Dr. Ricardo Vittori is the Head of the Department of Electronics. He holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Houston and also an M.S. in VLSI Design from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He holds a PhD in Materials Science from the University of Luton in UK and he has done pioneering work on semiconductor materials. He holds several patents in Gallium Arsenide based wafer fabrication.