Associate dean honored as technology pioneer

By Staff
Carlos Araujo


Carlos Araujo, associate dean for research and development and professor in the College of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, will be honored as a fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Araujo is being recognized as a pioneer in the development of ferroelectric memory technology used in semiconductors that retain information without power. This special technology, first developed by Araujo, is used throughout the world in various applications.

A reception to salute Araujo and a seminar presentation by him on “The Future of the Future” is planned for early 2012. His designation as an IEEE Fellow is effective Jan. 1.

The IEEE Fellow designation is conferred by the IEEE board of directors upon people with an outstanding record of accomplishments. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as an important career achievement. There are 321 individuals who will be named IEEE Fellows for 2011.

The IEEE is the world’s leading professional association for advancing technology for humanity. Through its 385,000 members in 160 countries, the association is a leading authority on a wide variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics.