Long-time External Advisory Committee member and UT-ECE alumnus, Mark Papermaster, was named an ECE Fellow last week. Mark has been instrumental in raising our profile and forging relationships with industry, says Chairman Tony Ambler. We have been very lucky to have his help and guidance on EAC.
Papermaster has over 25 years of experience of product and technology experience. He has an international reputation in the chip design field. Papermaster worked at IBM from 1982-2008. His last position was VP of IBM's blade server division. He begins a new job at Apple as senior vice president of Devices Hardware Engineering, reporting to Apple CEO Steve Jobs, on Friday, April 24. Papermaster will lead Apple’s iPod and iPhone hardware engineering teams.