ECE Advisory Board

Brian Otis

Dr. Brian Otis is the CTO at Verily Life Sciences. He received his B.S. in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley. He has previously held positions at Intel Corporation and Agilent Technologies. He joined the faculty of the University of Washington in 2005 where he founded the Wireless Sensing Lab that developed innovative low power wireless chips for a variety of applications (neural recording, implantable devices, wearable on­-body wireless sensors, environmental monitoring, etc) and was promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure in 2011. He joined Google in 2012 and was co-founder of Google [x]’s smart contact lens project. He now leads the medical device efforts at Verily Life Sciences. He has served as a member of the Technical Program Committee of the International Solid ­State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) and Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC). His research interests include low power chip design, pushing the boundaries of power and size of wireless systems, and the realization of novel medical devices.