Yves Chabal, Ph.D.
Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science
Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Nanoelectronics
Dr. Chabal is one of the world's foremost authorities on semiconductor surfaces, semiconductor materials and the interfaces between them, areas that are central to developing future generations of microchips. His research involves cleaning and controlling semiconductor surfaces and growing ultrathin films for applications such as nanoelectronics, energy storage and sensors.
The American Physical Society awarded Chabal its highest honor in 2008 with the Davisson-Gerber Prize, which recognizes outstanding work in atomic and surface physics.
He is a fellow of the American Vacuum Society and the American Physical Society. Chabal spent 22 years at Bell Labs. He received his Ph.D. in physics from Cornell University.
Updated: June 25, 2012