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Prof. White receives Distinguished Service Award from IEEE Electron Devices Society

Professor Marvin WhiteMarvin White, professor of electrical and computer engineering, was recently awarded the IEEE Electron Devices Society’s 2010 Distinguished Service Award. The award recognizes and honors outstanding service to the 11,000 member Electron Devices Society. It was presented at the 2010 IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting on December 6, 2010 in San Francisco, CA.

Prof. White has been active in the IEEE Electron Devices Society since the 1970s, when he was the society’s newsletter editor. Since then he has served on numerous committees for EDS and is currently a distinguished national lecturer of the society and the Fellows Committee Advisor.

Prof. White is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering and an IEEE Life Fellow. He has received several awards for his contributions to the development of high-sensitivity, solid-state cameras and imagers widely used in consumer and technical applications and for major contributions to progress in semiconductor devices including the IEEE Electron Devices Society’s 1997 J. J. Ebers Award and the IEEE 2000 Masaru Ibuka Consumer Electronics Award.

Prof. White’s research interests include micro and nanoelectronics and the characterization of advanced solid-state devices. He has authored or co-authored nearly 300 technical papers, contributed chapters to four books and has 27 U.S. patents. At Lehigh, he graduated 34 PhD and 62 MS students.