Jan Van der Spiegel
Jan Van der Spiegel serves as a Professor at the Electrical and Systems Engineering Department and the Director of the Center for Sensor Technologies at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He is the Former Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department and Interim Chair of the Electrical and Systems Engineering Department. Since 2011, he has assumed the position of an Associate Dean for Education at the Engineering School. Van der Spiegel received his M.S. degree in electromechanical engineering and his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Leuven, Belgium, in 1974 and 1979, respectively. His primary research interests are mixed-mode VLSI design, CMOS vision sensors for polarization imaging, biologically based image sensors and sensory information processing systems, microsensor technology, and analog-to-digital converters. He is the author of over 160 journals and conference papers and holds 4 patents. He is a Fellow of the IEEE 2007 EAB Major Educational Innovation Award, the recipient of the IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the UPS Foundation Distinguished Education Chair, and the Bicentennial Class of 1940 Term Chair. He received the Christian and Mary Lindback Foundation Award and the S. Reid Warren Award for Distinguished Teaching and the Presidential Young Investigator Award. He has served on several IEEE program committees (IEDM, ICCD, ISCAS, and ISSCC) and was the Technical Program Chair of the 2007 International Solid-State Circuit Conference (ISSCC 2007). He serves as an Elected Member of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society and as the SSCS chapters Chairs Coordinator and Former Editor of Sensors and Actuators A for North and South America. He works as a Member of Phi Beta Delta and Tau Beta Pi.
Biography Updated on 18 July 2012