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Dr. Roger Horn

Research Professor

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Min H. Kao Building, Room 318
1520 Middle Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-2250
Office Phone: 865-974-3461
Office Fax: 865-974-5483

Areas of Interest

  • Neuromorphic Computing
  • Machine Learning
  • Image and Pattern Recognition


  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1992
    PhD Thesis: Decision Tree Modulators for Power Electronics Applications
    Advisor: Dr. J. Douglas Birdwell
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1984
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, University of California, Berkeley, 1978


Roger Horn is a research professor in the department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He is also a Senior Consultant for Process Design Consultants (Kitty Hawk, NC), for which he analyzes digital systems embedded in components used in the highly regulated nuclear power and medical devices industries. Dr. Horn previously worked for Data Refining Technologies (Plaquemine, LA), Varian Associates (Walnut Creek, CA), Hewlett-Packard H-P Labs (Palo Alto, CA), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA). He is the co-holder of eleven U.S. Patents.

Dr. Horn is a Registered Professional Engineer (TN), a member of the NSPE and IEEE, and a member of the IEEE Control Systems Society and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.


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