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

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.

NC State ECE Faculty Members Ranked as Top Electronics and Electrical Engineers in United States

Posted on March 3, 2022 | Filed Under: News

Fourteen ECE faculty members have been ranked as the Top Electronics and Electrical Engineering Scientists in the United States.

Recent Media Mentions

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.

Asthma Sufferers Could Breathe Easier Thanks To New Wearable

June 6, 2016

Scientists at NC State have developed a health and environmental tracker (HET), a wearable system that aims to predict and potentially prevent asthma attacks by tracking lung function, activity rates, environmental factors, and other vital signs. Veena Misra, engineering, featured.


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