Jonathan Hack Memorial Scholarship for Materials Science

Fund Purpose
GA: support scholarship for graduate students in the Dept of Materials Science and Engineering in the College of Engineering.

Jonathan Hack

MH2 Technology Law Group LLP (formerly, Min, Hsieh & Hack LLP) established this fund in 2006 in memory of Jonathan A. Hack. He was born March 28, 1965 in Milwaukee, WI. He earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management in 1988, a bachelor’s degree in physics in 1994, a master’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering in 1997 and a Ph.D. in Materials Science and Engineering in 2006, all from the University of Florida.

Jonathan was a registered patent attorney and the founding partner of MH2 Technology Law Group LLP, where he applied his extensive experience in all aspects of patent law. Prior to joining MH2 Technology Law Group LLP, he was an attorney with the law firm of Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP in Washington, DC. Jonathan was also a former patent examiner at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, where he examined patent applications on the fabrication of semiconductor devices and VLSI.

Prior to his legal career, Jonathan worked as an applications engineer for Mitsubishi Cable America, Inc., where he counseled and advised on semiconductor, opto-electronics devices, and fiber-optic technologies. He held three U.S. patents for ferromagnetic semiconductors based on his research at UF. In addition, he coauthored three journal articles and gave lectures on nanotechnology, micro electromechanical systems and light-emitting materials.

He passed away April 6, 2006 at the age of 41.

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