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DAVID.FERRY@asu.edu

Regents Professor
Sch Elect Comptr & Energy Engr
Faculty
Mail Code: 5706

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(480)965-2570

Bio

Regents Professor
School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

Professor Ferry was a NSF Postdoctoral Fellowship in Vienna, Austria, 1966-67. From 1967 to 1973, he was a Faculty Member with Texas Tech University, joined the Office of Naval Research. From 1977 to 1983, he was with Colorado State University, Fort Collins, where he served as Professor and Chair of the Department. He joined Arizona State University, Tempe, where he was Director of the Center for Solid State Electronics Research from 1983 to 1989, Chair of Electrical Engineering from 1989 to 1992, and Associate Dean for Research from 1993 to 1995. Dr. Ferry received the IEEE Cledo Brunetti Award for advances in nanoelectronics in 1999. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society, the Institute of Physics, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Expertise

Nanoelectronic Devices quantum transport nonequilibrium transport

Education

1966, Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, University of Texas - Austin
1963, M.S. Electrical Engineering, Texas Technological College
1962, B.S. Electrical Engineering, Texas Technological College

 

Courses

Spring 2014

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-EEE The ASU Experience
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 535 Electron Transport Nanostruct
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ASU 101-EEE The ASU Experience
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 539 Intro Solid-State Electronics
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2013

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 532 Semiconductor Device Theory II
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 434 Quantum Mechanics Engineers
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 591 Seminar
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2012

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 532 Semiconductor Device Theory II
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 434 Quantum Mechanics Engineers
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 591 Seminar
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 590 Reading and Conference
EEE 592 Research
EEE 595 Continuing Registration
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 680 Practicum
EEE 690 Reading and Conference
EEE 790 Reading and Conference
EEE 792 Research
EEE 795 Continuing Registration
EEE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 434 Quantum Mechanics Engineers
EEE 591 Seminar
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Fall 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 352 Properties Electronic Material
EEE 434 Quantum Mechanics Engineers
EEE 591 Seminar
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Summer 2009

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
EEE 592 Research
EEE 599 Thesis
EEE 792 Research
EEE 799 Dissertation

Publications and Other Intellectual ContributionsGoogle Scholar

  1. Book chapter: Speyer, G.,Akis, R.,Ferry, David K. Complexities of the molecular conductance problem. Nano and Molecular Electronics Handbook. CRC Press (2007).

  2. B Naser, S Hwang, David Ferry, B Park, B Kim, D Ahn, J Lin, J Bird, K Cho, S Hong, S Son. Single-electron tunneling in Si silicon-on-insulator nano-wire transistors. Superlattices and Microstructures (2004).

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Presentations

  1. Ferry, David, Berry, A Quantized Conductance in an In-Plane Gated InGaAs Quantum Point Contact. 4th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology. (Aug 2004).
  2. Ferry, David, Shifren, L Ensemble Monte Carlo Simulation of Raman Scattering in an Al1-xGaxAs System to Determine the Relative Strength of the Polar Optical Modes. Tech. Proc. 3rd Intern. Conf. On Modeling and Simulation of Microsystems. (Mar 2000).
  3. Ferry, David, Akis, R., Cummings, A., Gilbert, M. Future semiconductor device scaling and the role of nanowires. European Workshop on Semiconducting Nanowires.

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Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Ferry,David K * , Akis,Richard , . Simulation of EEC Structures with Full-Band Monte Carlo Techniques. (7/16/2012 - 10/15/2012).
  2. Saraniti,Marco * , Ferry,David K , Goodnick,Stephen Marshall , . Particle-based Simulation of Microscopic Thermal Properties of Confined Systems. DOD-DARPA (4/30/2010 - 10/30/2014).
  3. Saraniti,Marco * Ferry,David K Goodnick,Stephen Marshall . Particle-based Modeling of GaN HEMT Technology: Scaling for Integration. NORTHROP GRUMMAN (3/30/2010 - 8/31/2011).
  4. Goodnick,Stephen Marshall * Ferry,David K Saraniti,Marco . Modeling and Simulation of Terahertz Transistor Electronics. NORTHROP GRUMMAN (8/1/2009 - 9/28/2012).
  5. Phillips,Stephen M * Ferry,David K Goodnick,Stephen Marshall . U.S.-Brazil Higher Education Consortium Program in Microelectronics. ED (10/1/2007 - 6/30/2012).
  6. Ferry,David K * Goodnick,Stephen Marshall . Simulation and Modeling of Sub-mm Wave HEMTs: Performance and Noise Properties. DOD-ARMY RESEARCH LAB (3/7/2006 - 9/6/2008).
  7. Ferry,David K * Akis,Richard Goodnick,Stephen Marshall . Silicon Quantum Structures. INTEL CORP (5/1/2004 - 4/30/2006).
  8. Ferry,David K * . 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON NEW PHENOMENA IN MESOSCOPIC DEVICES-4TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SURFACES AND INTERFACES IN.... DOD-NAVY-ONR (1/1/2003 - 9/30/2005).
  9. Ferry,David K * . RESEARCH IN MICROSTRUCTURE ELECTRONICS. DOD-NAVY-ONR (11/1/2001 - 10/31/2005).
  10. Ferry,David K * . ELECTRON-BEAM LITHOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT. DOD-NAVY-ONR (5/1/2001 - 12/31/2002).
  11. Ferry,David K * . WORKSHOP ON QUANTUM TRANSPORT IN SEMICONDUCTORS. DOD-ARMY-ARO (5/1/2001 - 10/31/2001).
  12. Ferry,David K * . NANOSCALE ELECTRONIC DEVICES & ARCHITECTURE. PRINCETON UNIV (5/1/2001 - 4/30/2007).
  13. Ferry,David K * . WORKSHOP ON QUANTUM TRANSPORT IN SEMICONDUCTORS. NASA-AMES RESEARCH CTR (4/1/2001 - 3/31/2002).
  14. Ferry,David K * Bird,Jonathan . THE RESEARCH ON QUANTUM COHERENCE AND CONTROL IN MESOSCOPIC SEMICONDUCTOR STRUCTURES. DOD-NAVY-ONR (3/1/2001 - 8/31/2004).
  15. Ferry,David K * . WORKSHOP ON QUANTUM TRANSPORT IN SEMICONDUCTORS. DOD-NAVY-ONR (1/1/2001 - 12/31/2001).
  16. Ferry,David K * Goodnick,Stephen Marshall Vasileska,Dragica . ADVANCED DEVICE MODELING AND SIMULATION. SEMICONDUCTOR RESEARCH CORP (10/1/1999 - 9/30/2003).
  17. Goodnick,Stephen Marshall * Ferry,David K . TRANSPORT IN GAN MATERIALS AND DEVICES. DOD-NAVY-ONR (5/1/1999 - 12/31/2002).
  18. Ferry,David K * Vasileska,Dragica . DESCARTES: A DISTRIBUTED CENTER FOR ADVANCED ELECTRONICS SIMULATION. NSF-ENG (10/1/1998 - 9/30/2001).
  19. Goodnick,Stephen Marshall * Bird,Jonathan Ferry,David K Kozicki,Michael N Kozicki,Michael N Vasileska,Dragica . NANOELECTRONICS: LOW POWER, HIGH PERFORMANCE COMPONENTS & CIRCUITS. DOD-NAVY-ONR (4/30/1998 - 4/30/2004).
  20. Ferry,David K * Bird,Jonathan . NANOSTRUCTURE RESEARCH. NSF-SBE (4/15/1998 - 3/31/2001).
  21. Ferry,David K * . SURFACES AND INTERFACES OF MESOSCOPIC DEVICES. DOD-NAVY-ONR (10/1/1997 - 9/30/1998).
  22. Ferry,David K * . INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HOT CARRIERS IN SEMICONDUCTORS. DOD-NAVY-ONR (2/1/1997 - 1/31/1998).
  23. Sankey,Otto F * Bennett,Peter A Bird,Jonathan Drucker,Jeffery S Ferry,David K Gust,John Devens Herbots,Nicole Lindsay,Stuart Mahajan,Subhash Marzke,Robert F Moore,Ana L Moore,Thomas Andrew Petuskey,William T Skromme,Brian John Smith,David John Tsong,Ignatius Siu Tung Wolf,George H . MATERIALS RESEARCH SCIENCE & ENGINEERING CENTER (MRSEC). NSF-MPS (9/1/1996 - 2/28/2003).
  24. Ferry,David K * . VISUALIZATION & MODELING OF QUANTUM DEVICES & CIRCUITS. DOD-NAVY-ONR (7/1/1996 - 6/30/1997).
  25. Ferry,David K * . RESEARCH IN MICROSTRUCTURE ELECTRONICS. DOD-NAVY-NCCSC (11/1/1995 - 10/31/2001).
  26. Ferry,David K * . 4TH INT'L WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL ELECTRONICS. DOD-ARMY (9/1/1995 - 8/31/1996).
  27. Ferry,David K * Kozicki,Michael N . SILICON-BASED NANOSTRUCTURES: EXPERIMENT & MODELING. DOD-NAVY-ONR (6/1/1995 - 5/31/1999).
  28. Ferry,David K * . 4TH INT'L WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL ELECTRONICS. DOD-NAVY-ONR (5/1/1995 - 4/30/1996).
  29. Ferry,David K * . 4TH INT'L WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL ELECTRONICS. NSF-ENG (5/1/1995 - 4/30/1996).
  30. Ferry,David K * . DEVICE SIMULATION & CARRIER TRANSPORT. MOTOROLA, INC (3/7/1995 - 3/31/1997).
  31. Ferry,David K * Kozicki,Michael N . ROOM TEMP SINGLE ELECTRON MEMORY STRUCTURES. MOTOROLA, INC (1/18/1995 - 5/15/1997).
  32. Ferry,David K * . QUANTUM TRANSPORT IN ULTRASMALL DEVICES: NATO ASI CONFERENCE. DOD-NAVY-ONR (4/1/1994 - 3/31/1995).
  33. Ferry,David K * . QUANTUM TRANSPORT IN ULTRASMALL DEVICES CONFERENCE-IL CIOCCO. NORTH ATLANTIC TREATY ORGANIZA (2/25/1994 - 8/31/1995).
  34. Ferry,David K * . 93 AASERT: CELLULAR AUTOMATA & QUANTUM DOTS. DOD-NAVY-ONR (9/1/1993 - 8/31/1996).
  35. Ferry,David K * . NANOSTRUCTURES FOR ULTRADENSE MEMORIES & SYSTEMS. DOD-NAVY (4/1/1993 - 4/30/1996).
  36. Ferry,David K * . PHYSICS OF SEMICONDUCTOR NANOSTRUCTURES. NEW ENERGY & INDUSTRIAL TECHNO (2/1/1993 - 4/30/1996).
  37. Ferry,David K * . RESEARCH IN MICROSTRUCTURE ELECTRONICS. DOD-NAVY (11/1/1992 - 10/31/1996).
  38. Mayer,James Walter * Alford,Terry Lynn Bennett,Peter A Burrows,Veronica Ann Cale,Timothy S Carpenter,Ray W Culbertson,Robert John Ferry,David K Glaunsinger,William Herbots,Nicole Kouvetakis,John Kozicki,Michael N Krause,Stephen Mckelvy,Michael J Menendez,Jose Pizziconi,Vincent B Ramakrishna,B L Reed,Helen Louise Sieradzki,Karl Smith,David John Tsong,Ignatius Siu Tung . UNDERGRAD MATERIALS EDUCATION INITIATIVE. NSF-MPS (10/15/1992 - 3/31/1997).
  39. Ferry,David K * . GRAD ENG EDUC FOR WOMEN MINORITIES &/OR PERSONS W/ DISABILIT. NSF-ENG (9/15/1991 - 2/28/1998).

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Service

  1. Journal of Physics Condensed Matter, Editor in Chief (2007 - present)
  2. Journal of Computational Electronics, Editor in Chief (2003 - present)
  3. Journal of Applied Physics/Applied Physics Letters, Member Editorial Board (2001 - 2004)

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