Shamus McNamara

Assoc Professor

Dr. Shamus McNamara received B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1994 and 1996, respectively, and his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2002. He did his post-doctoral work at the University of Michigan, and is a co-founder of a startup company. He is currently an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests lie in the fields of microelectronics and MEMS, with an emphasis on transistors, sensors, and gas microfluidic systems. He has ten issued patents with additional patents pending.


  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, 1994
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst, 1996
  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2002


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