Pedro M. Julián

Associate Professor

Research Interests

  • Theory and applications of circuits and systems
  • Nonlinear computational architectures
  • Sensory and neuromorphic processors
  • Low power VLSI systems

Pedro M. Julián received the Electronic Engineer degree in 1994 and the Ph.D. degree in Control Systems in 1999, both from Universidad Nacional del Sur (UNS), Bahia Blanca, Argentina. He was visiting scholar at UC Berkeley (2000-2001), visiting scholar (2001-2003) and visiting Fulbright Professor (2009) at Johns Hopkins University. He holds positions as an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computers at UNS, and as a Principal Researcher in the National Research Council of Argentina (CONICET). His research interests include theory and applications of circuits and systems, nonlinear computational architectures, sensory (acoustic and vision) and neuromorphic processors, with emphasis on low power VLSI systems. He served as the Latin America Vice President of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2004-2007). He is an Associate Editor of the International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications (IJCTA) and of the IEEE Circuits and Sytems Society Newsletter.  He is a founding member of the Argentine School of Micro-Nanoelectronics (EAMTA) and Technical Program Chair of its associated conference (CAMTA). He is the principal investigator of “Tecnopolis del Sur”, a Public-Private Consortium for technology development in the city of Bahía Blanca.


Awards and Honors

  • 2009: Bernardo Houssay National Investigator Award of the Ministry of Science, Technology and Productive Innovation (MINCyT) of Argentina
  • 2010: Stimulus Prize in Electronic EngineeringRamón Termeyer”, Engineering Section of the National Academy of Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences (ANCEFN) of Argentina.
  • 2010: Stimulus Prize “Ingeniero Gerardo Luis Ventura” of the Engineering Academy of Buenos Aires Province.
  • 2010: Citizen recognition of the City of Bahía Blanca for achievements in the area of Engineering.
  • 2010: Scientific Work Recognition by the Chamber of Deputies of Buenos Aires Province.
  • 2016: William R. Kenan Jr. Award for Undergraduate Teaching and Innovative Faculty Projects, Johns Hopkins University
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