Pamela Abshire

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Bioengineer

Pamela Abshire is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Institute for Systems Research at the University of Maryland, College Park. Her areas of specialty are in the fields of integrated circuit design and bioengineering. Dr. Abshire’s research is at the intersection of electronics and biosystems, from sensory interfaces for living systems to electronic systems with performance and behavior inspired by natural systems to better understanding of the tradeoffs between performance and resources in natural and engineered systems. She directs the Integrated Biomorphic Information Systems Laboratory.