Jan Van Houdt
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Meet imec fellow Jan Van Houdt

“Learn from the outliers in your work and try to be one yourself sometimes.”


Joined imec in 1988

Obtained a PhD in device physics in 1994

Became memory group leader in 1999

Became director of flash memory at imec in 2011

Appointed chief scientist at imec in 2014

Was a distinguished member of technical staff at imec between 2016 and 2018

Assumed the role of scientific director in imec’s semiconductor technology and systems department in 2018

Appointed as program director of ferroelectrics in 2019

imec fellow since 2022