The Charles C. Tillinghast Jr. 1932 University Professor, Engineering and Physics, Brown University, USA.
Elected Fellow of AAAS, APS, Guggenheim, IEEE, and IoP(UK); appointed as Professeur Invite’ at CNRS IEMN and Universite de Lille, France; Chang-Jiang Chair Professor at UESTC, China; WCU Professor, Seoul National University, Korea; Korean Telecom Industry Association Distinguished Visiting Professor, POSTECH, Korea; and Distinguished Visiting Scientist (of the Chief Scientist Office), Jet Propulsion Laboratories, NASA
Prior to coming to Brown University in 1999, he was Director, Nortel Institute of Telecommunications and James Ham Professor at the University of Toronto. Editor, IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices.
He is a recipient of several prizes and awards for research achievements, including the Steacie Prize (Canada), a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Conference Board of Canada – NSERC Award for Industry-University Collaborative Research (twice, as Director of the Nortel Institute). 22 of his students received 26 international, national, and university prizes and awards for their accomplishments in their thesis researches.