2017 CICC Educational Sessions

Educational Sessions

On Sunday, three Educational Sessions will take place.  This year we will again cover several topics of active research during our Educational Sessions.  The presenters are well-known for their contributions in their respective areas. The topics are: MM-Wave/RF Wireless, Analog & Testing Techniques, and Digital Techniques & Diversity.

Attendance at the Educational Sessions is included in the registration fee.

Education Session 1:  Mm-Wave/RF Wireless Session

Day/Date: Sunday, April 30
Room: Lady Bird 1

Chair:  Yanjie Wang, Intel
Co-Chair:  Foster Dai, Auburn University

8:30 – 10:00 am
Mm-wave LO Distribution Insights, Amr Fahim, Inphi Corporation

10:30 – 12:00 pm
On-chip transformer design and application to RF and mm-wave front-ends, John Long, Univ. of Waterloo

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Doherty Architecture For mm-wave/RF Digital and Analog Power Amplifiers, Hua Wang, Georgia Tech.

3:00 – 3:45 pm
Wireless Transmitter Measurement Techniques – Equalization, Algorithms, Trade-off Analysis, Srevats Laxman, Tektronix,

Education Session 2:  Analog and Frequency Synthesis Session

Room: Lady Bird 2

Chair:  Axel Thomsen, Cirrus Logic

8:30 – 10:00 am
Achieving Higher Linearity in Precision Standard Products, Nathan Carter, ADI

10:30 – 12:00 pm
Analog Filter Design Techniques, Edgar Sanchez-Sinencio, Text A&M Univ

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Area Efficient Sub-sampling PLL Synthesizers with Robust Locking, Foster Dai, Auburn

3:00 – 4:30 pm
Practical Dynamic element matching techniques for 3-level unit elements, Khiem Nguyen, ADI

Education Session 3:  Advanced Technologies and Diversity Session

Room: Lady Bird 3

Chair:  Jiangfeng Wu, Tongji University

8:30 – 10:00 am
Energy Efficient System Architecture for Wireless Wearable Biomedical Sensors, Lian Yong, York University

10:30 – 12:00 pm
Leveraging the Strengths of Female Engineers in Today’s Business Environment, Susanne Paul, Qualcomm

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Design with sub-10 nm FinFET technologies, Larry Clark, ASU

3:00 – 4:30 pm
RF/Analog and Mixed-Signal Design Techniques in FD-SOI Technology, Andreia Cathelin, ST Microelectronics

Education Session 4:  Data and Power Converter Session

Room: Lady Bird Studio

Chair:  Nan Sun, Univ. of Texas,  Austin
Co-Chair:  Mark Ren, Nvidia

8:30 – 10:00 am
Time Based DS-ADC Design Techniques, Pavan Kumar Hanumolu, UIUC

10:30 – 12:00 pm
A/D Converter Fundamentals and Trends, Hui Pan, Broadcom

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Circuit Design Techniques for Fully Integrated Voltage Regulator Using Switched Capacitors, Hanh-Phuc Le, U Colorado

3:00 – 4:30 pm
DC-DC Power Converter Designs, Ramesh Harjani, Univ. of Minisota

Here is a link to one of the past educational session.

You can also check below a preview of some of the CICC 2015 EdSessions. See you at the conference in Austin in May!