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Prof. Piet Wambacq

ETRO Professor

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Expertise

Analog IC design ranging from low frequencies to the mm-wave frequency range
Design of CMOS radio transceivers, with emphasis on mm-wave radar and high-datarate wireless communication
Evaluation of analog/RF performance in advanced CMOS technologies
Analysis of nonlinear distortion in analog integrated circuits

Biography


  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 1986.

  • PhD. in Electrical Engineering, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 1996.

  • Principle scientist at imec, Belgium, 1996 – today.

  • Part-time lecturer at Vrije Universiteit Brussel, department ETRO since 2000.


    • Today: part-time “hoofddocent” at ETRO, teaching Analog Electronics at the Master’s level

    • Promoter of 8 past PhDs and 18 ongoing PhDs


  • Since 2012 member of the program committee of the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), which is the flagship conference in the field of Integrated Circuit design. Chair of the RF subcommittee of ISSCC since 2016.

  • Member of the technical program committee of the European Solid-State Circuits Conference since 2007.

  • Past associate editor of the IEEE Transactions of Circuits and Systems – Part I

  • More than 250 publications in conferences, journals, …

  • Author of two books, editor of one book.


Recent - PUBLICATIONS

“Comparator hysteresis compensation for decision feedback equalizers”

In Electronics Letters

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“3D technologies for analog/RF applications”

In 2017 IEEE SOI-3D-Subthreshold Microelectronics Unified Conference, S3S 2017

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“A 28-GHz Transceiver Front-End with T/R Switching Achieving 11.2-dBm OP1dB, 33.8% PAEmax and 4-dB NF in 22-nm FD-SOI for 5G Communication”

In SOI-3D-Subthreshold Microelectronics Unified Conference

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