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Emily Porter

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Emily Porter is an adjunct Assistant Professor in the Chandra Family Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Prior to joining Texas ECE Dr. Porter was an EU Marie-Curie Fellow and Adjunct Lecturer with the Translational Medical Device Laboratory at the National University of Ireland Galway (NUIG). She received her B.Eng., M.Eng., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, in 2009, 2010, and 2015 respectively. Dr. Porter is the recipient of several prestigious national and international awards, including multiple URSI Young Scientist Awards, the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Doctoral Research Award, the Irish Research Council (IRC) “New Foundations” Grant, and the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) Charlemont Grant.

Research Interests
Measurement of dielectric properties of biological tissues
Development of novel technologies for therapeutic and diagnostic applications of electromagnetic waves
Biomedical devices and instrumentation
Medical Imaging
Biomedical informatics (data mining, outcome prediction) / health information technologies (data collection and analysis)