MLK Scholar Valencia Koomson: Research and Reflections

Wednesday, December 1
12pm - 2pm

10-105 or via Zoom

MLK Visiting Professor Valencia Koomson discusses her journey to a career in electrical engineering, her research in bioelectronics and mobile health technology, and her commitment to broadening participation in engineering.

About the speaker:

Dr. Valencia Koomson is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. Prior to joining Tufts, she held an appointment as a VLSI research engineer at the University of Southern California’s Information Sciences Institute (USC/ISI), where she performed research on the design of radiation-hardened analog/mixed signal VLSI systems in CMOS for military and space applications. Koomson is a former Marshall Scholar, Intel Foundation Scholar, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, and recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

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This event will feature ASL interpretation. Please email rornitz@mit.edu with accessibility requests.

The event is hosted both in person and via zoom. Select an option when you register. In-person space is limited.

Attendees who will be joining us for an in person experience must adhere to MIT COVID-19 safety protocols. We will be using Tim Tickets for contact tracing purposes.

Details

  • Date: Wednesday, December 1
  • Time: 12pm- 2pm
  • Location: 10-105 or via Zoom
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