Sandro Carrara named 2016 IEEE Fellow

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© 2015 EPFL

Sandro Carrara, a Senior Lecturer at IC School who leads the Bio/Interfaces group at the LSI, has been nominated as an IEEE Fellow 2016.

Sandro is being recognized as an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to the design of nanoscale biological CMOS sensors. 

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments in the IEEE fields of interest. The total number selected in any one year cannot exceed one-tenth of one-percent of the total voting membership. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

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