Anna M. Leese de Escobar


Anna M. Leese de Escobar has a 30-year career in experimental physics research, cryogenic and superconducting materials and devices for electromagnetic systems and founded the Cryogenic Exploitation of Radio Frequency (CERF) Laboratory. She is a recipient of SSC Pacific’s Exemplary Achievement Award and its highest award, the Lauritsen-Bennett Award for Excellence in Science, the U.S. Navy’s Meritorious Civilian Service Award, SPAWAR Team Innovation Award and two Federal Laboratory Consortium Awards for Technology Transfer. She is author of 40 publications with over 255 citations, 18 U.S. patents issued or pending and 26 additional patent applications in process. Three of her inventions have been commercially licensed. She is senior member of IEEE and deputy chair of the SSC Pacific NAI Chapter. Escobar is a board member and chair of the U.S. Committee for Superconducting Electronics, and sits on the board for the Applied Superconductivity Conference.

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