Lab Members

Graduate Students

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    Xichen Li Xichen joined the group in 2019. Before that, he earned his BS degree in Physics from China, and MS degree in Electrical Engineering from UTAustin. Now his research is focused on wide band self interference cancellation in full duplex communications.

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    Deniz Dosluoglu Deniz received his B.S. Degree in Electrical Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. He joined the group in Autumn 2019 to pursue his PhD. His research is focused on analog/mixed-signal circuit design for mm-Wave phased array receivers.

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    Yi-Hsiang Huang Yi-Hsiang Huang received a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering from National Taiwan University in 2007, and an M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern California in 2010, respectively. After graduation, he worked in the industry, where he has been involved in high-speed wireline transceiver circuits. He joined FAST lab in autumn 2019 and has been working on integrated full-duplex wireless transceivers. His research interests include analog/mixed-signal circuits.

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    Po-Hao Cheng Po-Hao Cheng received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, in 2016 and 2019, respectively. He joined FAST lab in autumn 2020 and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering at the University of Washington. His research interests include design of ultra-low-power transceivers, analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits, adn RF integrated circuits for wireless communications and biomedical implantable systems.

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    Ahmed R. Aboulsaad Ahmed received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in electronics and electrical communications engineering from Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2014 and 2020, respectively. He also worked as a Maths Teaching Assistant in the same university for 1 year, and as an Analog design TA in Zewail City for Science and Technology in Egypt for 1 year as well. He then joined Si-Vision LLC, Cairo, Egypt, in 2016 where he participated in the design of Bluetooth Low Energy transceivers, data converters, and wireline transceiver circuits. He joined FAST lab in January 2022, and his research focuses on circuit design for mmWave phased-array transceivers.

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    Elpida Karapepera Elpida received her BEng and MEng degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Democritus University of Thrace, Greece in 2021. Elpida worked at HDL Design House as an Analog Design Engineer. She then joined FAST lab in Autumn 2022 to pursue her PhD. Her current research interests include analog and mixed signal integrated circuits.

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Undergraduate Students

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    Jonathan Zhou Jonathan joined as an undergraduate research assistant in Summer 2021. He expects to receive his BSEE in 2022 and will be continuing into a PhD at Princeton University. His research interest area is RF ICs for high-speed wireless communication

    E-mail: jonathanzhou62@gmail.com

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Alumni

    Phd Students

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    Venu Bhagavatula (Graduated in 2014) Phd Thesis Title: "Power and area optimization techniques for ultra wideband millimeter-wave CMOS transceivers" PDF

    First Job: Samsung Semiconductor Inc.

    Title: Staff RFIC Design Engineer.

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    Soonkyun Shin (Graduated in 2014) Phd Thesis Title: "A Low-Power High-Speed High-Resolution Zero-Crossing Based Pipelined Analog to Digital Converter" PDF

    First Job: Maxim Integrated.

    Title: Principal Member of Technical Staff.

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    Tong Zhang (Graduated in 2017) Phd Thesis Title: "Integrated Wideband Self-Interference Cancellation Techniques for FDD and Full-Duplex Wireless Commnunication" PDF

    First Job: Verily Life Science

    Title: Hardware Engineer.

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    Samrat Dey (Graduated in 2020) Samrat Dey received his undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur in 2011. He joined the PhD program at the University of Washington in the year 2011. His research interests include analog and mixed signal ICs. He joined FAST lab in the fall of 2011, and has been working on front-end electronics for PET Imaging systems, in collaboration with the Radiology Department, University of Washington.

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    John P. Uehlin (Graduated in 2020) John received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA, in 2013 and 2017,respectively. John focused on interfacing modern CMOS electronics with neurological systems in order to advance understanding of the brain. John has been involved in integrated circuit research and development for high-speed wireline communications, RF transceiver architectures, and optical interface electronics with the Silicon Systems Research Lab at UW and Noise Figure Research.

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    Kun-Da Chu (Graduated in 2021) Kun-Da Chu received the B.S. degree in electronic engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in 2005, and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from National Taiwan University in 2008, respectively. From 2008 to 2016, He worked with MStar Semiconductor Inc. and then MediaTek Inc, focusing on RF circuit design. His research interests include RF/analog/mixed-signal circuits.

    First Job: Apple Inc.

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  • Master Students

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    Ivan Zhao (Graduated in 2021) Ivan is a senior pursuing his BSEE with a concentration on Integrated Systems. His research includes digital beam forming and high speed data converters for next generation millimeter-wave communications. He joined FAST labs as an undergraduate research in the summer of 2018.

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    Fucheng Yin (Graduated in 2021) I received my B.S. degree in 2018 and I am now pursuing Ph.D. degree at the University of Washington. I have a deep zeal on analog circuit design and have decided to propagate this enthusiasm to RF and mmWave circuit design.

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    Rajendra S. Hathwar (Graduated in 2021) Rajendra received his B.E degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the P.E.S. Institute of Technology in 2017. He joined the M.S. program at the University of Washington in the year 2019. His research interest includes Analog/RF/mmWave circuit design

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    Eric Pepin (Graduated in 2016) Master Thesis Title: "High-Voltage Compliant, Electrode-Invariant Neural Stimulation Electronics Compatible with Low-Voltage, Bulk-CMOS Integration" PDF

    First Job: SpaceX.

    Title: Senior RFIC Engineer.

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    Chenxi Huang (Graduated in 2016) Master Thesis Title: "A 40nm CMOS Single-Ended Switch-Capacitor Harmonic-Rejection Power Amplifier for ZigBee Application" PDF

    First Job: Maxim Integrated.

    Title: Associate Member of Technical Staff.

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    Daniel Micheletti (Graduated in 2015) Master Thesis Title: "A Prototype System and Circuits for the Development of an Implantable H-bridge Stimulator ASIC in a Bulk CMOS Process" PDF

    First Job: Marvell Semiconductor.

    Title: Digital Design and Verification Engineer.

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    Apsara Ravish Suvarna (Graduated in 2014) Master Thesis Title: "Transformer-Based Tunable Matching Networks implemented in Silicon CMOS" PDF

    First Job: Qualcomm Incorated.

    Current Job: Maxim Integrated.

    Title: Member of Technical Staff.

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    William Wesson (Graduated in 2011) Will works on a fully integrated, regulatorless CMOS power amplifier for long-range wireless sensor communication First Job: Arda Technologies.

    Current Job: Google Incorporated.

    Title: Hardware Engineer.

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    Thomas Riedell (Graduated in 2014) Thomas worked as a laboratory assistant in the FAST lab from August 2013 to May 2014

    First Job: Tesla Motor.

    Title: Associate Electrical Engineer.

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    CHRISTIAN WIJAYA Christian worked in the FAST lab as a laboratory assistant from August 2009 until June 2010.

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    KA WO PANG (FRED) KA WO PANG joined the FAST group in Spring 2009 and worked on RF and mixed signal circuit design.

Undergraduate Students

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    Giorgio Minai Giorgio received his B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington in 2018 and is currently pursuing his Master’s and PhD. He joined the FAST lab as an undergraduate in the summer of 2017. His research interests are in designing CMOS neural stimulator and recording chips to diagnose and treat neurological disorders.

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    Nathan Thai Nathan Thai expects to graduate in a B.S. in electrical engineering in 2018. He joined FAST lab as an undergraduate student in the Summer of 2017. Nathan's research interest includes RF/mm-wave/analog circuits.

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Lab Interns

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    Zhenghan Lin Zhenghan worked in the FAST lab as an undergrad summer intern in his 3rd year. He helped on the development and testing of a full-duplex transceiver system. After graduating from Peking University, Zhenghan has been pursuing a Ph. D. title in University of California, Berkeley. His research interests include beamforming techniques, analog/mixed-signal circuit design and methodology.

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    Josh Chen Josh received his B.S. degree in Bioengineering from the University of California, Berkeley. During his time there, he served as a co-director of the Micromechanical Methods for Biology (M3B) lab in the Lin Lab working on 3D microfluidics and also smart bandages in the Maharbiz Lab. He joined the FAST lab as an NSF REU intern in the summer of 2016. After leaving Cal, he briefly worked at Verily Life Sciences prior to joining Rice University in 2017 to pursue his PhD in Bioengineering in the Robinson Lab as an NSF GRFP fellow. His research interests include wireless bioelectronics, bioMEMS/biomedical devices, and neural engineering..

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