Dr. Timothy Boykin named as an IEEE Fellow

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Dr. Timothy Boykin is a 2018 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Michael Mercier | UAH

Dr. Timothy Boykin, professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH), has been named a 2018 Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

Dr. Boykin is being recognized for contributions to atomistic models for semiconductor device simulation.

The IEEE grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE board of directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of 1 percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

Dr. Boykin’s work is focused on nanoelectronic devices, combining accurate materials modeling, numerical methods and device simulations. The models and methods he and his collaborators have developed have been used in industry, academia and government research labs. He is one of two IEEE Fellows in the ECE Dept. He is also a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

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