Ph.D., Universität Graz, Graz, Austria, June 1981.
M.S., Universität Graz, Graz, Austria, June 1979.
Ph.D. graduation Promotio sub auspiciis Praesidentis Austriae
Senior Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Excellence in Teaching, May 2000
Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Fellow of the IEEE, November 2001
4/01 to present, Frank M. Freiman Professor of Electrical Engineering, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.
8/92 — 4/01 Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.
7/86 — 7/92 Associate Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana.
9/83 — 6/86 Senior Research Analyst, Center for Solid State Electronics Research, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.
8/81 — 8/83 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado.
8/79 — 8/81 Research and Teaching Assistant, Institut für Theoretische Physik, Universität Graz, Graz, Austria
Solid State Physics and its Application to Solid State Electronics; Reliability, Degradation, and Breakdown; Quantum Devices and Architectures for Nanoelectronics; Limits Imposed by the Laws of Physics on Computation.
Date of Birth: August 17, 1956 (Graz, Austria)
Citizenship: Austrian, U.S. - Permanent Resident
Marital Status: Married (4 Children)