Industry Advisory Board Member

Douglas Verret (Chair)

Texas Instruments, retired

Email: Verret [at] ieee [dot] org
Social Media: LinkedIn

Douglas Verret Ph.D. is semi-retired after having worked for Texas Instruments, Inc  for thirty-four years as a Process Development Manager and as a Program Manager for Flash EEPROM Development.  He has a BS in Physics from Spring Hill College, Mobile AL, an MS in Physics from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN and a Ph.D. in Solid State Physics from the University of New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.  He holds sixteen patents with expertise in device and reliability physics and in semiconductor manufacturing.   Before joining Texas Instruments he taught high school physics and mathematics for five years and was an Assistant Professor of Physics and Pre-engineering at Xavier University, New Orleans, LA.

During his career he has served as an SRC Industrial Mentor at the Universities of FL and MI; founding co chairman of Design Rule and Process Architecture FTAB at SEMATECH; member Baylor University College of Engineering and Computer Science Board of Advocates; member Fort Bend Business Partners in Education Council; Board Member Fort Bend Education Foundation and Advisory Committee member of the K.V. Hightower HS Magnet School for Engineering.  He is currently Chairman of the University of Houston Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Industry Advisory Board.

Doug is a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Electron Devices Society (EDS) and has served as CMOS Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices for five years and then Editor-in- Chief for eleven years.  In 2012 he was honored with the EDS Distinguished Service Award.  He is an IEEE Life Fellow and a Texas Instruments Fellow Emeritus.