UT ECE Alum Kristen Parrish is Driving TI's Push Towards Autonomous Vehicles

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 9:00am

UT ECE alumna Dr. Kristen Parrish explains her work on autonomous vehicles as part of the Texas Instruments Kilby Labs team.

Kristen ParrishDr. Parrish received both her MS in Electrical Engineering (2010) and her PhD in Electrical Engineering (2013) at UT Austin from Prof. Deji Akinwande. In Prof. Akinwande's research group, Dr. Parrish did work on CMOS RF circuit design, graphene theory, and novel applications of carbon nanotubes. Her summer internship at Texas Instruments Kilby Labs in 2011 led to a full-time position as a Design Engineer following the completion of her PhD beginning in October 2013.