Distinguished Lecturer Roster
"Everyone has been impressed by the vibrant and informative presentations of these renowned distinguished lecturers and valued the unique opportunity of having intimate technical discussions and exchanging ideas with such internationally recognized experts."
- Shahriar Mirabbasi, Chapter Chair of Vancouver SSCS, CPMT, and CESOC Joint Chapter, May 2015.
Terms through 31 December 2018
|A portable high-resolution real-time functional brain- imaging system using near infrared spectroscopy||Read Abstract|
|Future of high-speed short-reach interconnects using clad- dielectric waveguide||Read Abstract|
|High-speed transceiver design for >100Gb/s broadband communications||Read Abstract|
|Considerations and implementations for high data rate serial link design||Not yet available.|
|Hybrid PLL architectures and implementations||Not yet available.|
|Full Duplex Wireless: From Integrated Circuits to Networks||Read Abstract|
|High-power and Energy-Efficient Millimeter-wave Circuits and Systems for Next Generation Wireless||Read Abstract|
|Integrated Non-reciprocal Components Based on Linear Time-Varying Circuits||Read Abstract|
|Interference Mitigation in Reconfigurable RF Radios||Read Abstract|
|Linear Periodically Time-Varying Circuits: Beyond High-Q Filtering||Read Abstract|
|Handheld Total Analysis Systems: Bridging NMR, Digital Microfluidics and CMOS||Read Abstract|
|Software-Defined Front-End Modules (FEMs) and SAW-less Radios Using N-Path Techniques||Read Abstract|
|Ultra-Low-Power Radios Using Current-Reuse/Function-Reuse/Ultra-Low-Voltage Techniques||Read Abstract|
David Stoppa (SM’12-M’97) received the Laurea degree in Electronics Engineering from Politecnico of Milan, Italy, in 1998, and the Ph.D. degree in Microelectronics from the University of Trento, Italy, in 2002. In 2017 he joined AMS where he is in charge of the research and development of next generation range-sensors. From 2014 to 2017 he has been the head of the Integrated Radiation and Image Sensors research unit at FBK where he has been working as a research scientist since 2002 and as group leader of the Smart Optical Sensors and Interfaces group from 2010 to 2013. From 2002 to 2012 he has been teaching at the Telecommunications Engineering faculty of the University of Trento, courses of Analogue Electronics and Microelectronics. His research interests are mainly in the field of CMOS integrated circuits design, image sensors and biosensors. He has authored or co-authored more than 120 papers in international journals and presentations at international conferences, and holds several patents in the field of image sensors. Since 2011 he served as program committee member of the ‘International Solid-State Circuits Conference’ (ISSCC) and the SPIE ‘Videometrics, Range Imaging and Applications’ conference, and was technical committee member of ‘International Image Sensors Workshop’ (IISW) in 2009, 2013, 2015 and 2017. He was a Guest Editor for IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits special issues on ISSCC’14 in 2015 and he is serving as Associate Editor since 2017. Dr. Stoppa received the 2006 European Solid-State Circuits Conference Best Paper Award.
|Circuits and systems for high-density neural recording||Read Abstract|
|Low power, high performance, biomedical instrumentation amplifier design techniques for ExG recording||Read Abstract|
|Sensor interface circuits||Read Abstract|
|Trends in wearable healthcare from an IC design perspective||Read Abstract|
|Bio-inspired Polarization Imagers - Making the invisible visible||Read Abstract|
|Circuit Topologies and Design Methodologies for High Data-Rate mm-Wave Radio Transceivers in SOI and FDSOI CMOS||Read Abstract|
|Large-Swing Linear Drivers and Power-DACs for 400Gb/s and 1Tb/s Fiber-Optic Systems||Read Abstract|
|Si-based Transistor and Analog-Mixed-Signal Circuit Scaling and the Natural Progression of Moore's Law to Silicon Quantum Computing at the Atomic Scale||Read Abstract|
|Ultra-low-power CMOS and SiGe BiCMOS mm-Wave Sensors and Active Tags for Ambient Sensing and Autonomous Navigation||Read Abstract|
|Body Area Network – Connecting things together around the body||Read Abstract|
|Design strategies for wearable sensor interface circuits – from electrodes to signal processing||Read Abstract|
|On-Chip Epilepsy Detection: Where Machine Learning Meets Wearable, Patient-Specific Seizure Monitoring||Read Abstract|
Terms through 31 December 2019
Jun Ohta received the B.E., M.E., and Dr. Eng. degrees in applied physics, all from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1981, 1983, and 1992, respectively. In 1983, he joined Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Hyogo, Japan. From 1992 to 1993, he was a visiting researcher in Optoelectronics Computing Systems Center, University of Colorado at Boulder. In 1998, he joined Graduate School of Materials Science, Nara Institute of Science and Technology (NAIST), Nara, Japan as Associate Professor. He was appointed as Professor in 2004. His current research interests are smart CMOS image sensors, retinal prosthesis, and biomedical-photonic LSIs. He received several awards including “The National Commendation for Invention” in 2001, “The Izuo Hayashi Award, Japanese Society of Applied Physics” in 2009, etc.
He is a member of Japan Society of Applied Physics (Fellow), ITE Japan (Fellow), IEE Japan, IEICE Japan, IEEE (Senior Member), and OSA.
|Implantable electronics for highly parallel neural interfaces||Read Abstract|
|Continuous-Time Sigma-Delta ADCs for Receiver Applications - Basics, Non-idealities and State of the Art||Read Abstract|
|Data and Power Telemetry for Implants||Read Abstract|
|Trends in Analog-to-Digital Converters - State of the Art Overview and Prospective Future Developments||Read Abstract|
|Basics of Blind ADC-Based Clock and Data Recovery Circuits||Read Abstract|
|Basics of Jitter in Wireline Communications||Read Abstract|
|Circuit Intuitions||Read Abstract|
|Jitter in Data Converters and Wireline Circuits||Read Abstract|
|The Circle of Intuitions and Innovations in Circuits||Read Abstract|
Jae-Yoon Sim Jae-Yoon Sim received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Korea, in 1993, 1995, and 1999, respectively. From 1999 to 2005, he was a Senior Engineer in the Samsung Electronics, Korea. From 2003 to 2005, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Southern California, USA. From 2011 to 2012, he was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. In 2005, he joined POSTECH, where he is currently a Professor. His research interests include clock generation, serial and parallel links, data converters and sensor interface circuits. He has served in the Technical Program Committees of the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Symposium on VLSI Circuits, and Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference. He was a corecipient of the Takuo Sugano Award at ISSCC 2001.
Matt Straayer received the B.S. and M.S. degrees from the University of Michigan in 2000 and 2001, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2008. From 2001 to 2003 he worked at Integrated Sensing Systems designing custom CMOS IC for capacitive and resonant MEMS sensors, and from 2003-2008 he designed mixed-signal circuits for high-speed analog and RF applications at MIT Lincoln Laboratory. In 2008 he helped co-found Cambridge Analog Technologies (CAT), an IP company where he led the commercialization of zero-crossing circuits for high performance analog-to-digital converters. Since acquisition in 2011 he has been with Maxim Integrated Products, and is currently Managing Director of the Advanced R&D design team leading corporate technology development and IP re-use programs. Dr. Straayer is the author of numerous publications and patents, and currently serves on the ISSCC data converter technical program committee.
Zhihua Wang (M’99-SM’04-F’17) received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering in 1983, 1985 and 1990, respectively, from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, where he has served as full professor and Deputy Director of the Institute of Microelectronics since 1997 and 2000. He was a visiting scholar at CMU (1992-1993) and KU Leuven (1993-1994), and was a visiting professor at HKUST (2014.9-2015.3). His current research mainly focuses on CMOS RFIC and biomedical applications, involving RFID, PLL, low-power wireless transceivers, and smart clinic equipment combined with leading edge RFIC and digital image processing techniques. He has co-authored 12 books/chapters, over 183 (480) papers in international journals (conferences), over 244 (29) papers in Chinese journals (conferences) and holds 123 Chinese and 8 US patents.
Prof. Wang has served as the chairman of IEEE SSCS Beijing Chapter (1999-2009), an AdCom Member of the IEEE SSCS (2016-2019), a technology program committee member of the IEEE ISSCC (2005-2011), a steering committee member of the IEEE A-SSCC (2005-), the technical program chair for A-SSCC 2013, a guest editor for IEEE JSSC Special Issues (2006.12, 2009.12 and 2014.11), an associate editor of IEEE Trans on CAS-I, CAS-II and IEEE Trans on BioCAS, and other administrative/expert committee positions in China’s national science and technology projects.
|Broadband, Linear, and High-Efficiency Mm-Wave Power Amplifiers ― The Unreasonable Quest for “Perfect” 5G Mm-Wave Power Amplifiers and Some Reasonable Solutions||Read Abstract|
|Merging Antenna Designs with Electronic Circuits ― Multi-Feed Antennas Based Mm-Wave Front-Ends in Silicon for On-Antenna Power Combining, Active Load Modulation, and Full Duplex Operations||Read Abstract|
|Using Moore's Law to Break Eroom's Law? ― Multimodal CMOS Cellular Interface for High Throughput Drug Screening and New Drug Development||Read Abstract|