Sameer Sonkusale is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts University with an adjunct appointment in the department of Biomedical Engineering. He is currently on sabbatical at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital of Harvard Medical School. At Tufts University, Dr. Sonkusale directs an interdisciplinary research group Nano Lab with research focus on biomedical devices, flexible bioelectronics, nano-enabled sensors, biomedical circuits & systems, lab-on-chip microsystems and terahertz technology.. He is also a cofounder of two startups in the area of sensor technology initially developed in his research lab. Prior to coming to Tufts, he was an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University from 2002 to 2004 and also held the position of visiting associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital for 2011-2012. In the past, he also held the position of associate dean of graduate education for School of Engineering at Tufts University.
Dr. Sonkusale received his MS and PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He has received several awards including the National Science Foundation CAREER award in 2010 and MA Acorn award in 2019. He is an alumnus of the National Academy of Engineering US Frontiers of Engineering in 2015, and the National Academy of Sciences Arab-America Frontiers in 2014 and 2016. Dr. Sonkusale is on the editorial boards of Nature Scientific Reports, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, Journal of Low Power Electronics and Application, and Electronic Letters. He is a senior member of the IEEE, and a member of OSA, MRS, BMES and AAAS.