Electrical & Computer Engineering

Forrest Brewer


Forrest Brewer's research focuses on VLSI design and coupled tools development based on systematic and formal approaches as well as heuristic analysis. Further research involves processor and controller development for embedded, low power and environmentally challenged applications. He also works on interfacing and sampling-based mixed signal design aimed at high loop bandwidth, extreme low power control.


California Nanosystems Institute
Allosphere Steering Committee,
Media Technology


Forrest Brewer joined the UCSB faculty in 1988, he was formerly a consulting engineer and a senior engineer at Northrop Corp. Advanced Technology Division.


BS: Physics, Caltech (1980)
PhD: Computer Science, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champagne (1988)

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