Dwight C. Streit

Dwight C. Streit

PROFESSOR
MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING

2127 Engineering V

Email:
Phone: (310) 825-7011
Fax: (310) 206-7353

RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
My research covers the broad area of solid state materials and electronics, which includes the following:
  • electronic and optical materials
  • semiconductor fabrication and characterization
  • electrical and optical device design and modeling
  • device and circuit processing
  • microwave and millimeter-wave circuits
  • high-speed digital and mixed-signal circuits
  • advanced packaging
  • radar and communication systems
NOTABLE PUBLICATIONS
Over 350 technical publications and conference presentations, 22 U.S. and 10 foreign patents
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Member, NASA Space Foundation Technology Hall of Fame
  • Senior Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
  • Member: Sigma Xi, Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu Engineering Honor Societies
  • Review Monitor, 2017-2018 Assessment of the Army Research Laboratory, National Research Council, 2019
  • UCLA Strategic Plan Steering Committee, 2018 – present
  • Chair, UCLA Research Innovation Strategic Plan Task Force, 2017 – 2018
  • National Academy of Engineering, Membership Committee, 2009 – 2012
  • U.S. Department of the Army, Certificate of Appreciation for Patriotic Civilian Service, 2011
  • U.S. Department of Defense, Joint IED Defeat Organization Certificate of Appreciation, 2011
  • National Research Council, Laboratory Assessment Board, 2008 – 2012
  • Encyclopedia of Aerospace Engineering, International Advisory Board, John Wiley & Sons, 2008 – 2010
  • National Academy of Engineering, Section 7 Search Executive, 2007 – 2009
  • University of Illinois, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology Advisory Board, 2007 – 2009
  • U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory, Materials and Sensors Advisory Panel, 2007 – 2009
  • DoD Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization, Science and Technology, 2006 – 2009
  • Chair, Army Research Laboratory, Sensors and Electron Devices Technical Assessment Board, 2003 – 2008
  • National Research Council Lifetime National Associate Award, 2008
  • Northrop Grumman Distinguished Innovator Award, 2008
  • U.S. Special Operations Command, Standing Committee, 2008
  • College of Engineering Dean’s Advisory Board, University of Hawaii, 2006 – 2008
  • National Academy of Engineering, Section 7 Peer Review Committee, 2005 – 2007
  • Organizing Chair, Fifty Years in Space Conference, California Institute of Technology, 2007
  • Chair, School of Engineering Dean's Advisory Board, University of California, Irvine, 2005 – 2007
  • Chair, U.S. Army Research Office, Materials Science Division Board of Visitors, 2006
  • Member, Naval Studies Board Panel “Future of Naval Space Systems,” 2003 – 2005
  • Chair, Restoration Advisory Board, Joint Forces Training Base, Los Alamitos, California, 1998 – 2004
  • Chair, Workshop on Compound Semiconductor Materials and Devices, 2003
  • Chair, SPIE Gigahertz Devices and Systems Conference, 2001
  • Northrop Grumman Distinguished Patent Award: 2003, 2004
  • UCLA Engineering Alumnus of the Year, 2003
  • CSULA Distinguished Alumnus, 2002
  • TRW Distinguished Patent Award: 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001
  • TRW Chairman’s Award for Innovation (company record six times): 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1999
  • TRW CEO Achievement Award: 1999, 2001
  • Best Paper Prize, International Conference on InP and Related Materials, Sweden, 2002
  • Best Paper Prize, International Conference on InP and Related Materials, Japan, 2001
  • Best Paper Prize, TRW Technology Journal, 2001
  • TRW Research and Development Gold Roll of Honor, 12 awards, 1988 – 1999
  • Technical Program Chair, International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy, 1996
  • Distinguished Lecturer, NATO Advanced Studies Institute, Erice Italy, 1994
  • Technical Program Committees:
      • IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting
      • International Symposium on Compound Semiconductors
      • European GaAs Applications Symposium
      • GaAs Integrated Circuits Symposium
      • North American MBE Conference
      • Electronic Materials Conference
      • International Conference on Semiconductor Manufacturing