Meetings Committee

  • Vice President of Technical Committees and Meetings

    • Ravi M. Todi
       - MOS Devices and Technology
      Director, Product Management
      2600 Great America Way
      Santa Clara, CA 95054
      Phone 1:

      Ravi Todi received his M.S. degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from University of Central Florida in 2004 and 2005 respectively, and his doctoral degree in Electrical Engineering in 2007. His graduate research work was focused on gate stack engineering, with emphasis on binary metal alloys as gate electrode and on high mobility Ge channel devices. In 2007 he started working as Advisory Engineer/Scientist at Semiconductor Research and Development Center at IBM Microelectronics Division focusing on high performance eDRAM integration on 45nm SOI logic platform. Starting in 2010 Ravi was appointed the lead Engineer for 22nm SOI eDRAM development. For his many contributions to the success of eDRAM program at IBM, Ravi was awarded IBM’s Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in 2011. Ravi Joined Qualcomm in 2012, responsible for 20nm technology and product development as part of Qualcomm’s foundry engineering team. Ravi is also responsible for early learning on 16/14 nm FinFet technology nodes. Ravi had authored or co-authored over 50 publications, has several issues US patents and over 25 pending disclosures.
  • Meetings Committee Members

    • Paul Berger
       - Fellow
      The Ohio State University
      205 Dreese Laboratory, 2015 Neil Avenue
      Columbus, OH 43210
      United States of America
      Phone 1:
      (614) 247-6235

      (614) 292-7596
      Lecture Topics: In 2011, he was established as an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer for EDS. Please contact him directly if you are interested in a seminar: Possible seminar topics include:
      (1) Organic Photovoltaics;
      (2) Quantum Tunneling Electronics;
      (3) Passive Millimeter-Wave Imaging Sensors;
      (4) Plastic SmartCards for IoT

      Paul R. Berger (S’84 M’91 SM’97 F’11) is a Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering at Ohio State University and Physics (by Courtesy). He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tampere University of Technology in Finland. He received the B.S.E. in engineering physics, and the M.S.E. and Ph.D. (1990) in electrical engineering, respectively, all from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Currently, Dr. Berger is actively working on quantum tunneling devices, printable semiconductor devices & circuits for IoT, bioelectronics, novel devices, novel semiconductors and applied physics.
      Formerly, he worked at Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ (1990-’92) and taught at the University of Delaware in Electrical and Computer Engineering (1992-2000). In 1999, Prof. Berger took a sabbatical leave while working first at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany while supported by Prof. Dr. Gerhard Wegner and then moved on to Cambridge Display Technology, Ltd., Cambridge, United Kingdom working under Dr. Jeremy Burroughes. In 2008, Prof. Berger spent an extended sabbatical leave at IMEC (Interuniversity Microelectronics Center) in Leuven, Belgium while appointed as a Visiting Professor in the Department of Metallurgy and Materials Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. And more recently he took a sabbatical leave in 2015-2016 at Tampere University of Technology with the Prof. Don Lupo in the Printed and Organic Electronics Group.
      He has authored over 110 articles, 5 book sections and been issued 22 patents with 6 more pending from 60+ disclosures with a Google Scholar H-index of 33. Some notable recognitions for Dr. Berger were an NSF CAREER Award (1996), a DARPA ULTRA Sustained Excellence Award (1998), a Lumley Research Award (2006, 2011), a Faculty Diversity Excellence Award (2009) and Outstanding Engineering Educator for State of Ohio (2014). He has been on the Program and Advisory Committees of numerous conferences, including the IEDM, ISDRS, EDTM meetings. He currently is the Chair of the Columbus IEEE EDS/Photonics Chapter and Faculty Advisor to Ohio State’s IEEE Student Chapters. He is a Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE EDS and a Senior member of Optical Society of America.
    • Navakanta Bhat
      Indian Institute of Science
      Brief bio:
      Navakanta Bhat received his Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University, in 1996. Then he worked at Motorola’s Advanced Products R&D Lab in Austin, TX until 1999. He is currently a Professor at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. His current research is on Nanoelectronics and Sensors. He has more than 200 publications and 20 patents. He was instrumental in creating the National Nanofabrication Centre (NNfC) at IISc, benchmarked against the best university facilities in the world. He is the recipient of IBM Faculty award and Outstanding Research Investigator award (Govt. of India). He is a Fellow of INAE. He was the Editor of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, during 2013-2016. He is the member of the National Innovation Council in Nanoelectronics. He is the founder and promoter of a startup called “PathShodh Healthcare”, which builds point-of-care diagnostics for diabetes and its complications.

      Distinguished Lecturer Topics:
      1. Nanotransistors with 2D materials : Opportunities and Challenges

      2. Electrochemical Biosensors for managing Diabetes and its Complications

      3. Single Chip Metal Oxide Gas Sensor Array for Environment Monitoring

      4. Nanostructured High Performance Gas sensors
    • Zeynep Celik-Butler
       - Solid State Device Phenomena
      University of Texas at Arlington
      Nanofab Building
      PO Box 19072
      Arlington, TX 76019
      Zeynep Çelik-Butler is Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of Nanotechnology Research and Teaching Facility at the University of Texas at Arlington. She received dual B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and physics from Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, in 1982. She received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering in 1984 and 1987, respectively, from the University of Rochester. She was an IBM Pre-doctoral Fellow from 1983 to 1984, and an Eastman Kodak Pre-doctoral Fellow from 1985 to 1987. She joined the Department of Electrical Engineering at Southern Methodist University in 1987 as an Assistant Professor; was tenured and promoted to Associate Professor in 1993. Dr. Çelik-Butler was the holder of J. Lindsay Embrey Trustee Assistant Professorship from 1990 to 1993. She served as the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies and Research from 1996 to 1999. She moved to University of Texas at Arlington in 2002.
      She served in various technical committees including 1988, 1989 IEEE-IEDM's and Annual Symposia on Electronic Materials, Processing and Characterization (1989 - 1992) and International Conference on Noise in Physical Systems and 1/f Fluctuations (1993, 1999, 2001-2009). She was the General Chair of TEXMEMS II Workshop. She was the co-Chair for the SPIE Conf. on Noise in Devices and Circuits in the Symp. on Fluctuation and Noise (FaN'2003) and the symposium co-chair for the same symposium in 2005 (FaN’2005). She has served as the Co-Chair for Focused Sessions at the 2016 and 2017 IEEE Sensors Conferences. She was an editor for Fluctuation and Noise Letters from 1999 to 2005. She currently serves in the editorial board of Journal of Nanoelectronics and Optoelectronics and is a topical editor for IEEE Sensors Journal.
      Prof. Çelik-Butler has received several awards including the University of Texas at Arlington Outstanding Research Achievement Award (2006), IEEE-Dallas Section Electron Devices Society Outstanding Service Awards (1995, 1997), IEEE-Electron Devices Society, Service Recognition Award (1995, 2009), IEEE-Electron Devices Society, Distinguished Lecturer Appreciation Award (2006), Outstanding Electrical Engineering Graduate Faculty Awards (1996, 1997, 2001), and SMU-Sigma Xi Research Award (1997).She was inducted into the Academy of Distinguished Scholars of University of Texas in 2017. Her research interests include microelectromechanical systems, multi-functional reconfigurable sensors, noise and reliability in nanoelectronic devices. She has seven awarded and three pending patents, seven book chapters, and over 200 journal and conference publications in these fields. Dr. Çelik -Butler’s research has been supported by NSF, NASA, AFOSR, ARO, Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, SRC, Texas Instruments, Freescale Semiconductor, Laerdal Co., L-3 Communications, Legerity, ST-Microelectronics, Raytheon and Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.
      Dr. Çelik-Butler is a Fellow of IEEE, and life member of Eta Kappa Nu. She is a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE-Electron Devices Society.
    • John Dallesasse
       - Associate Professor
      Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
      University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
      2114 Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
      208 N. Wright Street
      Urbana, IL 61801
      (217) 333-8416

    • Patrick Fay
       - Compound Semiconductor Devices
      University of Notre Dame
      Department of Electrical Engineering
      261 Fitzpatrick Hall
      Notre Dame, IN 46556
      Phone 1:
      (574) 631-5693

      Email 1:

      Patrick Fay received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Notre Dame in 1991, followed by the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1993 and 1996, respectively.
      He joined the faculty of the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Notre Dame in 1997, where he currently a professor as well as the director of the Notre Dame Nanofabrication Facility. His research interests include the design, fabrication, and characterization of III-V microwave and millimeter-wave electronic devices and circuits, as well as high-speed optoelectronic devices and optoelectronic integrated circuits. His research also includes the development and use of micromachining techniques for the fabrication of microwave and millimeter-wave components and packaging.
      Prof. Fay was awarded the Department of Electrical Engineering’s Outstanding Teacher award in 1998, and the Notre Dame College of Engineering’s Outstanding Teacher award in 2015. He is a Electron Device Society Distinguished Lecturer, and serves as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology and IET Electronics Letters.
    • Fernando Guarin
       - Fellow
      Global Foundries
      Lecture Topics: Reliability and scaling of CMOS, SiGe Reliability  
    • Xiaojun Guo
       - Optoelectronics, Display, Imaging
      Shanghai Jiao Tong University
      Electronic Engineering, SEIEE 1-208
      800 Dongchuan Rd
      Minhang, Shanghai 200240
      Phone 1:
      86 21 34207260

      86 21 34207260
      Xiaojun Guo is now Professor in Department of Electronic Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. He received the Bachelor degree from Jilin University (China) in 2002, and the Ph.D. degree from University of Surrey (UK) in 2007, both in electronic engineering. He worked on EDA for VLSIs in Department of Electronic Engineering at Tsinghua University during 2002-2003. His PhD research was on system-on-panel integration with low-temperature poly-Si TFTs. Before joining Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Aug. 2009, he had been working in Plastic Logic Ltd., Cambridge, UK, on research and development of printed polymer TFTs backplanes for flexible displays, and technology transfer for manufacturing. His group at Shanghai Jiao Tong University is now focusing on device and integration of printable thin film transistors and functional devices including displays, sensors and memories. He has authored or co-authored more than 60 technical papers in international journals and conference.
    • Ru Huang
       - MOS Devices and Technology
      Peking University
      Institute of Microelectronics
      Beijing 100871
      Phone 1:
      86 10 6275 7761

      86 10 6275 1789 -7761
      Ru Huang (M’98–SM’06) received the B.S. (highest honors) and M.S. degrees in electronic engineering from Southeast University, Nanjing, China, in 1991 and 1994, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in microelectronics from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 1997.
      In 1997, she joined the faculty of Peking University, where she is currently a Professor and the Head of the Department of Microelectronics. Since 2000, she has been the leader of several State Key Research Projects of China in device research and IC fabrication technology research, including major state basic research projects, 863 national projects, the key project from National Natural Science Foundation, as well as several collaborative projects with Samsung, Intel and Fujitsu Corporations. Her research interests include nano-scaled CMOS devices, nonvolatile memory devices and new devices for RF and harsh environment applications. She holds 21 granted patents, and has authored/co-authored 4 books and over 180 papers, including many conference invited papers. Dr. Huang is the winner of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars and many other awards in China, including the National Youth Science Award, Science and Technology Progress Award from Ministry of Information Industry and Ministry of Education. She serves as a member of IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) AdCom and the associate chief editor of Science in China. She was the Technical Program Co-Chair of the 7th and 9th International Conference on Solid State and Integrated Circuit Technology (ICSICT 2004 and 2008), a Far East Committee Member of the 2004 International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), and committee members of many other international conferences and symposiums.
    • Benjamin Iniguez
       - Device and Process Modelling
      Senior Member
      Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV)
      Avinguda dels Paisos Catalans 26
      Tarragona 43007
      Phone 1:
      34 977558521

      34 977559605
      Benjamin Iñiguez obtained the Ph D in Physics in 1992 and 1996, respectively, from the Universitat de les Illes Balears (UIB). From February 1997 to September 1998 he was working as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rensselaer Polytecnhnic Institute in Troy (NY, USA). From September 1998 to January 2001 he was working as a Postdoctoral Scientist in the Université catholique de Louvain (Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium), supported by two Marie Curie Fellowships from the European Commission. In February 2001 he joined the Department of Electronic, Electrical and Automatic Control Engineering (DEEEiA)of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV), in Tarragona, Catalonia, Spain) as Titular Professor. In February 2010 he became Full Professor at URV. He obtained the Distinction from the Generalitat for the Promotion of University Research in 2004 and the ICREA Academia Award (the highest award for university professors in Catalonia, from ICREA Institute) in 2009 and 2014, for a period of 5 years each. He led one EU-funded project (“COMON”, 2008-12) devoted to the compact modeling of nanoscale semiconductor devices and he is currently leading one new EU-funded project (DOMINO, 2014-18) targeting the compact modeling of organic and oxide TFTs.
      His main research interests are the characterization, parameter extraction and compact modelling of emerging semiconductor devices, in particularorganic and oxide Thin-Film Transistors, nanoscale Multi-Gate MOSFETs and GaN HEMTs. He has published more than 150 research papers in international journals and more than 130 abstracts in proceedings of conferences.
    • Kazunari Ishimaru
      Toshiba Corporation
    • Souvik Mahapatra
       - Fellow Member
      IIT Bombay
      Dept. of Electrical Engineering
      Maharashtra , Powai, Mumbai 400076
      Phone 1:
      +91 22 2572 0408

      Souvik Mahapatra received his PhD from IIT Bombay in 1999. During 2000-01, he was with Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ, USA. Since 2002, he is with the Department of Electrical Engineering at IIT Bombay and presently a full professor. His current research interests are CMOS device scaling and reliability, and device-circuit co-design for co-optimisation of power, performance and reliability. He has published more that 150 papers in peer reviewed journals and international conferences, delivered invited talks at major international conferences including IEEE IEDM and IRPS, and has been actively collaborating with several global semiconductor industries. He is a fellow of IEEE (for contributions to CMOS transistor gate stack reliability), fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering, fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, and a distinguished lecturer of IEEE Electron Devices Society.
    • Hisayo S. Momose
       - Fellow
      Yokohama National University
      79-5 Tokiwadai, Hodogaya-ku
      Yokohama 240-8501
      Phone 1:
      +81 45 339 3213

      +81 45 339 4456
    • Bill Nehrer
    • Wai Tung Ng
       - Solid-State Power and High Voltage Devices
      University of Toronto
      10 King's College Road
      Toronto, ON M5S 3G4
      Phone 1:
      +1 416 978 6249

      +1 416 971 2286
      Biography:  Wai Tung Ng is a Professor at The Edward S. Rogers. Sr. Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Toronto. His current research work covers smart power semiconductor devices and fabrication processes. In particular, his main focus is in the development of power management circuit, integrated SMPS (Switched-Mode Power Supplies), integrated class D audio power amplifiers. After he obtained his Ph.D. degree from the University of Toronto in 1990, Prof. Ng joined Texas Instruments, Dallas TX to work on LDMOS power transistors for automotive applications. He started his academic career with the University of Hong Kong in 1992. In 1993, Prof. Ng joined the University of Toronto and established the Smart Power Integration & Semiconductor Devices Research Group. He was promoted to associate and full professor in 1998 and 2008, respectively. He has extensive experience in working with the industry to modify standard CMOS te chnology for smart PIC and RF applications. Prof. Ng is the director of the Toronto Nanofabrication Centre, an open access research facility at the University of Toronto. Prof. Ng has also been serving as an associate editor for IEEE Electron Device Letters since 2009.
    • Claudio Paoloni
       - Prof.
      Cockcroft Chair
      Engineering Department
      Lancaster University
      Lancaster LA1 4YR
      Phone 1:
      + 44 (0) 15245 92721

    • Lee (Stephen) Smith
    • Juzer Vasi
      Department of Electrical Engineering
      Indian Institute of Technology
      Bombay, Mumbai 400076
      Juzer Vasi is with the EE Department at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB), Mumbai. He has worked in in the areas of CMOS and Photovoltaic devices. He was co-founder of the National Centre for Photovoltaic Research and Education (NCPRE) at IITB, and is the Research Thrust Co-Lead for the Solar Energy Research Institute for India and the US (SERIIUS), a bi-national consortium project. His current area of research is photovoltaic module reliability.
      He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). He was an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices from 1996 to 2003, an EDS Distinguished Lecturer from 2001 to 2006, and Chair of the EDS Asia-Pacific SRC from 2005 to 2006.
      He obtained the B.Tech. degree in Electrical Engineering from IITB and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.