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