Hall of Fame 2015
John R. Hauser
John R. Hauser received the B. S. degree in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University in 1960 and the M. S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Duke University in 1962 and 1964 respectively. After employment at Bell Telephone Laboratories and the Research Triangle Institute, Durham NC, he joined the faculty at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC in September, 1966 where he was a Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Dept until his retirement in 2007. At NC State he has held positions of Interim Dept. Head, Director in 1994-1995 and 2001-2002 plus Director of the Solid State Electronics Laboratory and Director of the NSF Center for Advanced Electronic Materials Processing. From 1998 to 2001 he was the Director of the SRC/SEMATECH Front End Processes Research Center.
At NC State his research interests centered around semiconductor materials and devices with a strong interest in semiconductor device modeling. He has published over 180 articles and two books in technical areas of his research. His awards include the Alcoa Foundation Distinguished Research Award at NC State in 1978, the R. J. Reynolds Industries, Inc. Award for Excellence in Teaching, Research and Extension at NC State in 1982, the Semiconductor Industry Association University Research Award in 2002 and the Alexander Quarles Holladay Metal at NC State in 2003.