Dr. Ana Claudia Arias is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her PhD in Physics from the University of Cambridge, UK in 2001. Prior to that, she received her master and bachelor degrees in Physics from the Federal University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil in 1997 and 1995 respectively.
Prof. Arias joined the University of California, Berkeley in January of 2011. Before that she was the Manager of the Printed Electronic Devices Area and a Member of Research Staff at PARC, a Xerox Company. She went to PARC, in 2003, from Plastic Logic in Cambridge, UK where she led the semiconductor group.
Her research focuses on the use of electronic materials processed from solution in flexible electronic systems. Prof. Arias. uses printing techniques to fabricate flexible large area electronic devices and sensors.