, students at Plano High School who both plan to attend Texas Tech. The Judds are members of the Reformed Church in Plano, where Dr. Judd served as the Junior High Youth Group sponsor. Dr. Judd has also coached his children’s football, basketball, and soccer teams and participated with his sons in YMCA Indian Guides. In addition to his professional and personal commitments, he finds time for jogging, tennis, skiing, golf, and racquetball.
Larrie Judd’s achievements without doubt merit his selection as a DISTINGUISHED ENGINEER of Texas Tech.