BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology; Ph.D., University of Rochester
Dr. Karl D. Hirschman a Professor in the Electrical & Microelectronic Engineering Department at the Rochester Institute of Technology. He has also been the faculty director of the Semiconductor & Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory since 2001. Dr. Hirschman received his B.S. in Microelectronic Engineering and the M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rochesterr Institute of Technology. He received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Rochester. Dr. Hirschman has published over 50 technical papers in refereed journals and conference proceedings. He is an active member in the IEEE, MRS and SID. He has served as an officer of the Rochester IEEE Electron Device Society local chapter for the last fifteen years, and he coordinates the IEEE Annual EDS Activities in Western NY Conference. He teaches courses at RIT in process and device technology ranging from undergraduate freshman to graduate level. His current research activities are in silicon and metal-oxide thin-film electronics. For more about Dr. Hirschman see: http://people.rit.edu/kdhemc/
In the News
October 11, 2021
RIT receives $1 million grant to upgrade and expand its cleanroom facility
The Kate Gleason College of Engineering was awarded a $1 million Higher Education Capital Matching Grant (HECAP) from New York state. The award will be used to upgrade and expand the college’s cleanroom facility to accommodate the growth of research in biomedical technologies such as drug delivery and lab-on-chip devices.
August 14, 2019
RIT to upgrade Semiconductor and Microsystems Fabrication Laboratory through $1 million state grant
The 2019-20 renovation project will be launched with a $1 million grant from New York state’s Higher Education Capital Matching Grant Program and will further advance RIT’s research in integrated photonics, quantum information technology, biomedical devices and sensors for smart systems.