Congratulations to Cheng Wang on passing his research qualifying exam (RQE)!
Xibi Chen (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a PhD student at Terahertz Integrated Electronics Group, Microsystem Technology Laboratories (MTL), Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees from Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, in 2017 and 2020, respectively. He was a Research Assistant at Microwave and Antenna Institute, Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, from 2015 to 2020.
AWARDS & Honors
Xiang Yi (S’11–M’13) (email@example.com) received the B.E. degree, M.S. degree and Ph.D. degree from Huazhong University of Science & Technology (HUST) in 2006, South China University of Technology (SCUT) in 2009, Nanyang Technological University (NTU) in 2014, respectively.
He was a Postdoctoral Associate in Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He was a Research Fellow in NTU from 2014 to 2017. Since 2021, he became a professor at SCUT. His research interests include radio frequency (RF), millimetre-wave (mm-wave), and Terahertz frequency synthesizers and transceivers.
Eunseok Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org) received the B.S. degree in Electrical engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, Korea, in 2020. His research interests include THz integrated circuits for security applications. From 2020, he is a PhD student in the EECS department at MIT.
 S. Kweon, S. Shin, Y. Jung, E. Lee, J. Park, J. Kim, H. Yoo, and M. Je, “Design of reconfigurable time-to-digital converter based on cascaded time interpolators for electrical impedance spectroscopy,” Sensors, 2020.
 D. Kim*, E. Lee*, J. Kim, P. Park, and S. Cho, “A sleep apnea monitoring IC for respiration, heart-rate, SpO2 and pulse-transit time measurement using thermistor, PPG and body-channel communication,” IEEE Sensors Journal, 2020
 E. Lee, D. Jang, and M. Je, “A level shifter for CMRR-enhanced biopotential acquisition systems with human-body-coupled floating supply domain,” IEEE APCCAS, 2019
 E. Lee, S. Park, and S. Cho, “An on-off keying LC oscillator-based acoustic transmitter with fast turn-on and turn-off time,” IEEE APCAS, 2019.
 E. Lee, S. Park, N. Koo, and S. Cho, “A low-power piezoelectric speaker driver using LC oscillator for acoustic communication,” ISOCC, 2019
Mohamed Elsheikh (email@example.com) received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. in electronics and electrical communications engineering in 2016 and 2019, from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt. Post-graduation, he worked as a teaching and research assistant at the same department. His research at the Microwaves and Antenna Research Lab (MARL) included the investigation of multi-modal transmission lines for modeling transitions, meta-material structures, and applications to microwave components. Starting from 2019, he’s a Ph.D. student at Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) department, Massachusetts institute of technology (MIT).
 M. A.G. Elsheikh and A. M.E. Safwat, “Wide-band modeling of SRR-loaded CPW”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 67, no. 3, pp. 851-860, March 2019.
 M. A.G. Elsheikh and A. M.E. Safwat, “Geometrical modeling of strip-loaded CPW and its application to all CPW air-bridge free Wilkinson power dividers,” IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 67, no. 8, pp. 3370-3376, Aug. 2019.
 M. A.G. Elsheikh, A. M.E. Safwat and Hadia Elhennawy, “High-Efficiency AMC Loaded Dipole Above FR4 substrate”, International Journal of Microwave and Wireless Technologies, pp. 1–7.
Mina Kim (firstname.lastname@example.org)was born in Ulsan, Korea, in 1992. She received the B.S. degree (summa cum laude) and M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Korea, in 2013 and 2016. Her research interests include innovative mm-wave and THz integrated circuit and system designs. From Sep. 2017, She is a Ph.D. student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Jinchen Wang (email@example.com) received the B.Eng. degree in electronic information engineering from the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China in 2019, and the B.Eng. degree with ﬁrst-class honors in electronics and electrical engineering from the University of Glasgow in 2019. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT. His research interests include RF/mmW/THz circuits, algorithms, and systems for radar imaging, wireless communication, quantum computing, and other novel applications. He was also a recipient of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Technique Society Undergraduate/Pre-Graduate Scholarship Award in 2019.
1. X. Yi, J. Wang, C. Wang, K. E. Kolodziej and R. Han, “A 3.4–4.6GHz In-Band Full-Duplex Front-End in CMOS Using a Bi-Directional Frequency Converter,” 2020 IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), Los Angeles, CA, USA, 2020, pp. 47-50.
2. X. Yi, C. Wang, X. Chen, J. Wang, J. Grajal and R. Han, “A 220-to-320-GHz FMCW Radar in 65-nm CMOS Using a Frequency-Comb Architecture,” in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.
3. X. Yi, C. Wang, M. Lu, J. Wang, J. Grajal and R. Han, “4.8 A Terahertz FMCW Comb Radar in 65nm CMOS with 100GHz Bandwidth,” 2020 IEEE International Solid- State Circuits Conference – (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, USA, 2020, pp. 90-92.
4. C. Li, F. You, J. Wang, J. Huang and S. He, “Third-order complex delta-sigma modulator with arbitrary poles and zeros placement,” in Electronics Letters, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 71-73, 23 01 2020.
5. J. Peng, S. He, W. Shi, T. Yao, J. Wu and J. Wang, “Adaptive Signal Separation for Dual-Input Doherty Power Amplifier,” in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 68, no. 1, pp. 121-131, Jan. 2020.
6. C. Li, F. You, J. Peng, J. Wang, M. F. Haider and S. He, “Co-Design of Matching Sub-Networks to Realize Broadband Symmetrical Doherty With Configurable Back-Off Region,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 67, no. 10, pp. 1730-1734, Oct. 2020.
7. W. Shi, S. He, J. Peng and J. Wang, “Digital Dual-Input Doherty Configuration for Ultrawideband Application,” in IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, vol. 67, no. 9, pp. 7509-7518, Sept. 2020.
8. C. Li, F. You, S. He, X. Tang, W. Shi and J. Wang, “High-Efficiency Power Amplifier Employing Minimum-Power Harmonic Active Load Modulator,” in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, vol. 66, no. 8, pp. 1371-1375, Aug. 2019.
9. C. Li, F. You, X. Zhu, J. Wang and S. He, “Design of Broadband Doherty Power Amplifier with Extended Efficiency Range Employing Asymmetric Structure,” 2018 Asia-Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC), Kyoto, 2018, pp. 452-454.
10. J. Wang, S. He, F. You, W. Shi, J. Peng and C. Li, “Codesign of High-Efficiency Power Amplifier and Ring-Resonator Filter Based on a Series of Continuous Modes and Even–Odd-Mode Analysis,” in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 66, no. 6, pp. 2867-2878, June 2018.
11. J. Wang, S. He and D. Gan, “A 2.4/3.5/5.2/5.8-GHz quad-band BPF using SLRs and triangular loop resonators,” in Electronics Letters, vol. 54, no. 5, pp. 299-301, 8 3 2018.
12. J. Wang, Y. Guan, H. Yu, N. Li, S. Wang, C. Shen, Z. Dai, D. Gan, R. Yang, S. He and G. Zhang, “Transparent graphene microstrip filters for wireless communications,” in Journal of Physics D: Applied Physics, 50(34), p.34LT01, 2017.
13. J. Wang, Y. Guan and S. He, “Transparent 5.8 GHz filter based on graphene,” 2017 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Honololu, HI, 2017, pp. 1653-1655.
Ibrahim (firstname.lastname@example.org) received the B.E. degree (Hons.) in Electrical Engineering from the National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan in 2012, and the M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Daejeon, South Korea in 2016, where he worked on THz detectors and THz imaging systems based on CMOS technology. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. degree with the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA, USA, where he is working on CMOS-based THz identification tags, THz energy harvesting systems, and THz-OAM secure transceivers. His research interests include mm-wave and THz integrated wireless systems. He is a recipient of IEEE Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC) Symposium 2021 Best Student Paper Award (First Place). He also received the Rector’s Silver Medal for his B.E. degree.
Alec Yen (email@example.com) is from Tullahoma, TN. He received the B.S. degree (summa cum laude) in Electrical Engineering from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville in 2020. His undergraduate research focused on analog integrated circuits, with past research in neuromorphic hardware, facial recognition, and power systems. He is currently a Ph.D. student in the EECS department at MIT, with a focus in terahertz integrated systems.
 G. Long, M. Ericson, C. Britton, B. Roehrs, E. Farquhar, S. Frank, A. Yen, B. Blalock. A Sub-Threshold Low-Power Integrated Bandpass Filter for Highly-Integrated Spectrum Analyzers. (Submitted)
 A. Yen, B. Blalock. A High Slew Rate, Low Power, Compact Operational Amplifier Based on the Super-Class AB Recycling Folded Cascode. IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Systems, Aug. 2020.
 D. Cornett, A. Yen, G. Noyola, D. Montez, C. R. Johnson, S. T. Baird, H. J. Santos-Villalobos, and D. S. Bolme. Through the Windshield Driver Recognition. Electronic Imaging, 2019(13), 140-1.
 A. Yen, H. Cui, and K. Tomsovic. “CXSparse-Based Differential Algebraic Equation Framework for Power System Simulation.” IEEE North American Power Symposium, Sep. 2018.
Mohamed I. Ibrahim (firstname.lastname@example.org) (URL: mibrahim.mit.edu) received the B.S. (with honors) and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2012 and 2016, respectively. From 2012 to 2016, he was working as a teaching/research assistant at the Microwave and Antenna Research Lab (MARL) at the Electronics and Communication Engineering department at the same university developing Metamaterial inspired antennas and microwave passive planar structures. Currently he is a graduate Ph.D. student at the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) department at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
 M. I. Ibrahim and A. M. E. Safwat, “Metamaterial inspired penta-band monopole antenna,” IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 12, pp. 1684-1687, 2013.
 M. I. Ibrahim, S. I. Elhenawy and A. M. E. Safwat, “Dual-Band Orthogonal-Beam Multi-Standard CRLH Loop antenna,” in Proc. of European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Nuremberg, Germany, Oct. 2013.
 M. I. Ibrahim, S. I. Elhenawy and A. M. E. Safwat, “60 GHz Artificial Magnetic Conductor Loaded Dipole Antenna in 65 nm CMOS Technology,” in Proc. of European Microwave Conference (EuMC), Rome, Italy, Oct. 2014.
 M. I. Ibrahim, A. M. E. Safwat and H. El-Hennawy , “Single/Dual-Band CSRR-Loaded Differential-Fed Square Patch Antenna with Monopolar Radiation Pattern,” in proc. of the National radio science conference (NRSC), Aswan, Egypt, Feb. 2016.
 M. M. Mostafa, M. I. Ibrahim, T. M. Abuelfadl and A. M.E.Safwat, “An optically transparent wideband high impedance surface,” in Proc. of European Microwave Conference (EuMC), London, England, Oct. 2016.
Xingyu Zou (email@example.com) is an MEng student in electrical engineering, and she is really into circuits. She received her B.S. in electrical engineering and computer science at MIT, and she would like to focus more on hardware during her Master’s.
Yukimi Morimoto (firstname.lastname@example.org) is from Kumamoto, Japan. She received B.S. in Electrical Science and Engineering from MIT. During her undergraduate years, she worked on fabrication and design of superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors. She would like to focus more on circuit design during her MEng.
Xingcun Li received the B.S. degree in Electronic Information Science and Technology from University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China, in 2017. From Sep. 2017, he is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Electronic Engineering, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China. His research interests include sub-Terahertz and Terahertz integrated circuits and systems.
 Xingcun Li, Wenhua Chen, Yunfan wang and Zhenghe Feng, ”A 180 GHz high-gain cascode power amplifier in a 130-nm SiGeprocess”, Electronics letters.
 Xingcun Li, Wenhua Chen, Yunfan wang and Zhenghe Feng, ”A 160 GHz High Output Power and High Efficiency Power Amplifier in a 130-nm SiGe BiCMOS Technology”, IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC), Los Angeles, CA, USA , Jun. 2020.
 Xingcun Li, Wenhua Chen, and Zhenghe Feng, ”A 180 GHz High-Gain Cascode Amplifier in 130-nm SiGe Process”, IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Conference on Hardware and Systems for 5G and Beyond(IMC-5G), Atlanta, GA, USA, Aug. 2019.
 Xingcun Li, Wenhua Chen, and Zhenghe Feng, ”A G-band Cascode Power Amplifier in 0.13um SiGe BiCMOS Technology”, the 11th UK-Europe-China conference on Millimetre Waves and Terahertz Technologies (UCMMT), Hangzhou, China, Sep. 2018.
 Xingcun Li, Wenhua Chen, Junmin Zhou and Zhenghe Feng, ”A Wideband 28 GHz Fully-Integrated Power Amplifier in 65 nm CMOS Technology”, the 10th International Conference on Microwave and Millimeter Wave Technology (ICMMT), Chengdu, China, May 2018.
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Aaron Pfitzenmaier (email@example.com) is a junior working towards a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. His interests include CMOS design, electromagnetics, analog circuit design, and physics. He enjoys doing origami and going for walks.
Lingshan Kong received the B.Eng. degree in electrical and electronic engineering from Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, in 2014, where she is currently working toward the Ph.D. degree.
Her research interests are focused on analog baseband design and wireline backplane transceiver design.
Weerachai (Junior) Neeranartvong (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a fourth-year undergraduate majoring in EECS (Electrical Engineering and Computer Science) and Theoretical Mathematics. He has broad interests in analog/RF circuit designs, signal processing, wireless communications, algorithms, and control systems. He loves exploring new things.
Nestor Franco (email@example.com) is a senior working towards a B.S. in Electrical Science and Engineering. He has a wide range of interests including microelectronic and circuit design, electromagnetic applications, neurophysiology, digital circuit design, and high speed photography. His hobbies include learning new languages, playing computer games, and playing and composing music.
Ronald Davis III (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a senior majoring in Electrical Engineering and Physics. His research interests include signals processing, communications, and applied physics, among other areas. He enjoys playing tennis, writing, video games, and philosophy.