Constance (Connie) Chang-Hasnain is the faculty director of the Berkeley Marvell Nanofabrication Laboratory at CITRIS, as of January 2019. Chang-Hasnain also serves as associate dean for strategic alliances for the UC Berkeley College of Engineering. She joined the Berkeley faculty in 1996 and is now the John R. Whinnery Distinguished Chair Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences.
She received her B.S. from UC Davis, 1982, M.S. and Ph.D. from UC Berkeley, 1984, and 1987 respectively. She was a Member of Technical Staff at Bellcore from 1987 to 1992. From April 1992 to December 1995, she was Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University.
Professor Chang-Hasnain has co-authored 283 research papers in technical journals and conferences, and six book chapters. She also has 26 patents granted. Professor Chang-Hasnain was named a Presidential Faculty Fellow, a National Young Investigator, a Packard Fellow, a Sloan Research Fellow, and Outstanding Young Electrical Engineer of the Year by Eta Kappa Nu. She received the 1994 IEEE LEOS Distinguished Lecturer Award, the 2000 Curtis W. McGraw Research Award from the American Society of Engineering Education 2003 IEEE William Streifer Scientific Achievement Award, and the 2005 Gilbreth Lecturer Award from National Academy of Engineering. Professor Chang-Hasnain is a Fellow of the IEEE, OSA and IEE, and an Associate Editor for IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technologies. She is elected an Honorary Member of A.F. Ioffe Institute in 2005. Professor Chang-Hasnain was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2018.