Stephen Hall holds both B.S. and Ph.D. degrees. He was the Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics at the University of Liverpool, UK, from 2001 to 2009. He has interests spanning materials characterization, device physics, and innovative device design and gate level circuits. He has over 200 conference and journal papers, mainly in the area of silicon technology, devices, and circuits. These include novel measurements and contributions to the understanding of MOS-related interfaces and materials quality. He has successfully designed and built novel MOS and bipolar devices in silicon for over 20 years. More recently, his work encompasses hi-k dielectrics, novel devices, and gate level circuits relating to micropower and biologically inspired concepts. He was the Technical Programme Chair of the European Solid-State devices Research Conference (ESSDERC) in 2008, and currently he is on the Steering Committee of ESSDERC/ESSCIRC (Circuits Conference) and Insulating Films on Semiconductors (INFOS), for which he was the Vice Chair in 2009 and a Member of the Steering Committee since 2009.
Biography Updated on 22 December 2011