Newsletter Committee

  • Newsletter Committee Chair

    • 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

  • Newsletter Editor-in-Chief

    • Carmen M. Lilley
      University of Illinois at Chicago
      Department of Mechanical Engineering
      1200 West Harrison St.
      3031 ERF MC 251
      Chicago, Illinois 60607
      Phone 1:

      Dr. Carmen M. Lilley obtained her BS in General Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1998. She then attended Northwestern University and obtained her PhD in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics in 2003. Upon completing her PhD, she joined the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2010. Dr. Lilley has published in prestigious journals such as the Applied Physics Letters (APL), Journal of Applied Physics (JAP), and Nano Letters. She served as an Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Computational on Nonlinear Dynamics from 2011-2015, and has reviewed manuscripts for APL, Journal of Applied Mechanics, JAP, Journal of Vibration and Acoustics, and Nano Letters. She has received various awards such as the National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career (CAREER) Development Award and the College of Engineering Research Award.
      Dr. Lilley is a senior member of IEEE. Within EDS, Dr. Lilley is on the IEEE Electron Devices Society Educational Committee Member (2012-Present), Chair of the MS and PhD Fellowship Committee (2014-Present), and a Board-of-Governors Member-at-Large (2015-Present). She is the technical committee chair on Nanomaterials for the Nanotechnology Council (NTC) (2006-Present) and served as their Council Representative for IEEE Women in Engineering Society (2012-2016). She has also served on the program committee for the NTC flagship conference IEEE Nano as a reviewer, track chair, and was the technical program chair for IEEE Nano 2014.

  • Regions 1, 2 & 3 - Eastern, Northeastern & Southeastern USA Regional Editor

    • Rinus Lee
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      Term 1
      Malta, New York United States
      Rinus Lee is a Senior Member of Technical Staff at GLOBALFOUNDRIES in Malta, NY. He is an inventor of 19 issued/pending US patents and authored or co-authored 102 journal and conference papers. His research interest encompasses materials science and electrical engineering with a focus on process technology development for manufacturing nanometer-scale semiconductor devices.

  • Regions 4 & 7 - Central USA & Canada Regional Editor

    • Michael M. Adachi
       - Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Science
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      Term 1
      Simon Fraser University
      303-2373 Atkins Ave
      Port Coquitlam, BC V3C1Y7
      Dr Adachi is an Assistant Professor of the School of Engineering Science, Simon Fraser University, where he is leading a team in developing 2D material (graphene-like material) devices.

      Dr Adachi is vice-chair of the IEEE Electron Devices Society, Vancouver Chapter. He has refereed articles for a number of journals including Nanotechnology, Nano Research Letters, Optics Communications, ACS Nano, ACS Photonics, Nature Communications, Nano Research, and Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology.
  • Regions 5 & 6 - Southwestern & Western USA Regional Editor

    • Kyle Montgomery
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      Term 1
      Air Force Research Laboratory
      Kyle Montgomery is a Research Engineer with the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) in Albuquerque, NM. In addition, he holds a Research Assistant Professor title at the University of New Mexico in the Electrical & Computer Engineering department, where he teaches a graduate course on solar cells. Dr. Montgomery's research interests (PhD, Purdue University, 2012) focus on high efficiency solar cells and power systems for space applications. He serves on the EDS Young Professionals Committee and the planning committee of the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference (PVSC).

  • Region 8 - Scandinavia & Central Europe Regional Editor

    • Marcin Janicki
       - EDS Newsletter Regional Editor
      Marcin Janicki portrait
      Term 1
      Lodz University of Technology,
      From the very beginning of his scientific career, he is associated with the Lodz University of Technology, from where he obtained his academic degrees (MSc 1994, PhD 1999, DSc 2012). Currently, he is employed as an associated professor in the Department of Microelectronic and Computer Science.

      He was the beneficiary of numerous long-term scholarships and fellowships (scholarship of the French government, NATO post-doc Advanced Fellowship, FWF Lise Meitner post-doc program), owing to which he carried out research at several European universities and research institutes (École Nationale Supérieure d’Électricité et Mécanique, Nancy, France, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland, University of Ghent, Belgium, Radon Institute of Austrian Academy of Sciences, Linz, Austria).
      His main research interests encompass thermal and electro-thermal modeling of electronic systems, modeling of silicon carbide power devices, multi-physics simulation of SoC ICs and integrated sensors, VLSI technology, advanced optimization and estimation methods with special consideration of inverse problem algorithms, infrared thermography and its applications in medicine. Altogether, he coauthored 180 scientific publications, including 25 papers in journals from the JCR database.
  • Region 8 - Western Europe Regional Editor

    • Mike Schwarz
       - EDS Newsletter Regional Editor
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      Term 1
      Robert Bosch GmbH
      Automotive Electronics, Engineering Sensor Technology Center 4 - Design, Simulation and Layout Sensors
      Phone 1:

      Mike Schwarz received the Diploma degree from the University of Applied Sciences Giessen-Friedberg, Giessen, Germany, in 2008 and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Spain, in 2009.

      During 2008-2013, he was Research Assistant - Ph.D. student at Device Modeling Research Group, NanoP, Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen, Giessen, Germany. He received his Ph.D. degree with honors from the Universitat Rovira i Virgili in October 2012 on the subject of compact modeling of Schottky barrier multiple-gate FETs.

      Mike was the recipient of the Friedrich Dessauer Prize for the best diploma thesis about multiclass support vector machines in 2008 and the URV Graduated Student Meeting on Electronic Engineering Award for the best oral presentation for a paper about an analytical model for the electric field in Schottky barrier double-gate MOSFETs in 2010.

      Since 2013 he is with the Robert Bosch GmbH, working in the R&D department on design, layout, modeling and process and device simulation of MEMS sensors and systems. Since 2016 he is leader of the diode design in the MEMS R&D department.

      His current research interests are simulation and compact modeling of Schottky Barrier MOSFET devices and simulation and compact modeling of neuromorphic applications. He is member of the scientific committee of MIXDES conference. He is member of the NanoP, Giessen, Germany.
  • Region 8 - Eastern Europe Regional Editor

    • Daniel Tomaszewski
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      Term 2
      Instytut Technologii Elektronowej (ITE)
      Al.Lotników 32/46
      Warsaw 02-668
      Phone 1:
      +48 (22) 2793 200

      +48 (22) 2793 202
      D.Tomaszewski (M’2014) received M.Sc degree in electronics (spec. electronic technology) from Warsaw University of Technology in 1980, and Ph.D degree in electrical engineering (spec. solid-state device electronics) from Instytut Technologii Elektronowej, Warsaw in 1998.
  • Region 9 - Latin America Regional Editor

    • Edmundo A. Gutiérrez-D.
       - Thermal Management
      Edmundo A. Gutiérrez-D. portrait
      Term 1
      Instituto Nacional de Astrofisica (INAOE)
      L. E. Erro Nr. 1
      Tonantzintla, Puebla 72840
      Phone 1:
      +52 222 247 0517

      +52 222 247 0517
      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).
  • Region 10 - Australia, New Zealand & Southeast Asia Regional Editor

    • P Susthitha Menon
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      Term 2
      Institute of Microengineering and Nanoelectronics (IMEN)
      National University of Malaysia (UKM)
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      P Susthitha Menon is currently an Associate Professor at the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) at Kuala Lumpur. She received her BSEE degree from (UKM) in 1998. As an Intel scholar, she worked at Intel Malaysia as a Product Engineer for mobile modules systems from 1999 to 2002. She then received her MSc and PhD (Distinction) degrees in 2005 and 2008 respectively from UKM, for the development of Si- and InGaAs-based interdigitated p-i-n photodiodes. At the University’s Institute of Micro-Engineering & Nanoelectronics (IMEN) she is specializing in the field of optoelectronics, nanophotonics, and robust engineering optimization. Susthitha is a Senior Member of IEEE. She is in the organizing team international conference ICSE by ED Malaysia Chapter for many years and is the Secretary of the IEEE Electron Devices Malaysia Chapter.
  • Region 10 - East Asia Regional Editor

    • Ming Liu
       - Senior Member
      Ming Liu portrait
      Term 1
      Director - Lab of Nano-fabrication and Novel Device Integration Technology
      Institute of Microelectronics, CAS
      No.3, Bei-Tu-Cheng West Road
      Beijing 100029
      Phone 1:

      Lecture Topics: nano-fabrication, advanced memory device (charge trap memory, nanocrystal floating gate and resistive switching memory device), nano-electronic device and integrated technology, molecular electronic device and its integration
  • Region 10 - South Asia (India, Bangladesh & Nepal) Regional Editor

    • Manoj Saxena
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      Term 2
      Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College
      University of Delhi
      Sector 3, Dwarka
      New Delhi 110078
      Manoj Saxena is an Associate Professor in Department of Electronics, Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, University of Delhi, New Delhi, India. He received B.Sc. (with honors), M. Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Delhi in 1998, 2000, and 2006 respectively. He has authored or coauthored 210 technical papers in international journals and various international and national conferences. His current research interests are in the areas of analytical modeling, design, and simulation of Optically controlled MESFET/MOSFET, silicon-on-nothing, insulated-shallow-extension, grooved/concave-gate MOSFETs, cylindrical gate MOSFET and Tunnel FET. He is a reviewer to many journals including Solid State Electronics, Journal of Physics: D Applied Physics and IEEE TED and EDL. Manoj is a Senior Member of IEEE and also Member of Institute of Physics (UK), Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK), National Academy of Sciences India (NASI) and International Association of Engineers (Hong Kong). Currently, he is the Secretary of EDS Delhi Chapter. For his voluntary contribution, Manoj received the outstanding EDS Volunteer recognition from EDS Chapters in the region in 2012.

      Lecture Topics:
      Dielectric Pocket MOSFET: A Novel Device Architecture
      Embedded Insulator based Novel Nanoscaled Novel MOSFET Structures
      Tunnel Field Effect Transistor and its Application as Highly Sensitive and Fast Biosensor
      Modeling and Simulation of Tunnel Field Effect Transistor
      Dual Material Junctionless Double Gate Transistor for Analog and Digital Performance