Charles M. Wolfe

A portrait of Charles Wolfe

Inducted:

05/03/1991

Degrees:

B.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1961 
 M.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1962 
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1965

Born in Morgantown, West Virginia in 1935, Charles M. Wolfe received the BSEE and MSEE degrees from WVU in 1961 and 1962, respectively. He received the PhD in 1965 from the University of Illinois. In 1978 he received an Electronics Division Award from the Electrochemical Society and was elected a Fellow in the IEEE "for contributions to the development of high-purity gallium-arsenide for microwave and optical device applications."

In 1990, Dr. Wolfe and Dr. Gregory E. Stillman were joint recipients of the prestigious Jack A. Morton Award. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineers and internationally recognized as one of the leading authorities in electron device research.

Dr. Wolfe is currently the Samuel C. Sachs Chair of Electrical Engineering at Washington University, a position he was appointed to in 1982.