Wednesday, 11 April 2018
Dr. Benjamin Cook, Texas Instruments’ Kilby Labs
Director of Printable Electronics
Dr. Benjamin Cook received the B.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, IN, USA, in 2010, the M.A.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Thuwal, Saudi Arabia, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA, in 2014. He is currently the Director of Printable Electronics at Kilby Labs, Texas Instrument Incorporated, Dallas, TX, USA. He has authored or coauthored over 25 peer-reviewed publications. His research is focused on inkjet process design for vertically integrated millimeter-wave devices, system-on-paper applications, green electronics, microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) device fabrication, RF energy harvesting and passive wireless sensors. Dr. Cook was the recipient of the Outstanding Senior Electrical and Computer Engineering Student of the Year Award of the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) Fellowship Award in 2010, and the KAUST Provost Award in 2011. During the course of his Ph.D. work, he was the recipient of the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award and the Intel Doctoral Fellowship for his work in vertically integrated inkjet fabrication for millimeter-wave applications.