David P. Arnold is currently the George Kirkland Engineering Leadership Professor and Associate Chair for Faculty Affairs in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Florida. He is the UF Site Director & Innovation Ecosystem Director for the NSF IoT4Ag Engineering Research Center and a member of the Interdisciplinary Microsystems Group.
He received dual B.S. degrees in electrical and computer engineering in 1999, followed by the M.S. degree in electrical engineering in 2001, from the University of Florida, Gainesville. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta in 2004. His research focuses on micro/nanostructured magnetic materials, magnetic microsystems, electromechanical transducers, and miniaturized power/energy systems.
Dr. Arnold is an active participant in the magnetics and MEMS communities, serving on conference committees for the MEMS, PowerMEMS, Hilton Head, Transducers, Sensors, MMM, and Intermag meetings. He was the technical program co-chair of the 2009 PowerMEMS and is currently on the editorial board of J. Micromechanics and Microengineering and Micromachines. He has co-authored over 230 refereed journal and conference publications and holds 30 patents (9 licensed technologies). His work has been recognized with several prestigious awards, including the 2008 Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering (PECASE) and the 2009 DARPA Young Faculty Award. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and a member of Tau Beta Pi.