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Awards

2014

  • M. Tikekar, C.-T. Huang, V. Sze, A. P. Chandrakasan, "Top 10% Paper Award", "Energy and Area-Efficient Hardware Implementation of HEVC Inverse Transform and Dequantization," IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Oct 2014.

2013

  • G. Angelopoulos, A. Paidimarri, A. P. Chandrakasan, M. Medard, "Best Paper Award", "Experimental Study of the Interplay of Channel and Network Coding in Low Power Sensor Applications," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Jun 2013.

2012

  • Kailiang Chen, "Best Design Award" of A-SSCC 2012 Student Design Contest, "Ultrasonic Imaging Front-End Design for CMUT: A 3-Level 30Vpp Pulse-Shaping Pulser with Improved Efficiency and a Noise-Optimized Receiver," Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference, Nov. 2012.

2010

  • C. -C. Cheng, Y. -M. Tsai, L. -G. Chen, A. P. Chandrakasan, 2010 CICC Best Regular Paper Award, "A 0.077 to 1.168 nJ/bit/iteration Scalable 3GPP LTE Turbo Decoder with an Adaptive Sub-Block Parallel Scheme and an Embedded DVFS Engine", IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference.
  • Bonnie Lam, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "Low-Power Multi-Standard Ultra-HD Video Codec".
  • Marcus Yip, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "Digitally-Assisted Sensor Interface for Biomedical Applications".
  • Patrick Mercier, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "Connected Health for Remote Patient Monitoring".

2009

  • D. C. Daly, P. P. Mercier, M. Bhardwaj, A. L. Stone, J. Voldman, R. B. Levine, J. G. Hildebrand, A. P. Chandrakasan, 2009 ISSCC Jack Kilby Award for Outstanding Student Paper, "A Pulsed UWB Receiver SoC for Insect Motion Control", IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference.
  • Joyce Kwong, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "Wearable Medical Monitoring Platform".
  • Daniel Finchelstein, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "A Low-Power 0.7-V H.264 720p Video Decoder".
  • Denis Daly, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "Energy Efficient Pulsed-UWB Circuits and Systems for Cyborg Moths".

2008

  • D. F. Finchelstein, V. Sze, M. E. Sinangil, Y. Koken, A. P. Chandrakasan, 2008 A-SSCC Student Design Contest - Outstanding Design Award, "A Low-Power 0.7-V H.264 720p Video Decoder", IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference.
  • T. S. Cho, K.-J. Lee, J. Kong, A. P. Chandrakasan, 2008 DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest Award, "The Design of a Low Power Carbon Nanotube Chemical Sensor System", ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference, pp. 84-89, Anaheim, June 8-13, 2008.
  • Joyce Kwong, Yogesh Ramadass, Naveen Verma, M. Koesler, K. Huber, H. Moormann, A. Chandrakasan, "A 65nm Sub-Vt Microcontroller with Integrated SRAM and Switched-Capacitor DC-DC Converter," 2008 ISSCC Jack Kilby Outstanding Student Paper Award.
  • Patrick Mercier, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "Fully Integrated Pulsed-UWB Transceivers for Small Lightweight Flying Vehicles".
  • Vivienne Sze, MTL Annual Research Conference Presentation Award. "Algorithms and Architectures for Ultra-Low-Power Video Compression".

2007

  • T. S. Cho, K.-J. Lee, J. Kong, A. P. Chandrakasan, 2007 AMD/CICC Student Scholarship Award, "A Low Power Carbon Nanotube Chemical Sensor System", IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, pp. 181-184, September 2007.
  • Yogesh K. Ramadass and Anantha P. Chandrakasan, 2007 IEEE ISLPED Low Power Design Contest Award, "Minimum Energy Tracking Loop With Embedded DC-DC Converter Enabling Ultra-Low-Voltage Operation Down to 250 mV in 65 nm CMOS".
  • Fred S. Lee and Anantha P. Chandrakasan, 2007 ISSCC Jack Kilby Outstanding Student Paper Award. "A 2.5nJ/b 0.65V 3-to-5GHz Subbanded UWB Receiver in 90nm CMOS".
  • Yogesh K. Ramadass and Anantha P. Chandrakasan, 2007 ISSCC Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence. "Minimum Energy Tracking Loop with Embedded DC-DC Converter Delivering Voltages Down to 250mV in 65nm CMOS".
  • Vivienne Sze and Anantha P. Chandrakasan, 2007 DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest, "Design of an Ultra-low-voltage UWB Baseband Processor".

2006

  • Brian P. Ginsburg and Anantha P. Chandrakasan, 2006 ISLPED Low Power Design Contest Award. "500-MS/s 5-b ADC in 65-nm CMOS With Split Capacitor Array".
  • Denis C. Daly and Anantha P Chandrakasan, RFIC Student Paper Competition, 3rd Place. "An Energy Efficient OOK Transceiver for Wireless Sensor Networks".
  • Denis C Daly, Daniel Finchelstein, Nathan Ickes, Naveen Verma, Anantha P. Chandrakasan, DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest, 3rd place, Operational System Design Category. "An Ultra Low Power Wireless Microsensor Node".

2004

  • Johnna Powell and Anantha P Chandrakasan, 2004 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society Student Paper Competition, 1st Place. "Differential and Single Ended Elliptical Antennas for 3.1-10.6 GHz Ultra Wideband Communication".
  • Fred S. Lee, Raul Blazquez, Puneet P. Newaskar, Anantha P. Chandrakasan, DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest, 1st place, Operational Category, Best Overall. "A Single Chip Ultra-Wideband Transceiver".

2003

  • Alice Wang, Anantha Chandrakasan, DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest, 3rd place, Operational Category. "Energy-Aware Design of a Real-Valued FFT".

2002

  • Nathan Ickes, Fred Lee, Rex Min, Piyada Phanaphat, Anantha Chandrakasan, ISLPED Low Power Design Contest Award, 1st Place. "A Power-Award Wireless Microsensor Node".

2000

  • Rex Min, Manish Bhardwaj, Seong Hwan Cho, Eugene Shih, Amit Sinha, Alice Wang and Anantha Chandrakasan, IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Systems: Design and Implementation (SiPS'00), Oct. 2000, Best Student Paper. "An Architecture for a Power-Aware Distributed Microsensor Node".

1999

  • J. Goodman, A. P. Dancy, A. P. Chandrakasan, DAC Student Design Contest, 1st place. "Design and Implementation of a Scalable Encryption Processor with Embedded Variable DC/DC Converter".