Professors Gerhard Klimeck, Steve Pekarek, and Peide "Peter" Ye elevated to IEEE Fellows
Professors Gerhard Klimeck, Steve Pekarek, and Peide "Peter" Ye have been named IEEE Fellows. Professor Klimeck was recognized for contributions to atomistic quantum simulation tools for nanoelectronic devices. Professor Pekarek was honored for his contributions to modeling and simulation of electrical machines, while Professor Ye was honored for his contributions to compound semiconductor MOSFET materials and devices.
The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one- percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. 298 individuals have been elevated to IEEE Fellow for 2013.
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