Prof. D. Brian Ma
Personal Website @ University of Texas at Dallas
Prof. Ma is currently an Erik Jonsson Distinguished Chair Professor at University of Texas at Dallas. Prior to joining UT Dallas, he was a faculty member with University of Arizona from 2004 to 2010 and with Louisana State University from 2003 to 2004. Along his path of employment, he was awarded Analog Devices Professorship (2004-2008), TxACE Chair Professorship (2010-2012), and Erik Jonsson Distinguished Chair Professorship since 2012. He also received University of Arizona AAFSAA Outstanding Faculty Award in 2006, and was a finalist for University of Arizona Accolades Outstanding Faculty Award in 2009.
Prof. Ma's research focuses on integrated power electronics, with primary interests on silicon, GaN and SiC based power IC solutions for portable electronics, automobile and medical applications. His major research works are published in 1 book, 4 book chapters and over 140 peer reviewed scientific journal and conference papers. He also received 5 US Patents. Prof. Ma's research projects have been sponsored by United States National Science Foundation (NSF), Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), DARPA and semiconductor companies including Texas Instruments, Linear Technology, Analog Devices, Intel and NXP.
Prof. Ma was a recipient of U.S. National Science Foundation CAREER Award in 2009. He also received a few research paper or design awards from technical conferences and journals including Best Design Award (2004) and Special Feature Award (2016) from IEEE/ACM Asia & South Pacific Design Automation Conference, First Prize Student Paper Award from IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits & Systems (2009), Best Poster Paper Award from 7th International Workshop on Electronics in Frontiers (2011), Student Best Paper Award of IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics (2012), Outstanding Presentation Award from IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference (2013), and Best in Session Awards from SRC Annual TECHCON Conferences (2012 and 2013). He was also a finalist for Best Paper Award of IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer-Aided Design (2007).
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Email: d.ma at utdallas.edu