Looking for a position as an analog/mixed-signal IC design engineer
Research EngineerMay 2016 to Aug 2016 MICS Lab, Caltech － Pasadena, CA
Design of a VGA in 28 nm technology for an optical receiver using Cadence virtuoso.
IC Design EngineerJan 2015 to Jan 2016 Neuchatel, Switzerland
Reviewed and designed the read-out circuits of a system with the aim of monitoring the intra-ocular pressure of human eye.
Designed and implemented a low-power low-area 10-bit 1MSps A/D Converter, suitable for portable devices.
Completed the ADC design flow in Cadence and carried out the tape-out in UMC 0.18um CMOS Technology.
Prepared detailed technical reports and the required test setup of the ADC, including the design of a PCB test board and the development of required firmware in VHDL.
Design EngineerMay 2013 to Nov 2014 VLSI Lab, University of Tehran
Performed failure analysis and debugging of a C-band FMCW transmitter/receiver circuit and collaborated with a student to reduce its leakage.
Designed, implemented and tested a serial data (RS232) to fiber optic converter board.
Prepared multiple technical proposals for industrial projects resulted in successful acceptance.
Prepared technical reports and served as the patent responsible for Sedna smart home thermostat.
Research AssistantSep 2012 to Apr 2013 University of Minnesota － MN
Worked on the MATLAB system level design of an RF front-end channelizer for a Software Defined Radio.
SDR) based on a 16-point analog-domain FFT.
Designed and carried out the tape-out of a slew controlled LVDS output driver circuit.
InternJun 2006 to Sep 2006 Thin Film Lab, University of Tehran
Obtained experience in cleanroom skills through fabrication of silicon Thin-Film Transistor (TFT).
Master of Science, Microelectronic Circuits and Systems2011Sharif University of Technology － Tehran, IranMicroelectronic Circuits and Systems Ranked 2nd among the Microelectronics students, GPA 17.1/20.
Thesis: "A wide-band on-chip frequency synthesizer (PLL) for bio-sensors in 0.18um CMOS technology."
Designed and did the tape-out of a low-power reference relaxation oscillator with novel techniques to
improve its phase-noise and frequency stability.
Bachelor of Science, Electronics2008University of Tehran － Tehran, IranElectronics Ranked 1st among the Electronics students, GPA 17.5/20.