David G. Seiler


David SeilerEducational History

  • PhD, Purdue University
  • MS, Purdue University
  • BS, Case Western Reserve University
  • One-year sabbatical at the MIT National Magnet Laboratory

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Top Five Honors, Awards, or Recognition

  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Thank you letter from President Clinton for serving on the Technology Reinvestment Project (1994)
  • NIST Equal Employment Opportunity/Diversity Award (2005)
  • Purdue University School of Science Distinguished Alumnus Award (2000)

Most Recent APS Volunteer History

  • Chair, FIAP Executive Committee (2005-2008, 2013-2017)
  • Chair, GIMS Executive Committee (1994-1997, 2000-2004)
  • APS Industrial Physics Advisory Board (2016-2017)
  • George E. Pake Prize Committee (2016 -2017)
  • Prize Committee, Ken Hass Outstanding Student Paper Award (2018)

Membership in Other Societies

  • AVS Executive Committee of the Manufacturing Science and Technology Group (1996-2003)
  • IEEE EDS Region/Chapters Committee (2000-2007); Semiconductor Manufacturing Committee (2003-2010)
  • Recording Secretary, ASTM Committee F-01 on Electronics (1996-1997)
  • Materials Research Society
  • Sigma Pi Sigma, Sigma Xi, Pi Delta Epsilon

Other Relevant Experience

  • Chief of Staff, NIST Physical Measurement Laboratory (2018-2020)
  • Division Chief, Group Leader, NIST, with annual budgets as large as $25M (1988-2017)
  • Program Director, Solid State Physics, NSF Materials Research Division (1985-1986)
  • Initiator conference series (Frontiers of Characterization and Metrology for Nanoelectronics) addressing semiconductor industry measurement needs (1995-2022)
  • NIST Governing Council representative for Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (2007-2017)

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