Nan Sun is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He received the B.S. degree in electronic science and technology from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China in 2006, where he ranked top in the Department of Electronic Engineering and graduated with the highest honor and the Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis Award. He earned the Ph.D. degree in engineering science from the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University in 2010.

Dr. Sun received the 1st-class Outstanding Student Award from Tsinghua University each year from 2003 to 2006. He won the Top Prize in the Intercollegiate Physics Competition in 2003. He is the recipient of Samsung Fellowship, Hewlett Packard Fellowship, and Analog Devices Outstanding Student Designer Award in 2003, 2006, and 2007, respectively. He also won the Harvard Teaching Award in three consecutive years: 2008, 2009, and 2010.

His research interests include: 1) developing micro- and nano-scale solid-state platforms (silicon ICs and beyond) to analyze biological systems for biotechnology and medicine; 2) low-cost medical imaging systems; 3) miniature spin resonance systems; 4) analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuits.