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Christopher Hinkle

Christopher Hinkle

Bettex Collegiate Chair and Associate Professor

Department of Electrical Engineering

Bettex Collegiate Chair and Associate Professor
College of Engineering

Email: chinkle@nd.edu

Phone: 574-631-3437

Office: 267 Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering


Ph.D., North Carolina State University


Christopher Hinkle is an Associate Professor and the Bettex Collegiate Chair in Electrical Engineering. He received his Ph.D. degree in 2005 in physics from North Carolina State University where he also received his bachelor’s degree.  Prior to joining Notre Dame, Chris was an Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering with affiliated positions in the Electrical Engineering and Physics at the University of Texas at Dallas, joining the faculty there in the fall of 2009. Dr. Hinkle's interdisciplinary research focuses on the growth, characterization, and device physics of semiconductor materials and interfaces for use in a wide variety of devices.  He is particularly interested in the heterogeneous integration of conventional and quantum materials for applications related to advanced CMOS and power devices, quantum computing, energy harvesting, and energy storage. He has authored over 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals with an h-index of 35 and presented more than 40 invited talks at international meetings.  Dr. Hinkle’s students have been awarded seven best presentation/paper awards in the past five years and Dr. Hinkle has received three research awards over that timeframe.  Chris’ research is supported by the NSF, NIST, DARPA, the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), Intel, Texas Instruments, Tokyo Electron, and Applied Materials.


EE Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

July 12, 2018

EE welcomes Christopher Hinkle and David Burghoff to the faculty, fall 2018.