Steven Neil Frank, PhD

Steven Frank

Title: Captain
Company: Fairview Fire Rescue
Location: McKinney, Texas, United States

Steven Neil Frank, PhD, Captain at Fairview Fire Rescue, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemistry.

A recognized leader in the scientific community, Dr. Frank is noted for nearly 20 years of service to Texas Instruments, an American technology company that designs and manufactures semiconductors and various integrated circuits. After assuming the role of manager of fuel cell development in 1980, he rose through the ranks as a manager of charge coupled imagers, manager of wafer fabrication, manager of focal plane array assembly and testing, and manager of uncooled IR imaging. From 1999 to 2004, he served in a variety of positions with Raytheon Commercial Infrared, including as a chief engineer and chief technology officer. Dr. Frank was most recently recognized as a vice president and chief technology officer with L-3 Communications Infrared Products until his retirement in 2008. He has since served as a volunteer firefighter and captain of Fairview Fire Rescue.

Following a lifelong interest in science, Dr. Frank attended Colorado State University, where he received a Bachelor of Science in 1969. He went on to complete a PhD in chemistry with the California Institute of Technology in 1974. Early in his career, Dr. Frank was recognized as a Robert A. Welch Fellow with the University of Texas.

A respected voice in the field, Dr. Frank has served as a presenter in his fields of expertise. He maintains involvement with the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society, and the Electrochemical Society. He has also served as a referee for the Journal of Applied Physics and The Journal of Physical Chemistry A for more than 40 years. Dr. Frank was credited as a coauthor of “Laboratory Techniques in Electroanalytical Chemistry,” published in 1996.

In recognition of his many career accomplishments, Dr. Frank has been featured in a wide range of honors publications, including Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, and Who’s Who in the World. He was most recently awarded the Worldwide Lifetime Achievement Award in 2017.

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Press Release

Lifetime Achievement

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