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Robert C. Baumann, Ph.D.
Founder, Consultant, IEEE Fellow
- Innovative and proven technology leader with more than 30 years experience .
- Expertise in integrated circuit radiation testing and modeling for terrestrial, avionics, industrial, and space applications.
- Experience with radiation hardening electronics by process, design, and architecture.
- Expert in semiconductor reliability mechanisms and lifetime estimation.
- Detailed knowledge of microelectronics manufacturing processes, technology, and physical and electrical failure analysis.
- Internationally recognized radiation expert – popular and frequently invited lecturer.
- IEEE Fellow and Texas Instruments Fellow (Emeritus).
- Coauthored/led development of International JEDEC Test Standards.
- Co-leader of SIA Expert Panel that convinced U.S. Gov. to modify ITAR Export Controls.
- > 90 talks/papers, two book chapters, the TI radiation handbook,
- Inventor, 15 patents.
Located in the U.S.A. (Dallas, Texas) and founded in 2Q-2018, Radiosity Solutions LLC is providing clients with rapid and comprehensive solutions for reliability and radiation effects challenges in commercial, medical, industrial, and aerospace systems.
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Radiosity Solutions provides expert guidance in all aspects of your next radiation test campaign from design-of-experiments to final data analysis and the creation of persuasive technical reports and technical marketing materials.
Empowering clients to create reliable systems for critical applications and extreme environments.
Our Core Values
- Work hard. Work Smart.
- Serve with passion and conviction.
- Continuously learn and grow skills.
- Challenge the paradigm, when needed.
What People are Saying…
He has the vision of a leader and the experience of an implementer who can produce success for his clients.
I had the pleasure of meeting Rob 13+ years ago. At the time, he was chosen to take part in… “He has the vision of a leader and the experience of an implementer who can produce success for his clients.”
He is a leading authority on reliability and radiation effects in microelectronics.
I have known Rob Baumann for about twenty years and have heard him lecture, read his papers, and observed his… “He is a leading authority on reliability and radiation effects in microelectronics.”
Rob combines deep technical knowledge with accessible communication style…a valuable partner on any project.
Rob Baumann was an early mentor of mine as I was getting started in soft error testing and mitigation in… “Rob combines deep technical knowledge with accessible communication style…a valuable partner on any project.”
His ability to assess customer requirements coupled with his extensive radiation effects knowledge makes Rob an ideal partner.
I traveled with Rob visiting numerous aerospace customers across the world. Rob was instrumental in creating a bridge between radiation… “His ability to assess customer requirements coupled with his extensive radiation effects knowledge makes Rob an ideal partner.”
Looking for a consultant to educate and bullet-proof your organization against radiation effects? Rob is your guy.
I have the pleasure of knowing Rob for the last 10+ years. He is one of the few radiation experts… “Looking for a consultant to educate and bullet-proof your organization against radiation effects? Rob is your guy.”
His in-depth knowledge in this field makes him my first point of contact for anything related to radiation.
Rob is one of the technical leaders in the field of radiation effects in integrated circuits and electronic systems, and… “His in-depth knowledge in this field makes him my first point of contact for anything related to radiation.”
(former CTO of High Performance Analog Division, Texas Instruments)
Rob has been one of our most valuable partners.
I have known Rob for more than fifteen years, and we have collaborated on numerous projects and papers particularly related… “Rob has been one of our most valuable partners.”
I highly endorse Baumann’s services to you.
I have known Robert Baumann professionally for more than 30 years. The use of boron-doped glasses (BPSG) for planarization was… “I highly endorse Baumann’s services to you.”
Robert is well-known in this domain of the semiconductor industry. I definitively recommend him.
I have known Rob for the past 20 years in the domain of SEE (single event effects) through conferences and… “Robert is well-known in this domain of the semiconductor industry. I definitively recommend him.”
Rob’s role was substantial in negotiating with the U.S. Gov. agencies to get ITAR changed.
Rob and I co-chaired the SIA Experts Panel for Radiation Effects beginning in the early 2000’s that concluded ‘some current… “Rob’s role was substantial in negotiating with the U.S. Gov. agencies to get ITAR changed.”
Manager Quantum Materials Research
Rob helped convince our customers that we had a strong handle on soft errors.
I worked with Rob over a period of over 20 years at TI and was always impressed with his knowledge… “Rob helped convince our customers that we had a strong handle on soft errors.”
Rob is one of the preeminent researchers in the field of radiation effects in semiconductors.
I met Robert while he was leading the original task group formed to address soft errors (JESD89 Measurement and Reporting… “Rob is one of the preeminent researchers in the field of radiation effects in semiconductors.”
Rob has always been a team player and raises the talent-level of the team around him.
I have known and worked with Robert (Rob) Baumann for over 9 years. Rob’s experience and technical guidance was an… “Rob has always been a team player and raises the talent-level of the team around him.”
(Consultations while at Texas Instruments)
Insights & Events
One of the recurring challenges for electronics used in space applications is ensuring that they will have the required robustness to operate for the duration of the mission despite the high radiation levels. Consumer-off-the-shelf (COTS) parts offer the widest...
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