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Mark E. Law »

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Mark Law is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Engineering at the University of Florida. He is professor and past-chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering. He received the B.S. Cpr.E. degree from Iowa State University in 1981, the M.S.E.E. from Stanford University in 1982, and the Ph.D. degree from Stanford University in 1988. He worked at Hewlett Packard from 1982 until 1985, and joined the faculty at Florida in 1988. He began his appointment as chair of Electrical & Computer Engineering in 2003 and moved to the dean’s office in 2009. His current research interests are in integrated circuit process and device modeling and characterization. As a graduate student he co-authored SUPREM-IV, and his research group at Florida has developed FLOOPS and FLOODS, the Florida Object Oriented Process and Device Simulators. The FLOOPS/FLOODS development effort won the 1993 Semiconductor Research Corporation Technical Excellence Award.

Dr. Law was named a National Science Foundation Presidential Faculty Fellow in 1992, Outstanding Young Alumni of Iowa State in 1994, College of Engineering Teacher of the Year in 1996-97, a UF Research Fellow in 1998, won the 2006 SRC Aristotle Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Advising, and an Iowa State Professional Achievement Award in 2007. He was editor-in-chief of the IEEE Journal on Technology Computer Aided Design from 1997-2002, and has served as an editor of IEEE Transactions on Semiconductor Manufacturing. He is a past-president of the Southeastern ECE department heads organization. He was the vice president for technical activities of the IEEE Electron Device Society from 2003-2006. He chaired the 1997 Simulation of Semiconductor Process and Devices Meeting, the 1999, 2002, and 2008 silicon front-end processing symposium of the Materials Research Society, the 2005 Ultra-Shallow Junctions workshop, and chaired the 2000 International Electron Devices Meeting. He has served on technical committees for several other conferences.

Dr. Law has written more than 200 papers in the area of process and device modeling and has advised 18 Ph.D. students. He has been involved in more than $15 million of funding during his career. He is an IEEE EDS distinguished lecturer. He is a member of the American Physical Society, Materials Research Society, and American Society for Engineering Education. He was named an IEEE fellow in 1998 for his contributions to integrated circuit process modeling and simulation. He was the 2010 J.J. Ebers Award winner for contributions to widely used process modeling tools.