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John Schreck

Year of Induction

John joined Texas Instruments in 1981 in the NOR Flash Department. He worked his way from Productization Manager to co-managing the DRAM design department as a whole. TI’s memory business was then acquired in 1998 by Micron where John spent the majority of his professional career. At Micron, he held many senior titles, including the VP of DRAM Engineering and in 2019, Senior VP of DRAM and 3DXP Engineering. John retired from Micron in 2021. In 2022, John was called upon personally by President Hartzell and Dean Roger Bonnecaze to lead the Texas Institute for Electronics. TIE is a public-private partnership between the State of Texas, preeminent semiconductor systems and defense electronics companies, national labs and 13 academic institutions across the state that accelerates innovations in advanced packaging, heterogenous integration, and defense applications.

Apart from John’s successful professional career, he has displays incredible commitment and generosity to The University of Texas and its students through many avenues.

  • He serves on Texas ECE External Advisory Committee and Cockrell’s Engineering Advisory Board. His wife, Page, serves on the College of Education’s Advisory Council and the Wildflower Center Board as well.
  • He endowed two sizable scholarships in the Cockrell School of Engineering.
  • He exclusively funds the second year of the Ramshorn Scholars Program, which focuses on easing the transition into college engineering, fostering an inclusive community, and shaping future leaders for life after graduation.
  • He served at as The University of Texas corporate champion at Micron for years and partnered with faculty members to sponsor research projects and give guest lectures.
  • He and his wife are generous donors to both The Cockrell School, the College of Education, and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

John and his wife, Page, who is also a Cockrell graduate, have three adult daughters— a teacher, an engineer, and a fundraiser. Their daughters and granddaughters continue to inspire their commitment to UT and future generations of Longhorns.