My research involves development of new semiconductor device and circuit techniques to enable faster and more pervasive wireless communications devices. This includes cell phones, wireless LAN, GPS, video streaming, satellite, medical/clinical and environmental sensing applications.

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Lawrence E. Larson received the BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, Ithaca, and a PhD from UCLA.
From 1980 to 1996 he was at Hughes Research Laboratories in Malibu, CA, where he directed the development of high-frequency microelectronics in GaAs, InP and Si/SiGe and MEMS technologies. He joined the faculty at the University of California - San Diego, in 1996, where he was the inaugural holder of the Communications Industry Chair. He was Director of the UCSD Center for Wireless Communications from 2001-2006 and was Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from 2007-2011. He moved to Brown University in 2011, where he is Founding Dean of the School of Engineering.

He has published over 300 papers, received 40 US patents, co-authored three books, graduated 23 PhD students, and is a Fellow of the IEEE.

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Collaborators at other institutions:
Peter Asbeck (UCSD)
Gabriel Rebeiz (UCSD)
James Buckwalter (UCSD)

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