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Mark Reed (physicist)

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Mark A. Reed (b. January 4 1955) is an American physicist and professor at Yale University. He has made contributions in the area of quantum dots, electronic transport in nanoscale and mesoscopic systems, artificially structured materials and devices, and molecular electronics. He is the author of more than 170 publications and 25 patents, and has given over 250 invited talks.

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Reed received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 1983. He was at Texas Instruments from 1983 to 1990, where he demonstrated the first quantum dot device. He has been at Yale University since 1990, where he holds the Harold Hodgkinson Chair of Engineering and Applied Science.

His awards include; Fortune Magazine “Most Promising Young Scientist” (1990), the Kilby Young Innovator Award (1994), the DARPA ULTRA Most Significant Achievement Award (1997), the Syracuse University Distinguished Alumni award (2000), the Fujitsu ISCS Quantum Device Award (2001), the Yale Science and Engineering Association Award for Advancement of Basic and Applied Science (2002), and in 2003 was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society. He has been elected to the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering, and Who's Who in the World. In 2006 he was elected a Fellow of the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.

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