Elad Alon joined the University of California at Berkeley in Jan. 2007, where he is now a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences as well as a co-director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC). He has held founding, consulting, or visiting positions at Locix, Lion Semiconductor, Cadence, Xilinx, Sun Labs, Intel, AMD, Rambus, Hewlett Packard, and IBM Research, where he worked on digital, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits for computing, high-speed communications, and test and measurement. Dr. Alon received the IBM Faculty Award in 2008, the 2009 Hellman Family Faculty Fund Award, the 2010 and 2017 UC Berkeley Electrical Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award, the 2010 ISSCC Jack Raper Award for Outstanding Technology Directions Paper, the 2011 Symposium on VLSI Circuits Best Student Paper Award, the 2012 and 2013 Custom Integrated Circuits Conference Best Student Paper Award, the 2015 Custom Integrated Circuits Conference Best Invited Paper Award, and the IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits Most Frequently Cited Paper Award for 2010-2016. His research focuses on energy-efficient integrated systems, including the circuit, device, communications, and optimization techniques used to design them.


  • 2006, Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2002, M.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • 2001, B.S., Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

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