1996 Distinguished Alumni
William J. Phillips
William J. Phillips graduated from Casper College in 1952 with honors, then graduated from the University of Wyoming in 1954, and continued his education at Stanford University. Phillips dedicated his career to improving technologies in the fields of telecommunications and signal processing, and to improving analytic efforts related to strategic and tactical initiatives sponsored by the Department of Defense. Founder of North Star Associates, he also founded two other companies that developed innovative technology in telecommunications and precision geolocation.