Verificon is not Dr. Wolf's first experience with new companies. In 2001-2002, he was the chief technical officer for MediaWorks Technology, a start-up devoted to systems-on-chips for consumer multimedia devices. The company designed integrated circuits that dramatically improved the cost and performance of CD/MP3 players, digital cameras, cell phones, broadband wireless set-top boxes, digital TVs, PDAs and flat panel displays.
"I'm excited about my move to Georgia Tech," says Dr. Wolf. "It's a world-class institution with lots of exciting people and projects and a great attraction to me. As for commercial opportunities, I expect this to be a great place to hire talented engineers and programmers to help us build our systems at Verificon. And, because Atlanta is home to so many companies, we hope to find some important clients there as well."
Dr. Wolf received his Bachelor's, Master's and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University. Before becoming a faculty member at Princeton in 1989, he worked with AT&T Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, N.J.
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