During her undergraduate studies, Kathy has been researching at the Berkeley Wireless Research Center, working on the Cooperative MIMO project to implement a joint-decoding algorithm to increase data throughput in wireless networks. She held an internship at Cisco, working on automated testing for routers. She is still currently researching at the Berkeley Wireless Research Center under the guidance Professor Bora Nikolic.
Her current interests include coding schemes and wireless communication system design.Read more
Angie received a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 2012.
As an undergraduate, she worked in Caltech's MICS Laboratory on an external communication interface for retinal prosthesis. She has previously interned at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, NTT Communication Science Laboratories in Japan, and Apple. In 2012, she joined the Berkeley Wireless Research Center while pursuing an M.S./PhD in Electrical Engineering at UC Berkeley.
Angie's current interests are in RF front-ends for reconfigurable radio.Read more
From 2010 to 2012, she was in Industrial Technology Research Institute, Taiwan, where she worked on RRAM circuit design, nonvolatile logics, and 3D SRAM. In 2012, she joined the Berkeley Wireless Research Center and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering with the guidance of Professor Bora Nikolic.
Her current research interests are in RRAM characterization and memory hierarchy.Read more
Ben received his B.S. in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in 2010. At Harvey Mudd, he created a long-tail model for variability in leaky wide-NOR domino gates. He also led a group research effort to characterize the energy-delay tradeoffs of different multiplier designs. In the summer of 2009, Ben interned at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, designing and implementing a compact, massively parallel sensor array to monitor time-dependent dielectric breakdown in power MOSFETs. He began his studies at UC Berkeley in the Fall of 2012, and is pursing a PhD in Electrical Engineering with the guidance of the formidable advising team of Bora Nikolic and Professor Krste Asanovic.
Ben’s current research interests include manycore architectures and low-power design in nanometer processes.Read more
Stevo received his B.S. degrees in Engineering Science and Physics from The University of Virginia in 2012. During his undergraduate studies he interned at Jefferson Labs through the Virginia Microelectronics Consortium and Old Dominion University. He also researched fault-tolerant, reconfigurable adder designs for future nanoelectronic systems. In 2012 he joined the Berkeley Wireless Research Center. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. at the University of California at Berkeley.
His research interests include ASIC design, image processing, and computer architecture. He is currently working on characterizing the power efficiency of a low-power, multicore RISC processor in an emerging technology.Read more
Amanda received her B.S. degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from The Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering in 2010. From 2010-2012, she was in the Edison Engineering Development Program at GE Healthcare where she worked on digital PCB/VHDL design, analog detector testing, and system specifications for PET-MR, CT, and ultrasound machines, respectively. She has held internships at GE, Rockwell Automation, and NASA. She is currently pursuing a M.S. degree at the University of California at Berkeley under the guidance of Prof. Bora Nikolic.
Her current research interests are RF and analog receivers for configurable wireless communications systems.Read more
Rachel received her BA in Physics from Dartmouth College in 2008. As an undergrad, she worked on a sounding rocket project studying the aurora. From 2008 to 2012, she worked at the UC Berkeley Space Sciences Lab building an electric fields instrument, which is now on orbit studying the radiation belts. In 2012, she joined the Berkeley Wireless Research Center under the supervision of Professor Borivoje Nikolic . She is working towards an M.S./Ph.D in electrical engineering.
Her current research project involves the design and build of a custom ASIC microwave spectrometer chip for NASA planetary missions.Read more
Jaehwa received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Seoul National University, Seoul Korea, in 2004 and 2006, respectively. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineering at University of California Berkeley under the guidance of Prof. Borivoje Nikolic.From 2006 to 2009, he was with GCT Research, Seoul Korea, where he was a staff researcher and he worked on designing the digital controller of the wireless communication system.
His current research interests are in the area of low power microprocessor design, and now he is working on the self-adjustable clock system for low power processor.Read more
|Dajana Danilovic||ST Microelectronics/ISEP, France|
|Milovan Blagojevic||ST Microelectronics/ISEP, France|
|Kathy Sun||2011/2012||UC Berkeley|
Ruzica received her B.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Belgrade, Serbia in 2004 and Ph.D degree with European PhD mention from the Technical University of Madrid, Spain, in 2009. Her PhD work was oriented towards CAD tools for high-level modeling, power estimation, measurements, and architecture design for high-speed computational systems in FPGAs.
She has been a pre-doctoral visiting researcher in the OFFIS research Institute in Oldenburg, Germany in 2007. She is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher under the guidance of prof. Borivoje Nikolic. Her current research interests are in energy-efficient microprocessor design, in particular, dynamic voltage and frequency scaling through switched capacitor circuits.
She is a recipient of FP7 Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship.Read more
Charles received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley in June 2007. Currently he is pursuing a M.S./Ph.D. at UC Berkeley and is advised by Professor Bora Nikolic.
His current research interests are RF and analog front ends for wireless communication systems.Read more
Brian Richards received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology in 1983, and the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of California, Berkeley in 1986. From 1986, he joined the research staff at the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked on large scale digital system design projects including speech recognition, full-custom ASIC design for image processing, and the Infopad portable wireless multimedia terminal. He is a founding member of the BWRC, maintaining and continuing the development of several ASIC and FPGA system design CAD tools and related libraries. Current projects include supporting various research efforts related to prototyping and implementing wireless and low-power systems at the Berkeley Wireless Research Center.Read more
Sharon received her B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2009, and her M.S. degree in the same field from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2012. She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. at UC Berkeley under the guidance of Prof. Bora Nikolic.
During undergrad, she had held internships at Silicon Laboratories in Applications Engineering for Power over Ethernet, at DLInnovations in Applications Engineering for DLP technology, and at NVIDIA in hardware verification for memory interfaces. In 2012, she interned at Nokia Research Center, where she worked on configurable high-Q RF tracking filters.
Her current research interests are analog/RF front-end receiver designs, specifically spectrum sensing circuitry for cognitive radio applications.Read more
Brian received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering and a minor in Technology Management from the University of California, Davis in June 2010. As an undergraduate, he worked on minimizing the data retention voltage of SRAM cells and parallel implementation of MP3 decoders. Currently he is pursuing a M.S./Ph.D. at UC Berkeley and is co-advised by Professor Bora Nikolic and Professor Krste Asanovic.
His current research interests are in energy efficient processor design in deeply scaled technologies.Read more
Katerina received her Diploma in Electrical and Computer Engineering from University of Patras, Greece, in 2009 and her MSc degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley, in 2011.
As an undergrad, she worked with the COMES Lab and conducted research on the design and implementation of reconfigurable BCH decoders for satellite applications. In 2009, she joined the Berkeley Wireless Research Center as a graduate student researcher, under the supervision of Prof. Bora Nikolic. She has since held internships in Altera, where she worked on variability characterization of high-speed transceivers, and in Kandou Bus, where she was involved with high-speed serial link design. She is currently working toward the Ph.D degree at University of California at Berkeley.
Her current research interests include characterization of variability and robust design in deeply-scaled technology nodes, and more specifically analog design centering and yield optimization.Read more
Bastien Giraud received his Engineer’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications from Institut Supérieur d’Electronique et du Numérique (ISEN, France) and his Master degree in Microelectronics at Polytechnique Marseille (France) in 2005. His major field concerns advanced circuit design. In 2005, he spent 5-months master thesis at Interuniversity MicroElectronics Center (IMEC, Belgium) where he studied 32KB SRAM matrix in Bulk-130n.
He received his PhD degree from Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Télécommunications (ENST, Paris, France) in December 2008. His PhD thesis was realized in the laboratories of Institut Supérieur d’Electronique de Paris (ISEP) in cooperation with CEA/Leti (France). This thesis is part of a French multi-laboratories project funded by the ANR (National Research Agency). The thesis is based on microelectronics design about SRAM memory in Double Gate SOI-FD sub-32nm technology, in which in-depth studies of SRAM memory cells and Sense Amplifiers (in Current and in Voltage) have been conducted.
Since January 2009, he holds a postdoctoral researcher position at UC Berkeley in the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC) laboratories under the supervision of Prof. Nikolic. His current research interests are in logic circuits and SRAM variability.Read more
Seng Toh received his B.S. degree in Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology in 2002 and his M.S. degree from U.C. Berkeley in 2008. He is currently advised by Professor Nikolic and is working on his Ph. D. degree. He has held several internship positions, first at Triatek Lighting in Atlanta where he designed a building automation system. He interned at NXP semiconductors, San Jose, in 2007 where he applied power-performance optimization methodologies on a product line. More recently, he interned at AMD, Sunnyvale, where he designed a testchip for 20nm technology SRAM characterization.
His research interests are in power-performance optimization of logic circuits as well as optimization of SRAM arrays with emphasis on dynamic performance. He is a proud recipient of the IBM Ph. D. Fellowship in 2010.
Matt received his B.S. degree in Engineering from Harvey Mudd College in 2008. He received his masters from the University of California at Berkeley in 2010, where he is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering under Prof. Bora Nikolic.
In the summer of 2008, he interned in a hardware verification group at NVIDIA. From August 2010 to February 2011, he interned in the data storage technology group at Marvell Semiconductor, which involved developing an LDPC decoder architecture for NAND flash products. In the summer of 2011, he interned in the Low Power Circuit Technology group at Intel’s Circuit Research Lab, where he worked on methods to lower the minimum supply voltage of sequential circuits.
His research interest is in efficient implementations of signal processing and decoding algorithms, specifically for low-density parity check codes. He is also interested in coding schemes for collaborative communications and their implementation.Read more
Milos Jorgovanovic received his Dipl. Ing. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Belgrade, Serbia in 2007 and MSc degree from University of California at Berkeley in 2010. He is currently working towards his PhD degree at University of California at Berkeley under guidance of Prof. Borivoje Nikolic.
In summer 2006 he held an internship position at Kodak European Research Center in Cambridge, UK, working on Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells and their application as a light detector. After graduation in 2007/2008, he spent eight months designing digital communication systems at Signum Concepts Inc. in Belgrade, Serbia. In summer 2010 he held an internship position with Samsung Telecommunications America in Richardson, TX, where he worked on MIMO detection algorithms for LTE-Advanced. He did another internship on LTE-Advanced with Qualcomm Inc. in 2012. He was working on downlink channel estimation algorithms and CQI feedback computation.
His research interests include wireless communication systems design, signal processing for digital communications and digital integrated circuit design.Read more