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Mike Fritze, PhD

FritzeDr. Fritze joined the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies in April of 2015 as a Senior Fellow. He leads PIPS e orts in the area of US Government Microelectronics policy with a current focus on Trusted electronics issues. He also contributes his experience to helping Roadmap US Government Microelectronics R&D e orts for the future. He currently performs strategic planning for DMEA and develops projects related to USG microelectronics issues. Dr. Fritze was the Director of the Disruptive Electronics Division at the USC Information Sciences Institute (2010-2015). He also held a Research Professor appointment in the USC Ming Hsieh Department of Electrical Engineering (Electrophysics). His research inter- ests at ISI included Trusted Electronics, CMOS Reliability & Robustness, Low power 3DIC enabled electronics and Rad-hard electronics. He was a Program Manager at the DARPA Microsystems Technology O ce (MTO) from 2006-2010. Prior to joining DARPA, Dr. Fritze was a sta member from 1995-2006 at MIT Lincoln Laboratory in Lexington, Massachusetts, where he worked on fully-de- pleted silicon on insulator (FDSOI) technology development with an emphasis on novel devices. Dr. Fritze received a PhD in Physics from Brown University in 1994, working in the area of compound semiconductor quantum well physics. He received a B.S. in Physics in 1984 from Lehigh University. Dr. Fritze is an elected member of Tau Beta Pi and Sigma Xi. He is a recipient of the O ce of the Secretary of Defense Medal for Exceptional Public Service awarded in 2010. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and is active on the program committees of the GOMAC and IEEE S3S conferences. Dr. Fritze has published over 75 papers and articles in professional journals and holds several US Patents. Dr. Fritze can be reached at: mfritze@ potomacinstitute.org.

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