Forrest Brewer

Electrical & Computer Engineering


4159 Harold Frank Hall

University of California, Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA 93106-5080

IEE Research Areas: 


California Nanosystems Institute
Allosphere Steering Committee,
Media Technology

Research Description: 

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.


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


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