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					                               Uduzei Felix Edgal, Ph.D.
                               (US Permanent Resident)

Office Address                                      Home Address
Room 211B, Kaufman Hall                             4514 RidgeFall Road
Department of Engineering Technology                Greensboro
Batten College of Engineering and Technology        North Carolina 27410
Old Dominion University                             Cell Ph. (336) 207-2183
4500 Hampton Boulevard                              Hm Ph: (336) 638-5802
Norfolk, Virginia, 23529
Ph: (757) 683-6718
Fax: (757) 683-5655
Email: uedgal@odu.edu

Area of Specialization
Semiconductor - / Micro - / Solid-State - Electronics (2nd major in Electromagnetics /
Microwave Electronics; minor in Physics & Mathematics)

Education
(a) Ph.D. Electrical Engineering, June 1982
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thesis: Microscopic Aspects of Impurity Disorder in Semiconductors
(b) M.S. Electrical Engineering, June 1977
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Thesis: An Experimental and Theoretical Evaluation of the Metal-Semiconductor Contact
(c) B.S. Electrical Engineering, June 1973
University of Lagos-Nigeria

Teaching Experience
(a) Assistant Professor of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, Department of
Engineering Technology, Batten College of Engineering and Technology, Old Dominion
University, Norfolk, Virginia (7/07 – present)
Nanoelectronics, Semiconductor Device Physics, Analog and Digital Electronics courses
(b) Associate Professor of Electronics, Department of Electronics, Computer and
Information Technology, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro, North
Carolina. (8/02 – 6/07)
Nanotechnology, Semiconductor Device Physics and Microelectronics courses (Grad /
Undergrad students)
Calculus and Algebra based Analog and Digital Electronics courses (Undergrad students)
Computer Architecture, Diagnostics, and Networking (Undergrad students)
(c) Professor of Electronics, Division of Engineering, Agriculture, and Mechanical
Technologies, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia. (8/94 –
8/2002)
Semiconductor Device Physics and Microelectronics courses (Undergraduate Electronics
Technology students)
Calculus and Algebra based Analog and Digital Electronics courses (Undergraduate
Electronics Technology students)
Computer Architecture, Diagnostics, and Networking (Undergraduate Electronics
Technology students)
(d) Visiting Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Virginia
Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia (9/99 – 12/99)
Signal Analysis (Electrical Engineering students – junior level)
(e) Visiting Professor, Department of Physics, Randolph Macon College, Ashland,
Virginia (2/99 – 5/99)
Digital Electronics Design (Physics students - junior level)
(f) Lecturer (part time), Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University
of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (8/93 – 8/94)
Electromagnetic theory (Electrical Engineering students – sophomore level)
(g) Senior Lecturer, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, University of
Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (9/82 –6/92)
Microelectronics courses (Undergraduate and Post-graduate Electrical Engineering
students)
Electromagnetic/Microwave Electronics (Undergraduate and Post-graduate Electrical
Engineering students)
Electronic Circuits (Undergraduate Electrical Engineering students)
(h) Teaching Assistant, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University
of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (9/79 – 6/82)
Electrical and Electronic Devices, Circuits and Systems (Electrical Engineering students
– sophomore level)
Microwave Devices and Circuits (Electrical Engineering students – senior level)
Semiconductor Laboratory (Electrical Engineering students – junior level)

Research Experience
(1)      Joint research collaboration with Physics Department, University of Wisconsin,
Madison, Wisconsin 53706. (5/07 – 9/07; 5/06 – 9/06; 5/05 – 9/05; 5/04 – 9/04; 5/03 –
9/03; 5/02 – 9/02; 5/01 –9/01; 5/98 – 9/98; 5/97 – 9/97)
Condensed Matter Physics research applying new “exact” computational methods of
statistical physics to pure and mixed classical / quantum systems (Sponsored by the
University of Wisconsin – Madison).
(2)      Developed a “Computational Science and Engineering Technology Course for
Undergraduate and Graduate Science and Engineering Technology Students” (Sponsored
by the North Carolina Space Grant University Consortium – 08/04 to 02/05)
(3)      Supervised students projects/research in areas of Microelectronics and Digital
Computer Electronics, including basic theoretical research in Condensed matter physics
(Non-sponsored research). North Carolina A&T state University (08/02 to 06/07).
(4)      Professor, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond, Virginia (5/96 –
5/97)
Systems approach to general troubleshooting methodologies for Software and Hardware.
(Sponsored by the Virginia Community College System).
(5)      Research Associate, Physics Department, University of Wisconsin, Madison,
Wisconsin (6/92 – 9/94)
Used newly developed exact scheme (in the area of Statistical Mechanics / Theoretical
Condensed Matter Physics) to develop new exact numerical / computational methods in
the investigation of Classical / Quantum Fluids, and Solid State Materials.
(6)     Senior Lecturer, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (6/82 – 6/92)
-       Supervised post-graduate research on the load impedance characterization of
various exotic African materials and structures using microwave circuit techniques.
-       Supervised post graduate projects on the design and construction of small scale
computing systems
-       Personal research in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics: Identified an exact
and efficient way of computing Classical and Quantum Statistical Thermodynamic
Properties of Material Systems.
(7)     Graduate Student, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin (9/76 – 1/82)
-       Investigated responses to stresses of Metal -Semiconductor contacts fabricated on
thinly etched Silicon substrates.
-       Conducted measurements on deformed membranes of doped silicon by laser
interferometry.
-       Designed Monte–Carlo simulation programs for the liquid state model for
interacting impurities in semiconductors.
-       Used models of percolation theory, geometrical probability, and liquid state
physics in the study of impurity disorder and impurity band tails in semiconductors.

Employment Experience
(a) Assistant Professor of Electrical/Electronic Engineering Technology, Old
Dominion University, Norfolk, Virginia (7/07 – present); Teaching faculty of the
department of Engineering Technology, Batten College of Engineering and Technology.
(b) Associate Professor of Electronics and Computer Technology, North Carolina
A&T State University, Greensboro, NC 27411. (8/2002 – 6/2007); Teaching Faculty of
the Electronics, Computer, and Information Technology Department.
(c) Professor of Electronics, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, Richmond,
Virginia, 23228 (8/94 – 8/2002); Teaching Faculty of the Division of Engineering,
Agriculture, and Mechanical Technologies.
(d)Visiting Professor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706 (5/07 –
9/07; 5/06 – 9/06; 5/05 – 9/05; 5/04 – 9/04; 5/03 – 9/03; 5/02 – 9/02; 5/01 –9/01; 5/98 –
9/98; 5/97 – 9/97)
Research in Condensed Matter Physics in the Physics Department.
(e) Visiting Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23284
(9/99 – 12/99)
Teaching in the Department of Electrical Engineering
(f) Summer job as visiting professor at Quimonda (Infineon Technologies), Richmond,
Virginia (5/99 – 6/99)
(g) Visiting Professor, Randolph Macon College, Ashland, Virginia 23005 (2/99 – 5/99)
Teaching in the Physics Department
(h) Research Associate, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706 (6/92 –
9/94). Research in Condensed Matter, Physics Department.
(i) Lecturer (part time), University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706 (8/93 –
8/94). Teaching in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
(j) Senior Lecturer, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (6/82 – 6/92)
Teaching Faculty of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
(k) Teaching Assistant, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 53706 (9/79 –
6/82) Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
(l) Pupil/Maintenance Engineer, National Electric Power Authority, Lagos, Nigeria
(9/74 – 8/75). Conducted routine operations, maintenance and servicing involving power
transformers, electrical substations, load shedding, etc.
(m) Engineer-in-training, Ministry of Works (N.Y.S.C.), Katsina, Nigeria (9/73 – 9/74)
Carried out installations and repairs of electrical subsystems at 220/240 volts.

Professional Skills and Experience
(a) State of the art experience in Micro- and Nano- Electronics and Technology
-       Member of (i) Micro- and Nano-Technology Research Initiative Group, and
(ii) Computational Engineering Research Cluster, at Old Dominion University
2007 – Present
-       Member of the Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology cluster group, as well as
the Computational Science and Engineering cluster group at North Carolina A&T State
University, teaching a graduate level Nanotechnology course (CSE 711), 2004 – 2007.
-       Worked as an operator and carried out semiconductor equipment inspection and
maintenance duties during summer job (in 1999) as a visiting professor at a modern
semiconductor manufacturing plant (Quimonda - Infineon Technologies, in Richmond,
Virginia)
-       Participated in several seminars and workshops on Micro- and Nano-technologies.
-       Directed the set up of the Drive-Diffusion system, Wet and Plasma Etch systems,
PVD system, Photolithography system, and Electrical probe and Test systems in the
semiconductor lab at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.
-       Developed the Microelectronics and Nanotechnology concentration area in the
Department of Electronics, Computer and Information Technology at North Carolina
A&T State University, as well as the Microelectronics program for the Virginia
Community College System.
(b) Computer Troubleshooting and Networking
-       Developed Computer and Networking courses for the Department of Electronics,
Computer and Information Technology at North Carolina A&T State University
-       Developed several Computer and Networking courses, as well as certification
preparatory courses for J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College.
-       MCP (Microsoft certified professional) for Microsoft Networks.

Administrative Responsibilities
(1) Chair, School of Technology Distance Education committee, North Carolina A&T
State University (8/05 – 6/07).
(2) Member, ECIT department Curriculum committee, North Carolina A&T State
University (8/04 – 6/07).
(3) Member, Distance Education Committee of the School of Technology, North
Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro (8/04 – 8/05)
(4) Chair, Faculty Search Committee, ECIT Department, North Carolina A&T State
University (8/03 – 8/04).
(5) Member, Graduation and Retention Committee of the School of Technology, North
Carolina A&T State University (8/02 – 8/03)
(6) Member, Curriculum Committee, Department of Electronics and Computer
Technology, North Carolina A&T State University, Greensboro (8/02 – 8/03).
(7) Distance Education Committee, EAMT Division, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community
College, Richmond, Virginia (8/00 – 8/02)
(8) Member, Faculty and Staff Needs Committee, EAMT Division, J. Sargeant Reynolds
Community College, Richmond, Virginia (8/97 – 8/00)
(9) Faculty of Engineering Representative to Admissions Board, University of Benin,
Benin City, Nigeria (9/86 – 9/89)
(10) Chairman, Departmental Syllabus Review Committee, Department of Electrical and
Electronic Engineering, University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria (9/84 – 9/86)

Current Research Work and Research Interests
(a) Sub-millimeter wave-, Micro-, and Nano- Electro-Mechanical Devices and
Fabrication - Preliminary investigation (determining novel structures and formulating
working principles of various Electron and Electro-Mechanical devices at continuum /
nano / micro / meso / macro length scales – includes search for improved device
fabrication methods)
(b) Statistical, Particle and Condensed Matter Physics – Partly implemented
(providing rigorous and exact equilibrium/non-equilibrium statistical physics
formulations with progressive application to particle physics, and material / solid state
systems)
(c) Electromagnetic/Non-Destructive Testing of Materials – Preliminary investigation
Employing load impedance methods at microwave frequencies.

Professional Memberships

       SOCIETIES
(a)    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) 2005 – Present
(b)    American Physical Society (APS) 2006 – Present
(c)    American Chemical Society (ACS) 2004 – Present.
(d)    ISA (Instrumentation, Systems and Automation) 2004 – 2007.
(e)    Nigerian Association of Mathematical Physics, 1991 – Present
(f)    SIGMA–XI, 1981 – 1988.

       RESEARCH GROUPS
(a)    Micro- and Nano-Technology Research Initiative Group, Old Dominion
       University 2007 – Present
(b)    Computational Engineering Research Cluster, Old Dominion University
       2007 – Present

Honors/Grants/Awards
(1)   “Providing a Nanotechnology Update for the Electrical Engineering Technology
      Program”, NSF Grant Proposal for the Nanotechnology Undergraduate
      Education (NUE) Program ($200.000), Not granted – Submitted May 2008.
(2)    “Developing the Semiconductor Device and Materials Structuring and
       Manufacturing Technology (SDMSMT) Lab”, NSF Grant Proposal for the
       Course, Curriculum, and Laboratory Improvement (CCLI) Program ($150.000),
       Not granted – Submitted May 2008.
(3)    North Carolina A&T State University Summer (2006) Internship Fellowship
       Award Project Title – “Microstructure Statistical Geometry of Multi-component
       Material Systems” Carried out in the summer of 2006.
(4)    North Carolina Space Grant Consortium Award (Higher Education Award On
       “Developing A Computational Science And Engineering Technology Course For
       Undergraduate And Graduate Science And Engineering Technology Students”)
       4/04 – 02/05
(5)    University of Wisconsin Summer Research Award (2005, 2004, 2003, 2002,
       2001, 1998, 1997)
       Research on Condensed Matter Physics applying new “exact” computational
       methods of statistical physics to pure and mixed classical / quantum systems
(6)    Virginia Community College System (VCCS) Research Grant Award (5/96 –
       5/97)
       Project title: Systems approach to general troubleshooting methodologies for
       Software and Hardware Components of Computing Systems
(7)    Federal Government of Nigeria Scholarship Award 9/76 – 9/79
(8)    Bendel State Government of Nigeria Bursary Award 1980

Publications, Papers, Presentations

Journal Papers
   (1) Edgal, Uduzei F., Partial Nearest Neighbor PDF for Multi-component Material
       Systems, J. Math Chem. 42, 1101 – 1134, (2007).
   (2) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., Quantum Statistical Physics: A New Approach,
       Physica A, 362, 295 – 304, (2006).
   (3) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., Free Energy of Multi-Component Systems
       Employing Partial NNPDF’s, J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 13777-13788, (2004)
   (4) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., Erratum: Free Energy of Multi-Component
       Systems Employing PNNPDF’s, J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 17694, (2004)
   (5) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., The 1-D Hard Rod Fluid Revisited Using
       NNPDF’s, J. Phys. Chem. B 108, 1446-1449, (2004)
   (6) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., Improved Analytical Investigation of the Hard
       Particle System: Two- and three-dimensional cases , J. Chem. Phys., 108, 1578,
       (1998)
   (7) Edgal, U. F., Boukahil, A., Huber, D. L., Equation of State for Classical Hard-
       Particlelike Fluids , J. Chem. Phys., 103, 5027, (1995)
   (8) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., Hard Particle Fluid Equation of State and Phase
       Transition Employing Nearest Neighbor Correlations , Phys. Rev. E, 48, 2610,
       (1993)
   (9) Edgal, U. F., The Exact Statistical Thermodynamics of Classical Fluids, J. Chem.
       Phys., 94, 8179, (1991)
   (10) Edgal, U. F., Nearest Neighbor Distributions in Fluid Systems , J. Chem. Phys.,
        94, 8191, (1991)
   (11) Edgal, U. F., Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics of Hard Particle Fluids , J. Nig.
        Ass. Math Phys., Vol. 1, 47-53, (1992)
   (12) Edgal, U. F., and Wiley, J. D., Clustering in the Two Dimensional Continuum
        Site Percolation Model, J. Cryst. Latt. Def. and Amorph. Mat., 17, 241, (1987)
   (13) Edgal, U. F., On the Free Energy of the Hard Sphere Fluid , Phys. Stat. Sol. (b),
        141, 421, (1987)
   (14) Edgal, U. F. and Wiley, J. D., Near Neighbor Configuration and Impurity Cluster
        Size Distribution in a Poisson Ensemble of Monovalent Impurity Atoms in
        Semiconductors , Phys. Rev. B, 27, 4997, (1983)

Conference Papers
(1) ) Edgal, U. F., Introducing the Reduced Monte Carlo Scheme (RMCS) with
Application for Hard Sphere Equation of State and First Order Phase Transition,
presented at the General Conference of the American Physical Society, New Orleans
Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana (March 10 – 14, 2008)
(2) Edgal, U. F., Novel Approach in Statistical Physics for Accurate Multi-scale
Materials Investigation, Presented at the General Conference of the American Physical
Society, Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland (March 13 – 17, 2006)
(3) Edgal, U. F., Quantum Statistical Physics: A New Approach, Presented at the 90th
Statistical Mechanics conference at Rutgers University, New Jersey (Dec. 14 – 16, 2003)
(4) Edgal, U. F., and Huber, D. L., Classical and Quantum Statistical Physics: An Exact
Approach , Presented (at poster session) at the 16th Annual Meeting of the National
Society of Black Physicists, Florida A & M University, Tallahassee, Florida (April 21-24,
1993)
(5) Edgal, U. F., and Wiley, J. D., Distribution of Cluster Sizes in a Three Dimensional
Poisson Ensemble of Identical Spheres , Presented at the General Meeting of the
American Physical Society, Phoenix, Arizona, (March 16-20, 1981)
(6) Edgal, U. F., New Results for the Equilibrium Statistical Mechanics of Hard Particle
Fluids , Presented at the 6th National Colloquium and Congress of the Nigerian
Association of Mathematical Physics, University of Benin, Benin-City, Nigeria
(December 5-7, 1991)

Technical Reports
(1) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., Equilibrium Properties of Mixtures of Bosons and
Fermions, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Preprint Archive, Condensed Matter (2007),
1 -32, arXiv:0710.2527v1 [cond-mat.stat-mech].
(2) Edgal, U. F. and Huber, D. L., Quantum Statistical Physics: A New Approach, Los
Alamos National Laboratory, Preprint Archive, Condensed Matter (2005), 1 -30,
arXiv:cond-mat/0504531.
(3)     Edgal, U. F., Developing a Computational Science and Engineering Technology
Course for Undergraduate and Graduate Science and Engineering Technology Students,
Submitted to the North Carolina Space Grant Consortium for Project number 4-48637
(February/March 2005)
(4)    Edgal, U. F., and Wiley, J. D., Near Neighbor Configuration and Impurity Cluster
Size Distribution in a Poisson Ensemble of Monovalent Impurity Atoms in
Semiconductors , Submitted to Engineering Experiment Station, University of
Wisconsin-Madison, WI 53706, Report Number: ECE 82-4 (April 1982)
(5) Edgal, U. F., and Wiley, J. D., Clustering in the Two Dimensional Continuum Site
Percolation Model , Submitted to Engineering Experiment Station, University of
Wisconsin-Madison, WI 53706, Report Number: ECE 82-5 (April 1982)
(6) Edgal, U. F., On the Free Energy of the Hard Sphere Fluid , Submitted to
Engineering Experiment Station, University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI 53706, Report
Number: ECE 82-8 (August 1982)

References
       Professor Mileta Tomovic                        Professor J. D. Wiley
       The Chair                                       University of Wisconsin
       Department of Engineering Technology            Madison, Wisconsin 53706
       Batten College of Engineering and Technology    Phone: (608)262-9947/239-2931
       Old Dominion University                         E-mail: jdwiley@wisc.edu
       Norfolk, VA. 23529
       Phone: (757)683-3768
       E-mail: mtomovic@odu.edu

       Dr. Wes Lawrence                                Professor D. L. Huber
       Department of Engineering Technology            Physics Department
       Batten College of Engineering and Technology    University of Wisconsin
       Old Dominion University                         Madison, Wisconsin 53706
       Norfolk, VA. 23529                              Phone: (608)877-2250/698-3711
       Phone: (757) 683-3717 / (757) 218-1821          E-mail: huber@src.wisc.edu
       E-mail: rlawrenc@odu.edu

       Dr. David Eromon                                Dr. Isaac Flory
       Edrim Company and Associates                    Department of Engineering Technology
       Penny Road                                      Batten College of Engineering and Technology
       High Point, NC 27265                            Old Dominion University
       Ph: (336) 491-8296                              Norfolk, VA. 23529
       Email: eromon9@aol.com                          Phone: (757) 683-6560
                                                       E-mail: iflory@odu.edu


       Professor Wen Andrews                           Professor M. Shofoluwe
       Division of Engineering, Agriculture and        School of Technology
       Mechanical Technologies                         North Carolina A & T State University
       J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College          1601 E. Market Street
       1651 E. Parham Road,                            Greensboro, NC 27411
       Richmond, Virginia 23228                        Ph: (336) 334-7567/327-6220
       Phone: (804)523-5586                            Email: musibaus@ncat.edu
       E-mail: wandrews@jsr.vccs.edu

				
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