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Ph.D. Theses

  • Park, Synghyun, "Towards Low-Power yet High-Performance Networks-on-Chip," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2014.
  • Sinangil, Yildiz, "Energy-Aware System Design Using Circuit Reconfigurability with a Focus on Low-Power SRAMs," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2014.
  • Rithe, Rahul, "Energy-Efficient System Design for Mobile Processing Platforms," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2014.
  • Lee, Sunghyuk, "Techniques for Low-Power High-Performance ADCs," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2014.
  • Chen, Kailiang, "A Column-Row-Parallel ASIC Architecture for 3D Wearable / Portable Medical Ultrasonic Imaging," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2014.
  • Yip, Marcus, "Ultra-low-power Circuits and Systems for Wearable and Implantable Medical Devices," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2013. [link]
  • Bandyopadhyay, Saurav, "Energy Efficient Control for Power Management Circuits operating from nano-watts to watts" Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2013. [link]
  • Qazi, Masood, "Circuit Design for Embedded Memory in Low-power Integrated Circuits," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012. [link]
  • Mercier, Patrick, "Communication and Energy Delivery Architectures for Personal Medical Devices," Ph.D. Thesis Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012. [link]
  • Sinangil, Mahmut, "Low-Power and Application-Specific SRAM Design for Energy-Efficient Motion Estimation," Ph.D. Thesis Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012. [link]
  • Lee, K-J., "Demonstration of Monolithically Integrated Graphene Interconnects for Low-Power CMOS Applications," Ph.D. Thesis Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2011. [link]
  • Chen, Fred, "Energy-efficient Wireless Sensors: Fewer Bits, Moore MEMS," Ph.D. Thesis Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2011. [link]
  • Lajevardi, Payam, "Design and Analysis of a Reconfigurable Analog System," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October 2010. [link]
  • Kwong, Joyce, "Low-Voltage Embedded Biomedical Processor Design," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. [link]
  • Sze, Vivienne, "Parallel Algorithms and Architectures for Low Power Video Decoding," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. [link]
  • Bohorquez, Jose L., Digitally-Assisted, Ultra-Low Power Circuits and Systems for Medical Applications," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2010. [link]
  • Bhardwaj, Manish, "Communications in the Observation Limited Regime," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009. [pdf]
  • Daly, Denis C., "Digital ADCs and Ultra-Wideband RF Circuits for Energy Constrained Wireless Applications," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009. [pdf]
  • Drego, Nigel A., "Characterization and Mitigation of Process Variations in Digital circuits and Systems," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009. [pdf]
  • Finchelstein, Daniel F., "Low-Power Techniques for Video Decoding," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009. [pdf]
  • Ramadass, Yogesh K., "Energy Processing Circuits for Low-Power Applications," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009.
  • Verma, Naveen, "Ultra-Low-Power SRAM Design In High Variability Advanced CMOS," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009. [pdf]
  • Ickes, Nathan J., "A Micropower DSP for Sensor Applications," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2008. [pdf]
  • Ginsburg, Brian P., "Energy-Efficient Analog-to-Digital Conversion for Ultra-Wideband Radio," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July 2007. [pdf]
  • Kern, Alexandra M., "CMOS Circuits for VCSEL-Based Optical IO," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2007.
  • Lee, Fred S., "Energy Efficient Ultra-Wideband Radio Transceiver Architectures and Receiver Circuits," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2007.
  • Wentzloff, David D., "Pulse-Based Ultra-Wideband Transmitters for Digital Communication," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2007. [pdf]
  • Honore, Francis A., "Energy-Aware Architectures, Circuits and CAD for Field Programmable Gate Arrays," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2006.
  • Blazquez, Raul, "Ultra-wideband Digital Baseband," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2006.
  • Calhoun, Benton H., "Low Energy Digital Circuit Design Using Sub-threshold Operation," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, December 2005.
  • Tan, Chuan Seng, "Multi-Layer Three-Dimensional Silicon Electronics Enabled by Wafer Bonding," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 2006. (Co-supervised with Prof. Rafael Reif)
  • Checka, Nisha, "Substrate Noise Analysis and Techniques for Mitigation in Mixed-Signal RF Systems," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2005.
  • Das, Shamik, "Design Automation and Analysis of Three-Dimensional Integrated Circuits," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2004. [pdf]
  • Wang, Alice, "An Ultra-Low Voltage FFT Processor Using Energy-Aware Techniques," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, December 2003.
  • Min, Rex, "Energy and Quality Scalable Wireless Communication," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2003. [pdf]
  • Sotiriadis, Paul-Peter, "Interconnect Modeling and Optimization in Deep Sub-Micron Technologies" Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • Cho, Seong Hwan, "Energy Efficient RF Communication System for Wireless Microsensors" Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • Narendra, Siva, "Effect of MOSFET Threshold Voltage Variation on High-Performance Circuits," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 2002. [pdf]
  • Sinha, Amit, "Energy Efficient Software and Operating Systems," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 2001. [pdf]
  • Kao, James T., "Subthreshold Leakage Control Techniques for Low Power Digital Circuits," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2001. [pdf]
  • Goodman, James R., "Energy Scalable Reconfigurable Cryptographic Hardware for Portable Applications," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 2000. [pdf]
  • Gutnik, Vadim, "Analysis and Characterization of Random Skew and Jitter in a Novel Clock Network," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2000. [pdf]
  • Heinzelman, Wendi, "Application-Specific Protocol Architectures for Wireless Networks," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2000. [pdf]
  • Amirtharajah, Rajeevan, "Design of Low Power VLSI Systems Powered by Ambient Mechanical Vibration," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1999. [pdf]
  • Simon, Thomas, "A Low Power Compression Chip for Portable Applications," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1999.
  • Xanthopoulos, Thucydides (Duke), "Low Power Data-Dependent Transform Video and Still Image Coding," Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 1999. [pdf]

S.M./M.Eng. Theses

  • Zhang, DongNi, "Low-Energy Radix-2 Serial and Parallel FFT Designs," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 2013. [link]
  • Raina, Priyanka, "Architectures for Computational Photography," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2013. [link]
  • Settaluri, Krishna, "Body Powered Thermoelectric Systems," M.Eng. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012. [link]
  • Tikekar, Mehul, "Circuit Implementations for High-Efficiency Video Coding Tools," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012. [link]
  • Desai, Nachiket, "A low power, reconfigurable fabric body area network for healthcare applications," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012. [link]
  • El-Damak, Dina Reda, "Design of ultra low power analog-to-digital converter for ambulatory EEG recording," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2012. [link]
  • Nadeau, Phillip, "Multi-Channel Ultra-Low-Power Receiver Architecture for Body Area Networks," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2011. [link]
  • Park, Sunghyun, "Low-Swing Signaling for Energy Efficient On-Chip Networks," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2011 (Co-supervised with Prof. Li-Shiuan Peh). [link]
  • Paidimarri, Arun, "Architecture for Ultra-low Power Multi-channel Transmitters for Body Area Networks using RF Resonators," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2011. [link]
  • Ha, Sungjae, "A Malaria-Diagnostic System Based on Electric Impedance Spectroscopy," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2011. [link]
  • Angelopoulos, Georgios, "Energy-Aware Network Coding Circuit and System Design," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2011 (Co-supervised with Prof. Muriel Medard). [link]
  • Bandyopadhyay, Saurav, "45nm Direct Battery DC-DC Converter for Mobile Applications," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. [link]
  • Lam, Bonnie, "Parallel Architecture for Entropy Coding in a Dual-Standard Ultra-HD Video Encoder," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. [link]
  • Rithe, Rahul, "SSTA Design Methodology for Low Voltage Operation," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. [link]
  • Sinangil, Yildiz, "Fault Tolerent, Low Voltage SRAM Design," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2010. [link]
  • Chung, Hye Won, "An Energy Efficient AES Engine with DPA-Resistance," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009.
  • Liang, Helen H., "A High Speed Image Transmission System for Ultra-Wideband Wireless Link," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009.
  • Schmitt, Courtney, "Carbon Nanotube-Based Nanorelays for Low-Power Circuit Applications," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009.
  • Yip, Marcus, "A Highly Digital, Reconfigurable and Voltage Scalable SAR ADC," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2009.
  • Mercier, Patrick P., "An All-Digital Transmitter for Pulsed Ultra-Wideband Communication," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2008.
  • Sinangil, Mahmut E., "Ultra-Dynamic Voltage Scalable (U-DVS) SRAM Design Considerations," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2008.
  • Chandrasekhar, Vikram, "CAD for a 3-Dimensional FPGA," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2007.
  • Cho, Taeg S., "An Energy Efficient CMOS Interface to Carbon Nanotube Sensor Arrays," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2007.
  • Pan, Tao, "Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors for Power Application," S.M Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2007
  • Vitavasiri, Sinit, "A Non-Coherent Ultra-Wideband Receiver: Algorithms and Digital Implementation," M.Eng. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2007.
  • Qazi, Masood, "A 4kb Memory Array for MRAM Development," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2007.
  • Ramadass, Yogesh, "An Energy Optimal Power Supply for Digital Circuits," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2006.
  • Kwong, Joyce, "A Sub-threshold Cell Library and Methodology," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2006.
  • Sze, Vivienne, "An Energy Efficient Sub-Threshold Baseband Processor Architecture For Pulsed Ultra-Wideband Communications," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2006.
  • Tsai, Judy, "Design and Implementation of an Online Laboratory for Introductory Digital Systems," M.Eng. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 2005. [pdf]
  • Lajevardi, Payam, "Design of a 3-Dimension FPGA," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, July 2005.
  • Ackerman, Nathan, "A Platform for Ultra Wideband Communication Systems," M.Eng. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2005.
  • Daly, Denis, "An Energy Efficient Transceiver for Wireless Sensor Networks," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2005.
  • Finchelstein, Daniel, "Low-Power Digital Processor for Wireless Sensor Networks," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2005.
  • Verma, Naveen, "An Ultra Low Power ADC for Wireless Micro-Sensor Applications," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2005.
  • Kern, Alexandra, "PLL-Based Active Optical Clock Distribution," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, September 2004. [pdf]
  • Brasca, Claudio, "5GHz CMOS Resonant Clock Buffer with Quadrature Generation for Fiber Optic Applications," M.Eng. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 2004.
  • Cline, Julia, "Characterization of Schottky Barrier Carbon Nanotube Transistors and their Applications to Digital Circuit Design," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2004. [pdf]
  • Powell, Johnna, "Antenna Design for Ultra Wideband Radio," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2004. [pdf]
  • Newaskar, Puneet, "High-Speed Data Conversion for Digital Ultra-Wideband Radio Receivers," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2003. [pdf]
  • Atkinson, Kevin, "Power-Aware Multi-sensor Multi-target Tracking on the µ-AMPS Platform," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2003.
  • Blazquez-Fernandez, Raul, "Design of Synchronization Subsystem for an Ultra-wideband Radio," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2003. [pdf]
  • Konstantakopoulos, Theodore, "Implementation of Delay and Power Reduction Techniques in Deep Sub-Micron Buses," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • Ickes, Nathan, "Hardware and Software for a Power Aware Microsensor Node," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • Lee, Fred, "Analysis, design, and prototyping of a narrow-band radio for application in wireless sensor networks," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • Phanaphat, Piyada, "Protocol Stacks for Power-Aware Wireless Microsensor Networks," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • Calhoun, Ben, "Circuit Techniques for Subthreshold Reduction in a Deep Sub-Micron Process," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • Simpkins, Travis, "Active Optical Clock Distribution," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002. [pdf]
  • R. Shaw, Rajul, "Hardware Implementation of a Low-Power Two-Dimensional Discrete Cosine Transform," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2002.
  • Osqui, Mitra, "Evaluation of Software Energy Consumption on Microprocessor," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, October 2001.
  • Shih, Eugene, "An Energy-Efficient Radio for Wireless Microsensor Networks," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2001. [pdf]
  • M. Bhardwaj, Manish, "Power-Aware Systems," S.M. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 2001. [pdf]
  • Ng, Cheewe, "Design of A Power-Scalable Digital Least-Means-Square Adaptive Filter," M.Eng. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2001. [pdf]
  • Furrer, Travis, "Power Aware Embedded Operating System Design," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2000.
  • Lin, Sam Shiou, "Characterization of Optical Interconnects," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2000. (co-supervised with Prof. Duane Boning) [pdf]
  • Steinheider, Jeffrey, "The Design of Low-Power Digital Datapath Circuits," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2000.
  • Chung, Edgar, "A Cost Effective ATE Calibration/Verification Solution," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, June 2000.
  • Chotigavanich, Charatpong, "Demonstration System for a Low Power Video Compression Integration Circuit," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2000.
  • Rowe, David, "Demonstration System for a Low Power Classification Processor," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 2000.
  • Sinha, Amit, "Energy Aware Software," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 2000. [pdf]
  • Min, Rex, "Demonstration System for a Low-Power Video Coder and Decoder," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1999. [pdf]
  • Meninger, Scott, "A Low Power MEMS Based Energy Converter," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1999. [pdf]
  • Bretz, Joshua, "Low Power Discontinuous Mode DC-DC Converters," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1999.
  • Gangadhar, Konduri, "A Collaborative Environment for Distributed Web-based CAD," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1999.
  • Echeruo, Ugonna, "Enhanced Methods for the Design and Test of CMOS Process Test Vehicles," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1998.
  • Wong, Lily, "A Hybrid Digital FIR Lattice Filter for PRML Magnetic Read Channel", Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1998.
  • Saha, Debashis, "Web Based Prototyping of Emerging Technologies," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1997.
  • Liebson, David, "A Schematic Editor and Netlist Extractor in Java," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1997.
  • Story, Mark, "Multiplierless Decimation and Commerial Postfiltering of a Discrete-Time Signal," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1997.
  • Cho, SeongHwan, "A Low Power Variable Length Decoder for MPEG2 Decoder System," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1997. [pdf]
  • Kasturi, Nitin, "Power Reducing Algorithms for FIR filters," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1997. (co-supervised with Prof. Alan Oppenheim)
  • Liebson, David, "A Schematic Editor and Netlist Extractor in Java," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1997.
  • Wuu, John, "A Scalable SRAM Design," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, February 1997.
  • Rabiner, Wendi, "Network Driven Motion Estimation for Portable Video Terminals," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1997. [pdf]
  • Dancy, Abram, "Power Supplies for Ultra Low Power Applications," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 1996.
  • Goodman, James, "Low Power Scalable Encryption For Wireless Systems," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 1996.
  • Liu, Christine, "Channel Coding for Enhanced Full Rate GSM," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 1996.
  • Gandhi, Hanoz, "A Frequency Synthesizer for a 2.4GHz Spread Spectrum Communications Application," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 1996.
  • Gutnik, Vadim, "Variable Supply Voltage for Low Power Digital Signal Processing," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, May 1996.
  • Hardy, Charles, "A PN Encoded Spread-Spectrum Microwave Radar Based Backing and Parking Aid," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1995.
  • Barber Jr., Thomas, "BodyLAN: A Low Power Communications System," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, January 1996.
  • Reiss, Agnieszka, "Software Implementation of a Video Resampling Algorithm on the TMS320C80," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, December 1995.
  • Hadjiyiannis, George, "A Protocol for Low Power, Low Bandwidth Remote Terminals," Massachusetts Institute of Technology, August 1995. (co-supervised with Prof. Srinivas Devadas).