2018 CICC Educational Sessions

Click here for a PDF of the Sunday, April 8, Educational Sessions.

Following are the Educational Sessions

Educational Session 1:   Data Converter Circuits

 Room: Great Room 1-3

Chair:  Nan Sun, UT Austin, Co-Chair:  Y. Dong, Analog Devices


8:30 – 10:00 am

Practical Design and Simulation Techniques for Continuous-time Delta-Sigma ADCs, Prof. Shanthi Pavan, IIT Madras


10:30 – 12:00 pm

Time Interleaved ADCs: Requirements vs. Application, Dr. Aaron Buchwald, InPhi Corp


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Evolutions of SAR ADC: increasing footprints from high resolution to high speed regime, Prof. Mike Chen, USC


3:00 – 4:30 pm

High-speed pipelined ADCs: Fundamentals and variants, Dr. Ahmed M. A. Ali,  Analog Devices

Educational Session 2:   Clocking Circuits

 Room: Great Room 4

Chair:  W. Rhee, Tsinghua University

Co-Chair:  Farhana Sheikh, Intel Labs


8:30 – 10:00 am

Frequency synthesizers for mm-wave, Prof. Payam Heydari, UC Irvine


10:30 – 12:00 pm

Digital Phase-Locked Loops, Prof. S. Levantino, Politecnico Di Milano


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Hybrid PLL Architectures and Implementations, Dr. Daniel Friedman, IBM TJ Watson


3:00 – 4:30 pm

Clock-and-Data Recovery Systems, Dr. Fulvio Spagna, Intel Corp

Educational Session 3:   Millimeter-Wave Circuits

 Room: Great Room 5

Chair:  Jorge Grilo, Maxlinear

Co-Chair:  Swami Sankaran, TI


8:30 – 10:00 am

Millimeter-wave Phased Array Circuits and Systems for 5G, Dr. Samet Zihir , IDT


10:30 – 12:00 pm

High-Performance Millimeter-Wave Beamformers with Built-In Self-Test, Prof. Brian Floyd, NC State University


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Frequency Generation and Signal Processing for mmW Radars, Mr. Sreekiran Samala, Texas Instruments


3:00 – 4:30 pm

To be announced


Education Session 4:   Low Power IOT

 Room: Great Room 6-8

Chair:  Yanjie Jay Wang, Intel Labs

Co-Chair:  Debo Chowdhury, Broadcomm


8:30 – 10:00 am

Low Power Wake-up Radio Receiver, Dr. Erkan Alpman, Intel Labs


10:30 – 12:00 pm

Wireless powering for Ultra Low Power Batteryless IoT Sensing and Communication, Prof. Arun Natarajan, OSU,


1:00 – 2:30 pm

Design of Low-Power Wake-up Radios for IoT Applications, Prof. Patrick Mercier, UC at San Diego


3:00 – 4:30 pm

Ultra Low-Power Transceiver SoC Designs for IoT,NB-IoT Applications, Prof. Ali Niknejad/Dr. O.Khan, UC Berkeley