Congratulations to my students for the four papers accepted at IWS-2016!
Congratulations to Jian Kang and Prof. Natarajan, for our accepted 2016 ISSCC paper on far-field RF harvesting!
Congratulations to Dr. Qi Nan, for our accepted 2016 OFC paper on PAM-4 Silicon Photonics!
Congratulations to Vahid for our accepted paper at CICC-2015, about our new compressed-sensing
sensor-on-a-chip, in collaboration with Microsoft Research!
Congratulations to student Jian Kang and Prof. Natarajan, our joint collaborators on a wirelessly-powered sensor-on-a-chip with
sub-10cm resolution, for the accepted paper at RFIC-2015!
Two papers accepted at OFC-2015, for 25Gbps Silicon Photonics using electrical drivers designed in standard CMOS.
Two papers accepted in ISSCC-2015 for our Silicon Photonics collaboration with HP-Labs: multi-channel, thermally-stabilized,
25G Transmitters and Receivers in 65nm-CMOS!
The 1st-batch of 65nm-ICs are back, and the performance is FANTASTIC. 25G silicon photonic TX, 25G VCSEL-TX,
and distributed amplifiers are working!
Our 11uW, 15b ADC was accepted for publication at CICC-2014 conference.
Our paper on soft-error upsets under near-threshold operation was accepted to the CICC-2014 conference.
A joint paper with HKUST on a 25Gbps TIA was accepted for publication at the ESSIRC-2014 conference.
Our ring resonator serial link paper, collaborating with HP-Labs and Texas A&M, was accepted for publication in
the Journal of Solid-State Circuits.
We have two accepted papers in the IEEE Optical Interconnects Conference, in May-2014.
Our 0.8V, 14Gbps, 0.56fJ/bit, forwarded-clock receiver was accepted for publication at the VLSI Circuits Symposium in June-2014.
Our 25Gbps CDR paper, designed by my students at Fudan University and tested in Shanghai, China,
was accepted for publication at RFIC Symposium 2014.
Congratulations to my students for the three papers accepted to ISSCC-2014, our most prestigious conference!
Two papers accepted at CICC-2013! One on biosensors, and another on high-speed serial links!
Just announced: multi-million dollar project starting this June-2013, sponsored by USDA. The goal:
wearable miniature sensors to improve childhood obesity! USDA link
Our paper on silicon photonics, collaborating with HP Labs and Texas A&M, was accepted at the Optical
Interconnects Conference (OIC) 2013!
Journal Paper on a Near-Threshold MICS-band Wireless Transmitter and Receiver was accepted for publication
in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems!
Our paper on a sub-0.5pJ/bit I/O transceiver operating in near-threshold is accepted for publication in the
Journal of Solid-State Circuits!
Our miniature wearable sensor-patch is in the Sunday edition of the Oregonian
Congrats to Jash and Xia, for the Best Poster Award from CICC-2012, on the Energy-Harvested Body-Area Network Sensor paper!
Congrats to Rui, for the ISSCC-2013 accepted paper co-authored with Prof. Palermo's group (Texas A&M), for a complete
optical CMOS transceiver integrated with ring resonators!
Our paper on a wirelessly powered Body-Area Network Sensor-on-a-Chip was accepted for publication at CICC-2012!
3 papers accepted at EMBC-2012: Wireless reflectance-based pulse-ox, cloud-based location tracking, UWB for cortical implants!
30-second demo of indoor location tracking, using a cloud-based infrastructure:
Congratulations to Dr. Kang-Min Hu, for his accepted paper on a 0.16pJ/b, 8Gbps, Near-Threshold Serial
Link Receiver at the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits!
Our ISCA-2012 paper, in collaboration with Mattan Erez's group at UT-Austin, was accepted!
Our lab has received a 2012 NSF-CAREER Award: "CAREER: Analog-Assisted Sensing and Repair for Achieving Robust Near-Threshold Computing." link
Congratulations to Joe Crop for the DAC-2012 paper acceptance: "Regaining Throughput Using Completion Detection for Error-Resilient, Near-Threshold Logic".
Media coverage our wearable vital-sign monitor in CNET here.
Our media coverage in Terra Magazine
Our near-Vt SIMD processor in 45nm-SOI was accepted for publication at ISSCC-2012!
A featured story on the OSU website: Following Footsteps
Our lab has been award a 2011 HP Labs Innovation Research Program Grant! pdf
Body-Area Networks Using UWB
On the television! 6PM evening news
In the press!
Indoor tracking device.
Congratulations (again) to Sam, Sean, and Ian for winning 1st place of the Analog Design Contest at Oregon
State, sponsored by Texas Instruments!
Congratulations to Dr. K. Hu, C. Hu, and J. Postman for all three paper acceptances at IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference 2011!
Congratulations to Xia and Jing-Guang for the accepted phase-calibration paper
Congratulations to Dr. C. Hu and Dr. K. Hu, for finishing your doctoral degrees. Good
luck at Marvell and Broadcom.
Congrats to Ben, Ryan, Sam, Sean, and Ian for the two accepted papers at EMBC this year!
Congratulations to Robert Pawlowski for winning Teaching Assistant of the year!
Congratulations to Sam, Sean, and Ian for winning 1st place in the technical challenge for the Senior Design Final Project in 2011!
Sam House, Sean Connell, and Ian Milligan have been awarded the College of Engineering best Undergraduate Research Project, at the annual CUE (Celebrating Undergraduate Excellence) presentations ceremony.
Congratulations to Rui Bai and others for accepted TCAS-I paper.
Congratulations on Kang-Min's duobinary/NRZ modeling journal paper, to be published in T-VLSI.
Congratulations to Steve Redfield for the journal paper acceptance on UWB channel characterization for future computing servers.
Recent press about our work on medical devices for aging here.
Congratulations to Xia, for the IEEE-MTT paper accepted on a 0.15nJ/b, Ultrawideband transceiver.
Congratulations to Charles, for the Journal of Solid-State Circuits paper acceptance, from RFIC-2010.
MEMS micro-chamber, fluid dispenser accepted to Micro/Nano Letters.
Congratuations to Nariman, for getting his MIMO decoder paper accepted to 2011
Both 65nm-CMOS interconnect link testchips seem to be working well!
45nm-CMOS digital impulse generator is operational!
Congratulations to Jacob for the ICCD paper acceptance.
1st-Generation, Wireless Brain Sensor
Congratulations to Tao for getting accepted into CICC 2010.
Our wireless vital-sign monitoring system makes local television here!
Congrats to Evgeni, Robert, and Mattan, for the IEEE Computer Architecture Letters (accepted) about our
new near-threshold stream processor -- Synctium!
April 2010 Congrats to Jacob for winning the 2010 NSF Doctoral Fellowship!
March 2010 Two papers accepted at AMA-IEEE conference in Washington DC. Congratulations, Seunjin, Ben, and Ryan!
Two papers accepted at RFIC 2010! Congratulations, Karthik and Charles!
The VLSI Research Group has been awarded a Department of Energy
Early CAREER Award, for research on energy-efficient
Congrats to Jacob, Karthik, Jing-Guang, and Charles for 1st-pass
Joint paper (with Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy of Sciences) is accepted at Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference 2009
Good work, Divya, for the 90-CMOS tapeout!
Won Best Faculty Project award from NSF Industry-University Research Center--CDADIC (Center for Digital/Analog Design of Integrated Circuits)
Doctoral student Kang-Min Hu doing summer internship project on low-power links at Montage Technology, in Shanghai, China.
Doctoral student Jacob Postman doing summer research project on multicore as NSF fellow at Institute of Computing Technology, Chinese Academy
of Sciences in Beijing, China.
Awarded $540k NSF Grant (with Professors Liu/Nguyen) for Next-Generation RF Circuits and Systems for
Future Computer Systems, collaborating with Intel as GOALI partner
DFE-embedded SRAM (Jon and Ming) and Asynchronous sub-threshold logic (Robert and Joe) 0.18um CMOS tapeouts with Professor Chi (Tsinghua)
Good work, Tao and Charles, for taping out the 40nm-CMOS chips!
Congratulations to Jacob, Chris, and Kang-Min (OSU) and Tushar and Prof. Peh (Princeton) for
finishing the tapeout of the 90nm-CMOS, 4-core, Network-on-a-Chip
Congratulations to Jacob for getting the NOCHI paper (with Li-Shiuan Peh of Princeton and Mattan Erez of UT-Austin) accepted into IEEE-Micro
Congratulations to Kang-Min for getting the 0.6mW/Gbps high-speed I/O chip accepted into the 2009 VLSI Circuits Symposium!
Looking for a few excellent undergrads for paid undergraduate research; specifially, to work and
test experimentally some prototype test-chips in the lab, collecting data, eventually to publish a research paper
Published a number of joint papers with Professor Baoyong Chi (Tsinghua University, China)
and Professor Weiwu Hu (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China).
Congratulations to Kang-Min, Tao Jiang, and Divya! All three papers accepted to ISCAS 2009.
Happy New Year for 2009. Hope to have a lot of really cool stuff for the new year.
Congrats to Jing-Guang and Kang-Min. The 90nm CMOS test-chips seem to be working remarkably well!
Two papers accepted at VLSI - DAT conference, April 2009. Congratulations Charles and Karthik.
Visiting ITRI(Taipei), Chinese Academy of Sciences (Beijing), Tsinghua (Beijing), Shanghai JiaoTong (Shanghai), Fudan (Shanghai)
Kang-Min measuring chip at LSI (Mipitas, CA)
November 2008 Jing-Guang successfully defends M.S. thesis. Good luck at Broadcom!
Talk at Santa Barbara
October 2008 Meeting on SAR-ADC at LSI-Logic
Three 90nm chips testing now. Looking good!
Four papers submitted to ISCAS
One paper submitted to VLSI-DAT
September 2008: Visit to ST-Micro in Crolles, France
Looking for a grad or advanced undergrad with experience in LabView,
data acquisition, and testchip/computer test scan interfaces
Looking for enthusiastic, ambitious students
looking to work on two possible senior design projects
One tapeout in 90nm CMOS: UWB transceiver
New website is up and running
New students Jacob and Divya join!
Two chips taped out in 0.18um CMOS
New paper presented at Hot Interconnect 2008.
Press's review of the Paper in Electronics
Three new tapeouts in 90nm CMOS: phase calibration; low-power, 10Gbps receivers; low-power,
DFEs and injection-locked ring oscillators
Four tapeouts in 65nm CMOS