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Newsmaker: Radu Marculescu

Radu Marculescu of Fox Chapel was named the winner of the 2013 Asia and South Pacific Conference Award for authoring the most influential scientific paper in his field during the past decade.

By Lou Kilzer
Saturday, March 30, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

Radu Marculescu

Noteworthy: Named the winner of the 2013 Asia and South Pacific Conference Award for authoring the most influential scientific paper in his field during the past decade. Among other matters, his paper discussed efficient energy management in complex computer chip architecture.

Age: 51

Residence: Fox Chapel

Family: Wife, Diana, and three children

Background: Moved from the University of Minnesota to Carnegie Mellon University in 2000 to assume a professorship in electrical and computer engineering. He has pioneered work on low-power, networks-on-a-chip computer systems. He is exploring drug delivery systems using bacteria-based micro-robots.

Education: Master's degree earned in Romania; Ph.D. in electrical engineering, 1998, from the University of Southern California

Quote: “Deep in my heart, I'm a scientist. But that was not an opportunity when I started. So now I like the connection between engineering and science.”

— Lou Kilzer

 

 
 


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