Alex J. Hanson is an Assistant Professor and a Fellow of the Jack Kilby/Texas Instruments Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Computer Engineering in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.
He received the B.E. degree in electrical engineering from Dartmouth College in 2014 and the S.M. and Ph.D. degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2016 and 2019 respectively. His research interests include component- and system-level power electronics with emphasis on high-frequency magnetics and circuits. He is also interested in leveraging power and energy in diverse applications like medicine, aerospace, etc.
He received the William Portnoy prize paper award from the IAS-PEDCC in 2016.