BSMaterials Science and Engineering, 1991
Dr. Glass is the vice president of technology for Cree, Inc. In his role, he reports to the CEO, manages advanced technology groups, and works to drive strategic R&D of new technologies and products. He has been with Cree, Inc. for 20 years and since joining the company he has held several positions including Executive Vice President, Vice President of Operations and Manufacturing, Vice President and General Manager of Materials, Materials Manufacturing Manager, and Manager of Crystal Growth. Prior to joining Cree, Dr. Glass was employed by Westinghouse Electric Corporation at their corporate R&D center, and before that he conducted post-doctoral research at Linköping University in Sweden. He is co-author of more than 30 publications, co-inventor on seven U.S. patents and nine foreign patents. Dr. Glass holds a BS in engineering from Virginia Tech and a M.S. in materials science and engineering from the University of Virginia.