IEEE INEC 2025 Plenary Speaker : Distinguished Endowed Chair Professor, Orlando Auciello


Texas University

Academic Qualifications:

  • University of Texas-Dallas, Materials Science/Engineering and Bioengineering, USA
  • Original Biomedical Implants (OBI-USA), Texas, USA, and (OBI-México), Sonora, México
Biographical details

Graduated with honors: M.S. (1973) and Ph.D. (1976) in Physics– Institute “Balseiro”/Universidad Nacional Cuyo-Argentina); Electronic Engineering-Universidad Nacional Córdoba-Argentina (1964-1970). Postdoctoral-McMaster University – Canada (1977-1979); Researcher-Toronto University-Canada (1979-1984), Associate Professor-North Carolina State University-USA (1984-1988), Distinguished Scientist (Microelectronics Center North Carolina)-USA (1988-1996), Distinguished Fellow-Argonne National Laboratory-USA (1996-2012 Distinguished Endowed Chair Professor-University Texas-Dallas (2012-present).

Auciello Directs basic/applied research on multifunctional oxide [ferroelectric (piezoelectric) films /contributed to development of non-volatile Ferroelectric Random-Access Memories (FeRAMS) (1984-2000) – currently in the worldwide market / Nanolaminate oxide films with super-high dielectric constant for new generations gates in Si and future diamond – based micro/nanoelectronics and  energy storage super-capacitors]; nanocarbon films (novel ultrananocrystalline diamond (UNCDTM)/ graphene) and applications to industrial/high-tech/medical devices/prostheses. UNCDTM-industrial products marketed by ADT (Auciello and colleague co-founders-2003, profitable-2012, sold for profit to large company-2019), and by (OBI-USA, 2013-present) / OBI-México (2016-present) (Auciello co-founder), developing new generations medical devices/prostheses.

Publications: 33 books/500 articles, 26 patents, Associate Editor (APL, Integrated Ferroelectrics, Functional Diamond, Coatings). President-Materials Research Society (MRS)-USA (2013). Selected Awards (from 18): Fellow-American Association for Advancement of Science (AAAS), MRS, and International Association of Advanced Materials (IAAM); ‘IAAM Scientist Medal’-2023; Best Creativity Award – Gran Final Innostar China-USA International Technology Innovation Competition-2019; Seven R&D 100 Awards.