Clive Woods

Clive Woods

R.C. Woods was born in Leicester, England, and was awarded the B.A. and M.A. degrees in Physics by New College, Oxford University. He then worked in the Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford University, on magnetic resonance in rare earth metal alloys, and was awarded the D.Phil. degree in 1980. Next followed a period as a Research Assistant in the Engineering Science Department at the University of Oxford, where he worked on surface-acoustic wave devices. From 1982 to 1983, he was Senior Scientist at Plessey Research (Caswell) Ltd., Towcester, specialising in semiconductor lasers and LED systems. He was then a Lecturer (and subsequently Senior Lecturer) in Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Sheffield, and in 2001 he was appointed Full Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa. He currently has research interests in magnetic recording, novel solid-state devices, and device modelling, and he has authored more than 70 refereed research publications in these fields. He has been in charge of courses on Digital Systems and Semiconductor Devices for many years.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Iowa State University, USA