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