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Nicole McFarlane

Nicole McFarlane

Nicole McFarlane

ADVANCE Associate Professor


Contact Information

Nicole McFarlane

  • Office Address: Min H. Kao Building, Room 552
  • Phone: 865-974-5419
  • E-mail: mcf@utk.edu
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Education

  • PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park M.D., 2010
  • MS in Electrical Engineering, Howard University, Washington D.C., 2003
  • BS in Electrical Engineering, Howard University, Washington D.C., 2001

Biography

Nicole McFarlane

Nicole McFarlane received her PhD from the University of Maryland, College Park in 2010 and received her bachelor’s and master’s degree from Howard University in 2001 and 2003 respectively. She is currently an assistant professor in the Min H. Kao Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at UT.

Her research interests include mixed signal integrated circuit design, analysis of information and power efficiency tradeoffs in integrated circuit design, noise theory for electronic systems and development of biosensors for lab-on-chip applications.


Research

Nicole McFarlane

  • Mixed signal circuit design
  • Biotechnology and bio-sensor design particularly for lab-on-chip applications
  • Noise theory for electronic systems
  • Energy and power trade-offs in mixed signal circuit design in particular studying the channel capacity of analog circuits
  • Microfabrication and development of devices
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