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About me

Paul R. Berger (S’84 M’91 SM’97 F’11) is a Professor in Electrical & Computer Engineering at Ohio State University and Physics (by Courtesy). He is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Tampere University in Finland. He received the B.S.E. in engineering physics, and the M.S.E. and Ph.D. (1990) in electrical engineering, respectively, all from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Top achievements

Selected awards:

Outstanding Engineering Educator Award, Ohio Society of Professional Engineers (2014); Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE EDS (2011-present); 

Fellow, IEEE (2011) “for contributions to the understanding, development, and fabrication of silicon-based resonant interband tunneling devices and circuits”; 

DARPA Excellence Award (1998); NSF CAREER Award (1996).

H-index 37; authored >240 referred publications/presentations; ~100 plenary/keynote/invited

Selected Other key academic merits

General Chairman, Intern’l Flexible Electronics Technology Conference (IFETC), (2021)

Successfully hosted IFETC virtually in 2021!

Chairman, 2018-2020, Founding Member 2015-2017, EDS Materials Committee

Selected Editorships

Founding Editor-in-Chief for the newly launched IEEE EDS Journal on Flexible Electronics.

Lead Guest Editor: Berger created the idea and established an editorial team for a Special Issue on “Low Temperature Processing of Electronic Materials for Cutting Edge Devices,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, (Publication July 2021).


Research topics

Currently, Dr. Berger is actively working on quantum tunneling devices, printable semiconductor devices & circuits for IoT, bioelectronics, novel devices, novel semiconductors and applied physics.

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