Associations and Awards
1977. Semiconductor Industry Association – Founding Member.
“The SIA is the premier trade association
representing the U.S. semiconductor industry. Founded in 1977 by five
microelectronics innovators, SIA unites 95 companies responsible for 85
percent of the semiconductor production in this country.” 
1988. EE Times – Integrated Circuit 30th
Anniversary Edition – Thirty who Made a Difference.
This special 1988 edition of EE Times was
published to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the integrated
circuit. Wilf’s pioneering work at Motorola is cited as “making a
production reality out of epitaxial growth.” 
1998. Semiconductor Industry Association – Robert N.
Wilf was the co-recipient, along with Jerry
Sanders III, of this award, which has been noted as “the industry’s highest
honor for leadership.” The Noyce award recognizes the lifetime achievements
of leaders in the chip industry.
2004. Semiconductor Industry Association Board
Wilf was elected as the 2004 SIA Board Chairman.
2006. EE Times ACE Lifetime Achievement Award.
Wilf received this award, recognizing his nearly
five decades of achievements in the U.S. semiconductor industry.