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Streit, Dwight

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dwight-streitDwight C. Streit, Distinguished Professor

Member, National Academy of Engineering, 2001
Member, NASA Space Foundation Technology Hall of Fame
UCLA Engineering Alumnus of the Year, 2003

Office: 2121 D Engineering V, Phone: 310. 825.7011, Email



Professor Streit received his Ph.D. and M.S. in Electrical Engineering at University of California, Los Angeles, in 1986 and 1983, respectively; he received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and Chemistry at California State University, Los Angeles, in 1980. 

Research Interest

Professor Streit's research covers the broad area of solid state materials and electronics, which includes the following: 

  • Electronic and optical materials 
  • Semiconductor fabrication and characterization 
  • Electrical and optical device design and modeling 
  • Device and circuit processing 
  • Microwave and millimeter-wave circuits 
  • High-speed digital and mixed-signal circuits 
  • Advanced packaging 
  • Radar and communication systems 

Awards and Recognitions

  • 2008 National Research Council Lifetime National Associate Award
  • 2008 Northrop Grumman Distinguished Innovator Award
  • 2003 and 2004 Northrop Grumman Distinguished Patent Award
  • 2003 UCLA Engineering Alumnus of the Year
  • 2001, 1997, 1999 and 1996 TRW Distinguished Patent Award
  • 1999, 1996, 1994, 1993, 1991 and 1990 TRW Chairman‟s Award for Innovation
  • 2001 and  1999 TRW CEO Achievement Award
  • 2002 Best Paper Prize, International Conference on InP and Related Materials, Sweden
  • 2001 Tenth Anniversary Best Paper Prize, International Conference on InP and Related Materials, Japan
  • 2001 Best Paper Prize, TRW Technology Journal
  • 1999 - 1988 TRW Research and Development Gold Roll of Honor, 12 awards
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering

  • Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 

  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 

  • Member, NASA Space Foundation Technology Hall of Fame 

  • Senior Member, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics 

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