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Donald A. Neamen is a professor emeritus in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico where he taught for more than 25 years. He received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico and then became an electronics engineer at the Solid State Sciences Laboratory at Hanscom Air Force Base. In 1976, he joined the faculty in the EECE department at the University of New Mexico, where he specialized in teaching semiconductor physics and devices courses and electronic circuits courses. He is still a part-time instructor in the department.

In 1980, Professor Neamen received the Outstanding Teacher Award for the University of New Mexico. In 1983 and 1985, he was recognized as Outstanding Teacher in the College of Engineering by Tau Beta Pi. In 1990, and each year from 1994 through 2001, he received the Faculty Recognition Award, presented by graduating EECE students. He was also honored with the Teaching Excellence Award in the College of Engineering in 1994.

In addition to his teaching, Professor Neamen served as Associate Chair of the EECE department for several years and has also worked in industry with Martin Marietta, Sandia National Laboratories, and Raytheon Company. He has published many papers and is the author of Electronic Circuit Analysis and Design, Second Edition, and Semiconductor Physics and Devices: Basic Principles, Third Edition.