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Eric Pop

Eric Pop

Ph.D., Stanford University, Electrical Engineering (2005)
M.Eng., MIT, EECS (1999)
B.S., MIT, EECS (1999)
B.S., MIT, Physics (1999)


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Eric Pop is an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) at Stanford. He was previously with the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), first as an Assistant then as an Associate Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering (2007-13). His research spans energy conversion systems, nanomaterials, and nanoelectronics. He received his Ph.D. in EE from Stanford (2005), the M.Eng./B.S. in EE and B.S. in Physics from MIT. He was a postdoc at Stanford and worked at Intel before joining UIUC. His honors include the Presidential Early Career (PECASE) Award, and Young Investigator Awards from the ONR, NSF, AFOSR and DARPA (2008-2010). He is an IEEE Senior member, a member of APS and MRS, and the Technical Program Chair of the IEEE Device Research Conference (DRC). More information about the Pop Lab can be found online at