IEEE Fellows Program

The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the Board of Directors upon a person with an extraordinary record of accomplishments in any of the IEEE fields of interest. A brief citation is issued to new Fellows describing their accomplishments and the total number selected in any one year does not exceed one-tenth of one percent of the total voting Institute membership. Complete Program Information about the IEEE Fellows Program may be found here.  The Fellow Nomination Process is described here. A Senior member can be nominated in one of four categories: application engineer/practitioner, educator, research engineer/scientist or technical leader. 

The full list of Solid-State Circuits Society Members who are IEEE Fellows are listed here


SSCS Fellows Committee Chair: Domine Leenaerts (  


2022 IEEE Fellows Elevated by SSCS:


Anthony Chan Carusone - for contributions to integrated circuits for digital communication

Prof. Tony Chan Carusone has taught and researched integrated circuits and systems at the University of Toronto since completing his Ph.D. there in 2002.  He and his graduate students have received eight best-paper awards at leading conferences for their work on chip-to-chip and optical communication circuits, analog-to-digital conversion, and precise clock generation.  Prof. Chan Carusone was a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society 2015-2017 and served on the Technical Program Committee of the International Solid-State Circuits Conference from 2015-2021.  He has co-authored the latest editions of the classic textbooks “Analog Integrated Circuit Design” along with D. Johns and K. Martin, and “Microelectronic Circuits” along with A. Sedra and K.C. Smith. He was Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs in 2009, an Associate Editor for the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits 2010-2017 and is now Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Letters.  He is a Fellow of the IEEE.


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Thomas Cho - for leadership and contributions in CMOS RFIC design and commercialization of wireless mobile systems

Thomas Cho received his B.S. degree from UCLA and M.S./Ph.D degrees from UC Berkeley in Electrical Engineering. He was one of the pioneering members of UC Berkeley’s first CMOS RF research project that began in 1995. Since then, he has led the development of RF/Analog/Mixed-signal IC products for various wireless applications(Cellular, WiFi, BT, GNSS, IoT, etc.) at companies including Level One Communications, Intel, Marvell, and Samsung. He is currently an advisor to the System LSI Business Unit in Samsung Electronics.





Daniel Friedman - for contributions to RFID and phase-lock-loop systems

 Daniel Friedman is currently a Distinguished Research Staff Member and Senior Manager of the Communication Circuits and Systems department of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center. At IBM, he initially developed field-powered RFID tags before turning to high data rate wireline and wireless communication. His current research interests include high-speed I/O design, PLL design, mmWave circuits and systems, and circuit/system approaches to enabling new computing paradigms. He was a co-recipient of the Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence at the 2009 ISSCC, the 2009 JSSC Best Paper Award (given in 2011), the 2017 ISSCC Lewis Winner Outstanding Paper Award, and the 2017 JSSC Best Paper Award (given in 2019); he holds more than 90 patents and has authored or co-authored more than 75 publications. He was a member of the BCTM technical program committee from 2003-2008 and of the ISSCC international technical program committee from ISSCC 2009 through ISSCC 2016; he served as the Wireline sub-committee chair from ISSCC 2012 through ISSCC 2016. He was an SSCS Distinguished Lecturer in 2017 and 2018 and has served as the SSCS Distinguished Lecture chair from 2020 to 2021. He has served as the ISSCC Short Course Chair from 2017 to the present, was a member-at-large of the SSCS Adcom from 2018 to 2020, and has served as an Associate Editor of the JSSC since mid-2019; since 2021, he has served as the SSCS Vice President of Membership.



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Hiroyuki Mizuno - for contributions to leakage current reduction in integrated circuits

Hiroyuki Mizuno received the M.S., and Dr.Eng. degrees in electronic engineering from Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, in 1993, and 2001, respectively. In 1993 he joined the Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, where he has been engaged in the research and development of high-speed and low-power semiconductor circuits for SRAMs, microprocessors (SuperH) and system-on-a-chip (SH-Mobile). He was a visiting scholar at the Department of Computer Science, Stanford University from 2002 to 2003. Since 2009, he has extended his research interests to information technology. In 2011, he launched a new generation computing project at Hitachi which led to the development of quantum-inspired computing (CMOS Annealing). His current research interests include large-scale silicon quantum computing, artificial-intelligence systems using cognitive neuroscientific methods, and Cyber-Human Systems (CHS). He has served on technical program committee members of IEEE ISSCC, A-SSCC and ISLPED. He is currently a distinguished researcher at Hitachi and the laboratory manager of the Hitachi-Kyoto University Laboratory.




Masato Motomura - for contributions to memory-logic integration of reconfigurable chip architecture

Masato Motomura received B.S. and M.S. (Physics), and Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering) from Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan, in 1985, 1987, and 1996, respectively. In 1987, he joined NEC Central Research Laboratories, Kawasaki, Japan, where he worked on various hardware architectures including approximate text search engines, multi-threaded on-chip parallel processors, computing-in-memory chips, and reconfigurable systems. From 2001 to 2008, he was with NEC Electronics, Kawasaki, Japan, where he led research and business development of dynamically reconfigurable processor (DRP) that he invented. He was also a visiting researcher at the MIT Laboratory for Computer Science, Cambridge, MA, USA, from 1991 to 1992. He had been a professor at Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan, from 2011 to 2019. Then, he has been a professor at Tokyo Institute of Technology (TokyoTech), Yokohama, Japan, where he is leading artificially intelligent computing (ArtIC) research unit. He is actively working on reconfigurable and parallel architectures for deep neural networks, machine learning, annealing machines, and intelligent computing in general. He is a member of IEICE, IPSJ, JSAI, and EAJ. He was a recipient of the IEEE JSSC Annual Best Paper Award in 1992, the IPSJ Annual Best Paper Award in 1999, the IEICE Achievement Award in 2011, and the ISSCC Silkroad Award as the corresponding author in 2018, respectively. He is an IEEE Fellow.



2022 Fellows Elevated by Other IEEE Entities (SSCS Members): 



James Buckwalter - for contributions to high-efficiency millimeter-wave power amplifiers and optical transceivers in SOI technologies

James F. Buckwalter is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California – Santa Barbara. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of California – San Diego in 2006 and was promoted to Associate Professor in 2012. He has published more than 200 conference and journal papers on research related to RF, millimeter-wave, and high-speed optoelectronic circuits and systems and has been the recipient of a 2004 IBM Ph.D. Fellowship, 2007 Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Young Faculty Award, 2011 NSF CAREER Award, and 2015 IEEE MTT-S Young Engineer Award. He has volunteered on the Technical Paper Review Committees for the Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, the Bipolar and Compound Semiconductor Technology Symposium, the International Microwave Symposium, and the International Solid-state Circuit Conference. He has served as an Associate Editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs and IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques and a guest editor for the Journal on Solid-state Circuits Conference.  


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Baoxing Chen - for contributions to integrated signal-power isolation and integrated magnetics

Baoxing Chen is an ADI fellow. He has a Ph. D. in Physics, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, also a B.S. in Physics from Nanjing University in China. He is chief technologist for the isolation group and has been leading core iCoupler® and isoPower® technology developments since its foundation.  He also heads the chip scale thermoelectric harvester developments at Analog Devices. Baoxing has published over 40 papers and holds 52 US patents. He is an adjunct professor in ECE at Northeastern University and serves as Associate Editor for IEEE transactions on Power Electronics.





Shih-Chii Liu - for contributions to neuromorphic engineering

 Shih-Chii Liu received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from MIT, M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from UCLA, and Ph.D degree from the Computation and Neural Systems program at Caltech.  She is a professor in the Faculty of Science at the University of Zurich. She co-directs the Sensors group ( at the Institute of Neuroinformatics, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich. Her current research interest includes the design of low-power low-latency asynchronous neuromorphic spiking sensors, bio-inspired computing circuits, event-driven deep neural network accelerators and their use in neuromorphic artificial intelligent systems. She and her students were awarded the 2020 Misha Mahowald Prize for Neuromorphic Engineering for their work on “Hearing with Silicon Cochleas". She was an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, past Chair of the IEEE CAS Sensory Systems and Neural Systems and Applications Technical Committees, and the general co-chair of the 2020 IEEE Artificial Intelligence for Circuits and Systems conference. She is current Chair of the IEEE Swiss CAS/ED Society. She has served on the IEEE ISSCC Student Research Preview Committee since 2017.


ArijitRaychowdhuryArijit Raychowdhury - for contributions to energy-efficient adaptive integrated circuit design

Arijit Raychowdhury is the Steve W. Chaddick School Chair in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Georgia Tech. He previously held the Motorola Solutions Foundation Professorship in the School. He joined the ECE faculty as an associate professor in January 2013 and held the ON Semiconductor Junior Professorship from 2015 to 2019. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, Raychowdhury held research positions at Intel Corporation for six years and at Texas Instruments for one-and-a-half years. He received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Purdue University in 2007. His research interests include low power digital and mixed-signal circuit design, design of specialized accelerators, power converters, signal-processors, and exploring the interactions of circuits with device technologies. His significant contributions include the design of the adaptive echo-cancellation networks for integrated DSLs at Texas Instruments, and several foundational technologies in memory and logic design at Intel and in academia. He is currently the director for the Center for Circuits and Systems, housed within the Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology, and the co-director of the Georgia Tech Quantum Alliance.

Raychowdhury holds more than 27 U.S. and international patents and has published over 250 articles in journals and refereed conferences. He is currently a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) and the site director for the DoD-sponsored SCALE Workforce development program in SoC Design. He serves on the Technical Program Committees and Organization Committees of key circuits and design conferences, including ISSCC, VLSI Symposium, DAC, and CICC. Raychowdhury and his students have won 14 best paper awards over the years. He is the winner of several prestigious awards, including the Semiconductor Research Corporation’s Technical Excellence Award in 2021, Qualcomm Faculty Awards in 2021 and 2020, IEEE/ACM Innovator under 40 Award in 2018, Roger P. Webb Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in 2018, Intel Young Faculty Award in 2015, the NSF CISE Research Initiation Initiative Award (CRII) in 2015, Intel Labs Technical Contribution Award in 2011, Dimitris N. Chorafas Award in 2007, the Best Thesis Award from the College of Engineering at Purdue University in 2007, and several fellowships. Raychowdhury is a Fellow of the IEEE.



5S7A8264Carl Zetterling - for contributions to silicon carbide devices

Carl-Mikael Zetterling received the M.Sc.E.E. and Ph.D. degrees from the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, in 1991 and 1997, respectively. In 1997, he joined the Faculty of the School of Electrical Engineering, KTH. He is a Professor of Solid State Electronics since 2005, and since 2018 also head of the division of Electronics and Embedded Systems. From 1995 to 1996, he was an Invited Scholar at the Center for Integrated Systems, Stanford University, Stanford, CA. In 1998, he spent three months as an Invited Professor at Kyoto University, Japan, and again in 2001 for two months at Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan.

His field of research is process technology and device design of high voltage power devices and high temperature radiation hard analog and digital integrated circuits in SiC. He has coauthored around 280 internationally published articles and conference contributions, including editing one book about process technology for silicon carbide devices, and co-writing one book about plagiarism prevention with Jude Carroll. Prof. Zetterling has served in the Technical Program Committee for the TMS Electronic Materials Conference and the IEEE SISC Conference. He is an Editor for IEEE Journal of Electron Devices Society.


 eusikEuisik Yoon - for contributions to bio-microelectromechanical systems (BioMEMS) technologies for opto-electrical neural interfaces and microfluidic biochips

Euisik Yoon received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electronics engineering from Seoul National University in 1982 and 1984, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, in 1990.

He worked for industry including the National Semiconductor Corp. in Santa Clara, CA (1990-1994) and Silicon Graphics Inc. in Mountain View, CA (1994-1996) before returning to academia. He took faculty positions in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejon, Korea (1996-2005) and in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2005-2008), respectively. During the academic year of 2000-2001, he was a Visiting Faculty at Agilent Laboratory, Palo Alto, CA. In 2008, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, where he is a Professor and the Director of NSF International Program for the Advancement of Neurotechnology (IPAN). He served as the Director of Solid-State Electronics Laboratory (2011-2015) and the Director of Lurie Nanofabrication Facility (2011-2016) at the University of Michigan.

Dr. Yoon has served on various Technical Program Committees including the International Sensor Conference (2001), the International Conference on Solid-State Sensors, Actuators and Microsystems (Transducers) (2003, 2005), the IEEE International Electron Device Meeting (IEDM) (2006-2008) and the IEEE International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) (2006, 2008-2010, 2021). He also served on the IEEE International Solid-State Circuit Conference (ISSCC) program committee (2003-2007) and organized and co-chaired the International Conference for Advanced Neurotechnology (ICAN) (2016-2020). He served as an associate editor for IEEE Solid-State Circuit Letters (2018-2021).


zhuAnding Zhu - for contributions to behavioral modeling and digital predistortion of RF power amplifiers 

Anding Zhu received the Ph.D. degree in electronic engineering from University College Dublin (UCD), Dublin, Ireland, in 2004. He is currently a Professor with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, UCD. His research interests include high-frequency nonlinear system modeling and device characterization techniques, high-efficiency power amplifier design, wireless transmitter architectures, digital signal processing, and nonlinear system identification algorithms.

Professor Zhu served as the Secretary of Administrative Committee (AdCom) of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) in 2018. He is currently an Elected Member of MTT-S AdCom, the Chair of Electronic Information Committee and the Vice Chair of Publications Committee. He is also a Track Editor of IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques and a Member of IEEE Future Directions Committee.