Dr. John Naber
Professor and associate chair of electrical and computer engineering
Dr. John Naber is a professor and associate chair in the electrical and computer engineering department of the University of Louisville's J.B. Speed School of Engineering. Naber has more than 60 journal and conference publications in the areas of integrated circuits, sensors, RFID, wireless and implantable biomedical systems.
Naber also has been very active working with industry, from startups to large companies like GE Appliances, on various research and development projects. Naber has 11 granted U.S. patents, 5 international patents and 6 patent licenses or options to license through the University of Louisville and is the founder of six high-tech startups that have spun-out of the Speed School of Engineering.
Naber also has been principal or co-principal investigator on more than 35 externally-funded grants with a total award income in excess of $25,000,000, including multiple Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, two KSTC Commercialization grants, two Vogt Innovation Awards and a Coulter Translational Research grant.
Naber earned his undergraduate and master's degrees in electrical engineering at the University of Louisville and his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech.