Jerry Hunter named director of research facilities for college
Jerry Hunter is the new director of research user facilities in the College of Engineering. In this role, Hunter has overall responsibility for three scientific core facilities operated by the College of Engineering: the Wisconsin Center for Applied Microelectronics (WCAM), the Materials Science Center (MSC) and the Soft Materials Laboratory (SML). Hunter brings more than 23 years of experience in industry and academia. After earning his PhD in 1991, he worked at Philips Semiconductors, Intel Corp., Accurel Systems, Materials Analytical Services and Evans Analytical Group. Prior to coming to UW-Madison, he served as associate director of the Virginia Tech Nanoscale Characterization and Fabrication Laboratories for seven years.