Gregory Stillman Semiconductor Research Award
Gregory Stillman received a B.S. from the University of Nebraska in 1958, an M.S. in 1965, and PhD in 1967 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Greg was a pilot in the USAF Strategic Air Command from 1958 to 1963, when he began graduate school at the University of Illinois. After completing his PhD in 1967 he served as a staff member of the MIT Lincoln Laboratories. In 1975, Greg Stillman joined the University of Illinois as a Professor of Electrical Engineering.
Greg was a member of the National Academy of Engineering; a recipient of the IEEE Jack A. Morton Award, the Heinrich Welker Medal, and GaAs Symposium Award; a fellow of the IEEE; and a principal founder of the Microelectronics Laboratory on the U of I campus. He served as the first director of the Center for Compound Semiconductor Microelectronics. Greg was noted for his contributions to the IIIV semiconductor field--including his pioneering work in ultra-pure GaAs characterization and avalanche photodetector development.
The Gregory Stillman Semiconductor Research Award was established by his colleagues and former students in1996 to honor his sixtieth birthday. Professor Stillman was a member of the Electrical and Computer Engineering Faculty from 1975 until his death in 1999. The award of $5000 is to be made annually to one or two doctoral students who have demonstrated excellence in semiconductor research.
- The award recipient shall be enrolled in the PhD program of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
- The award recipient shall have successfully passed his or her qualifying exam.
- The award recipient shall have demonstrated excellence in research in the field of Semiconductor Research.
The on-line application form will be advertised on My.ECE. A complete application should consist of the student’s resume, his/her list of publications, and 2 letters of recommendation (one from the research advisor) which should be e-mailed to Katie Beard (firstname.lastname@example.org).
All applications for the Award will be judged by the ECE Graduate Fellowship Committee based on the above criteria.
The award carries a stipend of $5000. The recipient is recognized at the annual ECE Awards Banquet in April. The name of the recipient is engraved on a plaque to be displayed permanently in Everitt Lab.
PAST RECIPIENTS OF THE AWARD:
Han Wui Then
|2004||Aaron J. Danner
Theodore H. Chung