Ran Wei

Ran is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.  From 2014 to 2016, he was a Hardware Testing Engineer at Keithley Instruments, Tektronix.  His research interests include the development of wireless sensors for smart infrastructures, piezoelectric energy harvesting, analog integrated circuit design, and the Internet of Things (IoT).  He has the long term interest in solving global energy challenges using the energy harvesting technologies and IoT.  For his R&D effort on developing self-powering wireless sensors, he won a student entrepreneurial competition award at the 2017 TransTech Energy Business Development Conference (Canonsburg, PA, Oct. 24-25 2017).