Dr. Poateby Representative Ed Perlmutter
Posted on 2015-01-20
in the house of representatives
Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Mr. PERLMUTTER. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize and applaud
Dr. John M. Poate for his prominent career and service to energy
conservation and environmental research. For over fifty years Dr. Poate
has been active in research and development in the renewable energy
sector. His personal research activities span several areas of solid
state physics, materials science and engineering. He led a
distinguished research career at Bell Labs where he headed the Silicon
Processing Research Department. Since then he has served as Dean at New
Jersey Institute of Technology, Chief Technology Officer of a
semiconductor capital equipment company, and the vice president of
Research and Technology Transfer at the Colorado School of Mines.
Dr. Poate has served on many advisory panels during his career such as NATO, NSF, NRC, DOE and International Universities. He continues his work on the Board of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and chairing the Director's Review Committee for the Physical and Life Sciences of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and Materials Research Society, MRS past- president, and the John Bardeen award winner of the TMS.
To say he is an accomplished research scientist is an understatement. Dr. Poate's dedication and enthusiasm for research is reflected in his authorship of over 300 publications in archival journals as well as 12 patents.
I extend my deepest thanks to Dr. Poate for his service to the science community. Thank you for your continuous dedication to research.