Paul Franzon

Cirrus Logic Distinguished Professor Director of Graduate Programs
 919-515-7351
  paulf@ncsu.edu
 Monteith Research Center (MRC) 443
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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

  • Ph.D. 1988
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Bachelor's 1984
    Electrical Engineering
    University of Adelaide, Australia
  • Bachelor's 1982
    Physics and Mathematics
    University of Adelaide, Australia

Awards & 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

Recent News

Franzon Selected for Qualcomm Faculty Award

Posted on May 21, 2021 | Filed Under: Faculty

Dr. Paul Franzon has been awarded a 2021 Qualcomm Faculty Awards for research that is inspirational to graduate students and serves to spark new approaches in key technology areas.

Smaller Chips Open Door to New RFID Applications

Posted on May 17, 2021 | Filed Under: Research

Researchers have made what is believed to be the smallest state-of-the-art RFID chip.

 

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