Past Students

  • Ph.D. Students

    PhD student Nicolas Jeanniot was a Ph.D. student at the University of Montpellier (2016-2018), France. His area of research was on-chip power management. His PhD focused on design of power-clock supplies and their delivery networks for the adiabatic logic. Nicolas Jeanniot received his “Diplôme d’école d’ingénieur” from CPE Lyon (Lyon, France) in microelectronic engineering and a MRes in microelectronics and embedded systems from INSA Lyon (Lyon, France) in 2015.

    PhD student, Abhishek Konery, 2018-2019, Chateaubriand Fellow Student from Campus France. Thesis topic on design and test challenges on monolithic 3d integration. Abhishek was a visiting Ph.D. student from Duke University, US with supervisor Prof. K. Chakrabarty.

    PhD student, Lia Yepremyan, 2015-2016, Erasmus Mundu Exchange Student. Thesis topic on low-power circuit design for sub nanometer nodes.

    PhD student, Liuyang Zhang, 2015-2016, Eiffel Scholar Exchange Student. Thesis topic on reliability enhancement of STT-MRAM.

    PhD student, Carolina Metzler, 2011-2014. Thesis topic on enhancing reliability of three-dimensional integrated circuits.

    PhD student, Anu Asokan, 2012-2014 (with PhD Director Dr. P. Girard). Thesis topic on physical design aware path delay pattern generation for signal integrity.

    PhD student, Alejandro Nocua, 2013-2014 (with PhD Director Dr. P. Girard). Thesis topic on power modeling and estimation techniques.

    PhD student, Rhida Kheirallah, 2014-2015 (with PhD Director Dr. N. Azemard). Thesis topic on process variability modeling and analysis of 28nm FDSOI devices and circuits.

    Exchange PhD Student, Anelise Kologeski in collaboration with Dr. Gilles Sassatelli, 2013-2014. Supervising on the topic of through-silicon-via characterization for the network-on-chip communication.

    PhD student, Xiang Qiu, 2008-2009 with Supervisor Prof. M. Marek-Sadowska, UCSB. Co-supervised on the topic of power optimization with multiple voltage islands.

    PhD student, Di-an Li, 2008-2009 with Supervisor Prof. M. Marek-Sadowska, UCSB. Co-supervised on the topic of reliability and electromigration characterization of metal tracks for power and clock delivery networks. Currently at Qualcomm.

    PhD student, Yi-Wei Lin, 2007-2008 with Supervisor Prof. M. Marek-Sadowksa, UCSB. Co-supervised on the topic of transistor-level layout using Cadence tools Currently Design Engineer at Apache Design Solutions.

    PhD student, Jen-Yi Wu, 2007-2008 with Supervisor Prof. M. Marek-Sadowska, UCSB. Co-supervised on the topic of the design and layout of a power supply noise sensing utilizing ring oscillators. Currently CAD Engineer at Intel Corporation.

  • Post-Doc Students

    Rongmei Chen was a Post-Doc student (2017-2019) at the CNRS-LIRMM under the supervision of Dr. Aida Todri-Sanial. His research topic was on design space exploration of carbon nanotube based technonology for future computing. He has a Ph.D. Degree on Microlectronics from Tsinghua University, China. Currently, he is a research scientist at IMEC, BE.

    Reetu Raj Pandey (2017-2018) was a Post-Doc student at the CNRS-LIRMM under the supervision of Dr. Aida Todri-Sanial. His research topic was on the device design and fabrication of 1D/2D material devices for biosensing applications.

    Post-Doc student, Khalid Latif, 2014-2015 (with Supervisor Dr. G. Sassatelli and Dr. A. Gamatie). Research on topic of physical design for 3D Network-on-Chips (NoCs).

    Post-Doc student, Yuanqing Cheng, 2013-2014. Research on topic of physical design for three-dimensional integrated circuits.

  • Master Students

    Master student, Souhir Elloumi (2018). Research topic on carbon nanotube field effect transistor modeling and simulation.

    Master student, El Mehdi Kaoukab (2018). Research topic on adiabatic logic design for low-power electronics.

    Master student, Nicolas Champauzas (2017) in collaboration with Dr. Serge Bernard. Research topic on the bioimpedance biosensor design and fabrication.

    Master student, Mohammed Zahraoui (2016). Research topic on the design of carbon nanotube based biosensors.

    Master and intern student, Ghizlaine Mouslih (2015). Research topic on the design of on-chip DC-DC converters for efficient power delivery networks.

    Master student, Charles Effiong (2014-2015) (co-supervision with Dr. G. Sassatelli, Dr. A. Gamatie) on the topic of process variation analysis of 3D NoCs with defective TSVs.

    Master and intern student Yuqi Lin (2013-2014). Research on topic of power supply noise sensor design.

    Master and intern student, Youness Abhir (2013-2014). Research on topic of CMOS temperature sensor design.