Emily Porter

Assistant Professor
Cockrell School of Engineering, UT Austin

Role in the Program Host, Short-term Research Internships 2022
Hostee Maria Gonçalves


Short Bio

Emily Porter has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin since 2019. Previously, she was an EU Marie-Curie Fellow in the Translational Medical Device Lab at the National University of Ireland Galway. She received her Ph.D. from McGill University, Montreal, Canada, in 2015, in Electrical Engineering with a focus on Computational and Applied Electromagnetics. Dr. Porter’s research focuses on the design and application of electromagnetic (EM)-based medical technologies, including for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes. She also studies the dielectric properties of biological tissues, which are fundamental to EM medical technologies.