Sorin P. Voinigescu received the M.Sc. degree (with distinction) in Electronics from the Polytechnic Institute of Bucharest, Romania, in 1984, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada, in 1994. Between 1994 and 2002 he was first with Nortel Networks and later with Quake Technologies in Ottawa, Canada, which he co-founded as CTO in 2000. In 2002 he joined the University of Toronto as an Associate Professor. He has been a full Professor since 2007. His research and teaching interests focus on nano-scale and atomic-scale devices and their application in integrated circuits and systems on chip at frequencies beyond 500 GHz, as well as in silicon quantum computing.
- NORTEL’s President Award for Innovation in 1996
- Best Paper Award at the 2001 IEEE CICC
- Best Paper Award at the 2005 IEEE CSICS
- Beatrice Winner Award at the 2008 IEEE ISSCC
- Fellow of the IEEE