2014 Keynote: John Lach, Ph.D.

John Lach, PhD

Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Virginia

John Lach is Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Virginia (UVa). He received the B.S. (1996) degree in Science, Technology, and Society from Stanford University and the M.S. (1998) and Ph.D. (2000) degrees in Electrical Engineering from UCLA, and he joined the UVa faculty in 2000. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and is a former Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Computers and the IEEE Transactions on Computer Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems. He is a Co-Founder and Steering Committee member for the Wireless Health conference series and is a Co-Founder and Co-Director of the UVA Center for Wireless Health. He has been the PI or co-PI on over 30 grants and has published over 100 refereed papers, including four Best Paper Awards. His primary research interests include wireless health, body sensor networks, embedded systems, and digital system design methodologies.