Eric Munro

Eric Munro

  • Scholar
  • United States
  • 2022 PhD Engineering
  • Robinson College

I grew up in Central Virginia and went to Virginia Military Institute, where I earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering alongside an Associate of Science in Applied Mathematics. At VMI, I was exposed to a wide variety of different areas in the ECE discipline such as Optoelectronics and Microelectronics. I also got the opportunity to involve myself in rewarding engineering initiatives involving robotics and embedded systems. During my PhD in Engineering, I will work toward developing next generation miniaturized spectrometers using novel nano materials. Implementing a miniature spectrometer capable of spectral reconstruction in both the visible and near to mid infrared spectrum will contribute toward critical areas of application such as sensors, surveillance, and spectral imaging. It is exciting to have the opportunity to contribute toward the forefront of spectroscopic analysis, which is characterized by a demand for shrinking devices and improved resolution – such advancements in this field will contribute to the day-to-day lives of countless people. I am truly privileged to be joining the Gates Cambridge community where I can work to positively impact the lives of others.

Previous Education

Virginia Military Institute Electrical&Computer Eng. 2021