Debbie G. Senesky

Sensor and Actuators, Compound Semiconductor Devices


Stanford University
EXtreme Environment
Microsystems Lab (XLab)
Durand Building  MC 4035
Stanford CA 94305-4035
Phone: +1 650 723 2844

Debbie G. Senesky is an Assistant Professor at Stanford University in the Aeronautics and Astronautics Department and by courtesy, the Electrical Engineering Department.  She received the B.S. degree (2001) in mechanical engineering from the University of Southern California.  She received the M.S. degree (2004) and Ph.D. degree (2007) in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. She has also held positions at GE Sensing (formerly known as NovaSensor), GE Global Research Center, and Hewlett Packard.  She has served as a subcommittee member (2014, 2015) and the subcommittee chair (2016) of the Sensors, MEMS and BioMEMS (SMB) subcommittee of the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).  Her current research interests include the development of micro- and nano-scale sensors, wide bandgap electronics, and interface materials for operation within extreme harsh environments.  She is a recipient of the NASA Early Faculty Career Award and Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship Award.