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Todd Weatherford
Professor
Mail Code: EC/Wt
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering &
Space Systems Academic Group
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Monterey, CA 93943
Phone: 831-656-3044
Email: trweathe (at) nps.edu
EDUCATION:
PhD - North Carolina State University, 1993
MS - North Carolina State University, 1989
BS - Rutgers University, 1983
NPS EXPERIENCE:
  • 1995-Present: Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Research radiation effects on microelectronics via device and circuit modeling, direct use of NPS' LINAC and Flash X-ray facilities. Teach courses in emerging semiconductor devices, reliability and radiation issues for military electronics and electronic circuit technologies
OTHER EXPERIENCE:
  • 1990 - 1995 - NRL Radiation Effects Branch, Code 6613, Washington, D.C.
  • 1984 - 1989 - NCSU Solid State Laboratory, Raleigh, N.C.
  • 1983 - 1983 - RCA Corporation, Moorestown and Camden, N.J.
TEACHING INTERESTS:
  • Solid state and semiconductor physics
  • Emerging Nanotechnologies
  • Electronic component reliability
  • Radiation effects in microelectronics
  • Circuits and Devices
RESEARCH INTERESTS:
  • Reliability studies on microelectronics
  • Semiconductor device modeling, electrical and thermal
  • Radiation-hardening advanced microelectronic technologies
AWARDS:
  • 1996 GOMAC Conference Honorable Mention Paper Award
  • 1996 NRL Alan Berman Award
  • 1997 NPS ECE Departmental Research Award
  • 1999 NPS Space Systems Academic Group Research Award
  • 2000 HEART Conference Meritorious Paper Award
  • 2001 IEEE Senior Member Status
  • Patents Issued #6,483,134, and # 7074697
BOARDS/MEMBERSHIPS:
  • IEEE Reliability Society ADCOM – 2007-2009
  • IEEE member of Reliability, Electron Devices and Nuclear Science Societies
  • Electronic Materials Symposium board - 2008-2010
  • IEEE Monterey Bay Subsection – Secretary 2004-2008
  • IEEE Natural Space Radiation Effects Conference Board - 1997
  • IEEE Symposium on Circuits and Systems Conference Board - 1997
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
  • T.R. Weatherford and W. T. Anderson, “Historical Perspective on Radiation Effects in III-V Devices”, IEEE Trans. on Nuclear Science, NS-51 June 2003 (invited)
  • T.R. Weatherford, “Radiation Effects in High Speed III-V Integrated Circuits”, International Journal for High Speed Electronic Systems, Vol. 13. No 1. March 2003. (invited)
  • T.R. Weatherford, J. Whitaker, K. Jobe, S. Meyer, M. Bustamante, S.Thomas III, and K. Elliott, “Single Event Induced Voltage Transients within InP HBT Circuits”, Journal of Radiation Effects, September 2001 (meritorious award).
  • T.R. Weatherford, “Low Temperature (LT) Grown GaAs Buffer Layers for III-V Semiconductor Processes”, IEEE GaAs IC Symposium Technical Digest, October 18, 1999.
KEYWORDS/TECHNOLOGIES:
  • Keywords: Electronics, Reliability, Solid State, Radiation Effects



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