F. Ren is the Charles A. Stokes Professor of chemical engineering at the University of Florida and the University of Florida Research Foundation Professor. He received a B.S. degree in applied chemistry in 1975 from Fung Cha University, an M.S. degree in chemical engineering in 1978 from National Cheng Kung University, an M.S. degree in polymer science and engineering, and a Ph.D. degree in inorganic chemistry in 1991 from Brooklyn Polytechnic, Brooklyn, NY, USA. He has been a Professor of chemical engineering and Adjunct Professor of material science and engineering at the University of Florida since 1998. Prior to this, Ren worked for Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies at Murray Hill, for 13 years in the areas of GaAs-based high electron mobility transistors, heterojunction bipolar transistors, and metal oxide semiconductor field effect transistors. His current research is on wide energy bandgap semiconductor-based sensors, 3D semiconductor chip integration, UV laser drilling, and InGaAs-based MSM detectors. Ren has published more than 660 journal papers, edited three books and 15 conference proceedings volumes, contributed to 11 book chapters, and holds 19 US and 11 European patents. He is a Fellow of the Electrochemical Society and American Vacuum Science Society.
Biography Updated on 6 February 2011