Department of

Electrical Engineering

Serving society through excellence in education, research, scholarship, and public outreach

Tom Jackson

Robert E. Kirby Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering

216 Electrical Engineering West

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-8570

E-mail: tnj1_at_psu_dot_edu

Research Area: Electronic Materials & Devices

Research Group: Jackson's Electronic Research Group

Dr. Jackson joined Penn State University in the fall of 1992 after working for twelve years at the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center. Dr. Jackson is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and a member of the American Vacuum Society, the Electrochemical Society, the Materials Society, and the Society for Information Display.


Ph.D. University of Michigan, Electrical Engineering

M.S. University of Michigan, Electrical Engineering

B.S. University of Michigan, Electrical Engineering

Calvin College, Engineering


Exploratory electronic devices and microfabrication techniques. Thin film electronics, organic semiconductors, oxide semiconductors, biomolecular motors, biodevices, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS), and display technology.

Selected Publications and Patents

Link to selected publications and patents

Link to Google Scholar Profile

Honors and Awards

ISI Thompson h-index of 43, 2010

SPIE Defense, Security, and Cockpit Displays III Conference Best Paper Award, 2006

IEEE EDS George Smith Award, 2005

IEEE Fellow, 2003

Penn State Engineering Society Outstanding Research Award, 2003