Associate Professor 

George J. Valco
Mailing Address:
Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering
The Ohio State University
2015 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210 USA

Office: 373 Caldwell Laboratory
phone: (614) 292-5110 
fax: (614) 292-7596 
email: (

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Autumn 2016 Schedule

ECE 3030 and ECE 5037

Office Hours:








Other times by appointment


Teaching Assistants

ECE 3030

Mr. Yu Wu, DL020A,

Office Hours: T&R 9:00-11:00

ECE 5037

Mr. Paul Bertani, CL278,

Mr. Hao Yang, CL 341,



Ph.D., University of Cincinnati, 1986
M.S., Case Western Reserve University, 1981
B.S., Case Western Reserve University, 1979

Since 1986: Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, The Ohio State University

Research Interests

Electronic Materials, Semiconductor Devices and Processing, Microwave Applications of Electronic Materials, High Temperature Superconductors, MEMS, Sensors

Selected Publications

"Nanoengineered Device for Drug Delivery Application," P. Sinha, S. Sharma, X. Lu, G. Valco, M. Ferrari, Nanotechnology, 2004.

"10 GHz YBa2Cu3O7-x Superconducting Ring Resonators on NdGaO3 Substrates," Superconductor Science and Technology, 1992.

"A 10 GHz Y-Ba-Cu-O/GaAs Hybrid Oscillator Proximity Coupled to a Circular Microstrip Patch Antenna, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 1993.

"Hybrid High Temperature Superconductor/GaAs 10 GHz Microwave Oscillator: Temperature and Bias Effects," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 1993.

"Electrical Characteristics of Diamond films synthesized from Methane/Hydrogen and Acetone/Hydrogen Mixtures," Journal of Applied Physics, 1995.


Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
The American Physical Society
The American Society for Engineering Education

Personal Interests

Running, skiing, science fiction