Larry Sumney briefs U.S. President George Bush on SRC. SRC opens membership opportunities to Canadian companies. TECHCON ’90 draws 550 attendees.


  • Our second general research conference, TECHCON '90, gives more than 550 attendees a look at both the best results of the SRC Research Program and the technologies expected to affect the semiconductor industry and the program in the future. In the keynote address, Gordon Moore spells out the role of technology in the global semiconductor competition.
  • The number of small companies participating in the research program as Affiliate Members more than doubles in 1990.
  • Two national laboratories, Sandia and Los Alamos, become Associate Members.
  • SRC has more than 100 contracts with 60 research organizations supporting about 250 faculty members and 700 graduate students.
  • During 1990, SRC’s program generates 897 research reports and a variety of intellectual property, including 8 U.S. patents issued and 22 invention disclosures.
For specific research areas and results, please see this year's annual report. »

1990 Officers

  • Fred N. Schwettmann, Board Chairman
  • Larry W. Sumney, CEO
  • Ralph E. Darby, Secretary

1990 Board of Directors

  • C. Mark Melliar-Smith AT&T
  • William T. Siegle Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Thomas F. Gannon Digital Equipment Corporation
  • Jack F. Strange E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Company
  • Stanley V. Jaskolski Eaton Corporation
  • Walter R. McIndoo General Motors Corporation
  • Charles J. Nuese Harris Corporation
  • Fred N. Schwettmann, Chairman HP Inc.
  • Donald F. Reilly IBM Corporation
  • Gerhard H. Parker, Vice Chairman Intel Corporation
  • Joseph L. Parkinson Micron Technology, Inc.
  • Owen P. Williams Motorola Incorporated
  • Philip M. Neches NCR Corporation
  • James B. Owens National Semiconductor Corporation
  • Larry W. Sumney Semiconductor Research Corporation
  • G. R. Mohan Rao Texas Instruments Incorporated
  • Robert W. Holzel Varian Semiconductor Equipment Assoc.

1990 SRC Senior Staff

  • Larry W. Sumney, President & CEO
  • Robert M. Burger, Vice President and Chief Scientist
  • James F. Freedman, Vice President, Research Integration
  • William C. (Bill) Holton, Vice President, Research Operations

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