John J. Corcoran

John J. Corcoran received the BS degree in electrical engineering from the University of Iowa in 1968 and the MS degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University in 1970.  From 1972 to 1999 he was with Hewlett-Packard Laboratories in Palo Alto, California, where his work focused on analog integrated circuit design in bipolar, MOS, BiCMOS, CCD, and GaAs technologies.  He has published numerous papers on high-speed A/D conversion and A/D testing, and was coauthor of the paper “A 1-GHz 6-bit ADC system,” which received the Best Paper Award from the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits for 1987–1988. From 1999 to 2014 he was manager of the Mixed-Signal Electronics Department at Agilent Laboratories, which developed high performance integrated circuits for instrumentation and communication applications.  He has served on the Advisory Committee of the Solid-State Circuits Society in various roles since the 1990’s, and is presently the Chairman of the SSCS Awards Committee.  He was named a Fellow of the IEEE in 2001 “for contributions to high performance ADCs”.