Team

SONIC brings together a very strong group of researchers from leading U.S. universities – University of California at Berkeley, University of California at Santa Barbara, University of California at San Diego, Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (lead), Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Stanford University, and University of Michigan at Ann-Arbor. These researchers span diverse areas including neuroscience, communications, information theory, architectures, circuit design, and nanoscale devices. This mix of expertise is critical to achieving SONIC’s stated mission. SONIC’s team members have a strong record of accomplishments and collaborations, and established track records in conducting breakthrough foundational research in relevant areas.

Naresh Shanbhag

Director
Illinois

Andrew C. Singer

Associate Director,
Theme 1 Lead

Illinois

Jennifer Summers

Program Coordinator
Illinois

Richard Mihm

Business Manager
Illinois

David Dashifen Kees

Web Developer
Illinois

Elad Alon

Berkeley

Amin Arbabian

Stanford

David Blaauw

Theme 4 Lead
Michigan

Sharad Malik

Princeton

Boris Murmann

Theme 2 Lead
Stanford

Eric Pop

Stanford

Jan M. Rabaey

Theme 3 co-Lead
Berkeley

Farhan Rana

Cornell University

John A. Rogers

Illinois

Naveen Verma

Theme 3 co-Lead
Princeton

Gregory Wornell

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Zhengya Zhang

Michigan