By Rachel Steere
UC Davis College of Engineering alumnus Earl McCune, Ph.D., ’98, electrical and computer engineering (ECE), unexpectedly passed away on May 27, 2020 at the age of 63.
McCune received his B.S. degree from UC Berkeley, M.S. degree from Stanford University and his Ph.D. from UC Davis. In his nearly 40 years of experience in wireless communications, he worked in areas including technology development, circuit design, systems architecture and integration. He was also a Silicon Valley entrepreneur who founded two groundbreaking technology companies.