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Valencia Koomson

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Valencia Joyner Koomson

Valencia Koomson

Associate Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Biography: 

Valencia Koomson is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering. Prior to joining Tufts, she held an appointment as a VLSI research engineer at the University of Southern California's Information Sciences Institute (USC/ISI), where she performed research on the design of radiation-hardened analog/mixed signal VLSI systems in CMOS for military and space applications. Koomson is a former Marshall Scholar, Intel Foundation Scholar, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, and recipient of the NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

Dr. Koomson was previously a Tisch College Faculty Fellow who worked to develop a cross-continental research collaboration to improve access to engineering design tools, skills, and resources at educational institutions in the developing world to accelerate medical device innovation that will improve the health of people in resource-poor settings.