R. Iris Bahar

School of Engineering
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R. Iris Bahar received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in computer engineering
from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and the Ph.D. degree
in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Colorado,
Boulder. Before entering the Ph.D program at CU-Boulder, she was with
Digital Equipment Corporation, responsible for the hardware
implementation of their latest processor. In 1996 she joined the
Division of Engineering, Brown University, as an Assistant Professor.
In 2003 she was promoted to Associate Professor and in 2012 to Full Professor. She is a recipient of
the National Science Foundation CAREER award. Her research interests
include computer architecture; computer-aided design for synthesis,
verification and low-power applications; and design, test, and
reliability issues for nanoscale systems.