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Professor Sudhakar Pamarti's Signal Processing & Circuit Engineering (SPACE) research group works on using mixed signal circuit and digital signal processing's co-design to achieve high performance, while reducing design effort and hardware's power/area. We are interested in a wide variety of high-impact applications from RF transceivers to edge node machine learning. Some of our latest research include time varying circuits used in programmable RF receivers, fast start-up oscillators, high performance frequency synthesizers and energy efficient machine learning accelerators.

Opportunities: We have one or two Ph.D. and several M.S. research position openings each year.

Group News

[June, 2021] PhD student Jiyue Yang won the 2021 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for his proposal: "A Stochastic Compute-in-Memory Neural Network Accelerator with Variable Precision Tunning". (June, 2021) [link]

[Jan, 2021] One paper is presented on the 2021 ISSCC by Shi Bu in the "High-Performance Receiver and Transmitter" session: "A 0.9V Dual-Channel Filtering-by-Aliasing Receiver Front-End Achieving +35dBm IIP3 and <-81dBm LO Leakage Supporting Intra and Inter-Band Carrier Aggregation" (Jan, 2021) [link]

[April, 2019] PhD student Shi Bu won the 2019 Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship for his work on wideband frequency-channelized ADC using Time-Varying circuits and adaptive digital controls. [link]

[Jan, 2019] Two papers from Hani Esmaeelzadeh and Szu-Yao Hung are presented on the 2019 ISSCC in the sessions of Frequency Synthesizers and Analog Techniques. [link1] [link2]

  • [2018]PhD student, Hani Esmaeelzadeh and , won the best poster award at the 2018 Semiconductor Research Corporation and Texas Analog Center of Excellence Annual Review.