Curriculum Vitae

  • Assistant Professor, Elect & Computer Engineering, University of Utah



  • PhD 2013, Electrical Engineering, University of Notre Dame

Honors & Awards

  • NSF CAREER AWARD. National Science Foundation, 01/01/2014
  • Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Graduate School Award in Engineering The Shaheen award constitutes the highest honor bestowed on Notre Dame graduate students . 05/2013
  • First prize of the Engineering division at the GSU Symposium 2013 at Notre Dame . 03/2013
  • Best student paper award at IRMMW-THz 2012 (37th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves). 09/2012


Berardi Sensale-Rodríguez received his Engineer's degree from Universidad de la República – Uruguay in 2008, and the PhD degree from the University of Notre Dame in 2013. His early research interests were focused on numerical modeling of RF/microwave components and analog circuit design oriented towards low power (sub-threshold) portable and implantable electronics. His doctoral work at Notre Dame was focused on the proposal and development of novel THz devices and systems. More recent interests include optoelectronic devices. Since July, 2013 he is a tenure-track assistant professor at the University of Utah.  He has authored/coauthored over 40 research articles in these and related areas. He is a member of Tau Beta Pi, the IEEE, SPIE, APS, and an associate member of the Uruguayan National Researchers System (SNI). He is the recipient of the Best Student Paper Award at the 37th international conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Teraherz Waves (IRMMW-THz 2012), the first prize in the Engineering Division of Notre Dame’s 2013 Graduate Research Symposium, the recipient of the Eli J. and Helen Shaheen Award in Engineering (highest honor bestowed on Notre Dame graduate students), and the recipient of the NSF CAREER award.


  • University of Utah (U of U), Assistant Professor, 07/2013 - present

In the Media


  • French, basic.
  • Portuguese, fluent.
  • Spanish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Americas