Francisco. J. García Sánchez is a research professor at Universidad Simón Bolívar (USB), Caracas, Venezuela. He was the founder of USB's Solid-State Electronics Lab in the early 1980's. His present main research interests lay in the area of semiconductor device modeling, especially field effect transistors. He has been an EDS Distinguished Lecturer since 2003, and in 2007 he was conferred the title of Emeritus Professor of USB. He is a member of EDS Master and PhD Student Fellowships Subcommittee, Vice-Chair of Region 9 EDS Regions & Chapters Subcommittee (Latin America and the Caribbean), and EDS Newsletter Editor for Region 9.