Professor Ma is Raymond John Wean Professor of Electrical Engineering
at Yale University. Prof. Ma also serves as a Co-Director of the Yale Center for
Microelectronics, and a Co-Director of the Yale-Peking Joint Center for
Microelectronics and Nanotechnology. He is also a Professor of Applied Physics.
Prof. Ma was the Chairman of the Electrical Engineering Department from July,1991,
to June, 1996, and from July 2000 to June 2007. Prof. Ma was elected a member of
the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in 2003.
Prof. Ma has served on many committees at Yale University, including
the Executive Committee of the Graduate School, Executive Committee of the Yale
College, Teaching and Learning Committee (Chair 1996), Senior Faculty Appointments
Committee, Junior Faculty Appointments Committee, Minority Advisory Council, Physical
Sciences and Engineering Advisory Committee, Engineering Faculty Development Committee,
Bouchet Award Committee, Assistant Dean's Search Committee of Yale College (Chair),
and Steering Committee of NEASC Accreditation.
After graduation from Yale University with a Ph.D. degree in 1974,
Prof. Ma did research at IBM on advanced silicon device technology and ionizing
radiation effects in MOS devices until joining the Yale faculty in 1977.
Prof. Ma's research and teaching at Yale have focused on microelectronics,
semiconductors, MOS interface physics, ionizing radiation and hot electron effects,
advanced gate dielectrics, flash memory device physics, and ferroelectric thin films
for memory applications. He is a patent holder, co-editor of a book, has given numerous
invited talks at international conferences, and contributed to several book chapters
as well as over 200 research papers.
Prof. Ma has been actively involved in organizing, chairing, or serving
as a committee member of numerous technical conferences, including the IEEE/SISC,
IEEE/DRC, IEEE/NSREC, VLSI-TSA, SSDM, EDMS, ICSICT, ECS, and MRS meetings. He was
the Symposium Chair of the 1999 International VLSI-TSA Symposium held in Taipei
June 1999 and, since 2001, is a member of this Symposium's Steering Committee.
The awards and honors that Prof. Ma has received for professional
achievements include the 2008 Connecticut Medal of Technology, the 2006 SIA
(Semiconductor Industry Association) University Researcher Award , the 2005 IEEE
Andrew S. Grove Award, a 2005 Pan Wen-Yuan Research Award, a 1998 IEEE EDS Paul
Rappaport Award, two B.F. Goodrich National Collegiate Inventor's Advisor Awards
in 1993 and 1998, respectively, the 1991 Connecticut Yankee Ingenuity Award, and
the 1975 Harding Bliss Prize at Yale University. Prof. Ma is a member of the National
Academy of Engineering (NAE), a Fellow of IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers), a Member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE),
a life member of APS (American Physical Society), and a member of ECS (Electrochemical
Society), MRS (Materials Research Society), Sigma Xi, and Yale Science and Engineering
Prof. Ma is an Honorary Professor of the Chinese Academy of Sciences,
an Honorary Guest Professor of Tsinghua University, Peking University, Tianjin
University, and Fudan University.
T.P. Ma has served as a consultant for industry worldwide. He has also
been the Principal Investigator of joint R & D projects with numerous high-tech
companies worldwide, including IBM, Intel, Motorola, TI, Sematech, Micron Technologies,
Lucent Technology, GE, AMD, Hughes, LSI Logic, Rockwell Semiconductors, JPC, ATMI, PSS,
Philips, Siemens, Hitachi, NEC, Toshiba, Mitsubishi Electric, Macronix, and TSMC.