1964         IBM “Outstanding Technical Contribution Award” for optical character recognition

1965-68   United States National Committee on Optics

1966         National Academy of Science, International Commission on Optics, Paris, France

1968-69   L. B. Johnson Presidential Task Force on Telecommunications

1969-75   Trustee Committee, Athletics and Student Affairs, Lafayette College

1970-75   Board of Directors, Xerox Center for Health Care, Baylor School of Medicine

1974-88   Board of Directors, SMU College for Science and Technology, Dallas, Texas

1977-78   Board of Directors, United Way of Dallas, Dallas, Texas

1978-79   Board of Directors, Edwin L. Cox School of Business, SMU, Dallas, Texas

1978—     Board of Trustees, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

1979-82   Board of Directors, First City Bank of Dallas, Dallas, Texas

1980         Best Outside Speaker of the Year, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

1980-81   Committee on IR&D, National Research Council

1981-13   Board of Directors, Molex Corporation, Lisle, Illinois

1981         Society of Manufacturing Engineers Distinguished Engineering Achievements Award

1983-88   Board of Directors, Xytronyx, Inc., San Diego, California

1985-87   Dallas Citizens Council, Dallas Texas

1987-88   Board of Directors, Richardson Medical Center Foundation

1988-89   Executive Committee, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

1988-90   Board of Directors, United Way of San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

1988         Commencement Orator, Columbia College

1988-90   Advisory Board, Alamo Chapter of American Diabetes Association

1989-92   Engineering Advisory Committee, University of Texas at San Antonio

1995         Distinguished Scholar Medal from the University of Rochester

1998-03   Board of Trustees, Alliance for Higher Education, Dallas, Texas

1999-02   Vice Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Research Institute, Chicago, Illinois

2000-13   Board of Directors, The Bradshaw Group, Richardson, Texas

2000-12   Board of Directors, SpeedFC, Dallas, Texas

2000-02   Chairman of the Firm, Tatum CIO Partners, LLP, Atlanta, Georgia

2002-05   Advisory Director, The American National Bank, Terrell, Texas

2001-07   Board of Directors, Cree, Inc., Durham, North Carolina

2003-07   University of Texas-Dallas, Research Advisory Council

2003-15   Board of Directors, Zebra Technologies Corporation, Lincolnshire, Illinois

2004+05  Judge, Tech Titans, Dallas, Texas

2006-10   Advisory Board, Micropac Industries, Inc., Garland, Texas

2006-10   Advisory Board, MicroSun Technologies, Lisle, Illinois

2007-08   Director Emeritus, Cree, Inc., Durham, North Carolina

2008         Judge, Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year, Dallas, Texas

2009—     Advisory Board, Pearson Partners International, Dallas, Texas

2010—     Development Board, University of Texas-Dallas

2013         Dedication of Bob Potter’s Alley, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois

2014—     Advisory Board, ilumi Solutions, Plano, Texas

2014—     Advisory Board, SHEEX, Inc., Marlton, New Jersey

2016—    Advisory Board, Imaging Physics, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas