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Dr. Fred Lacy

  • Dr. Fred Lacy
  • Entergy Corporation Endowed Professor and Chair
  • Electrical Engineering Department
  • E-mail: fred_lacy@subr.edu
  • Phone: (225) 771-2541
  • Office: Pinchback, Room 411

Dr. Fred Lacy earned his Ph.D. from Howard University in 1993.  Subsequently, he joined the Bioengineering Department at University of California, San Diego from 1994 – 1998 as a postdoctoral fellow.  After completing his postdoctoral research, Dr. Lacy held a position as a medical device reviewer at the Food and Drug Administration.  Dr. Lacy joined the faculty at Southern University in 2002 and has been chair of the Electrical Engineering Department since 2014. Dr. Lacy specializes in developing, manufacturing, and characterizing electronic microsensors and biomedical sensors.  He has researched and developed such devices for various applications (such as temperature sensing and oxygen-free radical measurements) using integrated circuit fabrication and processing technology. Dr. Lacy has received millions of dollars in research grant funding.  He has presented his research findings at numerous conferences and his major results are published in various refereed journals.

 

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Syllabi:

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Research Interests:

Dr. Lacy’s research interests are in developing, manufacturing, and characterizing electronics-based sensors.  He has researched and developed such devices for various applications such as temperature sensing, chemical detection, and biological measurements.  He also develops theoretical models to characterize these sensors and materials.  His teaching interests are in the areas of electronics, circuits, sensors, solid-state physics, and electromagnetic theory.

 

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