Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair
Cor L. Claeys - Fellow
Cor Claeys is Professor at the KU Leuven (Belgium) since 1990. He was with imec, Leuven, Belgium from 1984 till 2016. His main interests are semiconductor technology, device physics, low frequency noise phenomena, radiation effects and defect engineering. He co-edited books on “Low Temperature Electronics” and “Germanium-Based Technologies: From Materials to Devices” and wrote monographs on “Radiation Effects in Advanced Semiconductor Materials and Devices”, “Fundamental and Technological Aspects of Extended Defects in Germanium” and “Random Telegraph Signals in Semiconductor Devices” and “Metals in Silicon- and Germanium-Based Technologies: Origin, Characterization, Control and Electrical Impact”. He (co)authored 14 book chapters, over 1100 conference presentations and more than 1300 technical papers. He is editor/co-editor of 60 Conference Proceedings. Prof. Claeys is a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society and of IEEE. He was Founder of the IEEE Electron Devices Benelux Chapter, Chair of the IEEE Benelux Section, elected Board of Governors Member and EDS Vice President for Chapters and Regions. He was EDS President in 2008-2009 and Division Director on the IEEE Board of Directors in 2012-2013. He is a recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal and received the IEEE EDS Distinguished Service Award. Within the Electrochemical Society, he was Chair of the Electronics & Photonics Division (2001-2003) . In 2004, he received the Electronics & Photonics Division Award.
* Low Frequency Noise in state of the art and emerging semiconductor technologies
* Radiation Hardness of State-of-the-art Si and Ge-Based CMOS Technologies
* Are Extended Defects a Show Stopper for Future III-V CMOS Technologies?
* Trends and Challenges in Micro- and Nanoelectronics for the Next Decade
Fellow Evaluation Committee Members
Constantin Bulucea - Life Fellow
Texas Instruments, Retired
Constantin Bulucea (S'69–M'70–SM'88–F'04- LF'13) was born in Romania, where he received the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electronics from thePolytechnic Institute of Bucharest in 1962 and 1974, respectively. In 1969, hewas granted a one-year government scholarship at the University of California, Berkeley,where he received a M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering. His activeprofessional career spanned 50 years, equally split across the Romanian and USsemiconductor histories.
In Romania, Dr. Bulucea was the scientific director anddirector of the R&D Institute for Electronic Components (ICCE) between 1974and 1986, with assignments of national importance, such as the introduction ofsilicon transistor technology and the development of the process technology forthe Microelectronica MOS/VLSI plant. From that period, his personal legacy includes the creation of theAnnual Conference for Semiconductors (CAS), now an international IEEE event, agraduate course and a book on Linear Integrated Circuits and reference paperson surface breakdown and hot-carrier injection in silicon, originallycommunicated at IEDM and later published in the IEEE Transactions on ElectronDevices and Solid-State Electronics.
In the US, Dr. Bulucea remained on the technical side of thesemiconductors business, so enjoying the last years of Silicon Valley's "HappyScaling". In particular, at NationalSemiconductor, he was the architect of company's 0.25, 0.18, and 0.13 µm CMOSprocesses for analog and mixed-signal applications. Before that, he brought to completionSiliconix's device/process architecture for the next generation of trench powerDMOS transistors, which became an industry standard in the followingyears. He has been active on the R&Darena as a direct contributor and also as the 2003 chairman of the Advanced Devicesand Technologies thrust of the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) and asa member of the Technical Committees of the Bipolar Circuits and TechnologyMeeting (BCTM) and of the VLSI Technology Symposium. Between 2004 and 2012 hewas the editor of IEEE Electron Device Letters (EDL) for analog andmixed-signals technology. Dr. Bulucea has published over 50 technical articlesin international journals and holds 67 US patents with several others pending.
In 2001 Dr. Bulucea was elected an Honorary Member of theRomanian Academy and in 2004 became an IEEE Fellow "for contributions totransistor engineering in the area pf power electronics". In 2011, he became aDistinguished Member of the Technical Staff of Texas Instruments (TI), as aresult of TI's acquisition of National Semiconductor. Dr. Bulucea retired from TI next year, on his72nd birthday, continuing to support company's patent applications that he had authored.
1. “Physics and Technology of Sub-0.25-mm
2. “Electronic Properties of Silicon and other <Known Materials>” (
3. “TCAD Revisited – An Engineer’s Point of View” – Excellence in Computer Simulation Symposium of the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (UC Berkeley, 2007).
4. “Devices and Processes for Mixed Signals” (UC
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Mukta Farooq - Fellow
T.J. Watson Research Center
Lecture Topics: 3D Technology Overview, 3D Integration and Die StackingBio
Dr. Mukta Farooq is a metallurgist and materials scientist, with expertise in 3-Dimensional and Heterogeneous Integration and Packaging, die and wafer level stacking, CMOS FET back end of line structures, flip-chip/C4/Cu pillar technology, lead-free alloys, chip package interaction, and intellectual property development. Mukta is currently the Heterogeneous Integration Leader for the AI Hardware Center at IBM Research. She has over 208 issued patents, and was named an IBM Lifetime Master Inventor and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. She has received an outstanding technical achievement award for leadership in 3D Integration, and multiple high value patent awards. She has authored several external publications, given invited talks, and taught short courses. Mukta is an IEEE Fellow, a Distinguished Alumna of IIT Bombay, an EDS Distinguished Lecturer, Chair of the IEEE EDS Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter, and an active contributor to Women in Engineering. Mukta received her BS from IIT Bombay, MS from Northwestern University, and PhD from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
Meyya Meyyappan - Fellow
Center for Nanotechnology
- Nanoelectronics in beyond Moore's Law Era
- Nanotechnology: development of practical systems and nano-micro-macro integration.
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