Industry surpasses $629 million invested through SRC since inception to develop technology and talent, with nearly 3300 students receiving advanced degrees from SRC-supported programs; a record 20 SRC-sponsored patents were issued, bringing the total to 233.


  • The number of universities conducting research supported by SRC reaches 94, including a record 23 universities outside the United States.
  • The Faculty Recognition Award for Student Recruiting is created to recognize and reward principal investigators who are most successful in recruiting native-born or naturalized students.
  • More than 1,000 students participate in SRC-funded research; another 450 participated in MARCO/FCRP-funded research. Of SRC students graduating in 2004, 70% went to work for SRC member organizations or are undergraduate or master’s students continuing to higher degrees.
  • The first International Fellowship was awarded outside the United States to a student at National Taiwan University.
For specific research areas and results, please see this year's annual report. »

2004 Officers

  • Craig Sander, Board Chairman
  • Larry W. Sumney, CEO
  • Clark McFadden, Secretary

2004 Board of Directors

  • Craig Sander, Chairman Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Steven (Steve) Hillenius Agere Systems
  • Walter Class (Jan - Mar) Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
  • John M. Poate (Apr - Dec) Axcelis Technologies, Inc.
  • S. C. Sun Chartered Semiconductor Mfg.
  • Pawitter Mangat (Jan - Jun) Motorola, Incorporated
  • Claudine Simson (Jul - Dec) Motorola, Incorporated
  • John Warlaumont IBM Corporation
  • Sunlin Chou Intel Corporation
  • Richard D. Schinella (Jan - Oct) LSI Corporation
  • Joseph M. Zelayeta (Nov - Dec) LSI Corporation
  • Walden C. Rhines Mentor, A Siemens Business
  • Mohan Yegnashankaran National Semiconductor Corporation
  • Wilbert van den Hoek Novellus Systems, Inc.
  • Larry W. Sumney Semiconductor Research Corporation
  • Hans Stork Texas Instruments Incorporated
  • S. W. Sun United Microelectronics Corp.

2004 SRC Senior Staff

  • Larry W. Sumney, President & CEO
  • Ralph K. Cavin, Vice President, Research Operations
  • Dinesh A. Mehta, Vice President, Business Operations & Strategic Initiatives

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