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Electrical engineering educator

Jerry George Fossum, American electrical engineering educator. Recipient Outstanding Research award, American Society Engineering Education, 1979. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life Best Paper award SOI Conference 1992, Josip Juraj Ebers award Electron Devices Society 2004).

Background

Fossum, Jerry George was born on July 18, 1943 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Son of George Clayton and Lillian Edith (McNeilis) Fossum.

Education

Associate of Arts, Phoenix College, 1963. Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, University Arizona, 1966. Master of Science, University Arizona, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Arizona, 1971.

Career

Member technical staff Sandia Laboratories, Albuquerque, 1971-1978. Associate professor electrical engineering University Florida, Gainesville, 1978-1980, professor, 1980—2006, distinguished professor, since 2006, distinguished professor emeritus, since 2009. Technical advisory board Astrowatt Inc., since 2008.

Board chairman Applied Novel Devices Inc., since 2007. Consultant Burr-Brown Research Corporation, Tucson, 1970-1971, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, 1979, Harris Corporation, Melbourne, Florida, 1984, Texas Instruments, Inc., Dallas, 1988-1989, 94-96, Ibis Technology Corporation, Danvers, Massachusetts, 1995, Meta-Software, Campbell, California, 1995-1996, Dynamics Research Corporation, San Diego, 1996-1902. Member advisory committee Semiconductor Research Corporation, 1991-1995.

Member executive committee Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers SOI Conference, 1994-1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Associate editor: Solid-State Electronics, since 1979, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers transactions Computer-Aided Design, 1988-1991. Patentee in field.

Membership

Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (life Best Paper award SOI Conference 1992, Josip Juraj Ebers award Electron Devices Society 2004).

Connections

Married Mary Ellen Turner. Children: Kerry Ray, Kelly Lynn.

father:
George Clayton Fossum

mother:
Lillian Edith (McNeilis) Fossum

spouse:
Mary Ellen Turner

children:
Kerry Ray Fossum

Kelly Lynn Fossum