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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 a Professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) and Materials Science & Engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford, where he leads the SystemX Heterogeneous Integration focus area. From 2007-13 he was on the faculty of Electrical & Computer Engineering at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). His research includes energy conversion systems, nanomaterials, and nanoelectronics. He received his Ph.D. in EE from Stanford (2005) and three degrees from MIT (MEng and BS in EE, BS in Physics). He was a postdoc at Stanford and worked at Intel before joining UIUC. In 2018 he was named one of the world's Highly Cited Researchers by Web of Science. His other 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 a past General Chair of the IEEE Device Research Conference (DRC). More information about the Pop Lab can be found online at