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physical science professional

Howard Clayton Kirsch, American physical science professional. Recipient George Mead Engineering medal United Technologies, 1980; named to 100 Top Innovators of 1985, Science Digest magazine, 1985.

Background

Kirsch, Howard Clayton was born on October 21, 1944 in San Diego, California, United States. Son of Howard Otto and Phyllis Mae (Wilson) Kirsch.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Case Institute Technology, 1966. Master of Science, Stanford University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics, Stanford University, 1972.

Career

Member technical staff, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Labs, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1972-1979; supervisor, American Telephone & Telegraph Company Bell Labs, Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1982-1989; senior designer, Mostek, Colorado Springs, 1979-1982; manager, Motorola, Inc., Austin, Texas, 1989-1995; senior director, Vanguard International Semiconductor company, Hsinchu, Taiwan, since 1995. Expert panel organizer International Solid State Circus Conference, 1984, 87, panel member, International Solid State Circus and International Electron DevicesMtg. conferences 1985-1987, 90, 91, 95.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: classical pianist, touring motorcyclist.

Connections

Married Susan Lynn Conrad, June 22, 1968. Children: Bonnie Sue Shaw, Matthew Howard Kirsch.

father:
Howard Otto Kirsch

mother:
Phyllis Mae (Wilson) Kirsch

spouse:
Susan Lynn Conrad

child:
Matthew Howard Kirsch

child:
Bonnie Sue Shaw Kirsch