Veena Misra

Distinguished Professor Director, ASSIST Center
 Monteith Research Center (MRC) 218-E
 Campus Box 7911


  • Ph.D. 1995
    Electrical Engineering
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Master's 1992
    Electrical Engineering
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh
  • Bachelor's 1991
    Electrical Engineering
    North Carolina State University, Raleigh

Research Focus

  • Physical Electronics, Photonics & Magnetics
  • Power Electronics and Power Systems
  • Electronic Energy Systems Packaging
  • Power Semiconductor Devices

Awards & Honors

  • 2012 - 2011 Alcoa Foundation Distinguished Engineering Research Award
  • 2012 - Director, NSF ASSIST Nanosystems Engineering Research Center
  • 2011 - ALCOA Foundation Distinguished Engineering Research Award (NC State)
  • 2011 - IEEE Fellow, for contributions to metal electrodes and high-K dielectrics for CMOS applications
  • 2007 - Outstanding Alumni Research Award (NC State)
  • 2002 - ALCOA Foundation Engineering Research Award (NC State)
  • 2001 - NSF Presidential Early CAREER Award for Scientist and Engineers (PECASE) Recipient

Recent News

Misra Named to DARPA Microsystems Exploratory Council

Posted on July 12, 2022 | Filed Under: Faculty

Congratulations to Veena Misra for being named to the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA Microsystems Exploratory Council (MEC) for a three-year term beginning this summer!

350 ECE Graduates Recognized at the Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony

Posted on May 10, 2022 | Filed Under: News

The Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremony was held in Reynolds Coliseum on May 5, 2022, where over 350 graduating students were honored for their achievements.

Veena Misra & John Muth in lab. Part of ASSIST Center.
Veena Misra Awarded Alexander Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence

Posted on March 22, 2022 | Filed Under: Awards

Congratulations to Veena Misra for being honored with the prestigious Holladay Quarles Holladay Medal for Excellence.

Media Mentions

Our Wearable Future

August 23, 2022

What Will New Tech Look Like, and how will it work? Prepare for a future where you and your doctor track your health markers 24/7, manage chronic conditions in real time, and predict incoming illness with incredible precision – all from tiny sensors you’ll wear on your skin and in your clothing.

Breath-Saving Bracelet

July 15, 2016

NC State engineers have developed a possible solution to help detect factors leading to an asthma attack. The wearable wristband, called the Health and Environmental Tracker (HET), monitors heart rate, the environment and other physical factors. Veena Misra and Alper Bozkurt, engineering, featured.

Indian Origin Researcher Could Make Asthma Inhalers History

June 3, 2016

Asthma patients may soon do away with their inhalers as NC State researchers have developed an integrated, wearable system that monitors a user’s environment, heart rate and other physical attributes with the goal of predicting and preventing asthma attacks. Veena Misra, Alper Bozkurt, James Dieffenderfer, engineering, featured.


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