Trevor Thornton

Trevor Thornton
Professor, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering

t.thornton@asu.edu
480-965-3808

School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University
PO Box 875706
Tempe, AZ 85287-5706
USA

Trevor Thornton joined the faculty in 1998 having spent eight years at Imperial College in London and two years as a member of the technical staff at Bell Communications Research, New Jersey. He invented the split-gate transistor, which was used to demonstrate the quantization of the ballistic resistance. He is currently the Director of the Center for Solid State Electronics Research.

PhD, Physics, Cambridge University, 1987

MS, Physics, Cambridge University, 1985

BS, Physics, Cambridge University