Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs for the School of Engineering, Professor of Engineering


Rod Beresford earned degrees in electrical engineering from Yale University (B.S. 1979, M.S. 1981) and from Columbia University (Ph.D. 1990). He is currently Senior Associate Dean for Academic Programs in the School of Engineering and Professor of Engineering at Brown University. Prior positions held include editor-in-chief of VLSI Design, senior editor of Electronics, and engineer at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He has published over 70 scientific and technical papers on semiconductor materials and devices. His current research emphasizes synthesis of nanostructures and microelectronic / microfluidic systems. He has worked on molecular beam epitaxial growth of III-V semiconductors since 1987 and served on the Advisory Board of the North American MBE Conference. Prof. Beresford is also a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, member of the American Physical Society, and Sigma Xi.

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