Kensall Wise

Kensall D. Wise received the BSEE degree with highest distinction from Purdue University in 1963 and the MS and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1964 and 1969, respectively. From 1963 to 1965 and from 1972 to 1974, he was a Member of Technical Staff at Bell Telephone Laboratories, where his work focused on the exploratory development of integrated electronics for use in telephone communications. From 1965 to 1972 he was a Research Assistant and then a Research Associate and Lecturer at Stanford, working on the development of micromachined silicon sensors. In 1974 he joined the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, where he is now the William Gould Dow Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering. Dr. Wise was General Chairman of the 1984 IEEE Solid-State Sensor Conference (Hilton Head) and was Technical Program Chairman (1985) and General Chairman (1997) of the IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators, and Microsystems. He received the 1990 Paul Rappaport Award from the IEEE Electron Devices Society, the 1995 Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award from the University of Michigan, the 1996 Columbus Prize from the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation, the 1997 SRC Aristotle Award, and the 1999 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Technical Field Award. He held the 2007 Henry Russel Lectureship at the University of Michigan and is a Life Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the AIMBE, and a member of the United States National Academy of Engineering.

Associated articles

TBME, Special Issue: BRAIN
Chronic in vivo evaluation of PEDOT/CNT for stable neural recordings
Takashi D.Y. Kozai, Kasey Catt, Zhanhong Du, Kyounghwan Na, Onnop Srivannavit, Razi-ul M. Haque, John Seymour, Kensall D Wise, Euisik Yoon, X. Tracy Cui, University of Pittsburgh, University of Michigan,  ePack, Inc, Structured Microsystems LLC, USA, Sub-cellular sized chronically implanted recording electrodes have demonstrated significant... Read more