Ray Palmer Baker Distinguished Professor
Dr. Lu joined RPI in 1982. His interest is on the creation of novel materials for advanced electronics and energy applications. His honors include the 2004 Materials Research Society Medal Award and the 2005 SRC Faculty Leadership Award. He is Fellow of four major societies: American Physical Society, American Vacuum Society, American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, and the Materials Research Society. He served as the Chairman of the Department of Physics, Applied Physics and Astronomy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute from 1992 to 1997. Dr. Lu published over 580 papers, 9 books, 12 patents, and graduated 49 Ph.D. students, who have assumed leadership positions in semiconductor companies such as IBM, Intel, AMD, Motorola, Analog, GE, and Chartered Semiconductor.