FACULTY

YANG XU, Ph.D.

OFFICE: Siegel Hall 134
3301 South Dearborn Chicago, IL 60616
PHONE: 312.567.8813
FAX: 312.567.8976
EMAIL: yxu[at]ece[dot]iit[dot]edu

Yang Xu is currently an associate professor in the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in Illinois Institute of Technology. He received his Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University in 2005, and the M.S. and B.S. degrees in Electronics Engineering from Fudan University, Shanghai, China in 1999 and 1997, respectively. He was a visiting Assistant Professor in the department of Eletrical Engineering at Stanford University in 2010 Spring semester. Prior to joining the faculty at IIT, he was a senior researcher with Qualcomm Inc. where he worked on embedded GPS receiver and 3G cellular transceiver designs. From 1999 to 2000, he was the member of technical staff at the Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies in Shanghai. He interned in the Barcelona Design Corp. in the summer of 2003 and the Newave Semiconductor Corp. (acquired by Integrated Device Technology Inc.) in the summer of 1998. His technical expertise and research interests are in the areas of CMOS analog and RF/mm-wave IC design, CAD methodology and macromodeling for VLSI, and high speed signal processing.

He has more than 20 referred publications in journals and conferences. He was a recipient of the Inventor Recognition Award from the Microelectronics Advanced Research Consortium (MARCO) in 2004 and 2005. He is also a three time Qualcomm Inventor's Award recipient and received Super Qual-star in 2006. He is the TPC of the VLSI-DAT and ASICON conferences in 2009 and 2010. He is a Senior Member of IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society (SSCS) and Microwave Theory and Techniques (MTT-S) and a Member of Association for Computer Machinery (ACM).

AFFILIATED RESEARCHER

ROC BERENGUER, Ph.D.

EMAIL: rberenguer[at]ceit[dot]es

 

Roc Berenguer received MSc. and Ph.D. degrees from University of Navarra, Spain, in 1996 and 2000 respectively. In 1999 he joined CEIT as Associate Researcher, where he is currently a Senior RFIC Researcher.

From September 2008 to October 2009 he was a visiting professor at Illinois Institute of Technology. He has worked as external consultant for Siemens, Xignal Technologies, Hitachi Microsystems, Epson. Currently he is also associate professor of Analog Integrated Circuits at TECNUN. He is author or co-author of several technical publications, two technical books and holds 9 patents.

 

STUDENTS

Nicolo Testi
ntesti[at]iit[dot]edu
Sensory Communication Circuits.

     

ALUMNI

Sergi Orrit Prat
Behavioral Modeling of Software Defined Radio.
Amir Saman Ahadieh
Noise and Distortion Cancellation Techniques for RF IC.
Jeremy Jerkins
Keya Kamtikar Germain Montoies Xiaochun Wu