Dr. Trevor Thornton

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Dr. Thorton
Director - Center for Biomolecular Integrated Circuits
Location: ERC 115
Telephone: 480-965-3808
Email: [email protected]
Address: Arizona State University
Engineering Research Center
Center for Solid State Electronics
Tempe, AZ 85287-6206 USA

Since graduating from Cambridge University (BA 1983, PhD 1987), Trevor Thornton has held post-doctoral appointments at the Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge (1986-88) and Bell Communications Research in New Jersey (1988-1990). In 1990 he took up a lectureship in the Electrical Engineering Dept. of Imperial College in London University and was promoted to Reader in 1996. In March 1998 he joined the faculty of the ASU Electrical Engineering Dept.

His research interests include electron transport in nanostructures, bio-molecular sensors and micropower transistors. From 1991-1998 he worked as a consultant for the Hitachi Cambridge Laboratory and was a visiting professor at the NTT Basic Research Laboratories during the summer of 1990. His current appointment is as director of the ASU Center for Solid State Electronics Research.