Shaolan Li, Ph.D.
Dr. Shaolan Li joined the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering as an Assistant Professor in 2019. He received his B.Eng. degree with highest honor from the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of Texas (UT) at Austin in 2018, all in electrical engineering. Prior to joining GaTech, he was a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UT Austin from 2018-2019. He also held intern positions in Broadcom Ltd. in Sunnyvale, California, and NXP in Tempe, Arizona during 2013-2014.
Dr. Li serves on the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), the ACM/IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC) and session chair on the International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS). He is the recipient of the IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society Predoctoral Achievement Award in 2018. He also received the HKUST Academic Achievement Medal in 2012 and the UT Austin Cockrell School of Engineering Fellowship in 2017, respectively. He is a member of the IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society and the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society.
Xitie Zhang (co-advised with Prof. Levent Degertekin)
Xitie received the B.Eng. degree in Integrated Circuits Design and Integration System from Xidian University, Xi’an, China, in 2019. He is currently pursuing the M.S. degree in Electronic Design & Applications at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. He held intern position at Xi’an Semipower Electronic Technology Co., Ltd., Xi’an, China, in 2018. He was selected as the Honored Graduates of Xidian University in 2019 and he also won the Xidian University Undergraduate Scholarship from 2015 to 2018. During his study at Georgia Tech, he won the Intel-GT Outstanding RFIC Student Designer Award in 2019. Since Jan. 2020, he joined the GAMMA group at Georgia Tech, focusing on voltage-controlled-oscillator-based sigma-delta ADC. His current research interests include high-performance data conversion, bio-electronic interface and hybrid micro-system.
Tian received my B.Eng degree from Nankai University, China in 2019 with “best graduation thesis award” and conducted research on FPGA edge-computing system design at Institute of Semiconductor, CAS in 2018. He joined the GAMMA group as a master student from December,2019. His research interest includes mixed signal circuit design and he is working on compact ADC design for in-memory computing application recently.
Tzuhan received his B.S. degree and his M.S. degree in Engineering Science from National Taiwan University, Taipei, in 2016 and 2018. He was twice selected for the Presidential Award. At National Taiwan University, he helped implement the industry-university plan entrusted by NXP Semiconductors. The project is mainly in cooperation with the vice president of the technology of NXP Semiconductors to study the feasibility of applying pulsed power amplifiers and RFIC. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in Electronic Design & Applications at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. In Jul. 2020, he joined the GAMMA group at Georgia Tech, focusing on noise shaping SAR-ADC and Delta-sigma modulator. His current research interests include digitally assisted noise shaping techniques and mixed-signal circuit design.
Berkay Ciftci received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara, Turkey, in 2017 and 2020, respectively. He was employed as a Research and Teaching Assistant for three and a half year at METU. In the context of the project called “A Fully-Implantable MEMS Based Autonomous Cochlear Implant” which is funded from European Research Council (ERC), he was involved in design of interface electronics and power management circuits for MEMS based energy harvesters. His paper called “An Autonomous Interface Circuit Based on Self-Investing Synchronous Energy Extraction for Low Power Piezoelectric Energy Harvesters” won the Outstanding Paper Award in 2018 PowerMEMS Conference. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree in the field of Electronic Design & Applications at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. He joined the GAMMA group at Georgia Tech in January 2021. His research interests include design and implementation of analog/mixed-signal and RF integrated circuits, low-power sensors and bio-electronic interfaces.
Ken received his B.Eng. degree and M.Eng. degree from Xi’an Jiaotong University, China in 2017 and 2020, respectively. He joined the GAMMA group at Georgia Tech in 2020 and is currently working towards Ph.D. degree in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering. His current research interests include digital-alike analog mixed-signal architectures and their design automation.
Ahmad Rezvanitabar (co-advised with Prof. Levent Degertekin)
Ahmad received two B.S. degrees (summa cum laude) in electrical engineering and biomedical engineering from the Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran, and two M.S. degrees in electrical engineering with different areas of focus from the Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, and the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in electrical and computer engineering at Georgia Tech. His research interests include integrated circuits and systems (DC to THz) for applications in communication, sensing, and imaging, as well as biomedical devices. Currently, he is working on systems-on-a-chip for medical imaging. He also serves as an independent reviewer for IEEE JSSC, IEEE TCAS-I, IEEE TCAS-II, IEEE TMTT, and IEEE TBioCAS.
Ruowei Wu, M.S., now with OmniVision