Alexander A. Ned

Alexander A. Ned ’87EN, ’90EN is Senior Executive Vice President of Sensor Operations at Kulite Semiconductor Products, a leader in pressure transducer manufacturing. Ned earned his BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science. Later he earned an MBA in Management and Operations from New York University Stern School of Business in 1998. His long-standing relationship with Columbia began right after graduation and led to his active participation in the Alumni Representative Committee (ARC) and his appointment to the Columbia Engineering Alumni Association (CEAA) Board. During his time on the CEAA, Ned served as Vice President of the Alumni Relations Committee, as Chair of the CEAA Nominating Committee, as a member of the Samuel Johnson Award Committee, and, more recently, as President of the CEAA, where he worked closely with the School to build a strong relationship between the CEAA and the University, and to align the goals and mission of the CEAA with the School. Ned served as a Director on the Society of Columbia Graduates Board, where he co-chaired the Great Teacher Award Selection Committee. He collaborated with Columbia Engineering on various research and development projects over the last 35 years, and has participated in University events as a panelist, mentored Columbia students, and participated in a plethora, of Columbia functions.  Ned currently serves on the prestigious Egleston Medal Award Committee, as Chair of the CEAA Nominating Committee, and is in his first term as Columbia Engineering representative on the Alumni Trustee Nominating Committee (ATNC). Professionally, he oversees all of the semiconductor processing, sensor design and fabrication at Kulite. Ned and Kulite continue to collaborate with Columbia Engineering on various projects. He has published over 45 technical papers and holds over 77 patents in the area of semiconductor sensors and devices.

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