Contact Information

Address
443 Monteith
Campus Box 7911
NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7911
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Phone
919-515-7351
Fax
919-515-2285
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Dr. Paul D Franzon

Coordinator of ECE Online Special Projects

| Biography

My teaching and research focuses on building microsystems (systems constructed of silicon chips, both analog and digital, and silicon micomachined components) for applications in computing, communications, sensors, robotics, and signal processing.

| Education

  1. 1982 BS in Physics and Mathematics, Univ. Adealaide, Australia
  2. 1984 BS in Electrical Engineering, Univ. Adelaide, Australia
  3. 1988 PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Adelaide, Australia

| Primary Research Interests

  1. Electronic Circuits and Systems (Including Computer-Aided Design / Modeling, Digital Circuits, VLSI)

| Other Research Interests

  1. Computer Architecture and Systems (Including Special-Purpose Processor Architectures)
  2. Nanoelectronics and Photonics (Including Nanotechnology, Optical Materials and Photonic Devices, Silicon Devices and Fabrication)
  3. Networking (Including Local-Area and Wide-Area Networks)

| Selected Publications

  1. See my home page for publications.

| Awards and Honors

  • 2007 - Australian Defence Medal
  • 2007, 2005 - ECE Graduate Teacher of the Year Award (NC State)
  • 2007 - ECE Most Helpful Teacher of the Year Award (NC State)
  • 2006 - ECE Teacher of the Year Award (NC State)
  • 2006 - IEEE Fellow
  • 2005 - ALCOA Distinguished Research Award (NC State)
  • 2003 - Alumni Undergraduate Distinguished Professor (NC State)
  • 2003 - NSW Australia Expatriate Scientist Award
  • 2001 - Academy of Outstanding Teachers (NC State)
  • 1997 - IEEE Student Branch, Teacher of the Year (NC State)
  • 1993 - NSF Young Investigators Award
  • 1990 - US Army Commendation Medal