Eric Vogel Appointed Deputy Direct of the Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN) and Associate Director of Shared Resources for the Institute for Materials (IMat)

Eric Vogel has been appointed Deputy Director of the Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology (IEN) and Associate Director of Shared Resources for the Institute for Materials (IMat).

 

As Deputy Director, Prof. Vogel will work closely with the IEN Executive Director, Prof. Oliver Brand,  in executing the IEN mission of connecting GT faculty with industry sponsors and government agencies.  A primary focus will be promoting and facilitating interdisciplinary research to accelerate the transfer of technologies from the lab to commercialization, and transforming both GT and IEN into a global nexus in electronics and nanotechnology. As Associate Director of Shared Resources for IMat, Prof. Vogel will work together with Executive Director, Prof. Dave McDowell, to develop and coordinate the operation of shared facilities for the preparation, fabrication, structure characterization and property measurement of materials at Georgia Tech. Bridging between IEN and IMat, Prof. Vogel will coordinate efforts towards a sustainable, state-of-the-art Materials Characterization Facility which meets the needs of faculty across Georgia Tech. With these appointments, Prof. Vogel will also provide increased visibility of MSE capabilities to the planning and operation of IMat and IEN.

 

Eric came to MSE at Georgia Tech in 2011, from the University of Texas at Dallas, where he was Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Electrical Engineering and Associate Director of the Texas Analog Center of Excellence and led UTD’s portion of the Southwest Academy for Nanoelectronics. His research interests relate to devices and materials for future electronics including advanced MOS devices and materials and nanoelectronic devices.