Fellow Evaluations Committee

  • Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair

    • Paul K.L. Yu
       - Fellow
      University of California at San Diego
      ECE Department, MS 0407
      9500 Gilman Dr., Eng. Bldg. Unit 1, Room 3604
      La Jolla, CA 92093-0407
      Phone 1:
      +1 858 534 6180

      +1 858 534 0556
      Lecture Topics: Recent Advances in Photonic Devices for RF/Wireless, Semiconductor Wafer Bonding Technology for Device Integration
  • Fellow Evaluation Committee Members

    • Mikael Östling
       - Fellow
      KTH, Royal Institute of Technology
      Dept of Microelectronics and InfoTech
      Electrum 229
      Kista SE-164 40
      Phone 1:
      +46 8 790 4301

      +46 8 752 7850

      Mikael Östling (M’ 85- F’04) received his MSc and the PhD degrees from Uppsala University, Sweden. He holds a position as professor in solid state electronics at KTH, Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. He is currently department head of Integrated Devices and Circuits and was the dean of the School of Information and Communication Technology, KTH, between 2004–12. Östling was a senior visiting Fulbright Scholar at Stanford University, and a visiting professor with the University of Florida, Gainesville. In 2005 he co-founded the company TranSiC, acquired in full by Fairchild Semiconductor 2011. He was awarded the first ERC grant for advanced investigators. His research interests are nanoscaled Si and Ge device technologies and emerging 2D materials, as well as device technology for wide bandgap semiconductors for high power / high temperature applications. He has supervised 35 PhD theses work and co -authored about 500 scientific papers published in international journals and conferences. Mikael Östling was an editor of the IEEE Electron Device Letters 2005-2014 and appointed vice president of EDS since 2014. Mikael is a Fellow of the IEEE.

      Lecture Topics: SiC Device Technology for energy efficiency and for high temperature operation Silicon Nanoscaled Device Technology

    • Meyya Meyyappan
       - Fellow
      NASA Ames Research Center
      Center for Nanotechnology
      Mailstop 229-3
      Moffett Field, CA 94035
      Phone 1:
      +1 650 604 2616

      +1 650 604 5244
      Lecture Topics: 1. An overview of recent developments in Nanotechnology

      2. Nanotechnology in nanoelectroncis, optoelectronics and sensor development

      3. Carbon based electronics

      4. Nanotechnology: development of practical systems and nano-micro-macro integration.
    • Jacobus W. Swart
       - Senior Member
      FEEC/UNICAMP - State University of Campinas
      Av. Albert Einstein 400
      Campinas, Sao Paul 13.083-970
      Phone 1:
      +55 19 3746 6001

      Lecture Topics: MEMS, sensors, ISFET, CNT and graphene, Advanced CMOS processes
    • Usha Varshney
      National Science Foundation
      Arlington, VAUSA
    • 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.
    • Albert Z.H. Wang
       - Fellow
      University of California
      Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering
      Office: 417 EBU2, Lab: 227 EBU2
      Riverside, CA 92521
      Phone 1:
      +1 951 827 2555

      +1 951 827 2425

      Lecture Topics:

      1. ESD-RFIC co-design techniques.
      2. Mixed-mode ESD protection circuit simulation design methodology.
      3. Above-IC ESD protection by nano technology
      4. Field-programmable ESD protection by nano technology

    • Bin Zhao
       - Fellow
      ON Semiconductor
      32 Discovery, Suite 100
      Irvine, CA 92618
      Phone 1:
      +1 949 266 6800

      +1 614 737 6800

      Lecture Topics:

      > Analog/Mixed-Signal/RF IC and Enabling Technologies
      > High Performance VLSI Interconnect

  • Fellow Evaluators for 2016 Fellow Nominations

    • Kaustav Banerjee
      University of California
      Dept. of Elec. & Comp. Eng.
      Room 4151, Harold Frank Hill
      Santa Barbara , CA 93106-9560
      Phone 1:
      +1 805 893 3337

      +1 805 893 3262
      Lecture Topics: Graphene and Beyond-Graphene Nanomaterials for Green Electronics; Carbon Nanoelectronics; 2D Electronics
    • 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
    • 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.
    • Ih-Chin Chen
    • Young-Kai Chen
    • Steve S. Chung
       - Fellow
      National Chiao Tung University
      Dept. of Electronics Engineering
      1001 University Road
      Hsinchu 300
      Phone 1:
      +886 3 5731830

      +886 3 5734608

      Lecture Topics:  1. The Variability Issues of Small Scale CMOS Devices 2. Extension of Moore's Law Via Strained Technologies 3. Fundamentals of RTN and Its applications to CMOS and Nonvolatile Memories 4. Random Dopant Variations of Trigate CMOS Devices

      Biography:  STEVE S. CHUNG (S'83-M'85-SM'95-F'06) received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, in Electrical Engineering in 1985. His Ph.D. thesis advisor is the world-famous scholar and CMOS Co-Inventor, Prof. C. T. Sah.

      Currently, he is a Chair Professor and UMC Research Chair Professor at the National Chiao Tung University (NCTU).  After joining NCTU in 1987, he has been the first Department Head of EECS Honors Program, to promote an undergraduate program for academic excellence from 2004-2005. Later, he was also the Dean of International Affairs Office, Executive Director of school level research center, between 2007-2008. He was a Research Visiting Scholar with Stanford University in 2001, visiting professor to University of California-Merced in 2009-2010, and a guest lecturer at Stanford in the Fall of 2009. He was also the consultant to the two world largest IC foundries, TSMC and UMC, on developing CMOS and flash memory technologies. His recent current research areas include- nanoscale CMOS devices and technology; nonvolatile memory technology and reliability; and reliability physics/interface characterization. He has published more than 220 journal and conference papers, one textbook, and holds more than 20 patents. Since 1995, he has presented more than 22 times in the IEEE flagship conferences, IEDM and VLSI. In particular, he was the first (from Taiwan) to present the paper at VLSI Technology symposium in 1995.

      He is an IEEE Fellow, the current IEEE EDS BoG(Board of Governor) member, IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, EDS Regions/Chapters Chair, and with past involvement as EDS AdCom member (2004-2009), EDS Regions/Chapters Vice-Chair, Guest Editor of TDMR, and Editor of EDL(2002-2008). He has served on various IEEE conference committees, e.g., VLSI Technology, IEDM, IRPS, IPFA, ICMTS, SNW, VLSI-TSA etc. Also, he has served as the TPC Vice-Chair and subsequently the organizing member of SSDM in Japan. ED Taipei chapter was awarded the 2002 EDS Chapter of the Year Award under his leadership as the chapter chair. He was awarded 3 times outstanding Research Award, distinguished PI, and distinguished NSC Research Fellow, from the National Science Council, as well as Distinguished EE Professor and Engineering Professor of the Engineering Societies in Taiwan. More recently, he was also honored the recipient of 2013 Pan Wen Yuan award in recognizing his outstanding achievements in the semiconductor research.

    • John David
    • Robert Eklund
    • Aditya Gupta
    • Hiroki Hamada
    • Minghwei Hong
    • Ray-Hua Horng
    • Giuseppe Iannaccone
    • Meikei Ieong
       - Fellow
      Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute
      Chief Technology Officer

      Biography: Meikei Ieong (SM’01) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from the National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1991 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. He also received an MBA degree from the Sloan Fellows Program of Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2013.

      Meikei is currently Vice-President of TSMC Europe. He was program director of TSMC’s 28nm High-Performance and Mobile Technologies. Prior to that he held various engineering and management positions at IBM including senior manager at IBM TJ. Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY. He’s recipient of IBM Technical Achievement and Corporate awards and was elected as a Master Inventor at IBM Research.

      He held an adjunct associate professor position with the Department of Electrical Engineering from the Columbia University, NY in 2001. He was General Chairman of the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM). He has served as an editor for the IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices since 2010 and as chair of the IEEE EDS Education Award committee since 2013. He has Published more than one hundred papers in referred journals and conference proceedings and more than eighty patents. He also speaks frequently at international conferences and seminars.

    • Rajiv Joshi
       - Fellow
      Rt. 134, Kitchwan Rd
      Yorktown Heights, NY 10598
      Phone 1:

      Lecture Topics:  Variability aware Design, Low Power Circuits, Technology circuit co-design, High performance and low power memories

      Dr. Rajiv Joshi - Biography
      Dr. Rajiv V. Joshi is a research staff member and key technical lead at T. J. Watson research center, IBM. He received his B.Tech I.I.T (Bombay, India), M.S (M.I.T) and Dr. Eng. Sc. (Columbia University). His novel interconnects processes and structures for aluminum, tungsten and copper technologies which are widely used in IBM for various technologies from sub-0.5µm to 14nm. He has led successfully predictive failure analytic techniques for yield prediction and also the technology-driven SRAM at IBM Server Group. He commercialized these techniques. He received 3 Outstanding Technical Achievement (OTAs), 3 highest Corporate Patent Portfolio awards for licensing contributions, holds 58 invention plateaus and has over 225 US patents and over 350 including international patents. He has authored and co-authored over 185 papers. He received the Best Editor Award from IEEE TVLSI journal. He is recipient of 2015 BMM award. He is inducted into New Jersey Inventor Hall of Fame in Aug 2014 along with pioneer Nikola Tesla. He is a recipient of 2013 IEEE CAS Industrial Pioneer award and 2013 Mehboob Khan Award from Semiconductor Research Corporation. He is a member of IBM Academy of technology. He served as a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE CAS and EDS society. He is IEEE, ISQED and World Technology Network fellow and distinguished alumnus of IIT Bombay. He is in the Board of Governors for IEEE CAS. He serves as an Associate Editor of TVLSI. He served on committees of ISLPED (Int. Symposium Low Power Electronic Design), IEEE VLSI design, IEEE CICC, IEEE Int. SOI conference, ISQED and Advanced Metallization Program committees. He served as a general chair for IEEE ISLPED. He is an industry liaison for universities as a part of the Semiconductor Research Corporation. Also he is in the industry liaison committee for IEEE CAS society.

    • Ching-Ting Lee
    • Vladimir Mitin
    • 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
    • Yasuhisa Omura
    • Wolfgang Porod
      Email 1:

    • Jason C. S. Woo
       - MOS Devices and Technology
      Dept. of Engineering, 56-147K ENG IV 752
      752 Charles E. Young
      Los Angeles, CA 90095-1594
      Phone 1:
      +1 310 206 3279

      +1 310 206 8490
      Jason C. S. Woo received the B. A. Sc. (Hons) degree in engineering science from the University of Toronto, Canada, in 1981, and the M. S. and Ph. D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1982 and 1987, respectively. He joined the department of electrical engineering of UCLA in 1987 and is currently a professor. He served on the IEEE IEDM program in 1991, 1992, 1996 and 1997 and was the publicity chairman in 1993. He also served on the IEEE SOI conference committee and was the technical program chairman for the conference in 1999 and the general chairman in 2000. He served on the technical committee of the VLSI Technology Symposium since 1992 and was the technical program committee co-chair/chair in 2005-2006 and the general co-chair/chair in 2007-2008. He is also a technical program committee member for the ESSDERC conference and the solid-state devices and materials conference in Japan. He received a faculty development award from IBM from 1987-1989.
      His research interests are in the physics and technology of novel device and device modeling. He has done work on low temperature device for VLSI and space applications, SOI BiCMOS and GeSi BiCMOS. Significant achievements include the analysis and fabrication of cryogenic Bipolar transistors, the identification of hot-carrier reliability failure modes at reduced temperatures, the first demonstration of GeSi quantum-well MOSFET's, and the investigation of device physics/technology for deep submicron SOI CMOS. He has also worked on tunnel junction transistors and graphene channel MOSFETs for RF and low power applications. He has authored or coauthored over 150 papers in technical journals and refereed conference proceedings in these areas.
    • Naoki Yokoyama