Editor-in-Chief and Editors
Giovanni Ghione - Editor-in-Chief Giovanni Ghione graduated cum laude in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Torino Italy in 1981. He was Assistant Professor in Electromagnetic Fields since 1983, Associate Professor in Circuit Theory with Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy since 1987, and finally Full Professor in Electronics since 1990, first with University of Catania, then again with Politecnico di Torino. His research activity has been mainly concerned with high-frequency electronics and optoelectronics. He has contributed to the physics-based modelling of compound semiconductor devices, with particular interest in the numerical noise modeling in the small- and large-signal regimes, in the thermal modeling of devices and integrated circuits, and in the modeling of widegap semiconductors devices and materials. He has also done research in the field of microwave electronics, with contributions in the modeling of passive elements, in particular coplanar components, and in the design of power MMICs. Prof. Ghione was actively engaged since 1985 in research on optoelectronic devices, with application to the modeling and design of near and far-IR photodetectors, electrooptic and electroabsorption modulators, and GAN-based LEDs. Prof. Ghione has authored or co-authored more than 300 research papers on the above subjects and five books. He is an IEEE Fellow (class 2007). He has been a member of the QPC subcommitee of IEDM in 1997-1998 and in 2006-2007 and Chair in 2008; in 2009-2010 he was the EU Arrangement Co-Chair of IEDM. From 2010 to 2015 he has been chair of the EDS Committee on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Circuits. He has been Chair of the GAAS2003 conference and he has been subcommittee chair in several SCs of the European Microwave Week. He was President of the Library System of Politecnico from 1997 to 2007. From 2007 to 2015 he was the Head of the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of Politecnico di Torino.
Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, Torino, Italy
Giovanni Ghione - Editor-in-Chief
Giovanni Ghione graduated cum laude in Electronic Engineering from Politecnico di Torino, Torino Italy in 1981. He was Assistant Professor in Electromagnetic Fields since 1983, Associate Professor in Circuit Theory with Politecnico di Milano, Milano Italy since 1987, and finally Full Professor in Electronics since 1990, first with University of Catania, then again with Politecnico di Torino. His research activity has been mainly concerned with high-frequency electronics and optoelectronics. He has contributed to the physics-based modelling of compound semiconductor devices, with particular interest in the numerical noise modeling in the small- and large-signal regimes, in the thermal modeling of devices and integrated circuits, and in the modeling of widegap semiconductors devices and materials. He has also done research in the field of microwave electronics, with contributions in the modeling of passive elements, in particular coplanar components, and in the design of power MMICs. Prof. Ghione was actively engaged since 1985 in research on optoelectronic devices, with application to the modeling and design of near and far-IR photodetectors, electrooptic and electroabsorption modulators, and GAN-based LEDs. Prof. Ghione has authored or co-authored more than 300 research papers on the above subjects and five books. He is an IEEE Fellow (class 2007). He has been a member of the QPC subcommitee of IEDM in 1997-1998 and in 2006-2007 and Chair in 2008; in 2009-2010 he was the EU Arrangement Co-Chair of IEDM. From 2010 to 2015 he has been chair of the EDS Committee on Compound Semiconductor Devices and Circuits. He has been Chair of the GAAS2003 conference and he has been subcommittee chair in several SCs of the European Microwave Week. He was President of the Library System of Politecnico from 1997 to 2007. From 2007 to 2015 he was the Head of the Department of Electronics and Telecommunications of Politecnico di Torino.
Design Engineering, Massachusetts USA
Syed M. Alam is the Director of Design engineering at Everspin Technologies leading the design functional areas and path finding for roadmap and technology advancement for STT-MRAM. He has worked on various aspects of memory device and design including array circuits and architecture, and new product introduction supporting test, reliability, bitcell characterization, and high-speed interface characterization for STT-MRAM. Dr. Alam received his BS degree in Electrical Engineering from UT Austin in 1999, MS and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2001 and 2004, respectively. He has mentored/co-advised 5 PhD students for research on 3D integration and logic-in-memory architecture. Dr. Alam has over 80 issued US patents, and over 65 journal/conference publications.
Khairul Alam - Compound Semiconductor Devices
Khairul Alam is a professor in the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh, where he has been a faculty member since 2007. His research interests lie in the area of physics, modeling, and quantum simulation of nano-scale MOSFETs and tunnel FET of III-V materials, compound semiconductors, heterostructures, and two dimensional materials and emerging semiconductor materials. Prof. Alam completed his Ph.D. at the University of California Riverside, USA and his MS and BS studies at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh. He spent two years at the University of Tokyo, Japan as a post-doctoral research fellow and summer of 2006 at Intel, New York, USA as an intern. He published a book chapter, 34 journal papers and 26 conference papers. He received University Grants Commission award in 2009 for his research on graphene nanoribbon transistor. In addition to research, Prof. Alam teaches electronic and optoelectronic courses at the university. He served the director position of institutional quality assurance cell of East West University for three years. During his period, seven departments of East West University completed self-assessment report and external peer review. He served the external peer review team for quality assurance of a few universities in Bangladesh. He is also involved in outcome based education (OBE) and served the accreditation team of Board of Accreditation for Engineering and Technical Education (BAETE) for accreditation of engineering program in Bangladesh.
Manjeri (Anant) Anantram - Emerging Technologies
Department of Electrical Engineering, Washington, USA
M. P. Anantram (Anant) is a Professor of Electrical Engineering, and an Adjunct Professor of Physics at University of Washington. Anantram’s group at the University of Washington works on the study of charge transport in biological molecules, formation of filaments and phase change in devices, and on theory and algorithms for modeling nanoscale materials and devices. His group has developed some of the fastest methods to calculate electron density and current in devices using direct methods based on the NEGF approach. His group has also performed novel computational studies on the electromechanical properties of quasi one-dimensional nanowires and demonstrated the role of drain-end scattering in nanotransistors. His research efforts have predicted a significant chirality dependent bandgap change in carbon nanotubes and a large change in spontaneous emission rates in silicon nanowires with strain. More recently, his group is involved in developing methods to understand charge transport in biological molecules and their application in electronic devices and electrical methods for disease detection and sequencing. Anantram earned his B.Sc. in Applied Science from P.S.G. College of Technology (1983), M.Sc. in Physics from University of Pune (1989), and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University (1995). Prior to joining University of Washington, his experience included working at the NASA’s Center for Nanotechnology and serving as Professor of Electrical Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Anantram has also served as an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology and co-chair of Modeling and Simulation Committee of the IEEE Nanotechnology Council.
Can Bayram - Optoelectronic Devices
Prof. Can Bayram is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA. He is an expert in III-V materials and photonic and electronic devices. He has performed more than 3,000+ epitaxial growths with metalorganic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems and fabricated detectors, light emitting diodes, solar cells, resonant tunneling diodes, and transistors in class 100 and 1000 cleanrooms totaling 20,000+ hrs equipment usage. His current research interests lie in the intersection of novel III-V materials, hetero-structures, and photonic and electronic quantum devices. Particularly, his research group explores novel materials, devices, and their 3D hetero-integration on unconventional platforms such as graphene and silicon and investigates heat transport across/through semiconductors; efficiency droop mechanisms and remedies in AlInGaN emitters; and ultra-fast THz photonics/electronics. Prof. Bayram’s work has been recognized widely. He is the recipient of the 2018 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics, 2018 IEEE Nanotechnology Council Early Career Award, a 2018 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research for Assistant Professor, a 2018 Turkish American Scientists & Scholars Association Young Scholar Award, a 2017 NSF CAREER Award, the 2017 CS Mantech Best Student Paper Award, a 2016 AFOSR Young Investigator Award, the 2014 IEEE Electron Devices Society Early Career Award, and the Best Paper Award at the 11th International Conference on Infrared Optoelectronics. For his achievements in ultraviolet-to-terahertz engineering of III-V semiconductor materials and devices, OSA, SPIE, and IEEE recognized him with senior member status. Prof. Bayram worked as a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Silicon Technologies Division at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, USA from 2011 till 2014. His postdoctoral work at IBM on a novel means of thin film technology achieved record-breaking specific power solar cells and was featured on the cover of Advanced Energy Materials. He has – for the first time – integrated GaN-based devices on CMOS-compatible silicon substrates. This work was highlighted as the frontispiece in the Advanced Functional Materials issue. He demonstrated direct epitaxy of GaN on Graphene for the first time, as published in Nature Communications. Prof. Bayram received the Ph.D. degree from Prof. Manijeh Razeghi, Center for Quantum Devices, EECS of Northwestern University, IL, USA with a focus on Solid State and Photonics in 2011. His thesis work has demonstrated the first ultraviolet regime single photon detection, the first hybrid LED, and the first GaN intersubband devices. He received IEEE Electron Devices and IEEE Photonics Societies’ fellowship awards and the Laser Technology, Engineering and Applications Award from SPIE. He was an IBM and Link Foundation PhD fellow and the recipient of Boeing Engineering and Dow Sustainability Innovation awards.
Monica Blank - Vacuum Electron Devices
Microwave Power Products Division, California, USA
Monica Blank received the B.S. degree (Electrical Engineering) from the Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C. in 1988, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees (Electrical Engineering) in 1991 and 1994, respectively, from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA. In 1994 she joined the Vacuum Electronics Branch of the Naval Research Laboratory, where she was responsible for the design and demonstration of high-power millimeter wave vacuum electronic devices for radar applications. In 1999 she joined the gyrotron team at Communications and Power Industries (formerly Varian) where she continues her work on high-power millimeter wave gyrotron amplifiers and oscillators. Dr. Blank has received several professional awards, including the 1998 Alan Berman Publication Award at Naval Research Laboratory, the Robert L. Woods Award for Excellence Vacuum Electronics Technology in 1999, and an R&D 100 Award in 2015. Dr. Blank has previously served several terms on IEEE Plasma Science and Applications Executive Committee, one term on the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society Administrative Committee, and was a Senior Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science from 2009 – 2015.
Mario Caironi - Molecular and Organic Devices
Center for Nano Science and Technology, Milano, Italy
Mario Caironi is an Electronic Engineer by training, with a master degree obtained in 2003 at Politecnico di Milano (Milan, Italy), where he also obtained his Ph.D. in Information Technology with honours in 2007. In 2007 he joined the group of Prof. Sirringhaus at the Cavendish Lab. (Cambridge, UK) as a post-doc, working for 3 years on high resolution printing of downscaled organic transistors and circuits, and on charge transport in high mobility polymers. In 2010 he was appointed as Team Leader at the Center for Nano Science and Technology@PoliMi (CNST) of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT, Milan, Italy). In 2014 he entered the tenure track at the same institution, obtaining tenure in 2019. He is co-founder and scientific advisors of the startups “Ribes Tech s.r.l.” (2016), commercializing indoor plastic photovoltaics, and “Fleep Technologies s.r.l.” (2019), commercializing printed microelectronics circuits. He is a 2014 ERC Starting grantee and a 2019 ERC Consolidator grantee. He is currently active in printed and flexible organic electronics for high-frequency applications, in organic and hybrid thermoelectrics, in printed organic bioelectronics and edible electronics for the healthcare and food industry.
Yogesh Singh Chauhan - Device and Process Modeling
· Modeling and Simulation of Negative Capacitance Transistors
· Compact Modeling of GaN HEMTs using industry standard ASM-HEMT model
· Physics and Modeling of FinFET and Nanosheet Transistors
· Analog and RF Modeling in BSIM-BULK model
· Physics and Modeling of FDSOI Transistors
Yogesh Singh Chauhan is an associate professor at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK), India. He was with Semiconductor Research & Development Center at IBM Bangalore during 2007 – 2010; Tokyo Institute of Technology in 2010; University of California Berkeley during 2010-2012; and ST Microelectronics during 2003-2004. He is the developer of several industry standard models: ASM-GaN-HEMT model, BSIM-BULK model (formerly BSIM6), BSIM-CMG model and BSIM-IMG model. His research group is involved in developing compact models for GaN transistors, FinFET, Nanosheet/Gate-All-Around FETs, FDSOI transistors, Negative Capacitance FETs and 2D FETs. His research interests are characterization, modeling, and simulation of semiconductor devices.
He is the Editor of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices and Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He is the member of IEEE-EDS Compact Modeling Committee and fellow of Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS). He is the founding chairperson of IEEE Electron Devices Society U.P. chapter and Vice-chairperson of IEEE U.P. section. He has published more than 200 papers in international journals and conferences.
He received Ramanujan fellowship in 2012, IBM faculty award in 2013 and P. K. Kelkar fellowship in 2015, CNR Rao faculty award, Humboldt fellowship and Swarnajayanti fellowship in 2018. He has served in the technical program committees of IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM), IEEE International Conference on Simulation of Semiconductor Processes and Devices (SISPAD), IEEE European Solid-State Device Research Conference (ESSDERC), IEEE Electron Devices Technology and Manufacturing (EDTM), and IEEE International Conference on VLSI Design and International Conference on Embedded Systems.
EunMi Choi - Vacuum Electronic Devices
Department of Electrical Engineering, Ulsan, South Korea
EunMi Choi received the B.S, M.S., and Ph.D degrees in physics from Ewha Womans University (Seoul, South Korea) in 2000, POSTECH (Pohang, South Korea) in 2002, and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA, USA) in 2007, respectively. She was a post-doctoral researcher at Brookhaven National Laboratory (Upton, NY, USA) during 2008 and worked as a tool physicist at Schlumberger Technology Center (Houston, TX, USA) during 2009. Currently, she is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, South Korea, where she has been a faculty member since 2010. She has led the THz Vacuum Electronics and Applied Electromagnetics (TEE) Laboratory as a principle investigator since then with research focus on the development of high frequency novel vacuum electronic devices. Her main contribution in the field includes high power vacuum electronics development (gyrotrons, TWTs, etc) and its application for remote detection of radioactive materials experimentally, and energy recirculating microfabricated vacuum electronics amplifier source development. Her current research interests span from development of electron beam based high power millimeter and THz sources, ultra compact THz sources at 300 GHz and beyond by means of micro-fabrication techniques, orbital angular momentum (OAM) beams generation for communication system and exotic electromagnetic waves generation, to their possible applications with novel techniques. She serves as a member of the IEEE Vacuum Electronics Technical Committee for the term 2021-2022. She has served many domestic and international conferences including a Co-Chair in the International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) 2019.
She is a recipient of 2006 IEEE Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) & IVESC Best Student Paper Award. She received a Young Investigator Award in the Korean Institute of Electromagnetic Engineering and Science (KIEES) and a recipient of UNIST Rising-Star Distinguished Professor (2017-2020) at UNIST. In 2018, her research work was selected as Top 100 national R&D achievements in Korea. She received a national service merit medal from Korea Government in 2018.
Kyung Cheol Choi - Display Technology
Department of Electrical Engineering, Daejeon, Korea
Kyung Cheol Choi received the B.S. degree from the Department of Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul Korea, in 1986, and the M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree in plasma engineering from Seoul National University in 1988 and 1993, respectively. From 1993 to 1999, he was involved with researching and developing display devices at the Institute for Advanced Engineering, Spectron Corporation of America, and Hyundai Electronics Industries. From 2000 to 2004, he was an Associate Professor with the Department of Electronics Engineering, Sejong University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. He was also in charge of the Information Display Research Center supported by the Korean Ministry of Information and Communication. Since February 1, 2005, he has been with the Department of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, where he was first an Associate Professor and is currently a KAIST Chair Professor. Since September 2007, he has been in charge of the Center for Advanced Flexible Display Convergence supported by the Korean Ministry of Education, Science, and Technology. He has also been in charge of LG Display –KAIST Cooperation center since 2010. His research interests include flexible and transparent displays, organic light-emitting diodes, and surface plasmon applications for electronic devices and displays. Dr. Choi is a member of the IEEE, the Society for Information Display, and the Korean Information Display Society. He had been an Associate Editor of IEEE/OSA Journal of Display Technology from 2005 to 2010.
Sukwon Choi - Compound Semiconductor Devices
Sukwon Choi is an Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering with the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. His current research interests include the thermal characterization and electro-thermal co-design of ultra-wide bandgap semiconductor devices and piezoelectric microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), thermal management of microelectronics, and semiconductor device reliability. He received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in mechanical engineering (2005) and automotive engineering (2007), respectively, from Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea. He was a Research Staff with GS FuelCell Co., Ltd., Seoul, Korea in 2007. He received the Ph.D. degree in mechanical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA in 2013. From 2013 to 2015, he was a Post-Doctoral Appointee with the RF/Optoelectronics Department of Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, NM, USA. He has been with the Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA since 2015. He received the NNSA Defense Programs Awards of Excellence in 2014 and the AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award in 2016. He was awarded the Kenneth K. and Olivia J. Kuo Early Career Professorship in 2018.
Srabanti Chowdhury - Compound Semiconductor Devices
Stanford California, USA
Srabanti Chowdhury (George and Ida Mary Hoover faculty fellow) is an associate professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) at Stanford. Her research focuses on wideband gap (WBG) materials and device engineering for energy efficient and compact system architecture for power electronics, and RF applications. Besides Gallium Nitride, her group is exploring Diamond for various electronic applications. She received her B.Tech in India in Radiophysics and Electronics (Univ. of Calcutta) and her M.S and PhD in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Santa Barbara. She received the DARPA Young Faculty Award, NSF CAREER and AFOSR Young Investigator Program (YIP) in 2015. In 2016 she received the Young Scientist award at the International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors (ISCS). Among her various synergistic activities, she serves as the member of two committees under IEEE Electron Device Society (Compound Semiconductor Devices & Circuits Committee Members and Power Devices and ICs Committee). She has served the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) technical sub committee on Power Devices & Compound Semiconductor and High-Speed Devices (PC) sub-committee in 2016 and 2017. She was the PC subcommittee chair for IEDM-2018 and continues to serve the IEDM executive committee since 2019. She is a senior member of IEEE, NAE-FOE alumni, and Gabilan fellow. Her work has produced over 75 journal papers, 100 conference presentations including 2 plenaries and over 30 invited, and 20 issued patents.
Christian Monzio Compagnoni - Memory Devices and Technology
Christian Monzio Compagnoni received the Laurea (cum laude) degree in Electronic Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in Information Technology from the Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, in 2001 and 2005, respectively. Since 2006 he has been with the Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria, Politecnico di Milano, Milan, Italy, first in the capacity of Assistant Professor (from April 2006 to March 2015) and then of Professor of Electronic Engineering (since March 2015). Christian Monzio Compagnoni's research activities have been devoted to the basic physics involved in the operation and in the reliability of solid-state technologies for data storage, with emphasis on deca-nanometer NOR and NAND Flash memories and on emerging memories based on discrete traps. On these topics, he authored more than 100 papers published in international journals (among which more than 30 IEEE-TED papers) and conference proceedings and he holds 2 US patents. Christian Monzio Compagnoni was the recipient of 5 awards at the IEEE-IRPS ("Outstanding paper Award" in 2008, "Best Student Paper Award" in 2012, 2013 and 2014, and "Best Poster Award" in 2015) and served in the technical program committee of the IEEE-IRPS in 2009 ("Memory" committee), 2010 ("Memory" committee) and 2016 ("Memory and product IC reliability" committee).
Nicola Donato - Solid-State Sensors and Actuators
Engineering Contrada di Dio, Messina, Italy
Nicola Donato (M’11–SM’18) received the M.S. degree in Electronic Engineering from the University of Messina, Messina, Italy, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy. He is currently Associate Professor of Electrical and Electronic Measurements and the head of the laboratories of “Electronics for Sensors and for Systems of Transduction” and of “Electrical and Electronic Measurements” at University of Messina. In 2013 he has been awarded a grant by Samsung SAIT Global Research Outreach program for the project “Smart sensors for breath analysis”. He is AdCom Appointee by Instrumentation and Measurement Society at the IEEE Sensor Council. He has co-authored more than 170 papers on international journals and conference proceedings (Scopus). His current research interests include the development, characterization and modelling of sensors, development of measurement systems for sensors, characterization of electronic devices up to microwave range and down to cryogenic temperatures.
Pei-Ying (Penny) Du - Memory Devices and Technology
Emerging Central Lab., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Pei-Ying Du received her B.S. degree in engineering and system science from National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU), Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 2004, and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from National Chiao-Tung University (NCTU), Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 2009. In 2003, she won College Student Research Creativity Award from the National Science Council, Taiwan, and also won Kwoh-Ting Li Scholarship Award and King Kai-Yung Scholarship Award from CICT Foundation in 2004 and 2006, respectively. Her Ph.D. thesis was awarded by Honorable Mention of Institude of Electronics of NCTU in 2009. She joined the Emerging Central Lab. (ECL) in Macronix International Co., Ltd. (MXIC), Hsinchu, Taiwan, in 2006, where she engaged in the theoretical modeling and reliability physics of nitride trapping Flash memory. From March, 2010 to Jan., 2012, she was assigned to IBM/Macronix Phase Change Memory (PCM) Joint Project in IBM T.J. Watson Research Center, NY, and engaged in PCM reliability. She currently is the project deputy department manager of nano-technology R&D department and engages in developing 3D nitride trapping NAND Flash memory. Dr. Du has published more than 40 papers in the premier semiconductor conferences and journals including IEDM, Symposium on VLSI Technology, IRPS, IMW, T-ED, and etc. She is well-recognized in memory reliability territory because of her unique insights into the operations of nitride trapping memories. Dr. Du served in the program committee of International Memory Workshop (IMW) from 2012 to 2016, and she was also the Local Chair and the Short Course Chair of IMW, in 2014 and 2015, respectively. Now, she is the member of the Memory Technology (MT) sub-committee at International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).
Charvaka Duvvury - Reliability
TX , USA
Charvaka Duvvury received his PhD in engineering science from the University of Toledo and afterwards worked as a post-doctoral fellow in Physics at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, before joining Texas Instruments during 1977. His experience at Texas Instruments spanned for 35 years in semiconductor device physics with pioneering development work in ESD design. He was elected as TI Fellow in 1997 and as IEEE Fellow during 2008. He is currently working across the industry as a technical consultant on semiconductor reliability with particular emphasis on electro-static discharge (ESD) protection methods for integrated circuit (IC) devices. He is a recipient of the IEEE Electron Devices Society’s Education Award (2013), Outstanding Contributions Award from the EOS/ESD Symposium (1990), and Outstanding Industry Mentor Award twice from the Semiconductor Research Council (1994 and 2012). From 2004-2006 he served on the IEDM CMOS Reliability Sub-committee, and during 2001-2011 served as editor of the IEEE-TDMR. He is currently an active member of the EDS DL program. Charvaka has been serving on Board of Directors of the ESD Association (ESDA) since 1997 promoting ESD education and research at academic institutes. He served twice as General Chairman of the ESD Symposium. He is co-founder and co-chair of the Industry Council on ESD since 2006. During 2015 he became a co-founder of the iT2 Technologies that utilizes software engine for rapid ESD data analysis.
Patrick Fay - Compound Semiconductors
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, power devices, and 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 2018, and Notre Dame's College of Engineering’s Outstanding Teacher award in 2015. He is a fellow of the IEEE, and Electron Device Society Distinguished Lecturer, and serves as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, and IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.
- III-N Devices and Integration for Millimeter-Wave and Power Applications
- Vertical GaN Devices and Epitaxial Lift-Off Processing for High Performance Power Applications
- Advances in III-N Devices for Power and Internet of Things Applications
- III-N Nanowire FETs for Low-Power Applications
- Advanced Tunneling-Based Devices for mm-Wave Sensing and Imaging
Jacopo Franco, PhD - Reliability
Jacopo Franco is a Principal Member of Technical Staff in the Device Reliability and Electrical characterization (DRE) group of imec, Belgium. He received the B.Sc. (2005) and M.Sc. (2008) in Electronic Engineering from the University of Calabria - Italy, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from KU Leuven - Belgium (2013). His research activity focuses on CMOS FEOL degradation mechanisms (Bias Temperature Instabilities, Random Telegraph Noise, Hot Carrier degradation, Time-Dependent Dielectric Breakdown) and on time-dependent device variability, particularly in novel MOS gate stacks for advanced high-mobility channel transistors (SiGe, Ge, III-V) and for novel integration schemes (Sequential 3D stacking). He has (co-)authored 230+ publications, including 20+ invited papers, 1 book, 3 book chapters, 3 international patents. He received the Best Student Paper Award at IEEE SISC (2009) and the EDS Ph.D. Student Fellowship (2012), and he is also one of the recipients of the EDS Paul Rappaport Award (2011), and the Best (2012), Outstanding (2014), and Best Student (2016) Paper Awards at IRPS. He has served in various functions on the Technical Program Committees of IRPS, IIRW, ESREF, and WoDiM conferences, and as an Editor of IEEE Transactions on Device and Materials Reliability.
Lixin Ge - MOS Devices & Technology
Lixin Ge is a principal engineer at Qualcomm Inc., San Diego, California. He received his M.S. degree from National University of Singapore in 1997 and Ph.D. degree from University of Florida, Gainesville in 2002, both from electrical engineering. His research was focused on the modeling and design of double gate and SOI CMOS devices and circuits, emerging technologies and devices including FinFETs and gate-all-around MOSFETs, and design-technology co-optimization. Dr. Ge joined Qualcomm in 2008 as a SPICE modeling expert, and has been instrumental in supporting over 30 product designs which are now in volume production. He is currently leading 7nm/5nm FinFET SPICE modeling projects, and design-technology co-optimization for next generation mobile chip. He received Qualcomm Upendra Patel Achievement Award for the outstanding contributions towards 28nm technology commercialization and for enabling the first Snapdragon chipset MSM8960 commercial launches in 2012, and Qualcomm Super Qualstar Award in recognition of the contribution for going above and beyond in supporting 10nm technology in 2017. Prior to joining Qualcomm, Lixin held various positions at Freescale Semiconductor/Motorola, Texas Instruments, and Chartered Semiconductor (now Globalfoundries). He is a senior member of IEEE, and had authored and co-authored over 30 publications, and has 16 issued and 21 pending patents.
Elena Gnani - Emerging Technologies
Elena Gnani received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering "summa cum laude" and the Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 2003 with a dissertation entitled "Physical models for MOS nanostructures", both from the University of Bologna. She joined the Department of Electrical, Electronic and Information Engineering at the University of Bologna in 2004, where she is currently Associate Professor. Her research interests include the development of physical transport models in semiconductor devices and numerical-analysis techniques, with special emphasis on the study of quantum-confined devices, such as FinFETs, silicon nanowires (NW), steep-slope devices, quasi ballistic transport in nanoMOSFETs, as well as carrier injection in non-volatile memory cells. She has been involved in several National and European Projects. Her research activities have been carried out in cooperation with worldwide semiconductor research centers and semiconductor industries. E. Gnani is author or co-author of more than 180 papers published in referred international journals and in proceedings of major international conferences, and of several invited contributions, and has been involved in outstanding conferences such as IEDM, DATE, ESSDERC, EUROSOI-ULIS. She has been a member of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) from 2001, and is presently an IEEE Senior Member and EDS Distinguished Lecturer for Region8. She is also a member of the EDS Technology Computer Aided Design Committee and serves as an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.
- Trends and Challenges in Nanoelectronics for the Next Decade
- Steep-slope devices: prospects and challenges
- Theoretical Analyses and Modeling for Nanoelectronics
- Tunnel FETs: Device Physics and Realizations
Samuel Graham - Thermal Management
Mechanical Engineering, MD, USA
Dr. Samuel Graham, Jr. is the Eugene C. Gwaltney, Jr. Professor in the Woodruff School of Mechanical at the at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He holds a joint appointment with the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. His current research centers on the development of electronics made from wide bangdap semiconductors (III-V, oxides) and organic electronics for a range of applications including displays, rf communications, power switches, neuromorphic computing, and flexible electronics. His research in the area of wide bandgap semiconductors addresses the engineering of the thermal response of the devices in order to enhance heat dissipation and improve device reliability. Key aspects of this work include thermal metrology of devices, understanding electrothermal phenomena, measuring thermal properties, and developing the understanding to create interfaces within the devices to control thermal transport. For neuromorphic devices, he is creating physics-based models and experimental tools to design the electro-thermal-ionic transport response that controls the set/reset behavior.
From 1999 to 2003, Dr. Graham was a Sr. Member of Technical Staff at Sandia National Laboratory in Livermore, CA where he worked on the development of optical coatings for EUV lithography systems. In 2003, he joined the Woodruff school of Mechanical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology as an Assistant Professor. He was promoted to Professor in 2013 and is now the Eugene C. Gwaltney, Jr. Professor and School chair. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Florida State University (1993) and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering (1999) from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Dr. Graham was a member of the Defense Science Study Group (2014-16) and is a member of the Review Board of the Engineering Science Research Foundation of Sandia National Laboratory and the Emerging Technologies Technical Advisory Group for the US Department of Commerce.
Tibor Grasser - Solid-State Device Phenomena (noise)
Prof. Tibor Grasser is an IEEE Fellow and currently head of the Institute for Microelectronics at TU Wien. He has edited various books, e.g. on the bias temperature instability and hot carrier degradation (both Springer), is a distinguished lecturer of the IEEE EDS, has been involved in outstanding conferences such as IEDM, IRPS, SISPAD, ESSDERC, and IIRW, is a recipient of the Best and Outstanding Paper Awards at IRPS (2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014), IPFA (2013 and 2014), ESREF (2008) and the IEEE EDS Paul Rappaport Award (2011).
- Semiconductor device reliability (bias temperature instability, hot carrier degradation)
- Noise (RTN, 1/f)
- 2D devices (defects, hysteresis, drifts)
Jing Guo - Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Department of ECE , Gainesville, FL,
Jing Guo is currently a professor in Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA. His research work mainly focuses on modeling, simulation, and design of nanoscale electronic devices. His group has extensively explored device physics, assessed performance potentials, and developed new device concepts for nanoscale transistors based on carbon nanotubes, graphene, 2D materials and topological insulators, and memory cells based on ferroelectric materials. His group has developed efficient simulation methods for quantum-transport-based device simulations, and physics-based models for nanoscale transistors. More recently, his group has contributed to simulation of interconnects based on topological insulator materials and semiconductor-based quantum computing devices. He has also developed and contributed to some widely used simulation tools deployed on the nanoHUB, such as CNTbands. Jing Guo received his B.S. (1998) and M.S. (2000) degrees from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University (2004). He served in the technical program committee of the International Device Research Meeting (IEDM) and Device Research Conference (DRC). He also serves as an associate editor of Nano-Micro Letters. He coauthored a book “Nanoscale Transistors: Device Physics, Modeling, and Simulation.” Published by Springer.
Xiaojun Guo - Optoelectronics, Display, Imaging
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.
Edmundo A. Gutierrez-D. - Solid State Device Phenomena; Emerging Technologies and Devices
Dr. Edmundo A. Gutiérrez-D. Got his PhD in 1993 from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium with the thesis entitled “Electrical performance of submicron CMOS technologies from 300 K to 4.2 K”. From 1989 to 1993, while working for his PhD, served as a research assistant at the Interuniversity Microelectronics Center (IMEC) in Leuven, Belgium. In 1996 was guest Professor at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada. In 1996 spent two months as an invited lecturer at the Sao Paulo University, Brazil. In 2000 acted as Design Manager of the Motorola Mexico Center for Semiconductor Technology. In 2002 was invited lecturer at the Technical University of Vienna, Austria. In 2005 joined the Intel Mexico Research Center as technical Director. Currently he holds a Professor position at the National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics (INAOE), in Puebla, Mexico. Prof. Gutiérrez-D. is an IEEE senior member since 2008.
Professor Gutiérrez-D. has published over 100 scientific publications and conferences in the field of semiconductor device physics, has supervised 5 M.Sc. and 10 Ph.D. thesis, and is author of the book “Low Temperature Electronics, Physics, Devices, Circuits and Applications” published by Academic Press in 2000. Prof. Gutiérrez-D. is member of the Mexico National System of Researchers and technical reviewer for the Mexico National Council for Science and Technology (CONACyT).
Sung-Min Hong - Device and Process Modeling
Sung-Min Hong received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, in 2001 and 2007, respectively. From 2007 to 2011, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the “Institut fuer Mikroelektronik und Schaltungstechnik,” Bundeswehr University, Neubiberg, Germany. From 2011 to 2013, he was a Staff Engineer at the Device Laboratory, SSI, San Jose, CA. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Gwangju, Korea. His main research interests include physics-based device modeling.
Mengyuan Hua - Compound Semiconductor Devices
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Shenzhen, China
Mengyuan Hua received her B.S. degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2013, and PhD degree from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong in 2017. Dr. Hua joined Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) in 2018, where she is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Mengyuan Hua’s research activities have been devoted to wide-bandgap (WBG) semiconductors and devices, with emphasis on GaN-based power device engineering and ICs, and on device reliability and stability. On these topics, she authored or co-authored over 90 publications in international journals (among which more than 25 IEEE-TED/EDL/TPE papers) and conference proceedings. Her work also produced 6 patents. She received the Charitat Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs (ISPSD) in 2017. In 2020, she received the Best Young Scholar Paper Award at the IEEE International Conference on Solid-State and Integrated Circuit Technology.
Muhammad Mustafa Hussain
Muhammad Mustafa Hussain (PhD, ECE, UT Austin, Dec 2005) is a Professor of Electrical Engineering, KAUST (since Fall 2009) and EECS, UC Berkeley (since Spring 2019). He was Program Manager in SEMATECH (2008-2009) and Process Integration Lead for 22 nm node FinFET CMOS in Texas Instruments (2006-2008). His research is focused on futuristic electronics which has received support from DARPA, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, GSK-Novartis, Saudi ARAMCO and SABIC. He has authored 350+ research papers and patents. His students are working in MIT Media Lab, Stanford, Caltech, UC Berkeley, Harvard, UCLA, Intel, TSMC, and DOW Chemicals. He is a Fellow of IEEE, American Physical Society and Institute of Physics (UK), a distinguished lecturer of IEEE Electron Devices Society, and an Editor of IEEE T-ED. His research has been extensively highlighted by international media (CNN, Fox News, Washington Post, WSJ, IEEE Spectrum, etc.) including being featured by Scientific American as one of the top 10 world changing ideas in 2014. He has received 45 international awards including Best Innovation Award, CES 2020, Edison Award 2020, Texas Exes Outstanding Young Alumni Award 2015, IEEE R5 Outstanding Individual Achievement Award 2016, DOW Sustainability Challenge Award 2012, Applied Physics Letters Best Featured Articles 2015, 2019, etc.
- MOS Devices and Technology
Benjamin Iniguez - Senior Member
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.
Compact device modeling
Semiconductor device parameter extraction
Physics of Thin-Film Transistors
Graphene and TMD devices
Jinfeng Kang - Memory Devices and Technology
Jinfeng Kang received his B.S. degree in physics from Dalian University of Technology in 1984, and M.S. and Ph.D degrees in solid-state electronics & microelectronics from Peking University in 1992 and 1995 respectively. From 1996 to 1997 he worked on the new oxides applications in microelectronics at Institute of Microelectronics in Peking University as a post-doctoral fellow. In 1997 he joined the faculty first as an associate professor then professor in 2001. From 2002 to 2003, he was invited to work on high-k/metal gate technology at SNDL in National University of Singapore as a visiting professor. He is now a Full Professor of Electronics Engineering Computer Science School in Peking University. His research interest is to explore novel device concepts, structures, materials, circuits, and the system architectures for the applications of future computing and data storage systems. He has published over 200 conference and journal papers, and was speaker of more than 30 invited talks such as IEDM, ASP-DAC, MRS.
Hagen Klauk - Molecular and Organic Devices
Hagen Klauk (S’97–M’99) received the Diplom-Ingenieur degree in electrical engineering from Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany, in 1995 and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Pennsylvania State University in 1999. From 1999 to 2000, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with the Center for Thin Film Devices at the Pennsylvania State University. In 2000, he joined Infineon Technologies, Erlangen, Germany. Since 2005, he has been head of the Organic Electronics group at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart, Germany. His research focuses on flexible electronics based on organic semiconductors, carbon nanotubes and inorganic semiconductor nanowires.
Lalit Kumar - Vacuum Electron Devices
Rihito Kuroda - Image Sensors
Rihito Kuroda received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in management science and technology from Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, in 2005, 2007, and 2010, respectively. He was a Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Research from 2007 to 2010. Since 2010, he is with the Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, where he is currently an Associate Professor. He is engaged in researches on process, device, design and characterization of advanced CMOS image sensors. He received the 2016 nac High Speed Imaging Award. He has been serving as a committee member of IEDM in since 2015, IEEE Sensors in 2014-2016 and Electronic Imaging since 2015 and several other international conferences, and a board director of the International Image Sensor Society since 2017.
Shankar N. Ekkanath Madathil - Solid State Power Devices
Ekkanath Madathil Sankara Narayanan (M’87–SM’00) was born in India, in 1962. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore, India, M.Tech degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Cambridge, U.K. He was a Maudslay Engineering Research Fellow in Pembroke College, Cambridge and a Research Associate with Engineering Department, Cambridge University during 1992–1994. He was the Director of the Emerging Technologies Research Center, De Montfort University, UK during 1994–2007. He is currently with the Electrical Machines and Drives Research Group at the University of Sheffield in the UK, where he holds the Rolls Royce/Royal Academy of Engineering Chair in Power Electronics Systems and Royal Society Industry Fellowship in Rolls-Royce, UK. His research interests include integrated and discrete power device technologies in Silicon and wide band gap materials, design for manufacturability and compact power converters for automotive/aerospace applications, functional materials, thin film transistors, RF technologies, and technology strategies in microelectronics. He is an author of more than 200 articles and holds twenty five patents, approved or pending approval. He is a Fellow of IET and IOP. He is in the editorial boards of IEEE Transactions on Devices and Materials Reliability and IET Journal of Power Electronics.
Matteo Meneghini - Compound Semiconductor Devices
Department of Information Engineering, Padova, Italy
Matteo Meneghini received his PhD in Electronic and Telecommunication Engineering (University of Padova), working on the optimization of GaN-based LED and laser structures. He is now associate professor at the Department of Information Engineering at the University of Padova. His main interest is the characterization, reliability and modeling of compound semiconductor devices (LEDs, laser diodes, high electron mobility transistors), electronic and optoelectronic components, solar cells. Within these activities, he has published more than 400 journal and conference proceedings papers. He has given invited and tutorial talks to several conferences, including IEEE-International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM), IEEE-International Reliability Physics Symposium (IRPS), International Workshop on Nitride Semiconductors (IWN), International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors (ICNS), Photonics West. He is/has been sub-committee member for relevant conferences in the field of electronics (IEEE-IEDM, IEEE-IRPS, ESREF, IWN, ESSDERC) and sub-committee chair for IEEE-IRPS and ESREF.
Pritish Narayanan - Memory Devices and Technology
Pritish Narayanan received the BE(Hons) and MSc(Hons) degrees from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India, and his PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the Univeristy of Massachusetts Amherst. He joined IBM Research – Almaden as a Research Staff Member in 2013 as part of the Storage Class Memory project, where he investigated device and circuit design challenges for access devices used in 3D crosspoint memory. His current research interests are in the area of ultra-high-performance hardware systems for Artificial Intelligence. His work focuses on novel non-Von Neumann architectures based on emerging non-volatile memory, and he is the lead circuit architect for several deep learning test sites based on Phase Change Memory (PCM) and mixed-signal hardware.
Dr. Narayanan has presented two keynotes (International Memory Workshop 2017, Cool Chips 2018) and a tutorial session (Device Research Conference 2017), in addition to several invited talks. He won Best Paper Awards at IEEE Computer Society Symposium on VLSI 2008 and at Nanoarch 2013. He has also been a Guest Editor for the Journal of Emerging Technologies in Computing, the Program Chair at IEEE Nanoarch 2015, Special Session Chair for IEEE Nano 2016 and served on the Technical Program Committees of several conferences.
Hieu Nguyen - Solid-State Energy Sources
School of Engineering, Canberra, Australia
Dr Nguyen received his PhD from the Australian National University (ANU) in 2016. In 2017, he was a visiting scientist at the United States' National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Currently, he is a senior research fellow and senior lecturer at the ANU, leading his research team. The central idea of Dr Nguyen’s research is to advance solar energy technologies through knowledge and scientific discoveries and technological inventions. His research spans from the fundamental to the applied. His team explores the fundamental properties of light-matter interactions in solar energy materials and devices under various conditions. His team works to uncover the relationship between absorbed/emitted light and important properties of the materials and devices, including optical, electrical, chemical, and structural properties. By exploiting these phenomena, the team develops novel device concepts, advanced characterization techniques, and defect engineering routes with applications to renewable energy and material science. Many of his techniques have been being used by various research groups in the world.
Jamie Phillips - Optoelectronics Devices
Jamie Phillips is currently Professor and Chair of the ECE Department at the University of Delaware. He received his B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering at the University of Michigan. He was a postdoctoral researcher at Sandia National Labs from 1998-1999 and research scientist at the Rockwell Science Center from 1999-2001 before returning to the University of Michigan as a faculty member in 2002. At the University of Michigan, he was an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the EECS Department prior to joining the University of Delaware in 2020. His expertise is in the growth, characterization, and device applications of compound semiconductor and oxide-based materials for optoelectronics and electronics where he has published more than 130 peer-reviewed journal articles. Prof. Phillips received an NSF CAREER award, DARPA MTO Young Faculty Award, IEEE Paul Rappaport Best Paper Award, and IEEE Theodore E. Batchman Best Paper Award.
Siddharth Rajan - Compound Semiconductors
Andries J. Scholten - Device and Process Modeling
Frank Schwierz - Senior Member
Dr. Frank Schwierz serves as Privatdozent and is Head of the RF & Nano Device Research Group at Technische Universitaet Ilmenau, Germany. His research is focused on novel device and material concepts for future electronics. At present, he is particularly interested in 2D (two-dimensional) electronic materials.
Frank is conducting research projects funded by the European Community, German government agencies, and the industry. He was involved in the development of the fastest Si-based transistors worldwide in the late 1990s, of Europe's smallest MOSFETs in the early 2000s, as well as of the fastest GaN HEMTs on Si and the fastest GaN tri-gate HEMTs worldwide in the 2010s. His recent work on 2D materials made a major contribution to the current understanding of the merits and drawbacks of 2D devices and 2D electronics.
Frank has published more than 270 journal and conference papers including 50 invited/keynote papers. He is author of the books Modern Microwave Transistors (J. Wiley & Sons 2003) and Nanometer CMOS (Pan Stanford Publishing 2010) and editor of the book Two-Dimensional Electronics – Prospects and Challenges (MDPI 2016).
Frank is Senior Member of the IEEE and serves as a committee member of international conferences (most notably IEDM 2018 and 2019) and as an editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices. Moreover, he has been one of the key contributors to the Emerging Research Devices Chapters of the 2013 and 2015 ITRS editions.
- 2D (Two-Dimensional) Electronic Materials
- 2D Devices and 2D Electronics
- Past, Present, and Future of CMOS Scaling
- Moore's Law and CMOS Scaling
David Sheridan - High Voltage and Power Devices
Gregory Snider - Emerging Technologies and Devices
Charles Surya - Optoelectronics Devices
Charles Surya received his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester in 1987. From 1987 to 1994 he was associated with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Northeastern University. He joined the Electronic and Information Engineering (EIE) Department in 1994 and remained there since. Professor Surya’s research interests are: optoelectronic materials and devices including MOCVD growth of GaN thin films and the study of GaN-based LEDs and UV detectors; growth of organic-inorganic hybrid perovskite materials and the fabrication of advanced perovskite based photovoltaic cells; and low-frequency noise in electron devices. Presently, Professor Surya is spearheading a collaborative effort between The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the City of Dongguan, China for the establishment of an R&D Center on the study of photovoltaic materials, devices and systems. He became a full professor of the Department in 2002andsince 2013hewas appointed Clarea Au Endowed Professor in Energy. Professor Surya had served in various administrative posts including Associate Head of the EIE Department (2002-2005), Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (2007 – 2010) and the Acting Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (2010 – 2012) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. While serving as the Associate Dean and Acting Dean of the Faculty he was responsible for the implementation of outcome-based approach in the Engineering Faculty. From 2007 – 2013 Professor Surya was the The Hong Kong Polytechnic University representative to the Hong Kong University Grants Council Panel for Outcome-based Education to oversee the implementation of Outcome-based Approach among the Engineering Faculties in Hong Kong. He had been active in EDS and had served in various capacities including conference co-chair and chapter chair in the past. He is presently serving as the Chairman of the Optoelectronic Devices Technical Committee.
Paragkumar Thadesar - MOS Devices and Technology
5745 Pacific Center Blvd San Diego California 92121-1714
Paragkumar A. Thadesar received the B.E. degree in electronics and communication engineering with a gold medal from V.V.P. Engineering College, Rajkot, Gujarat, in 2009, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 2011 and 2015, respectively. His Ph.D. research was focused on electrical design, fabrication and high-frequency characterization of through-silicon vias (TSVs) and radio-frequency (RF) platforms for 2.5-dimensional integration using silicon interposers. Dr. Thadesar is an RF front-end IC/module design engineer at Qualcomm, San Diego, since 2015. His research interests include interconnects, advanced packaging and radio-frequency integrated circuits. Dr. Thadesar received the IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Award from 2014 to 2015, the Outstanding Interactive Presentation Paper Award at the IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference in 2013, a Best-in-Session Award at Semiconductor Research Corporation TECHCON, Austin, TX, USA, in 2013, the third place Microelectronics Foundation Prize at IMAPS Device Packaging, Fountain Hills, AZ, USA, in 2013, and the best student paper awards at the Global Interposer Technology Workshop in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Thadesar is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology and the chapter chair for the IEEE San Diego Electronics Packaging Society (EPS) chapter.
Dina Triyoso - MOS Devices and Technology
Dina is a Technologist & Member of Technical Staff at TEL Technology Center, America, LLC. She received her PhD in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University. Her research is focused on new materials and new process technologies including ALD, CVD and selective deposition processes for future logic and memory devices. Prior to joining TEL in 2019, Dina held various positions at Motorola/Freescale as well as Globalfoundries, working on process and integration of new materials in CMOS (planar, FINFET and FDSOI). During her 10 years at Motorola/Freescale, she received Distinguished Author and Distinguished Innovator awards. Dina has 34 issued US patents and over 120 publications. She has been an IEEE Senior Member since 2006 and an IEEE volunteer since 2004, starting with the IEEE EDS local chapter in Austin Texas. Dina has served as committee members on a number of IEEE conferences. Currently she is part of the executive committee for IEDM conference and IEEE ICICDT conference.
Florin Udrea - Solid-State Power and High-Voltage Devices
Yukiharu Uraoka - Thin Film Transistors
Ikoma, Nara, Japan
Yukiharu Uraoka was born in Tokushima, Japan, in 1961. He received the B.S., M.S and Ph.D. degrees in electrical and electronics engineering from Toyohashi University of Technology, Aichi, Japan, in 1983,1985 and 1994, respectively.
In 1985, he joined Panasonic Company, Ltd., Osaka, Japan, where he has been engaged in the research of the reliability of CMOS devices and low temperature poly-Si display devices. Since 2009, he has been a Professor of the Graduate School of Material Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology, Nara, Japan. His current research interest involves the fabrication of thin film devices using Si film, metal oxide film for flexible device. He is also interested in memory or LSI for AI (Artificial Intelligence). He is a fellow of The Japan Society Applied Physics (JSAP). Senior member of IEEE.
Giovanni Verzellesi - Compound Semiconductors
Runsheng Wang - MOS Devices and Technology
Runsheng Wang (S’07-M’11) received the B.S. and Ph.D. (highest honors) degrees from Peking University, Beijing, China, in 2005 and 2010, respectively. From November 2008 to August 2009, he was a Visiting Scholar with Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA. He joined Peking University in 2010, where he is currently an Associate Professor at the Institute of Microelectronics. He has authored/coauthored 1 book, 3 book chapters, and over 100 scientific papers, including more than 30 papers published in International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) and Symposium on VLSI Technology (VLSI-T). He has been granted 12 US patents and 29 Chinese patents. His current research interests include nanoscale CMOS devices and characterization, circuit and device interaction, and emerging technologies for new-paradigm computing. Dr. Wang was awarded the IEEE EDS Early Career Award by the IEEE Electron Device Society (EDS), NSFC Award for Excellent Young Scientists by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC), Natural Science Award (First Prize) by the Ministry of Education (MOE) of China, and many other awards. He serves on the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports, and SCIENCE CHINA: Information Sciences, and has served on the Technical Program Committee of many IEEE conferences, including IEDM, IRPS, ICSICT, IPFA, INEC, etc.
Hei Wong - Senior Member
Hei Wong received his B.Sc. degree in electronics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Wong joined the faculty of the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong in 1989 and is currently a full professor of the Department. He was a visiting professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan and a chair professor of Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Wong was the chair for the IEEE ED/SSC Hong Kong Joint Chapter during 2002-2003. He is a member of the international steering committees, technical program committees, and organizing committees for many international and local conferences. Dr. Wong has served as editor or guest editor for many journals including Microelectronics Reliability (Elsevier), IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. He served as Regional Editor for IEEE EDS Newsletter during 2003-2009. He has served as a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE EDS since 2002. Dr. Wong has worked on MOS device modeling and characterization, hot-electron effects, low-frequency noise, thin dielectric film physics, IC process modeling and characterization, MOS integrated circuit designs, solid-state sensors. He is author or co-author of four books and over 350 papers including over 170 journal papers and dozen journal review papers. In particular, he is a co-author for the book: Guide to State-of-the-Art Electron Devices which was jointly published by Wiley and IEEE for celebrating the 60th anniversary of the IRE electron devices committee and the 35th anniversary of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He has presented many invited talks and keynote speeches at numerous international conferences. Hei Wong received his B.Sc. degree in electronics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Wong joined the faculty of the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong in 1989 and is currently a full professor of the Department. He was a visiting professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan and a chair professor of Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Wong was the chair for the IEEE ED/SSC Hong Kong Joint Chapter during 2002-2003. He is a member of the international steering committees, technical program committees, and organizing committees for many international and local conferences. Dr. Wong has served as editor or guest editor for many journals including Microelectronics Reliability (Elsevier), IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. He served as Regional Editor for IEEE EDS Newsletter during 2003-2009. He has served as a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE EDS since 2002. Dr. Wong has worked on MOS device modeling and characterization, hot-electron effects, low-frequency noise, thin dielectric film physics, IC process modeling and characterization, MOS integrated circuit designs, solid-state sensors. He is author or co-author of four books and over 350 papers including over 170 journal papers and dozen journal review papers. In particular, he is a co-author for the book: Guide to State-of-the-Art Electron Devices which was jointly published by Wiley and IEEE for celebrating the 60th anniversary of the IRE electron devices committee and the 35th anniversary of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He has presented many invited talks and keynote speeches at numerous international conferences. Hei Wong received his B.Sc. degree in electronics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Wong joined the faculty of the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong in 1989 and is currently a full professor of the Department. He was a visiting professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan and a chair professor of Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Wong was the chair for the IEEE ED/SSC Hong Kong Joint Chapter during 2002-2003. He is a member of the international steering committees, technical program committees, and organizing committees for many international and local conferences. Dr. Wong has served as editor or guest editor for many journals including Microelectronics Reliability (Elsevier), IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. He served as Regional Editor for IEEE EDS Newsletter during 2003-2009. He has served as a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE EDS since 2002. Dr. Wong has worked on MOS device modeling and characterization, hot-electron effects, low-frequency noise, thin dielectric film physics, IC process modeling and characterization, MOS integrated circuit designs, solid-state sensors. He is author or co-author of four books and over 350 papers including over 170 journal papers and dozen journal review papers. In particular, he is a co-author for the book: Guide to State-of-the-Art Electron Devices which was jointly published by Wiley and IEEE for celebrating the 60th anniversary of the IRE electron devices committee and the 35th anniversary of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He has presented many invited talks and keynote speeches at numerous international conferences. Hei Wong received his B.Sc. degree in electronics from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Ph.D. in electrical and electronic engineering from the University of Hong Kong. Dr. Wong joined the faculty of the Department of Electronic Engineering at City University of Hong Kong in 1989 and is currently a full professor of the Department. He was a visiting professor of Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan and a chair professor of Zhejiang University, China. Dr. Wong was the chair for the IEEE ED/SSC Hong Kong Joint Chapter during 2002-2003. He is a member of the international steering committees, technical program committees, and organizing committees for many international and local conferences. Dr. Wong has served as editor or guest editor for many journals including Microelectronics Reliability (Elsevier), IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, IEEE Transactions on Nanotechnology. He served as Regional Editor for IEEE EDS Newsletter during 2003-2009. He has served as a Distinguished Lecturer for IEEE EDS since 2002. Dr. Wong has worked on MOS device modeling and characterization, hot-electron effects, low-frequency noise, thin dielectric film physics, IC process modeling and characterization, MOS integrated circuit designs, solid-state sensors. He is author or co-author of four books and over 350 papers including over 170 journal papers and dozen journal review papers. In particular, he is a co-author for the book: Guide to State-of-the-Art Electron Devices which was jointly published by Wiley and IEEE for celebrating the 60th anniversary of the IRE electron devices committee and the 35th anniversary of the IEEE Electron Devices Society. He has presented many invited talks and keynote speeches at numerous international conferences.
-Scaling of High-k Dielectric Films to Subnanometer EOT Range
-More Moore and More than Moore
-Non-ideal Effects of MOS Nanowire Transistors
Kejun Xia - Bipolar Devices
Kejun Xia (Senior Member, IEEE) received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at Auburn University, Auburn, AL, USA in 2006. After graduation, he joined Maxim Integrated, Beaverton, OR, USA, where he served as a Senior Principal Member of Technical Staff leading the modeling activities for the advanced BCD & SiGe BiCMOS technologies. From 2014 to 2015, he was with the Analog & Sensor BU at Freescale Semiconductor, Chandler, AZ, USA, as a modeling manager, where he expanded his experience to modeling ESD, Reliability, MEMS, product behavior model, etc. From 2016 to 2019, he managed a device and product modeling team for NXP Semiconductors, Chandler, AZ, USA, where he currently manages a High Voltage and Analog Technology Development Team.
Dr. Xia’s research interests include device physics, process, compact modeling, model and its interaction with analog circuits. He has published many technical papers in renowned journals and conferences. He has been a frequent reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, IEEE Electron Device Letters, and Solid-state electronics. He has served as a guest editor for IEEE TED and JEDS special issues. He has been on the technical program committees for the IEEE EDTM conference. He is a member of IEEE compact modeling committee.
Nuo Xu - Device and Process Modeling
Nuo Xu received the B.Sc. degree in Microelectronics from Peking University, China in 2008, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees both in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in 2010, and 2012, separately. His Ph.D. thesis was about Strain-Si Thin-body Transistor Technologies. He has been with Synopsys in 2010 and imec in 2011 for temporary positions. He became a post-doctoral scholar and lecturer in EE of UC Berkeley in 2012, researching on 3D integration of emerging logic and memory devices and design-technology co-optimization (DTCO). He joined Samsung America Headquarters, Device Solutions (AHQ-DS) in 2014, as a senior staff research scientist, working on emerging non-volatile memories (NVM), DTCO and EDA/CAD algorithm development. He joined TSMC North America in 2019, as a R&D manager, focusing on developing leading-edge NVM technologies, compact modeling and EDA/CAD methodologies. He has published over 100 technical papers on peer-reviewed journals and conferences (including 12 IEDM/VLSI papers as the first author); and applied/been granted for over 10 US patents. He is a member of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) Technical Committee on Technology CAD, and served as the sub-committee chair (2020) and members (2018-19) of IEEE IEDM Modeling and Simulation sessions. He was a recipient of IEEE EDS Student Fellowship (2010), TSMC Academia Award for Outstanding Student (2012), and Samsung AHQ-DS President Award (2019).
Chen Yang - Sensors and Actuators
Darrin J. Young - Solid-State Sensors and Actuators
Bo Zhang - Solid-State Power and High Voltage Devices
- EDS Newsletter
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