Mark A. Reed

Harold Hodgkinson Chair, Department of Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics
Associate Director, Institute for Nanoscience and Quantum Engineering

Mark A. Reed specialises in the electric transport in nanoscale and mesoscopic systems, artificially structured materials and devices, molecular scale electronic transport, plasmonic transport in nanostructures, and chem/bio nanosensors. He is the author of more than 200 professional publications and six books, and holds U.S. and foreign patents on quantum effect, heterojunction, and molecular devices. He is the Editor in Chief of Nanotechnology, and serves on the editorial and advisor board positions for numerous other journals.

Reed has been elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering and Who’s Who in the World. He has received the Fortune Magazine Award for “Most Promising Young Scientist,” the Kilby Young Innovator Award, the Fujitsu ISCS Quantum Device Award, the Yale Science and Engineering Award for Advancement of Basic and Applied Science, and the IEEE Pioneer Award in Nanotechnology. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and was a finalist for the World Technology Award.

Reed received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 1983, after which he worked for Texas Instruments. He joined Yale University in 1990, and served as chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering from 1995-2001.