Neil Klingensmith

I'm an assistant professor of Computer Science at Loyola University Chicago. I work on hardware and software for cyber-physical systems. My goal is to make IoT systems more efficient, reliable, and secure. Previously, I was a grad student in Computer Engineering at Wisconsin in the Wisely lab.

About Me


  • PhD Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 2019
  • MS Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 2016
  • BS Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, 2010


  • US Department of Energy Fellowship 2013-2015, $110k
  • The Brew Seed Accelerator seed investment for Emonix, $50k
  • MadWorks Accelerator Economic Impact Award, $5k


  • UW CS NEST Award, $1k
  • Transcend Madison Innovation Competition, $7.5k
  • Dvorak Energy Prize, $5k
  • Dvorak Global Stewardship Prize, $5k