Texas Instruments has selected MIT EECS student Samantha Gunter as the 2014 Texas Instruments Graduate Women’s Fellow for Leadership in Microelectronics. The fellowship first offered in 2004 recognizes outstanding leadership and performance among women researchers in the field of Microelectronics.
Samantha received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2009 and the S.M degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT in 2011. Her current research is focused on high-efficiency dc/dc power converters.
Samantha would like to acknowledge her advisors, David Perreault and Khurram Afridi, and to express her gratitude for their guidance throughout her time at MIT and for being instrumental to her research success. She is also very grateful for the support, nomination and recommendation for this fellowship from Dennis Buss and Jeff Morroni and also to Texas Instruments for their support of her work at MIT.