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Nicole McFarlane

Faculty
Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

Contact Information

  • 552 Min H. Kao Building

Biography

Nicole McFarlane received her PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2010 and received her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Howard University in 2001 and 2003 respectively. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Her research interests include mixed-signal integrated circuit design, analysis of information and power efficiency tradeoffs in integrated circuit design, noise theory for electronic systems and development of biosensors for lab-on-chip applications.


  • Mixed signal circuit design
  • Biotechnology and bio-sensor design particularly for lab-on-chip applications
  • Noise theory for electronic systems
  • Energy and power trade-offs in mixed signal circuit design in particular studying the channel capacity of analog circuits
  • Microfabrication and development of devices
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park M.D., 2010
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Howard University, Washington D.C., 2003
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Howard University, Washington D.C., 2001