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David F Barbe

A portrait of David Barbe




B.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1962
M.S. Electrical Engineering, West Virginia University, 1964
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1969

David F. Barbe received the BSEE degree from WVU with high honors in 1962, at which time he also received the Eta Kappa Nu Outstanding WVU EE Senior Award. He received the MSEE degree from WVU in 1964 and the PhD in 1969 from Johns Hopkins where he was a Westinghouse Fellow. He has published over 100 technical papers in the areas of electron devices and micro-electronics. His 1975 paper "The Charge Coupled Concept" is a classic. For this work he received a Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) research publication award and in 1978 he was elected a Fellow in the IEEE for his contributions in the field of Charge Coupled Devices.

In 1979 he was presented a Citation for Outstanding Government Service. In 1987 he received the Very High Speed Integrated Circuit (VHSIC) Pioneer Award and was an IEEE National Lecturer in Electron Devices. He is presently Executive Director of the Engineering Research Center (ERC) of the University of Maryland.