Jan Van der Spiegel

University of Pennsylvania
Moore School of Electrical Engineering
School of Engineering and Applied Science

Department of Electrical and Systems Engineering

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Jan Van der Spiegel is a Professor of the Electrical and Systems Engineering Department, and Associate Dean for Professional Programs of the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the former chair of the Electrical Engineerig and interim chair of the Electrical and Systems Engineering Departments. Dr. Van der Spiegel received his Masters degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Leuven, Belgium. His primary research interests are in mixed-mode VLSI design, CMOS vision sensors for polarization imaging, biologically based image sensors and sensory information processing systems, low-power brain-machine-interfaces, and micro-sensor technolog. He is the author of over 180 journal and conference papers and holds 4 patents.

He is a fellow of the IEEE and recepient of the 2007 EAB Major Educational Innovation Award. He received the IEEE Third Millennium Medal, the UPS Foundation Distinguished Education Chair and the Bicentennial Class of 1940 Term Chair. He was aswarded the Christian and Mary Lindback Foundation, 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 is an associate editor of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBCAS), and is on the Editorial Board of the Proceedings of the IEEE and Sensors and Actuatorss A. He is a member of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society where he served as the chapters Chairs coordinator. He is the 2016-2017 President of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society. He is also a member of Phi Beta Delta and Tau Beta Pi.

Created: June 9, 1995; Updated: October 17, 2015