Martin A. Brooke


Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Martin A. Brooke received the B.E. (Elect.) Degree (1st. Class Hons.) from Auckland University in New Zealand in 1981. He received the M.S. and Ph. D. in Electrical Engineering from The University of Southern California in 1984, and 1988, respectively. He is currently an Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Duke University. Professor Brooke was an Analog Devices Career development award recipient from 1988-1993, won a National Science Foundation Research Initiation Award in 1990, the 1992 IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Myril B. Reed Best Paper Award, and the Georgia Tech Outstanding Thesis Advisor Award in 2003. He has graduated twenty three PhD students from his research group and has eight U.S. patents awarded. He has published more than 160 articles in technical Journals and Proceedings, and articles on his work have appeared in several trade and news publications. Dr. Brooke is a senior member of the IEEE.

Appointments and Affiliations

  • Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact Information

  • Office Location: Duke University Ece, Box 90219, Durham, NC 27708-0291
  • Office Phone: (919) 660-5252
  • Email Address:
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  • Ph.D. University of Southern California, 1988
  • M.S.E.E. University of Southern California, 1982

Research Interests

Analog, RF, and optoelectronic circuits. Sensor interface circuits. Deployable sensor systems

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Outstanding Thesis Advisor Award. Georgia Institute of Technology. 2003

Courses Taught

  • ECE 365: Rainforest Engineering
  • ECE 391: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 392: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 449: Sensors and Sensor Interface Design
  • ECE 461: Ocean Engineering
  • ECE 494: Projects in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 496: Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 534: Graduate Rainforest Engineering
  • ECE 590: Advanced Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • ECE 891: Internship
  • ECE 899: Special Readings in Electrical Engineering
  • EGR 101L: Engineering Design and Communication
  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • ENERGY 396T: Bass Connections Energy & Environment Research Team
  • ENERGY 796T: Bass Connections Energy & Environment Research Team
  • ENVIRON 454: Rainforest Engineering
  • ENVIRON 461: Ocean Engineering
  • ENVIRON 554: Graduate Rainforest Engineering
  • ENVIRON 590: Special Topics
  • ME 426: Ocean Engineering
  • ME 555: Advanced Topics in Mechanical Engineering
  • MENG 550: Master of Engineering Internship/Project
  • MENG 551: Master of Engineering Internship/Project Assessment

In the News

Representative Publications

  • Custer, JP; Low, JD; Hill, DJ; Teitsworth, TS; Christesen, JD; McKinney, CJ; McBride, JR; Brooke, MA; Warren, SC; Cahoon, JF, Ratcheting quasi-ballistic electrons in silicon geometric diodes at room temperature., Science (New York, N.Y.), vol 368 no. 6487 (2020), pp. 177-180 [10.1126/science.aay8663] [abs].
  • Andrews, JB; Cao, C; Brooke, MA; Franklin, AD, Noninvasive material thickness detection by aerosol jet printed sensors enhanced through metallic carbon nanotube ink, Ieee Sensors Journal, vol 17 no. 14 (2017), pp. 4612-4618 [10.1109/JSEN.2017.2710085] [abs].
  • Nichols, BS; Llopis, A; Palmer, GM; McCachren, SS; Senlik, O; Miller, D; Brooke, MA; Jokerst, NM; Geradts, J; Greenup, R; Ramanujam, N, Miniature spectral imaging device for wide-field quantitative functional imaging of the morphological landscape of breast tumor margins., Journal of Biomedical Optics, vol 22 no. 2 (2017) [10.1117/1.JBO.22.2.026007] [abs].
  • Coonley, K; Manturuk, K; Miles, J; Lipp, G; Lorch, C; Woodard, C; Brooke, M, Massive open online laboratories? Ongoing work with microelectronics experiments performed outside of the traditional laboratory, Asee Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, vol 2016-June (2016) [abs].
  • Brooke, MA; Cole, E; Dale, J; Prasad, A; Quach, H; Bau, R; Nowacek, D; Bhatt, E, An Ocean Sensor for Measuring the Seawater Electrochemical Response of 8 Metals Referenced to Zinc, for Determining Ocean pH., Sensing Technology (ICST), 2015 Ninth International Conference on (2015) [abs].