Atharav received his B.S. degree in Electronics and Communications Engineering from BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad, India in 2012.He then joined Texas Instruments (TI), Bangalore as an intern to develop high precision comparators. He also worked at Redpine Signals, Hyderabad, India as a design engineer where he focused designing high speed, low power SAR ADCs. In summer 2014, he interned at Silicon Labs, Sunnyvale, US where he worked on switched-cap Bandgap References. He completed his Master in Electrical Engineering at UCLA in 2015 and is continuing into the PhD program. His current research interest is Analog/RF Design and Data Converters.

  Seyed Mehrdad Babamir,

S. Mehrdad Babamir received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2013 and 2015. He joined CCL Lab in 2015 as a Ph.D. student. He was also a researcher in Algo Lab, EPFL University, Switzerland in 2012. Mehrdad's research interests lie in high efficiency CMOS Power Amplifiers.

  Guanrong Hou,

Guanrong received his B.S. degree in Electronics Engineering from Peking University, Beijing, China in 2014 and M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from University of California, Los Angeles in 2015. He was in PKU/UCLA Integrated BS+MS "3+2" Program, after which he continued into PhD program. As of 2016 he is currently working on PAM4 CDR. He is interested in analog RF/mixed-signal as well as novel analog circuits.

  S. Hossein Razavi,

S. Hossein Razavi received his B.S.E.E. and M.S.E.E. degrees from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2014 and 2016, respectively. He is pursuing a Ph.D. degree in the field of communication circuits. His current research interests are RF, analog, and mixed-mode circuit design for communication systems.