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Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio (TI J. Kilby Chair Professor, F’92,LF'10)

Distinguished Professor
Rm. 318-E, WERC, Tel. (979)845-7498
email:
s-sanchez@tamu.edu
URL:
http://www.ece.tamu.edu/~sanchez/

Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio (Professor, F’92, LF’10) was born in Mexico City, Mexico. He is currently the TI J Kilby Chair Professor and Director of the Analog and Mixed-Signal Center at Texas A&M University. He was appointed as University Distinguished Professor in 2015.  He has supervised 57 MSc and 46 Ph. D students. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the Transactions on Circuits and Systems II. He is co-author of the book Switched Capacitor Circuits (Van Nostrand-Reinhold 1984), and co-editor of the book “Low Voltage/Low-Power Integrated Circuits and Systems (IEEE Press 1999). In November 1995 he was awarded a Honoris Causa Doctorate by the National Institute for Astrophysics, Optics and Electronics, Mexico. The first honorary degree awarded for Microelectronic Circuit Design contributions. He received the 1995 Guillemin-Cauer for his work on Cellular Networks. In 1996, he received the Texas Senate Proclamation # 373 for” Outstanding Accomplishments”. He was also the co-recipient of the 1997 Darlington Award for his work on high-frequency filters He received the Circuits and Systems Society Golden Jubilee Medal in 2000.  He received in 2008 the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Charles Desoer Technical Achievement Award. He was the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, Representative to the Solid-State Circuits Society (2000-2002). He is a former member of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Award Committee (2002-2004). He is an IEEE Fellow Member and Life Fellow in 1992 and 2009, respectively.  He received from the ECE Department at Texas A&M University the “Outstanding Professor Award” in 2011. He was an IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Distinguished Lecturer (2012-2013). He has been a member of the ISSCC Analog Subcommittee since 2013.  His present interests are in the area of Energy Harvesting Techniques, Power management, Medical and Environmental Applications. He is an IEEE Life Fellow Member.

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José Silva-Martínez (Professor)
Rm. 318D, WERC, Tel. (979)845-7477
e-mail:
jsilva@ece.tamu.edu
URL:
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José Silva-Martínez (SM’98–F’10) was born in Tecamachalco, México. He received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Optica y Electrónica (INAOE), Puebla, México, in 1981, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Katholieke Univesiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, in 1992. In 1993, he joined the Electronics Department, INAOE, and from May 1995 to December 1998, he was the Head of the Electronics Department. He was a Co-Founder of the Ph.D. program on Electronics in 1993. He is currently with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University (TAMU), College Station, TX, USA, where he holds the position of Texas Instruments Professor. He is currently serving as an Associate Department Head for Graduate Student Affairs with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, TAMU. He has authored over 113 and 170 journal and conference papers, respectively, two books and 12 book chapters, one granted patent, and five patents filed. His research interests include design and fabrication of integrated circuits for communication, radar and biomedical applications. Dr. Silva-Martinez served as the (2014–2015) Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEM II, EXPRESS BRIEFS and the Conference Chair of MWCAS-2014, a member of the DLP program of CASS 2013–2014 and a Senior Editorial Board member of the IEEE JETCAS 2014–2015. He has served as the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS) Vice President Region-9 (1997–1998), and as an associate editor for the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEM II, EXPRESS BRIEFS 1997–1998 and 2002–2003, an associate editor of the IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON CIRCUITS AND SYSTEM I, REGULAR PAPERS I 2004–2005 and since 2007, and currently serves on the boards of editors of three other major journals. He was the recipient of the 2005 Outstanding Professor Award by the ECE Department, Texas A&M University, coauthor of the papers that received the MWCAS 2011 and RF-IC 2005 Best Student Paper Awards, and the 1990 European Solid-State Circuits Conference Best Paper Award.

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Aydin Ilker Karsilayan (Associate Professor)
Rm. 318F, WERC,Tel. (979)458-3555
e-mail:
karsilay@ece.tamu.edu
URL: http://www.ece.tamu.edu/~karsilay

Aydin Ilker Karsilayan (Associate Professor) received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Bilkent University, Ankara, Turkey, and the Ph.D. Degree from Portland State University, Portland, OR, in 1993, 1995, and 2000, respectively. In 2000, he joined the faculty of Texas A&M University, where he is currently an assistant professor of Electrical Engineering. His research interests are in the area of high-frequency analog filters, automatic tuning, mixedmode IC design, and RF communication circuits. He currently serves as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Part I, in the area of Analog Circuits and Filters. Dr. Kars¸ilayan is a member of IEEE, Tau Beta Pi, and Eta Kappa Nu.

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Kamran Entesari (Associate Professor)
Rm. 315C, WERC,Tel. (979)845-9586

e-mail:
kentesar@ece.tamu.edu
URL: http://www.ece.tamu.edu/~kentesar

Kamran Entesari (Assistant Professor) received the B.S.degree in electrical engineering from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 1995, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from the Tehran Polytechnic University, Tehran, Iran, in 1999 and the Ph.D. degree from The University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, in 2005. In 2006, he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A&M University, College Station, where he is currently an Assistant Professor. His research interests include the design of RF/microwave/millimeter-wave integrated circuits and systems, RF micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS), Microwave chemical/biochemical sensing, and medical electronics. Dr. Entesari was the recipient of the 2011 NSF CAREER award for his work on the development of versatile integrated platforms for broadband microwave dielectric spectroscopy. He was also the co-recipient of the 2009 Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Design Contest Second Project Award for his work on dual-band millimeter-wave receivers on silicon. He has authored more than forty papers in refereed IEEE journals and conferences and is a member of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques ans Solid-State Circuits Societies.

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Sebastian Hoyos (Associate Professor)
Rm. 315D, WERC,Tel. (979)8624253

e-mail: hoyos@ece.tamu.edu
URL: www.ece.tamu.edu/People/bios/hoyos.htm

Sebastian Hoyos(Assistant Professor) received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ), Bogota, Colombia, in 2000, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Delaware, Newark, in 2002 and 2004, respectively. He was with Lucent Technologies Inc., Bogota, Colombia, from 1999 to 2000 for the Andean region in South America. Simultaneously, he was a lecturer with PUJ, where he lectured on microelectronics and control theory. During his M.S. and Ph.D. studies, he was with PMC-Sierra Inc., the Delaware Research Partnership Program, and the Army Research Laboratory Collaborative Technology Alliance in Communications and Networks. He was a Postdoctoral Researcher (2004-2006) with the Berkeley Wireless Research Center, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California, Berkeley. He joined Texas A&M University, College Station, TX in 2006 where he is currently an Associate Professor with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His research interests include telecommunication systems, digital signal processing, and analog and mixed-signal processing and circuit design.

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Samuel Palermo (Associate Professor)
Rm. 315E, WERC,Tel.(979)458-4114

e-mail:
spalermo@tamu.edu
URL: www.ece.tamu.edu/~spalermo/

Samuel Palermo(Associate Professor)  received the B.S. and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Texas A&M University, College Station, TX in 1997 and 1999, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, Stanford, CA in 2007. From 1999 to 2000, he was with Texas Instruments, Dallas, TX, where he worked on the design of mixed-signal integrated circuits for high-speed serial data communication. From 2006 to 2008, he was with Intel Corporation, Hillsboro, OR, where he worked on high-speed optical and electrical I/O architectures. In 2009, he joined the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Texas A&M University where he is currently an associate professor. His research interests include high-speed electrical and optical interconnect architectures, high performance clocking circuits, and integrated sensor systems.

Dr. Palermo is a recipient of a 2013 NSF-CAREER award. He is a member of Eta Kappa Nu and IEEE. He has served as an associate editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and System – II from 2011 to 2015 and has served on the IEEE CASS Board of Governors from 2011 to 2012. He is currently a distinguished lecturer for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society. He was a coauthor of the Jack Raper Award for Outstanding Technology-Directions Paper at the 2009 International Solid-State Circuits Conference and the Best Student Paper at the 2014 Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems. He received the Texas A&M University Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Outstanding Professor Award in 2014 and the Engineering Faculty Fellow Award in 2015.