NUS, Singapore

    Eduard Alarcón received the M. Sc. (National award) and Ph.D. degrees (honors) in Electrical Engineering from the Technical University of Catalunya (UPC BarcelonaTech), Spain, in 1995 and 2000, respectively. Since 1995 he has been with the Department of Electronics Engineering at the School of Telecommunications at UPC, where he became Associate Professor in 2000. From August 2003 to January 2004, July-August 2006 and July-August 2010 he was a Visiting Professor at the CoPEC center, University of Colorado at Boulder, US, and during January-June 2011 he was Visiting Professor at the School of ICT/Integrated Devices and Circuits, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, Sweden. During the period 2006-2009 he was Associate Dean of International Affairs at the School of Telecommunications Engineering, UPC. He has co-authored more than 400 scientific publications, 7 books, 8 book chapters and 12 patents, and has been involved in different National, European (H2020 FET-Open, Flag-ERA) and US (DARPA, NSF) R&D projects within his research interests including the areas of on-chip energy management and RF circuits, energy harvesting and wireless energy transfer, nanosatellites, and nanotechnology-enabled wireless communications. He has received the Google Faculty Research Award (2013), Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology Global Research Program gift (2012), and Intel Honor Programme Fellowship (2014). He has given 30 invited, keynote and plenary lectures and tutorials in Europe, America, Asia and Oceania, was appointed by the IEEE CAS society as distinguished lecturer for 2009-2010 and lectures yearly MEAD courses at EPFL. He is elected member of the IEEE CAS Board of Governors (2010-2013), member of the IEEE CAS long term strategy committee, Vice President Finance of IEEE CAS (2015) and Vice President for Technical Activities of IEEE CAS (2016-2017, and 2017-2018). He was recipient of the Myril B. Reed Best Paper Award at the 1998 IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems. He was the invited co-editor of a special issue of the Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing journal devoted to current-mode circuit techniques, a special issue of the International Journal on Circuit Theory and Applications, invited associate editor for a IEEE TPELS special issue on PwrSOC. He co-organized special sessions related to on-chip power management at IEEE ISCAS03, IEEE ISCAS06 and NOLTA 2012, and lectured tutorials at IEEE ISCAS09, ESSCIRC 2011, IEEE VLSI-DAT 2012 and APCCAS 2012. He was the 2007 Chair of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Technical Committee on Power Circuits. He is acting as general co-chair of DCIS 2017, Barcelona and IEEE ISCAS 2020, Seville. He was the General co-chair of the 2014 international CDIO conference, the technical program co-chair of the 2007 European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design – ECCTD07 and of LASCAS 2013, Special Sessions co-chair at IEEE ISCAS 2013. He served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II: Express briefs (2006-2007) and Associate Editor of the Transactions on Circuits and Systems – I: Regular papers (2006-2012) and currently serves as Associate Editor Elsevier’s Nano Communication Networks journal (2009-), Journal of Low Power Electronics (JOLPE) (2011-) and in the Senior founding Editorial Board of the IEEE Journal on IEEE Journal on Emerging topics in Circuits and Systems, of which he is currently Editor-in-Chief (2018).

    Massimo Alioto directs the Integrated Circuits Embedded Systems area, and leads the Green IC group at the National University of Singapore. He held visiting positions at the University of California Berkeley, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, Intel Labs, EPFL, and was previously with the University of Siena.
    He is author of 250+ publications and three books, and his main interests are in ultra-low power and self-powered integrated circuits and systems, widely energy-scalable architectures, and circuits for hardware security. He is/was Editor in Chief of IEEE Transactions on VLSI Systems, Deputy Editor in Chief of IEEE JETCAS, Guest Editor of several IEEE journal special issues, conference Technical Program Chair (e.g., ISCAS 2022, SOCC, ICECS, NEWCAS) and TPC member (ISSCC, ASSCC). Prof. Alioto was an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer, and is an IEEE Fellow.

    MurmannBoris Murmann is a Professor of Electrical Engineering at Stanford University. He joined Stanford in 2004 after completing his Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering at the University of California, Berkeley in 2003. From 1994 to 1997, he was with Neutron Microelectronics, Germany, where he developed low-power and smart-power ASICs in automotive CMOS technology. Since 2004, he has worked as a consultant with numerous Silicon Valley companies. Dr. Murmann’s research interests are in mixed-signal integrated circuit design, with special emphasis on sensor interfaces, data converters and custom circuits for embedded machine learning. In 2008, he was a co-recipient of the Best Student Paper Award at the VLSI Circuits Symposium and a recipient of the Best Invited Paper Award at the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC). He received the Agilent Early Career Professor Award in 2009 and the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award in 2012. He has served as an Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, as well as the Data Converter Subcommittee Chair and the Technical Program Chair of the IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). He is the founding faculty co-director of the Stanford SystemX Alliance and the faculty director of Stanford’s System Prototyping Facility (SPF). He is a Fellow of the IEEE.

    rabaeyJan Rabaey, holds the Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professorship at the University of California at Berkeley. Before joining the faculty at UC Berkeley, he was a research manager at IMEC from 1985 until 1987. He is a founding director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC) and the Berkeley Ubiquitous SwarmLab, and has served as the Electrical Engineering Division Chair at Berkeley twice.
    Prof. Rabaey has made high-impact contributions to a number of fields, including advanced wireless systems, low power integrated circuits, sensor networks, and ubiquitous computing. His current interests include the conception of the next-generation distributed systems, as well as the exploration of the interaction between the cyber and the biological world.
    He is the recipient of major awards, amongst which the IEEE Mac Van Valkenburg Award, the European Design Automation Association (EDAA) Lifetime Achievement award, the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) University Researcher Award, and the SRC Aristotle Award. He is an IEEE Fellow, a member of the Royal Flemish Academy of Sciences and Arts of Belgium, and has received honorary doctorates from Lund (Sweden), Antwerp (Belgium) and Tampere (Finland). He has been involved in a broad variety of start-up ventures, including Cortera Neurotechnologies, of which he is a co-founder.

    Teerachot Siriburanon is currently a post-doctoral researcher at University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, on a Marie-Curie Individual Fellowship grant. He has received the Ph.D. degree in Physical Electronics at the Tokyo Institute of Technology. His research interests are a low-jitter clock/frequency generation for wireless and wireline communications, as well as RF transceiver systems. Key research topics include ADC-assisted time-to-digital converter (TDC) using sub-sampling techniques, sub-sampling in mm-wave PLLs, mm-wave injection-locked frequency dividers and injection-locked PLLs. He has authored/coauthored over 30 peer-reviewed papers in international conferences, including ISSCC, VLSI Circuits, ESSCIRC, A-SSCC, RFIC, as well as a prestigious IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC). He serves on the Editorial Review Board of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Letters (SSCL) and serves as an active technical reviewer for the IEEE JSSC, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I), IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (T-MTT), and IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS). Dr. Siriburanon has been a recipient of the Japanese Government (MEXT) Scholarship from 2010-2015, the Young Researcher Best Presentation Award at Thailand-Japan Microwave in 2013, the ASP-DAC Best Design Award in 2014-2015, and the IEEE SSCS Student Travel Grant Award in 2014. In 2016, he has received the most prestigious award for Ph.D. students in IC circuit design, IEEE SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award, as well as Seiichi Tejima Research Award.

    Hoi-Jun Yoo (M’95 ~ SM’04 ~ F’08) received the bachelor’s degree from the Electronic Department, Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea, in 1983 and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea, in 1985 and 1988, respectively.
    Since 1998, he has been the Faculty Member with the Department of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, where he is currently a Full Professor. From 2001 to 2005, he was the Director of the Korean System Integration and IP Authoring Research Center, Seoul. In 2007, he founded the System Design Innovation and Application Research Center at KAIST. Since 2010, he has been serving as the General Chair for the Korean Institute of Next Generation Computing, Seoul.
    He has authored and co-authored DRAM Design (South Korea: Hongrung, 1996), High-Performance DRAM (South Korea:Sigma, 1999), Future Memory: FRAM (South Korea: Sigma, 2000), Networks On Chips (Morgan Kaufmann, 2006), Low-Power NoC for High-Performance SoC Design (CRC Press, 2008), Circuits at the Nanoscale (CRC Press, 2009), Embedded Memories for Nano-Scale VLSIs (Springer, 2009), Mobile 3-D Graphics SoC From Algorithm to Chip (Wiley, 2010), Biomedical CMOS ICs (Springer, 2011), Embedded Systems (Wiley, 2012), and Ultra-Low-Power Short-Range Radios (Springer, 2015). He has published more than 400 papers and his current research interests include artificial intelligence, computer vision system-on-chip (SoC), body area networks, and biomedical devices and circuits.
    Dr. Yoo was a recipient of the Electronic Industrial Association of Korea Award for his contribution to DRAM technology in 1994, the Hynix Development Award in 1995, the Korea Semiconductor Industry Association Award in 2002, the Best Research of KAIST Award in 2007, the Scientist/Engineer of this month Award from the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of Korea in 2010, the Best Scholarship Awards of KAIST in 2011, and a co-recipient of the ASP-DAC Design Award 2001, the Outstanding Design Awards of 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, and 2014 A-SSCC, and the Student Design Contest Award of 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011 DAC/ISSCC.
    He received the Order of Service Merit from the Ministry of Public Administration and Security of Korea in 2011. He has served as a member for the Executive Committee of ISSCC, the Symposium on VLSI, and A-SSCC, and the TPC Chair of the A-SSCC 2008 and ISWC 2010, the IEEE Distinguished Lecturer from 2010 to 2011, the Far East Chair for the ISSCC from 2011 to 2012, the Technology Direction Sub-Committee Chair for the ISSCC in 2013, the TPC Vice Chair for the ISSCC in 2014, and the TPC Chair for the ISSCC in 2015. From 2003 to 2005, he was the full-time Advisor to the Minister of Korea, Ministry of Information and Communication, and National Project Manager of SoC and Computer.




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