National Medal of Technology and Innovation


UC Davis Honorees

jerry woodall

Jerry M. Woodall

Distinguished Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Jerry M. Woodall received the 2001 National Medal of Technology (now the National Medal of Technology and Innovation). Woodall made seminal contributions to compound semiconductor and heterojunction materials and devices, processes, and related technology that is found in now-ubiquitous light-emitting diodes, lasers, ultra-fast transistors, solar cells and more.