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Sciperio, Inc. To Name Dr. William Warren President
STILLWATER, OK, July 16, 2001 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Sciperio, Inc. today announced that Dr. William Warren will be named President of the company. Dr. Warren will join Sciperio from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) where he served for four years as a Program Manager of large-scale research and development efforts. Prior to his time at DARPA, Warren spent seven years at Sandia National Laboratories as a principal member of the technical staff where his research focused on various types of semiconductor devices. His work there with non-volatile memory devices earned him Discover Magazine's Award for Technical Innovation in 1998.
Dr. Warren received his Ph.D. in engineering science; his research focused on defects in semiconductor materials and devices. He is the author of more than 180 publications, the editor of three conference proceedings, has given more than 130 scientific presentations, and has seven patents issued on semiconductor memories, infrared detectors and silicon on insulator devices. He is a recipient of the 1997 R&D 100 Award for protonic memory devices, the Industry Week 1997 Innovation and Technology Award, the Sandia National Laboratories Award for Excellence, American Ceramic Society's Henry Award (1995), the Frank Fenlon Award at the Pennsylvania State University, the Xerox Materials Research Award (1986 and 1991), and the 1995 IEEE NSREC and HEART outstanding paper awards.
Sciperio founder and current president Kenneth Church will now serve the company as CEO and Chairman of the Board. He says the decision to bring Warren to Sciperio was based on his "excellent leadership skills, desire to be on the cutting edge of high-tech development, and skills as a top- notch technologist."