Robert Whiting Horst

Electrical and Computer Engineering
Robert Whiting Horst
Adjunct Research Professor

Primary Research Area

  • Hardware systems - Computer architecture

Profile

Education

  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978
  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Bradley University, 1975

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Research Areas

  • Computer architecture
  • Fault tolerance and reliability
  • High-performance switching power converters
  • Parallel processing
  • Robotics
  • Sensors

Research Topics

  • Electric transportation
  • Healthcare and medical technologies
  • Storage and conversion
  • Wearable and mobile computing

Research Honors

  • IEEE/IFR Invention & Entrepreneurship Award (2013)
  • IEEE Fellow (2001)
  • Distinguished Alumni Award (1998)
  • Daniel A. Slotnick Award (1990)

Other Honors

  • Compaq Key Patent Award (2002)