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Samson Mil'shitein

Samson Mil'shtein, Ph.D. Professor, Director - AETC


Solid State Devices, Biomedical Engineering, Biometrics

Research Interest

Quantum Electronics and Optoelectronics, Semiconductor Devices, Modeling and Design, Biomedical Engineering, Solar Cells

Educational Background

Ph.D., Rachah Institute of Physics of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1975
M.S., Institute of Solid State Physics, Academy of Science, 1970
M.Sc., State University of Odessa (USSR), 1963
B.S. State University of Odessa (USSR), 1961


1990-Present: Director of the Advanced Electronic Technology Center, UMass, Lowell, MA
1987-Present: Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, UMass, Lowell, MA
1998-1999: Assistant to the Dean of Engineering for Research, UMass, Lowell, MA
1985-1991: Adjunct Professor, Department of Physics, UMass, Boston, MA
1984-1986: Senior research scientist, Solid State Science Group, Cabot Corp., Billerica, MA
1982-1984: Scientific Consultant to European Research office of U. S. Army under contract with U. S. Army Electronic Devices Laboratories
1982-1983: Visiting Scientist, Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, NJ
1980-1982: President of Advanced Technology Ltd. (and faculty of Physics Depart., Ben-Gurion University)
1981-1982: Senior Lecturer (equivalent to Associate Professor) at Physics Department of Ben Gurion University. Head of Semiconductor Physics Group (Beer-Sheva, Israel)
1976-1980: Lecturer (equivalent to Assistant Professor) at Physics Department of Ben Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
1974-1976: Researcher at Rachah Institute of Physics of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. (Israel)
1966-1973: Member of research staff at the Institute of Solid State Physics, Academy of Science, USSR
1964-1966: Research Fellow at the Institute of Marine Engineers, Odessa, USSR
1963-1964: Professor, College of Technology (Cherson, USSR)

Honors and Awards
On May 22 2015 Prof. S. Mil’shtein was elected to be a Member (Academician) of the National Academy of Science of Republic of Kazakhstan
First Prize for Scientific Achievements of ISSP of the Academy of Science, USSR, 1971
Honorable mention in "Who's Who Among America's Teachers"-Every year since 1994

Scientific and Professional Organization Memberships
IEEE, MRS, Electron Microscopy Society and Member of National Board on Undergraduate Education

Service Activities
Assistant to the Dean for Research (1999-2000)
Coordinator of Young Engineers Academy (1987-present)
Member of National Council for Under-graduate Studies (1996-present)
Member of Advisory Board of Nashoba High Technical School, Westford MA (2010 –present)

Professional Activities (recent)
Appointed to serve as member of steering committee of IEEE International Conference on Homeland Security Technologies, Waltham, MA, and (April 2017)
Appointed to serve as member of organizing committee of 5th NASA International Conference on Energy in Space in May 2017 in Kazakhstan
Served in organizing committee of VIII Intern Conference on Quantum Electronics, LDSD-2016, Cancun, Mexico
Invited speaker on “Future of electric/solar transportation” at international G-200 Forum on Economy and Energy (May 2015)
Appointed to serve as Congress Chair for The World Congress on Electrical Engineering and Computer Systems and Science (EECSS'15)
Invited keynote speaker at 2nd International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Systems, Barcelona, July (2015)

Reviewer for Journals
IEE Electron Devices
IEEE Electron Device Lett
Electronic Technology