BIOGRAPHY - Dr. Dennis D. Buss

Vice President
Silicon Technology Development
Texas Instruments Incorporated, USA

Dennis Buss is currently Vice President of Silicon Technology Development at Texas Instruments Incorporated. He is also chairman of TIís Tech Ladder Policy Board and chairman of TIís Fellow Selection Committee.

Dennis began his industrial career at Texas Instruments in July 1969. During the next 18 years, Dennis was TI Fellow and later Vice President and Director of TI's Semiconductor Process and Design Center.

Between 1987 and 1997, Dennis was Vice President of Technology at Analog Devices. He returned to Texas Instruments in Dec 1997.

Dennis received his BS, MS and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1963, 1965 and 1968. He served twice on the Electrical Engineering faculty at MIT in 1968-1969 and 1974-1975. He is an IEEE Fellow and the recipient of the 1985 Herschel Award and the 1987 Jack A. Morton Award for his pioneering work on HgCdTe Infra-Red monolithic focal plane technology. In February 2000, Dennis was selected by the Electron Devices Society to receive the IEEE Third Millennium Medal.