Prof. Dongsheng Brian Ma

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Prof. Dongsheng Brian Ma received the Ph.D. degree in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong. He joined Louisiana State University as an Assistant Professor in 2003. From 2004 to 2010, he was with the University of Arizona, where he was firstly an Analog Devices Chair Assistant Professor from and then promoted as an Associate Professor with early tenure in 2009. He was the winner of University of Arizona AAFSAA Outstanding Faculty Award in 2006. He is currently Erik Jonsson Distinguished Chair and Associate Professor in Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science at University of Texas at Dallas.

Prof. Ma is the founding director of Integrated System Design Laboratory since 2004. By combining power electronics and integrated circuits, and with a good understanding of both the underlying process technology and the higher levels of system architectures, controls and operations, his research program is committed to providing innovative solutions to high-performance power management and energy-efficient integrated circuits and systems. Prof. Mas current scholarly products include 1 book, 3 book chapters, 4 patents, over 120 peer-reviewed scientific papers, and over 80 international speaking engagements. He is a recipient of over 20 society awards, professorships and fellowships, including US National Science Foundation CAREER Award (2009), Analog Devices Chair Professorship (2004-2008), TxACE Chair Professorship (2010-2012), Erik Jonsson Distinguished Chair Professorship (2012-2015). He was also the recipient or co-recipient of the Best Design Award in IEEE/ACM Design Automation Conference Asia & South Pacific (2004), the Best Student Paper Award in IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits & Systems (2009), the Best Poster Paper Award in International Workshop on Electronics in Frontiers (2011), the Best Student Paper Award of IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (2012), Outstanding Presentation Award in IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference & Exposition (2013), Best in Session Awards in SRC TECHCON (2012, 2013) and was a finalist for the Best Paper Award of IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (2007).

Prof. Ma serves on Technical Committee of the International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductor (ITRS), IEEE Analog Signal Processing Technical Committee, IEEE Computer-Aided Circuit Network Design Technical Committee and IEEE Power System and Circuit Committee in IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He also serves in Executive Committee and as Thrust Leader in Energy Efficiency at SRC TxACE Center.

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Brian Ma

Associate Professor
Erik Jonsson Distinguished Chair
800 W Campbell Rd, EC37
Richardson, TX 75080-3021
United States
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Last update on 01/31/2012