Imec is extremely proud and honored that its President and CEO, Luc Van den hove, has been elected as a new international member of The National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer. Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education." Election of new NAE members is the culmination of a yearlong process. The ballot is set in December and the final vote for membership occurs during January. Luc Van den hove’s election recognizes his leadership in major international industry-university collaborations for the semiconductor industry.
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12 February 2021