Roger T. Howe

 

William E. Ayer Professor

Dept. of Electrical Engineering

Paul G. Allen Building, Room 114

420 Via Palou Mall

Stanford University

Stanford, California 94305-4070 USA

Tel (650) 723-8030  Fax (650) 725-8044

rthowe@stanford.edu

http://www.stanford.edu/~rthowe

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

 

(2005 –  ) Stanford University

      William E. Ayer Professor (2009 –  ), Professor (2005 –   ), Dept. of Electrical Engineering
       Faculty Director, Stanford Nanofabrication Facility (2009 –   )
       Director, National Nanotechnology Infrastructure Network (NNIN) (2011 – )

 

(1987 - ) University of California, Berkeley

Robert S. Pepper Distinguished Professor (2004 – 2005 )
Chair, Electrical Engineering Division and Associate Chair, EECS Dept. (2002 - 2005)
Professor (1993 - ), Associate Professor (1989 - 1993), Assistant Professor (1987 - 1989)

Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

Professor (1997 - ), Department of Mechanical Engineering (0% FTE)

Director (1993 -), Associate Director (1987 - 1993), Berkeley Sensor & Actuator Center

 

(1985 - 1987):  Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

 

(1984 - 1985): Carnegie-Mellon University

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

The design and fabrication of micro and nano sensors, actuators, and signal processing devices.

 

EDUCATION

 

University of California, Berkeley:  Ph.D., December 1984, M.S., December 1981.

Engineering Science, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences.

Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, B.S., May 1979.

Major:  physics, applied option.

 

HONORS

 

U.S. National Academy of Engineering:  2005. 

      Citation:  “for contributions to the development of microelectromechanical systems in
      processes, devices and systems.”


IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award (with R. S. Muller):  1998

Citation:  “for leadership and pioneering contributions to the field of microelectromechanical systems.”

 

Fellow, IEEE: 1996.

Citation:  “for seminal contributions to microfabrication technologies, devices, and micro-electromechanical systems.”

 

Analog Devices Career Development Professorship, 1988 - 1991

NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1986

IBM Faculty Development Award, 1984 - 1986

David J. Sakrison Memorial Prize and Demetri Angelakos Memorial Achievement Award,

Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Univ. of California, Berkeley, 1984

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE

 

Member, Nanoscale Science and Engineering Facilities Committee, 2010 –
Member, Electrical Engineering Department Organization Committee, 2010 – 2011
Member, Strategic Planning Committee:  Dept. of Electrical Engineering, 2005-2006

Chair, MSEE Program Reform Committee:  Dept. of Electrical Engineering, 2006-2007

Associate Chair for Electrical Engineering, Dept. of EECS, 2002 – 2005

Co-Chair, Curriculum Revision Committee:  Dept. of EECS, 1997 - 1998

Member, Strategic Planning Committee:  Dept. of EECS, 1993 – 1995

      College of Engineering, 1994 – 1995

Chair, Undergraduate Curriculum Reform Committee:  Dept. of EECS, 1992 - 1993.

Head of Undergraduate Affairs:  Dept. of EECS, 1992 - 1993.

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

 

Chair:  MEMS Technical Committee, IEEE Electron Devices Society, 1998 – 2001

Technical Program Chair:  12th International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems (Transducers ’03), Boston, Mass., June 8-12, 2003

 

General Chair:  Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head Island, S.C., June 1996.

 

Technical Program Chair:  Solid-State Sensor and Actuator Workshop, Hilton Head

Island, South Carolina, June 1994.

 

General Co-Chair:  3rd IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Workshop, Napa Valley, California, February 1990.

 

Technical Program Co-Chair:  IEEE Micro Electro Mechanical Systems Workshop, Salt Lake City, Utah, February 1989.

 

Member of Editorial Boards:

IEEE/ASME Journal of Microelectromechanical Systems, 1998 - 2002, 2006 –

Microsystem Technology, 1994 -

Sensors and Actuators A, 1988 -


ADVISORY AND CONSULTING RELATIONSHIPS

 

Acera, Palo Alto, California, 2011 –

ACLARA BioSciences, Mountain View, Calif., 1996 – 2001

 

Analog Devices, Cambridge, Mass., 1989 – 2008

 

Ardesta LLC, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2001 – 2004

 

Becton Dickinson, Sandy, Utah, 1989 – 1991

 

DaimlerChrysler, Circle Member Group, Stuttgart, Germany, 1997 – 2001

 

Discera, Ann Arbor, Michigan 2001 – 2004

 

Federal Products Corp., Providence, R.I., 1987 – 1988

 

General Motors Research, Warren, Mich., 1986 – 1990

 

Gerson Lehrman Group, Council of Communications and Technology Advisors, 2000 – 2004

 

Medcam, Bellevue, Wash., 1998 – 1999

 

MEMSIC, Andover, Mass., 1999 – 2004

 

MicroReactor Systems, Mt. View, Calif., 2003 – 2005

 

Motion Sense, Fremont, Calif., 2000 – 2002

 

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, N.M., 1996 – 2008

 

Silicon Clocks, Inc., Fremont, Calif., 2004 – 2010 (Co-founder and Chief Scientist, acquired by
            Silicon Laboratories on April 28, 2010)

 

Silicon Laboratories, Inc., Sunnyvale, Calif., 2010 –

 

Silicon Light Machines, Sunnyvale, Calif., 1995-98

 

SiWave (now Siimpel Corp.) Arcadia, Calif., 2000 – 2003

 

SRI International, Menlo Park, Calif., 2008 – 

 

Sundstrand Data Control, Redmond, Wash., 1989 – 1990

 

U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board, 2004 – 2008