Senior Research Scientist
Purdue University, YONG 616
West Lafayette, IN 47906
Biographical InfoMichael McLennan received a Ph.D. in 1990 from Purdue University for his dissertation on dissipative quantum mechanical electron transport in semiconductor heterostructure devices. He became a Tcl enthusiast when he joined Bell Labs in 1992 to work on tools for semiconductor device and process simulation. He is co-author of "Effective Tcl/Tk Programming" (published by Addison-Wesley) and "Tcl/Tk Tools" (published by O'Reilly and Associates). He also developed [incr Tcl], an object-oriented extension of Tcl, which is now used by thousands of developers worldwide, on projects ranging from the TiVo digital video recorder to the Mars Pathfinder.
Dr. McLennan is currently a Senior Research Scientist at Purdue University, where he develops simulation and visualization software for the Network for Computational Nanotechnology (NCN).