Olga Boric-Lubecke received the B.Sc. degree from the University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, in 1989, the M.S. degree from the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, in 1990, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, in 1995, all in electrical engineering.
Since 2003, she has been with the University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA, where she is currently a Professor of electrical engineering. Prior to joining UH, she was with Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies, Murray Hill, NJ, USA, where she conducted research in RF integrated circuit technology and biomedical applications of wireless systems. From 1996 to 1998 she was a visiting researcher at the Institute of Physical and Chemical Research, in Sendai, Japan. From 1995 to 1996 she was a resident research associate at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA. She has authored or coauthored about 200 journal and conference publications, two books and several book chapters, and her research has been featured by various media outlets. She has two patents and is a distinguished member of the National Academy of Inventors, UH Chapter. She was co-recipient of the Emerging Technology Award at TechConnect 2007, and co-founded and served as Chief Technical Advisor for a start-up company, Kai Medical. She is also co-founder and president of Adnoviv LLC. She is an IEEE Fellow, and a Foreign Member of the Academy of Engineering of Serbia. Her current research interests include RF and high frequency integrated circuits, wireless systems, biomedical applications, and renewable energy.
Dr. Boric-Lubecke was the adviser-author of several award-winning IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S) and IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMB-S) student papers. She serves on the Technical Program Committee for the IEEE IMS, and on the MTT-S Technical Committee on Biological Effects and Medical Applications (MTT-10). She served as the workshop chair for the 2003 IEEE IMS, and as technical program vice-chair for 2007 IEEE IMS. She served as associate editor for the IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, and for the IEEE EMBC from 2012 to 2015, and for the IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques from 2015-2017. She currently serves as technical program co-chair for 2017 IEEE IMS, and MTT-20 co-chair.