ICCS 2024

Invited Speakers


Prof. Haruo Kobayashi
Gunma University, Japan

Speech Title: Renaissance of ADC Testing Fundamentals

Haruo Kobayashi received the B.S. and M.S. degrees in information physics from University of Tokyo in 1980 and 1982 respectively, the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1989, and the Ph. D. degree in electrical engineering from Waseda University in 1995. He joined Yokogawa Electric Corp. Tokyo, Japan in 1982, and was engaged in research and development related to measuring instruments and mini-supercomputer. In 1997, he joined Gunma University as an Associate Professor and promoted to a Full Professor in Division of Electronics and Informatics. Currently he is Professor Emeritus there. His research interests include mixed-signal integrated circuit design & testing, and signal processing algorithms. He has published more than 160 journal papers and 450 international conference papers. Also, he has supervised 20 Ph. D. students and 160 M. S. students. He received the Yokoyama Award in Science and Technology in 2003. He is a Senior Member of IEEE, IEICE and IEEJ.


Assoc. Prof. Chao Fan
Xi’an Jiaotong University, China

Chao Fan received the B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in microelectronics from Xidian University (Hons), Xi’an, China, in 2011 and 2014, respectively, the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering with State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI (SKL-AMSV), University of Macau in 2020. He is currently an Associate Professor with School of Microelectronics, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China. His current research interests include RF/mm-wave integrated circuits and high-speed wireline communication system. He has published multiple journal and conference papers including ISSCC/CICC/IMS/TCAS-I/TACS-II. Dr. Fan is PI of NSFC (Young Scientist Fund) and National Key Research and Development Program (Subproject). Dr. Fan was the recipient of the ISSCC Student Travel Grant Award (STGA) in 2020 and serves as the Young Professional (YP) committee member of IEEE SSCS. He is a Technical Reviewer for several IEEE journals and conference (JSSC, TCAS-I/II, TVLSI, JETCAS et. al).


Assist. Prof. Yuekang Guo
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China

Yuekang Guo received the B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China, in 2017, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU), Shanghai, China, in 2023. He is currently an Assistant Professor with the Center for Analog/RF Integrated Circuits (CARFIC), Department of Micro/Nano Electronics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University. His research interests include high-performance oversampling and Nyquist-rate analog-to-digital converters.


Assoc. Prof. Xianbo Li
Sun Yat-sen University, China

Speech Title: Dual-PD Differential Receiver for Gigabit-per-Second Optical Wireless Communication

Xianbo Li (Member, IEEE) received the B.E. degree in microelectronics from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU), Guangzhou, China, in 2010, the M.S. degree in microelectronics and solid state electronics from the South China University of Technology (SCUT), Guangzhou, in 2013, and the Ph.D. degree in electronic and computer engineering from the Hong0 Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, China, in 2017. From 2017 to 2019, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with HKUST. Since October 2019, he has been an Associate Professor with the School of Electronics and Information Engineering, SYSU. His research interests are integrated circuits and systems for optical wireless communication, light detection and ranging (LiDAR) and Internet of Things (IoT). He was a co-recipient of the International Conference on Integrated Circuits and Microsystems (ICICM) Best Student Paper Award in 2022, and was selected as one of the IEEE Photonics Conference Best Student Paper Award finalists in 2017.


Assist. Prof. Wenning Jiang
Fudan University

Wenning Jiang received the Ph.D. degree in ECE, University of Macau in 2020. From 2020 to 2021, he was a Post-doctoral Fellow in IME, University of Macau. He is currently an Assistant Professor with Fudan University, Shanghai, China. His research interests include data converters and mixed signal circuit designs.


Assist. Prof. Yufei Ma
Peking University

Yufei Ma is an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Artificial Intelligence, and the School of Integrated Circuits at Peking University, Beijing, China. His current research focuses on energy-efficient AI/ML accelerator, in-memory computing, neuromorphic computing, and algorithm-hardware co-design for deep learning. In the field of integrated circuit and hardware architecture, over 20 papers as first author or corresponding author have been published, including ISSCC, TCAS-I, TVLSI, TCAD, DAC, ICCAD, CICC, FPGA, etc. His Google Scholar citations amount to 2290, with 1032 SCI citations. He has served as a TPC member for DAC from 2021 to 2024.


Assoc. Prof. Junmin Jiang
Southern University of Science and Technology

Junmin Jiang (S’09-M’18) received the B.Eng. degree in Electronic and Information Engineering from Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree in Electronic and Computer Engineering from The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST), Hong Kong, in 2017.
He was an Analog Design Engineer with Kilby Labs Silicon Valley, Texas Instruments, Santa Clara, CA, USA, from 2018 to 2021. In 2021, he joined the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech), Shenzhen, China, where he is currently an Associate Professor. His current research interests include power management IC design, especially in switched-mode power converter design.
Dr. Jiang serves as an Associate Editor and Guest Editor of IEEE TCAS2, and a Review Committee Member of IEEE ISCAS from 2021 to 2023. He was a recipient of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Student Travel Grant Award 2015, the Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) Outstanding Student Designer Award in 2015, the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Pre-Doctoral Achievement Award 2016–2017, the ASP-DAC University LSI Design Contest Special Feature Award in 2018, the Texas Instruments Patent Awards in 2019-2020.


Assist. Prof. Mo HUANG
University of Macau

Mo Huang (Senior Member, IEEE) received the B.Sc., M.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees in microelectronics and solid-state electronics from Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China, in 2005, 2008, and 2014, respectively. From 2008 to 2014, he was an IC Design Engineer and Project Manager with Rising Microelectronic Ltd., Guangzhou, China. From 2015 to 2016, he was a Post-Doctoral Fellow with the State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI (AMSV), University of Macau, Macau, China. From 2017 to 2019, he was with the School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China, as an Associate Professor. He is currently an Assistant Professor with AMSV and Institute of Microelectronics, University of Macau, Macau, China. His current research interests are power management integrated circuits and systems. Dr. Huang is serving as an Associate Editor of Microelectronics Journal. He has served as Technical Program Committee member of multiple conferences. He was a recipient of the ISSCC 2017 Takuo Sugano Award for Outstanding Far-East Paper.


Assist. Prof. Lu Jie
Tsinghua University

Lu Jie received the B.Eng. degree from the Zhejiang University, China, in 2017, and received Ph.D. degree from the University of Michigan, US, in 2021. Since then, he is currently with Tsinghua University, China, as an Assistant Professor. His main research interest is mixed-signal integrated circuit design, including hybrid-architecture ADCs, reconfigurable mixed-signal circuits, and mixed-signal computation.


Assist. Prof. Mingqiang Guo
University of Macau

Mingqiang Guo is an Assistant Professor and doctoral supervisor at the Institute of Microelectronics (IME) /State Key Laboratory of Analog and Mixed-Signal VLSI (AMSV), University of Macau. He received his Bachelor's degree (2011), Master's degree (2014), and Doctor's degree (2020) from Xidian University, Fudan University, and University of Macau, respectively. Recently, Dr. Guo has presided over more than 13 high-performance ADCs; as the first author or corresponding author, he has published 14 papers in top journals or well-known conferences in IC design, including JSSC, TCAS-1, VLSI, CICC, etc. He has been a reviewer of high-level journals for a long time, including JSSC, TCAS-1, TCAS-2, etc. Dr. Guo was awarded the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Scholarship in June 2017 and the Synopsys Academic Prize 2019/2020 in November 2020 for his research in the field of high-performance ADCs.


Prof. Hao Gao
Technique University Eindhoven / Southeast University

Hao Gao received an M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from the ELCA-Group, Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands, in 2008, and a Ph.D. degree from the Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, in 2015. He was with Catena Microelectronics (now NXP), Delft. He was with Philips Research, Eindhoven. He was a European Marie Curie Researcher with the Catena Wireless Electronics Group, NXP Semiconductors, Stockholm, Sweden. He was ranked as a Staff Engineer at MediaTek. He was with the ELCA-Group, Delft University of Technology, as a Research Scientist. He was a Principal Scientist at Silicon Austria Labs, Linz, Austria, with a joint professorship. He has been holding a faculty position with the Electrical Engineering Department, at Eindhoven University of Technology since 2016. Now, He is also a Distinguished Chair Professor at the Southeast University, China. He has been a consultant for industries for years, including NXP and Infineon, etc.
Dr. Gao was a recipient of the Philips Semiconductor Scholarship, Delft, in 2006. He was a recipient of the IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS) and IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS) grants. He was a recipient and a co-recipient of several best paper rewards, including IEEE Microwaves and Theory and Technology Society (MTT-S) Radio Wireless Week Award, the International Conference on Information and Communications Signal Processing Award, the IEEE MTT-S International Wireless Symposium Award, and the IEEE IMS Student Design Competition Award. He was also a co-recipient of the 2015 IEEE International Conference on Solid-State Circuits (ISSCC) Distinguished Technical Paper Award, the CATRENE Innovation Award with the EAST Project, and others. He has served as the TPC Co-Chair of IEEE International Symposium on Radio-Frequency Integration Technology (RFIT) 2019, IEEE International Wireless Symposium (IWS) 2023, the Visa-Chair of EuMW 2020, and is now a TPC Member of IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference (A-SSCC), IEEE Symposium on Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits (RFIC), and others. He is also an Editorial Board Member of Wireless Power Transfer journal (Cambridge).


Prof. Zhao Zhang
Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Speech Title: Spur-Jitter-Joint-Optimization Technique for Ultra-Low PLL Design

Zhao Zhang received the B.S. degree from Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications, Beijing, China, in 2011, and the Ph.D. degree from Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China, in 2016. From 2016 to 2018, he was with the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, as a Post-Doctoral Fellow working on the design of ultra-low-jitter PLLs and PAM4 CDRs. From 2019 to 2020, he was with Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima, Japan, as an Assistant Professor, where he focused on the low-jitter mm-wave PLL for THz communication. In 2020, he joined in the Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, where he is currently a Full Professor. He has (co)authored more than 50 academic papers, including several ISSCC/JSSCs. He has gained National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars from NSFC. He is the guest editor of IET Electronics Letters, and serves as a reviewer of JSSC/TCAS-I/TCAS-II/TMTT/TVLSI. His research interests include the design of wireline transceivers, low-jitter and low-power PLLs, and ultra-low voltage ICs for bio/energy-harvesting applications.




ICCS Previous Invited Speakers Gallery

Fan Zhang
Zhejiang University, China
Jie Han
University of Alberta, Canada
Chixiao Chen
Fudan University, China
Zhongdong Qi
Xidian University, China

Teruo Suzuki
Socionext Inc., Japan
Li Jiang
Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Zhixiong Di
Southwest Jiaotong University, China
Maurizio Palesi
University of Catania, Italy

Jayakumari J.
Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology,India
Wang Kang
Beihang University, China
Xiaohang Wang
South China University of Technology
Hui Chen
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Srikrishna Chanakya Bodepudi
Zhejiang University, China
Yongbo Liao
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Shiheng Yang
University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China
Zhao Zhang
Institute of Semiconductors, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China