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Edgar Sánchez-Sinencio (TI J. Kilby Chair Professor, F’92,LF'10)
Rm. 318-E, WERC, Tel. (979)845-7498
email:
sanchez@ece.tamu.edu
URL: http://amesp02.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 has supervised 48 MSc and 39 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 an 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 200.  He received in 2008 the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society 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 is current an IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Distinguished Lecturer (2012-2013). His present interests are in the area of Energy Harvesting Techniques, Power management, Medical and Environmental Applications. He is an IEEE Fellow Member since 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

José Silva-Martínez (Professor)
Rm. 318D, WERC, Tel. (979)845-7477
e-mail:
jsilva@ece.tamu.edu
URL: http://amesp02.tamu.edu/~jsilva/

 

 

José Silva-Martínez (Professor, F'10) was born in Tecamachalco, Puebla, México. He received the M.Sc. degree from the Instituto Nacional de Astrofísica Optica y Electrónica (INAOE), Puebla, México, in 1981, and the Ph.D. degree from the Katholieke Univesiteit Leuven, Belgium in 1992. From 1981 to 1983, he was with the Electrical Engineering Department, INAOE, where he was involved with switched-capacitor circuit design. In 1983, he joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, where he remained until 1993; He was a co-founder of the graduate program on Opto-Electronics in 1992. From 1985 to 1986, he was a Visiting Scholar in the Electrical Engineering Department, Texas A&M University. In 1993, he re-joined the Electronics Department, INAOE, and from May 1995 to December 1998, 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 Engineering (Analog and Mixed Signal Center) Texas A&M University, at College Station, where He holds the position of Associate Professor. Dr. Silva-Martínez has served as IEEE CASS Vice President Region-9 (1997 – 1998), and as Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems part-II from 1997-1998 and May 2002 till present. He was the main organizer of the 1998 and 1999 International IEEE-CAS Tour in region 9, and Chairman of the International Workshop on Mixed-Mode IC Design and Applications (1997-1999). His current field of research is in the design and fabrication of integrated circuits for communication and biomedical applications.He is the inaugural holder of the TI Professorship-I in Analog Engineering, Texas A&M University. He was a co-recipient of the 1990 European Solid-State Circuits Conference Best Paper Award. 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 



Kamran Entesari (Associate Professor)
Rm. 318A, 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.

 

 

 



 

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 from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (PUJ), Bogota, Colombia in 2000, and the M.S. (2002) and Ph.D. (2004) degrees from the University of Delaware, Newark DE, all in electrical engineering. He worked for Lucent Technologies Inc. from 1999 to 2000 for the Andean region in South America. Simultaneously, he was a lecturer at the PUJ University, where he lectured on microelectronics and control theory. In the fall of 2000, he enrolled in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Delaware. During his master and Ph.D. studies, he worked under PMC-Sierra Inc., the Delaware Research Partnership Program, and the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) Collaborative Technology Alliance (CTA) in Communications and Networks. In the fall of 2004, he enrolled in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was a postdoctoral researcher at the Berkeley Wireless Research Center. He is a now an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. His research interests include communication systems, wireless communications, robust signal processing, and mixed-signal high-performance and low-power systems and circuit design.  

 

 

 



 

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

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

Samuel Palermo(Assistant 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. In 2006, he joined 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 assistant professor. His research interests include high-speed electrical and optical links, clock recovery systems, and techniques for device variability compensation. Dr. Palermo is a member of IEEE and Eta Kappa Nu.