Prof. Dr. Michael S. Shur

Dr. Michael S. Shur (M’78–F’89) received MSEE Degree (with honors) from St. Petersburg Electrotechnical Institute, and PhD. and Dr. Sc. Degrees from A. F. Ioffe Institute.

He is Roberts Professor and Director of the NSF I/UCRC at RPI, Fellow of IEEE, APS, ECS, IET, MRS, WIF, AAAS, Member of Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi, ASEE, elected Member and former Chair of US Commission D, former Member of NRC URSI, and Life Member of IEEE MTT, Sigma Xi, and Humboldt Society. Dr. Shur is Editor-in-Chief of IJHSES and book series on Electronics and Systems, Regional Editor of physica status solidi, Member of the Honorary Board of Solid State Electronics and JSTS International Advisory Committee, Vice-President for Technical Communications of IEEE Sensor Council, Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE EDS, and former Associate Editor of IEEE ED Transactions. He is a co-founder and Vice-President of Sensor Electronics Technology, Inc.

Dr. Shur’s awards include St. Petersburg Technical University Honorary Doctorate, IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award, IEEE Donald Fink Best Paper Award, IEEE Kirchmayer Award, the Gold Medal of the Russian Education Ministry, van der Ziel Award, Senior Humboldt Research Award, Pioneer Award, RPI Engineering Research Award, and several Best Paper Awards. Dr. Shur is listed by the Institute of Scientific Information as Highly Cited Researcher. In 2009, he was elected Foreign Member of Lithuanian Academy of Sciences.