Poverty, in my opinion, is the single biggest challenge for human society today. Interestingly, circuits and systems technology can be used effectively to address this human need. Recall use of smart phones to spot counterfeit drugs in developing nations, or banking made accessible in remote corners through use of mobile devices.PAUL AMPADU - Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering, University of Rochester
MLK Visiting Scholar 2011-2013
Hosted by Prof. Vladimir Stojanovic, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Paul Ampadu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester.
Paul Ampadu is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Rochester, where he directs the Embedded Integrated System-on-chip (EdISon) research group. As an MLK Visiting Associate Professor, he worked on algorithm and implementation methodology for energy constrained sensing and communication systems and assisted in courses offered under MIT’s new EECS curriculum.
Dr. Ampadu earned his Ph.D. in ECE from Cornell University in 2004. In 1994/1995, he helped Microsoft Corporation ship the world’s first Japanese version of Microsoft Word for the Mac and the first 32-bit version of Office Far East for Windows (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean versions); Dr. Apadu was also a co-technical editor of three Microsoft Press books. He serves on the steering committees of many mentoring and diversity-inclusion organizations and is fluent in many languages, including Chinese.