- Assistant Professor – Electrical and Computer Engineering
- Associate Director – Center for Wearable Sensors
Patrick Mercier joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering department at UC San Diego as an Assistant Professor in 2012. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 2012, with a doctoral thesis on the topic of communication and energy delivery architectures for personal medical devices. Prior to that, he received his S.M. degree from MIT in 2008, and his B.Sc. degree from the University of Alberta, Canada, in 2006.
Dr. Mercier received the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Jack Kilby Award for Outstanding Student Paper at ISSCC 2010. In addition, he received the Hellman Fellowship Award in 2014, the Graduate Teaching Award in ECE at UCSD in 2013, an Intel Ph.D. fellowship in 2009, Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) Postgraduate Scholarships in 2007 and 2009, and an NSERC Julie Payette fellowship in 2006. He serves as the Associate Director of the Center for Wearable Sensors, and as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems (TBioCAS). He is a reviewer for a number of journals, including the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I & II (TCAS), IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT), IEEE Sensors Journal, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems, and the Journal of Low Power Electronics and Applications (JLPEA).
Prof. Patrick Mercier
University of California, San Diego
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