Associate professor, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
areas of expertise: electrical engineering, bioelectronics: biomedical electronics and electronics inspired by cell biology (cytomorphic) or neurobiology (neuromorphic), ultra low power, ultra miniature, and ultra energy efficient circuits and systems, medical implants for the deaf (cochlear implants), blind, paralyzed, cardiac, and other applications, brain-machine interfaces, systems biology, synthetic biology, and biological computation, sensory, analog, hybrid analog-digital, feedback, rf, and energy-harvesting circuits and systems
Rahul Sarpeshkar is an associate professorand heads a research group on Bioelectronics. He is the author of Ultra Low Power Bioelectronics: Fundamentals, Biomedical Applications and Bio-inspired Systems.
He has received multiple awards for his interdisciplinary bioengineering research, including the Packard award, given to outstanding faculty. He holds more than 25 patents and has authored more than 100 publications, including one that was featured on the cover of Nature. He is the inventor of the RF cochlea and has founded the field of cytomorphic electronics. His work has been featured in The New York Times, Technology Review and New Scientist.
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