Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

James Buckwalter


James F. Buckwalter received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, in 2006. He is currently a Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering with the University of California - Santa Barbara (UCSB), Santa Barbara. From 1999 to 2000, he was a Research Scientist with Telcordia Technologies. During Summer 2004, he was with the IBM T. J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY. In July 2006, he joined the faculty of the University of California – San Diego (UCSD) as an Assistant Professor and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012. Dr. Buckwalter was the recipient of a 2004 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship, 2007 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award, 2011 NSF CAREER Award, and 2015 IEEE MTT-S Young Engineer Award. He is a senior member of the IEEE and is currently an associate editor for the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Techniques Society. 


Associate Professor at UCSD
NSF Early Career Development Award 2011
DARPA Young Faculty Award 2007
IDM PHD Fellowship


PhD Cal Tech
BS Cal Tech

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