Gabriel Alfonso Rincón-Mora has been named a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS) for 2018-2019. He will deliver lectures on the topics of energizing and powering microsystems and energy-harvesting power supplies.
A member of the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) faculty since 2001, Rincón-Mora was recently named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors and is a Fellow of the IEEE and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. This is the second time that he has been named an IEEE-CASS Distinguished Lecturer.
Rincón-Mora was a circuit designer and design team leader at Texas Instruments from 1994-2003, an adjunct professor at Georgia Tech from 1999-2001, director of the Georgia Tech Analog Consortium from 2001-2004, and has been a professor at Georgia Tech since 2001 and a visiting professor at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan since 2011. His scholarly products include 9 books, 4 book chapters, 42 patents, over 170 articles, over 26 commercial power-chip designs, and over 130 international speaking engagements.
Rincón-Mora was inducted into Georgia Tech's Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni and named one of "The 100 Most Influential Hispanics" by Hispanic Business magazine. He received the National Hispanic in Technology Award from the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, Charles E. Perry Visionary Award from Florida International University, Commendation Certificate from the Lieutenant Governor of California, and Orgullo Hispano and Hispanic Heritage awards from Robins Air Force Base.
Rincón-Mora has also received a Service Award and a Certificate of Appreciation from IEEE CASS. He has served as Distinguished Lecturer, General Chair and Co-Chair, Technical Program Chair and Co-Chair, Associate Editor, Guest Editor and Co-Editor, Chapter Chair and Vice-Chair, International Liaison, Steering Committee Member, and Advisory Panel Member on multiple occasions for many IEEE and other international conferences and workshops.
The mission of the CASS Distinguished Lecturer Program is to serve the needs of the members of the CAS Society and to enhance their professional knowledge and vitality by keeping them informed of the latest research results and their practical applications.