Lecturer
Electrical & Electronic Engineering
University College Cork
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-490-3000
E: D.Zito@ucc.ie
Principal Investigator - Head of Marconi Lab
Tyndall Theory, Modelling & Design Centre
B1.61
"Lee Maltings"
Dyke Parade
Cork
Ireland

T: +353-21-4205601
E: domenico.zito@tyndall.ie
W: http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/D013/dzito

I received the Laurea degree in Electronic Engineering and the Ph.D. in Information Engineering (Micro-Nano-Electronics) from the University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, in 2000 and 2004, respectively.

I was a visiting researcher in STMicroelectronics, Catania, Italy, in 2001, and Austriamicrosystems, Graz, Austria, in 2002.

Since 2005 I have been a tenured Assistant Professor of Electronics at the University of Pisa.

In 2009 I accepted the invitation for a tenured position funded by the Science Foundation Ireland through the Stokes Professorship Programme and I moved to the University College Cork as a Stokes Lecturer in Microelectronic Engineering, and at Tyndall National Institute as a Principal Investigator.

My primary teaching interests are the design of advanced radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuits, microwave and mm-wave integrated circuits, analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. In particular, I have established and taught new modules and laboratories for introductory and advanced classes in RF Microelectronics.

My primary scientific interests are the design of system-on-a-chip radiofrequency (microwave and mm-wave) front-ends in standard CMOS and Bi-CMOS technologies for emerging wireless applications (data communication and contactless sensing), including cross-disciplinary approaches at the interfaces Microelectronics/Bio-engineering and Microelectronics/Environment. I have opened new topics and established pioneering contributions and international leaderships in SoC RF Transceivers for WLANs, SoC UWB Pulse Radar Sensors and SoC Radiometric Sensors for Biomedical and Environmental Sensing.

I have secured several (25+) project grants as Principal Investigator (PI) and co-PI diversified in industry collaborations and competitive research and educational grants (overall hit rate in excess of 70%), including the establishment of three large centres and infrastructures, one focusing on Internet of Things, one addressing applied nanotechnologies including “More than Moore” and “Beyond CMOS” challenges, one focusing on Integrated Circuits. He also attracted a world-wide unique and generous donation of electronic instruments from Agilent Technologies to establish, from scratch and without startup grant, the Marconi Lab, a research laboratory fully equipped with state-of-the-art CAD tools and test facilities up to 110 GHz.

I am the author of 100+ papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings (20+ invited papers), eight chapters of book (six invited), two books (one book edited) and three patents.  I am serving for the Editorial Board of several peer-reviewed international journals and also serving as a Member and Chair of the Technical Program Committee for IEEE international conferences.

For my Research and Innovation I was the recipient of the First Prize at European Wireless Business Idea Competition "Mario Boella" (VP URSI) in 2005. I was one of the main contributors to the European project ProeTex recognized by the European Commission as the successful model in ICT for Health across the entire European Framework Programme. In 2014 the Marconi Lab, I have established and led at Tyndall, was the Startup Laboratory of the Year Award Winner at the Irish Laboratory Awards. I received also several (20+) research and teaching awards, three best paper prizes and two best paper award nominations in IEEE conferences.

Note: Most of the information in the following sections is limited only to the activities carried out at the University College Cork and Tyndall National Institute (i.e. after March 2009).

Research Interests

Specific Interests: 

My research is focused on the implementation of system-on-a-chip radiofrequency transceivers in nano-scale silicon technologies for emerging wireless applications including both high-speed data communications and contactless sensing.

My research interests cover all levels from device to circuits, systems and applications, and address all aspects from theory to modelling, design, simulation and experimental characterization.

Some of the current research projects are focused on, but not limited to, the implementation of millimetre-waves transceivers at 60 GHz for wireless uncompressed video communication, automotive radars at 77 GHz for collision avoidance in Transport, active and passive imagers at 35 and 95 GHz for body scanning in Medicine, Security, Environment and Space, as well as ultra-wide-band (UWB) radars for contactless continuous-time non-invasive Health monitoring.

The information reported in this section is related only to the period at UCC-Tyndall (i.e. after March 2009).

Current (post-doc) researchers and samples of current collaborators are reported at the end of this section.

Samples of former students and researchers transferred to industry and academia: Dr. Lorenzo Mereni (Intell, Dublin); Akarsh Nalawade (British Telecom, Dublin); Tim Cronin (Stanford University, CA); Dr. Martina Mincica (Analog Devices, Limerick); Caterina Taddei (University of Twente, The Netherlands); Giacomo Martello (Electrolux, Germany); Dario Festa (Maxim, Dublin), etc.

List of other competitive project grants as PI, co-PI, or Funded Investigator (in addition to the list of projects as PI reported hereinafter):

1. CONNECT: Centre for Future Networks & Communications, SFI Research Centres Programme 2013; timeline: 2015-2019. Budget (approx.): €35m. Role: Funded investigator.

2. Postgraduate Fellowship Award 2013, Irish Research Council (IRC). PI.

3. Technology Innovation Development Award 2010, Enterprise Ireland (EI) and SFI; timeline: 2011-2012. €54,000.Co-PI.

4. Microelectronic Competence Centre Ireland (MCCI), EI Competence Centres & Technology Leaders Programme, 2009; timeline: 2010-2014. €5m. Co-PI.

5. Tyndall FlexiFab for Applied Convergent Nanotechnologies (TYFFANI), PRTLI CYCLE 5, timeline: 2010-2014. €5m. Co-PI.

6. COST Action IC0803 RF/Microwave Communication Subsystems for Emerging Wireless Technologies (RFCSET), COST Action Programme 2008, timeline 2009-2012. €200,000. co-PI.

7. SFI Stokes Grant Award 2008, timeline 2009-2014. €500,000. PI.

Research Grants

 ProjectFunding
Body
Start DateEnd DateAward
Building-Blocks of System-on-Chip High-Speed mm-Waves Wireless Transceivers in nano-scale CMOS Technology.Irish Research Council for Science, Engineering & Technology (IRCSET)18-MAY-1017-MAY-12€79,280.00
SoC 95GHz radiometers for passive imaging.Tyndall National Institute31-JAN-1231-MAR-15€326,608.00
Building Blocks enabling CMOS High-speed Wireless.Science Foundation of Ireland01-AUG-1130-SEP-15€223,860.00
System-on-Chip Millimeter-wave Radiometers for Space-based Detection of Solar Flares.European Union01-SEP-1431-AUG-16€183,504.00

Contract Researchers

Researcher NameProjectRoleFunding Body
Ilias ChlisSFI RFP 2010Postgraduate ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland
Domenico PepeIRCSET Post-doc Fellowship 2010Postdoctoral ResearcherIrish Research Council
Luca AluigiMC Post-doc Fellowship 2013Postdoctoral ResearcherEuropean Framework Programme Seven (FP7)
Lorenzo Mereni95 GHz SoC Radiometers for Passive ImagingPostdoctoral ResearcherEnterprise Ireland
Michele SpasaroPost-graduate Exchange 2014/2015Research FellowERASMUS
Martina MincicaPROETEX: Advanced e-textiles for firefighters and civilian victims (smart textiles and application)Postgraduate ResearcherEuropean Commission
Marius-Andrei VoicuBuilding blocks for high-speed wireless communications (SFI RFP 2010)Postgraduate ResearcherScience Foundation Ireland

Book Chapters

YearPublication
(2015)'System-on-a-Chip Pulse Radar for Contactless Motion Sensing in Human-Machine Smart Interfaces'
D. Zito, D. Pepe (2015) 'System-on-a-Chip Pulse Radar for Contactless Motion Sensing in Human-Machine Smart Interfaces' In: Handbook of Bioelectronics – Directly interfacing electronics and biological systems. Cambridge (UK): Cambridge University Press. [Details]
(2015)'Phase Noise in CMOS RF LC Oscillator Topologies'
I. Chlis, D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2015) 'Phase Noise in CMOS RF LC Oscillator Topologies' In: Mixed-Signal Circuits. New York: CRC Press. [Details]
(2014)'Introduction to System-on-a-Chip Radio Transceivers for 60 GHz Wireless Body-Centric Communications'
D. Zito, D. Pepe (2014) 'Introduction to System-on-a-Chip Radio Transceivers for 60 GHz Wireless Body-Centric Communications' In: Ultra-Wideband and 60 GHz Communications for Biomedical Applications. New York: Springer. [Details]
(2014)'System-on-a-Chip UWB Radar Sensor for Contactless Respiratory Monitoring: Technology and Applications'
D. Zito, D. Pepe (2014) 'System-on-a-Chip UWB Radar Sensor for Contactless Respiratory Monitoring: Technology and Applications' In: Ultra-Wideband and 60 GHz Communications for Biomedical Applications. New York: Springer. [Details]
(2013)'MIDAS: Microwave Inductor Design Automation on Silicon'
L. Aluigi, F. Alimenti, R. Roselli, D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2013) 'MIDAS: Microwave Inductor Design Automation on Silicon' In: Analog/RF and Mixed-Signal Circuit Systematic Design. New York: Springer. [Details]
(2011)'System-level simulations investigating the system-on-chip implementation of 60 GHz transceivers for wireless uncompressed HD video communications'
D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2011) 'System-level simulations investigating the system-on-chip implementation of 60 GHz transceivers for wireless uncompressed HD video communications' In: Applications of Matlab in Science and Engineering. Croatia: In-Tech Publishing. [Details]
(2010)'System-on-Chip RF Sensors for Life and Geo Sciences'
D. Zito, F. Alimenti, D. Pepe, A. Fonte, F. Zito, A. Lanata and D. De Rossi (2010) 'System-on-Chip RF Sensors for Life and Geo Sciences' In: Principles of Waveform Diversity and Design. USA: SciTech Publishing. [Details]

Edited Books

YearPublication
(2009)
IEEE (Ed.). (2009) IEEE Proceedings of 2009 Ph.D. Research In Microelectronics and Electronics Conference. Piscataway, New Jersey: IEEE. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

YearPublication
(2015)'32 dB Gain 28 nm Bulk CMOS W-Band LNA'
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2015) '32 dB Gain 28 nm Bulk CMOS W-Band LNA'. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 25 (1):55-57 [DOI] [Details]
(2015)'High-Frequency CMOS Active Inductor: Design Methodology and Noise Analysis'
D. Zito, A. Fonte, D. Pepe (2015) 'High-Frequency CMOS Active Inductor: Design Methodology and Noise Analysis'. IEEE Transactions On Vlsi Systems, [Details]
(2015)'Design Variations on Planar Differential Antenna with Potential for Narrow, Wide and Multiple Band Coverage'
D. Pepe, L. Vallozzi, H. Rogier, and D. Zito (2015) 'Design Variations on Planar Differential Antenna with Potential for Narrow, Wide and Multiple Band Coverage'. International Journal on Antennas and Propagation, [Details]
(2014)'Comparative Analyses of Phase Noise in 28 nm CMOS LC Differential Oscillator Topologies: Armstrong, Colpitts, Hartley and Common-source Cross-coupled Pair'
I. Chlis, D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2014) 'Comparative Analyses of Phase Noise in 28 nm CMOS LC Differential Oscillator Topologies: Armstrong, Colpitts, Hartley and Common-source Cross-coupled Pair'. International Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computer, [Details]
(2014)'Planar Differential Antenna Design and Integration With Pulse Radar Microchip Sensor'
Zito, D,Pepe, D (2014) 'Planar Differential Antenna Design and Integration With Pulse Radar Microchip Sensor'. IEEE Sensors Journal, 14 :2477-2487 [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'Comparative Analyses of Phase Noise in 28 nm CMOS LC Oscillator Circuit Topologies: Hartley, Colpitts, and Common-Source Cross-Coupled Differential Pair'
Chlis, I,Pepe, D,Zito, D (2014) 'Comparative Analyses of Phase Noise in 28 nm CMOS LC Oscillator Circuit Topologies: Hartley, Colpitts, and Common-Source Cross-Coupled Differential Pair'. Scientific World Journal, [DOI] [Details]
(2014)'50 GHz mm-Wave CMOS Active Inductor'
Pepe, D,Zito, D (2014) '50 GHz mm-Wave CMOS Active Inductor'. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 24 :254-256 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Analyses and design of 95-GHz SoC CMOS radiometers for passive body imaging'
Mereni, L,Pepe, D,Zito, D (2013) 'Analyses and design of 95-GHz SoC CMOS radiometers for passive body imaging'. Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 77 :373-383 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'Planar Differential Antenna for Short-Range UWB Pulse Radar Sensor'
Pepe, D,Vallozzi, L,Rogier, H,Zito, D (2013) 'Planar Differential Antenna for Short-Range UWB Pulse Radar Sensor'. Ieee Antennas And Wireless Propagation Letters, 12 :1527-1530 [DOI] [Details]
(2013)'MIDAS: Automated Approach to Design Microwave Integrated Inductors and Transformers on Silicon'
Aluigi, L,Alimenti, F,Pepe, D,Roselli, L,Zito, D (2013) 'MIDAS: Automated Approach to Design Microwave Integrated Inductors and Transformers on Silicon'. Radioengineering, 22 :714-723 [Details]
(2012)'Audio Telecom ADC Featuring Click-Free Gain Control Technique, Dithering Insertion, and Idle Tone Shifting'
Rizzo, F,Somayajula, SS,Zito, D,Saletti, R,Becker, R (2012) 'Audio Telecom ADC Featuring Click-Free Gain Control Technique, Dithering Insertion, and Idle Tone Shifting'. IEEE Transactions On Instrumentation and Measurement, 61 :2879-2887 [DOI] [Details]
(2012)'13 GHz CMOS Active Inductor LC VCO'
Zito, D,Pepe, D,Fonte, A (2012) '13 GHz CMOS Active Inductor LC VCO'. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 22 :138-140 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'CMOS UWB Multiplier'
Mincica, M,Pepe, D,Zito, D; (2011) 'CMOS UWB Multiplier'. IEEE Transactions On Circuits and Systems I-Regular Papers, 58 :570-574 [DOI] [Details]
(2011)'SoC CMOS UWB Pulse Radar Sensor for Contactless Respiratory Rate Monitoring'
Zito, D,Pepe, D,Mincica, M,Zito, F,Tognetti, A,Lanata, A,De Rossi, D (2011) 'SoC CMOS UWB Pulse Radar Sensor for Contactless Respiratory Rate Monitoring'. Ieee Transactions On Biomedical Circuits And Systems, 5 :503-510 [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'UWB CMOS Monocycle Pulse Generator'
Zito, F.; Pepe, D.; and Zito, D.;; (2010) 'UWB CMOS Monocycle Pulse Generator'. Ieee Transactions On Circuits and Systems I-Regular Papers, 57 :2654-2664 [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'LC-active VCO for CMOS RF transceivers'
Zito, Domenico; Pepe, Domenico;; (2010) 'LC-active VCO for CMOS RF transceivers'. International Journal of Circuit Theory & Applications, 38 (1):69-84 [DOI] [Details]
(2010)'Dual-Input Pseudo-Switch RF Low Noise Amplifier'
Zito, D.; Fonte, A.;; (2010) 'Dual-Input Pseudo-Switch RF Low Noise Amplifier'. Ieee Transactions On Circuits and Systems I-Regular Papers, 57 :661-665 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'IF Amplifier Section in 90 nm CMOS Technology for SoC Microwave Radiometers'
Alimenti, F.; Leone, S.; Tasselli, G.; Palazzari, V.; Roselli, L.; Zito, D.;; (2009) 'IF Amplifier Section in 90 nm CMOS Technology for SoC Microwave Radiometers'. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 19 :731-733 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'A novel low-power receiver topology for RF and microwave applications'
Zito, Domenico; (2009) 'A novel low-power receiver topology for RF and microwave applications'. International Journal of Circuit Theory & Applications, 37 (9):1008-1018 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'22.7-dB Gain-19.7-dBm ICP1dB UWB CMOS LNA'
Pepe, D,Zito, D (2009) '22.7-dB Gain-19.7-dBm ICP1dB UWB CMOS LNA'. Ieee Transactions On Circuits And Systems Ii-Express Briefs, 56 :689-693 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'Microwave Active Inductors'
Zito, D.; Fonte, A.; Pepe, D.;; (2009) 'Microwave Active Inductors'. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, 19 (7):461-463 [DOI] [Details]
(2009)'22.7-dB Gain-19.7-dBm ICP1dB UWB CMOS LNA'
Pepe, Domenico and Zito, Domenico; (2009) '22.7-dB Gain-19.7-dBm ICP1dB UWB CMOS LNA'. IEEE Transactions on Circuits & Systems II, 56 (9):689-693 [DOI] [Details]

Conference Publications

YearPublication
(2014)IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2014
I. Chlis, D. Pepe, D. Zito (2014) Comparison on Phase Noise in Common-Source Cross-Coupled Pair and Armstrong Differential Topologies . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2014 , 26-JUN-14 - 27-JUN-14 , pp.1-4 [Details]
(2014)IEEE Topical Conf. on Bio-medical Wireless Technologies, Networks, and Sensing Systems (BioWireleSS2014) - 2014 IEEE Radio and Wireless Week (RWW 2014)
D. Zito and D. Pepe (2014) Monitoring Respiratory Pattern in Adult and Infant via Contactless Detection of Thorax and Abdomen Movements through SoC UWB Pulse Radar Sensor . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Topical Conf. on Bio-medical Wireless Technologies, Networks, and Sensing Systems (BioWireleSS2014) - 2014 IEEE Radio and Wireless Week (RWW 2014) Newport Beach (CA), , 19-JAN-14 - 22-JAN-14 , pp.1-5 [Details]
(2014)European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP) 2014
D. Zito (2014) UWB Pulse Radar Transceivers and Antennas: Considerations on Design and Integration . In: IEEE eds. European Conference on Antennas and Propagation (EuCAP) 2014 The Hague (The Netherlands), , 06-APR-14 - 11-APR-14 , pp.1-6 [Details]
(2014)IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2014
D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2014) Millimeter-wave Active Inductor in 65 nm CMOS Technology . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2014 , 26-JUN-14 - 27-OCT-14 , pp.1-5 [Details]
(2014)IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2014
D. Zito, D. Pepe (2014) Nano-scale CMOS SoC RF Transceivers for 60 GHz Wireless Body Area Networks . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2014 Limerick (Ireland), , 26-JUN-14 - 27-JUN-14 , pp.1-6 [Details]
(2014)Ph.D. Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) Conference 2014
I. Chlis, D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2014) Comparative Analyses of Phase Noise in Differential Oscillator Topologies in 28 nm CMOS Technology . In: IEEE eds. Ph.D. Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) Conference 2014 Grenoble (France), , 30-JUN-14 - 03-JUL-14 , pp.1-4 [Details]
(2014)IEEE ICECS 2014
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2014) 32 dB Gain W-band LNA in 28 nm Bulk CMOS . In: IEEE eds. IEEE ICECS 2014 Marseille, , 07-DEC-14 - 10-DEC-14 [Details]
(2014)URSI Research Colloquium on Comm. & Radio Science in the 21st Century
I. Chlis, D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2014) Phase Noise Analyses in LC Oscillator Topologies . In: URSI/RIA eds. URSI Research Colloquium on Comm. & Radio Science in the 21st Century Dublin (Ireland), , 30-APR-14 - 01-MAY-14 , pp.1-4 [Details]
(2013)IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC) 2013
M.-A. Voicu, D. Pepe and D. Zito (2013) Phase Noise Analysis in Colpitts and Hartley CMOS Oscillators . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference (ISSC) 2013 [Details]
(2013)Ph.D. Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) Conference 2013
I. Chlis, D. Pepe and D. Zito (2013) Phase Noise Comparative Analyses of LC Oscillators in 28 nm CMOS Technology through the Impulse Sensitivity Function . In: IEEE eds. Ph.D. Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) Conference 2013 [Details]
(2013)IEEE Int. Conf. on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Elect. Systems (COMCAS) 2013
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2013) UWB Planar Differential Antenna for Pulse Radar Sensor . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Conf. on Microwaves, Communications, Antennas and Elect. Systems (COMCAS) 2013 [Details]
(2012)URSI Research Colloquium on Communications and Radio Science into the 21st Century
D. Zito, D. Pepe (2012) Contactless Detection of Respiratory Rate and Apnea in Adults and Infants through SoC UWB Radar Sensor . In: URSI/RIA eds. URSI Research Colloquium on Communications and Radio Science into the 21st Century [Details]
(2012)IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems 2012
M.-A. Voicu, D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) Performances and Trends in Millimeter-Wave CMOS Voltage Controlled Oscillators . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems 2012 [Details]
(2012)IEEE Int. Conf. on Electr. Circ. and Systems ICECS 2012
T. Cronin, D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) Complements on Phase Noise Analysis and Design of CMOS Ring Oscillators . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Conf. on Electr. Circ. and Systems ICECS 2012 [Details]
(2012)IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS) 2012
L. Mereni, D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) Feasibility Study Including Detector Non-Idealities of a 95 GHz CMOS SoC Radiometer for Passive Imaging . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS) 2012 [Details]
(2012)IET Millimetre wave technologies for gigabit per second wireless communications Seminar
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) Millimetre-wave 65nm CMOS Active Inductor at 76 GHz . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Millimetre wave technologies for gigabit per second wireless communications Seminar [Details]
(2012)IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS) 2012
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) 0.4 V Low-Power 60 GHz Oscillator in 65nm CMOS . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS) 2012 [Details]
(2012)IET Irish Signal and Systems Conference 2012
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) 60 GHz Transceivers in Nano-scale CMOS Technology for WirelessHD Standard Applications . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Irish Signal and Systems Conference 2012 [Details]
(2012)IET Millimetre wave technologies for gigabit per second wireless communications Seminar
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) Millimetre-wave 65nm CMOS Class-C Oscillator at 65 GHz . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Millimetre wave technologies for gigabit per second wireless communications Seminar [Details]
(2012)IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS) 2012
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2012) Millimeter-Wave High-Q Active Inductor in 65nm CMOS . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS) 2012 [Details]
(2012)IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2012
L. Mereni, D. Pepe, F. Alimenti, and D. Zito (2012) Feasibility and Challenges for 95 GHz Radiometers for W-Band Passive Imaging . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Irish Signals and Systems Conference 2012 [Details]
(2011)IET Active RF Devices, Circuits and Systems Seminar
D. Zito, D. Pepe (2011) Ku Band LC-active 90 nm CMOS VCO . In: IET/IEEE eds. IET Active RF Devices, Circuits and Systems Seminar [Details]
(2011)IEEE ADC Forum 2011
. Rizzo, D. Zito, R. Saletti, R. Becker (2011) Audio ADC for mobile applications featuring a novel gain control technique, dithering insertion and idle tones shifting . In: IEEE eds. IEEE ADC Forum 2011 [Details]
(2011)IEEE Int. Solid-State Circuits Conf. 2011
D. Zito, D. Pepe, M. Mincica, F. Zito (2011) A 90nm CMOS SoC Pulse Radar Sensor for Respiratory Rate Monitoring . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Solid-State Circuits Conf. 2011 [Details]
(2010)URSI Colloquium on Wireless as Enabling Technology
M. Mincica, D. Pepe, A. Lanata, A. Tognetti, D. De Rossi, and D. Zito (2010) Contactless Cardiac Monitoring Through Wearable Pulse Radar . In: URSI/RIA eds. URSI Colloquium on Wireless as Enabling Technology [Details]
(2010)60 GHz CMOS Transceivers for Uncompressed Wireless HD Video Communication”, URSI Colloquium on Wireless as Enabling Technology
D. Pepe and D. Zito (2010) 60 GHz CMOS Transceivers for Uncompressed Wireless HD Video Communication . In: URSI/RIA eds. 60 GHz CMOS Transceivers for Uncompressed Wireless HD Video Communication”, URSI Colloquium on Wireless as Enabling Technology [Details]
(2010)IEEE Int. Conference on e-Health Networking Applications and Services (HealthCom) 2010
M. Mincica, D. Pepe, A. Tognetti, A. Lanata, D. De Rossi and D. Zito (2010) Enabling technology for heart health wireless assistance . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Int. Conference on e-Health Networking Applications and Services (HealthCom) 2010 [Details]
(2010)IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference 2010
D. Pepe, and D. Zito (2010) 60 GHz Transceivers for Wireless HD Uncompressed Video Communication in Nano-era CMOS Technology . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference 2010 [Details]
(2010)PRIME 2010
F. Rizzo, D. Zito, R. Saletti, R. Becker (2010) Delta sigma ADC design flow through a Labview based design and benchmarking tool: architecture mapping . In: IEEE eds. PRIME 2010 [Details]
(2010)Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) 2010
M. Mincica, D. Pepe, F. Zito and D. Zito (2010) Advances in CMOS SoC Radar Sensor for Contact-less Cardiac Monitoring . In: IEEE eds. Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) 2010 [Details]
(2009)PRIME 2009
M. Mincica, A. Giordano, D. Pepe and D. Zito (2009) CMOS Correlation Receiver for UWB Pulse Radar . In: IEEE eds. PRIME 2009 [Details]
(2009)IEEE Proc. of PRIME 2009
A. Fonte, and D. Zito (2009) Millimeter-wave High-Q CMOS Active Inductor . In: IEEE eds. IEEE Proc. of PRIME 2009 [Details]

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
2015Selected Paper at IEEE ICECS 2014 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2014Top 25% most downloaded IEEE Sensors Journal paper IEEE Sensors Council
2014Start-up Laboratory of the Year (2014) Award Winner Irish Laboratory Awards
2014Laboratory of the Year (2014) Award Finalist Irish Laboratory Awrads
2014Start-up Laboratory of the Year (2014) Award Nomination Irish Laboratory Awards
2014Invited paper at European Conference on Antennas and Propagation 2014 IEEE Antenna and Propagation Society
2014Invited paper at IEEE BioWIRELESS 2014 IEEE MTT and EMBC Societies
2013Start-up Laboratory of the Year (2013) Award Nomination Irish Laboratory Awards
2012Selected Paper at IEEE ICECS 2012 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2011Selected Paper at IEEE ISSCC 2011 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society
2011Best Tyndall Paper Prize 2011 Tyndall National Institute
2011Selected Paper at IEEE ADC Forum 2011 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurements Society
2013Erasmus Teaching Staff Exchange Award 2013 ERASMUS
2012Erasmus Teaching Staff Training Award 2012 ERASMUS
2012Erasmus Teaching Staff Exchange Award 2012 ERASMUS
2011Erasmus Teaching Staff Exchange Award 2011 ERASMUS
2010Tyndall (2nd) Best Poster 2010 Tyndall National Institute
2009Bronze Leaf at PRIME 2009 IEEE Circuits and Sysyems Society
2008SFI Stokes Grant Award 2008 Science Foundation Ireland
2007Best Paper First International Workshop on Smart Homes for Tele-Health IEEE Computer Society
2007Silver Leaf PRIME 2007 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2006Best Paper Nomination at IEEE BCTM 2006 IEEE Electr. Devices & Solid-State Circuits Societies
2006Best Paper Nomination at IEEE EuMW 2006 IEEE Microwave Theory and Tech. Society
20051st Prize European Wireless Business Idea Competition “M. Boella” (VP URSI) for Best Research and Innovation in Wireless Technology European Commission
2005Silver Leaf at PRIME 2006 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2005Bronze Leaf at PRIME 2005 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society
2002Selected Paper at IEEE ICECS 2002 IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
2005Assistant Professorship Award Winner Italian Ministry of Education through the University of Pisa

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
Organizing Committee PRIME 2009 TPC Chair, Publication Chair01-JAN-09 / 31-DEC-09
UCC IEEE Student Branch Academic Councillor01-NOV-11 /
IEEE Ireland Steering Group Member15-AUG-14 /
IEEE Circuits and Systems Society Student Member01-JAN-00 / 31-DEC-01
IEEE Communication Society Member01-JAN-08 /
IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Member01-JAN-01 /

Patents

 Patent NumberTitleInventorGranted
62/046,440IQ Signal Generator D. Zito and D. Pepe05-SEP-14

Conference Contributions

YearPublication
(2010)5th Workshop of the COST Action IC803 (RFCSET),
D. Zito (2010) SoC UWB radar sensor for RF contactless health monitoring: present status and results. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], 5th Workshop of the COST Action IC803 (RFCSET), EPFL, Lausanne (Swiss) . [Details]
(2009)3rd Workshop of the COST Action IC803 (RFCSET),
D. Zito (2009) Smart Miniaturized Radiometers for Fire Sensing and Detection. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], 3rd Workshop of the COST Action IC803 (RFCSET), Athens . [Details]
(2010)European Solid-State Circuits Conference 2010 - Workshop on “Low-power Electronics for Medical Applications”,
D. Zito (2010) RF CMOS Sensors for Contactless Health Monitoring. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], European Solid-State Circuits Conference 2010 - Workshop on “Low-power Electronics for Medical Applications”, Sevilla . [Details]
(2010)4th Workshop of the COST Action IC803 (RFCSET),
D. Zito (2010) Wearable System-on-Chip UWB Radar Sensor for Cardio-Pulmonary Monitoring. [Invited Lectures (Workshops)], 4th Workshop of the COST Action IC803 (RFCSET), Aveiro (Portugal) . [Details]

Disclosures

 TitleInventorSubmitted
IQ signal generation in a vector modulator type phase shifter D. Pepe and D. Zito
Active phase shifter with all-pass filter D. Zito and D. Pepe

Committees

 CommitteeFunctionFrom / To
Technical Programme Committee of IEEE Int. Conf. on Electronics, Circuits and Systems Member2007 /
Technical Programme Committee of European Solid-State Circuits Conference Member2012 /
Technical Programme Committee of PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME) Member, Chair, Session Chair2009 /
UCC European Commission Human Resources Strategy for Researchers Working Group Member2013 /
Postgraduate Curriculum Committee - School of Engineering, UCC Member2013 / 2014
Laboratory Committee - School of Engineering, UCC Member2013 /
PhD Examining Committee (various candidates) Internal Examiner - Chair (nominated)2010 /
External Examiner PhD Committes (various universities) External Examiner (invited)2010 /
Graduate Studies Committee - School of Engineering, UCC Member2011 /
COST Action IC0803 Management Committee Managing Committee Member for Ireland2009 / 2012

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Tyndall National Institute Principal Investigator16-MAR-09 /
University of Pisa Contract Professor01-SEP-03 / 29-DEC-05
University of Pisa Assistant Professor30-DEC-05 / 15-MAR-09
University College Cork Stokes Lecturer in Microelectronic Engineering16-MAR-09 /
University of Pisa Post-doc Researcher01-JAN-05 / 29-DEC-05

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2004University of Pisa PHDMicroelectronics
2000University of Pisa MScElectronic Engineering

Languages

 LanguageReadingWritingSpeaking
English FluentFluentFluent
Italian FluentFluentFluent

Outreach Activities

 Description

Outreach Activities (selection since March 2009):

1. Two filmed interviews at the Irish Laboratory Awards 2014.
2. Seminar to high-school students of Presentation College, Cork, April 2012.
3. Seminar to high-school students of the Cork Electronics Industry Association, Cork, April 2012.
4. Presentation of research products to Ms Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science, during the official meeting in UCC-Tyndall, November 2011. 
5. Presentation of research products and interactions with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Duke Philip at national official meeting (State Visit). Event broadcasted live by RTE 1 (1st Irish TV channel), May 2011.

6. TV interview and report filmed and broadcasted by RTE 1, May 2011
7. Others (10+) including presentations at Tyndall Talks 2011 and 2013, participations in video distributed through traditional media channels (video releases for foreign investors, etc.) and new web media (Youtube, etc.)
8. Several research highlights (40+) in Tyndall annual reports, UCC School of Engineering report, press releases, brochures, etc. as well as in Linkedin and Twitter.

Recent Highlights in Magazines, Newspapers and Radio Interviews (selection since March 2009):

1. The Times (15 December 2013)

2. Laboratory Equipment (31 October 2013) [www.laboratoryequipment.com/articles/2013/11/bridging-gap-knowledge-how]

3. Silicon Republic (28 June), Microwave Journal (28 June 2013), EE-Times (29 June 2013), and 20+ other magazines
4.The Applied Computational Electromagnetics Society Newsletter (vol. 27, n.2, pp. 16-25, June 2012)
5. Silicon Republic (26 April 2011), Azonano (6 May 2011), Alpha Galileo Foundation (28 April 2011), Medical Automation (7 June 2011), Irish Health (26 April 2011), Medical Electronic Design (29 April 2011), and 50+other international magazines
6. The Irish Examiners (27 April 2011, front page), The Irish Times (4 April 2011), Il Fatto Quotidiano (26 May 2011), etc.
7. RTE Radio 1 (3 May), Dublin City Radio (5 May), etc.
8. IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine (vol. Summer 2011, p.39, August 2011)

Journal Activities

 JournalRoleTo / From
Ieee Transactions On Microwave Theory And Techniques Referee01-OCT-07 -
Ieee T Biomed Circ S Referee01-JAN-10 -
Open Journal Of Antennas And Propagation Editor01-OCT-12 -
Ieee Microwave And Wireless Components Letters Referee01-JAN-09 -
Ieee Trans Circuits-Ii Referee01-JAN-06 -
Bionanoscience Editor01-JAN-13 -
Ieee T Circuits-I Referee01-JAN-07 -
International Journal Of Circuit Theory And Applications Editor01-JAN-14 -
Analog Integrated Circuits And Signal Processing Referee01-JAN-03 -
International Journal Of Circuit Theory & Applications Referee01-JAN-04 -
Ieee Journal Of Solid State Circuits Referee01-OCT-12 -
Journal Of Low Power Electronics And Applications Editor01-JAN-13 -
Electron. Lett., Referee01-JAN-06 -
Ieee Transactions On Vlsi Systems Referee01-JAN-12 -
Iet Microwaves, Antennas & Propagation Referee01-JAN-09 -
Ieee Proceedings Of The Ieee Referee01-JAN-13 -
Microelectronics Journal Referee01-JAN-11 -
Iet Circuits, Devices & Systems Referee01-JAN-06 -

Other Activities

 Description

Conference Track Chair
1. Circuits and Systems for Communications, IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2014
2. Circuits and Systems for Communications, IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2013
3. Mm-wave Circuits & Systems, IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2011
4. RF Circuits, IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2007 Conference

Session Chair (selection):
1. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems Conference (ICECS) 2014, Multiple Sessions 2. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems Conference (ICECS) 2011, Multiple Sessions 3. IEEE MELECON 2010, Multiple Sessions
4. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems Conference (ICECS) 2008, Multiple Sessions
5. PhD Research in Electronics and Microelectronics (PRIME) 2009, Multiple Sessions
6. PhD Research in Electronics and Microelectronics (PRIME) 2007, Multiple Sessions 7. IEEE Int. Circuits and Systems Conference (ICECS) 2006, Multiple sessions

Conference Reviewers’ Board Member (selection):
1. European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), 2014
2. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conf. (BioCAS), 2014
3. IEEE Int. Symposium On Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2014
4. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2014
5. IEEE Int. Symposium On Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2013
6. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2013
7. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conf. (BioCAS), 2013
8. European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), 2013
9. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2012
10. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conf. (BioCAS), 2012
11. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2011
12. European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD), 2011
13. PhD Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2011
14. IEEE Biomedical Circuits and Systems Conf. (BioCAS), 2010
15. PhD Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2010
16. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2009
17. PhD Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2009
18. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2008
19. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2007
20. PhD Research In Microelectronics and Electronics (PRIME), 2007

Conference Special Session Organizer:
1. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2011
2. IEEE Int. Conf. On Electronics, Circuits and Systems (ICECS), 2008

Conference Invited Presentations (selection):
1. EuCAP 2014
2. IEEE BioWireless 2014 - IEEE RWW 2014
3. VLSI-SoC 2008
4. IEEE Int. NEWCAS Conf., 2008

Invited Conference Tutorials:
1. SoC UWB Pulse Radar for Contactless Detection of Respiratory Patterns in Adults and Infants”, IEEE BioWireless 2014, Jan. 2014, Newport Beach, CA.
2. “UWB Radars on Silicon”, IEEE Int. NEWCAS Conference, June 2011, Bordeaux, France
3. “RF CMOS Sensors for Biomedical Applications”, IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), Sept. 2010, Sevilla, Spain

Other Invited Presentations (summary):
1. 50+ in Academia and Research Institutes in USA and Europe
2. 50+ in SME and MNE in USA and Europe

Expert Reviewer and PhD Examining Committee Chair/Member:
1. Expert Reviewer for International Research Agencies: European Commission (2011-), Austria (2011), Romania (2012-2013), Belgium (2013), Latvia (2013-2014).
2. 20+ PhD examining committee Chair/External Examiner in Italy, Ireland, France, Malta, Belgium, India.

I have established two ERASMUS student and teaching staff exchange programmes between UCC and European universities for which I am serving as Coordinator:
1. University of Perugia, Italy (since 2009) - two students and two staff exchanges per annum.
2. Istitute Superieur d'Electronique de Paris, Catholic University of Paris (since 2011) - two students and two staff exchanges per annum.

Teaching Interests

Specific Interests

Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits, Microwave and Millimeter-wave Integrated Circuits, Analog and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits.


In particular, at UCC I have established, coordinated and taught a new advanced module on Radio-Frequency IC Design and taught an existing advanced module on Analog IC Design.


List of teaching modules at University College Cork (since March 2009):

- Academic Year 2014/2015

1. EE6101: Advanced Analogue and Mixed-Signal IC Design
(Note: EE6101 is obtained by putting together UE6006: Advanced Analog IC Design, and UE6009: Data Converters)
Credit Weighting: 10
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Periods 1.
Teaching Methods: 36 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals.
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito (5 credits, UE6006), Prof. Michael Peter Kennedy (5 credits, UE6009), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

2. EE6102:  Advanced Radio-Frequency IC Design
(Note: EE6102 is obtained by putting together UE6015: Advanced Radio-Frequency IC Design, and UE6011: Frequency Synthesizers)
Credit Weighting: 10
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Period 2.
Teaching Methods: 36 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito (5 credits, UE6015), Prof. Michael Peter Kennedy (5 credits, UE6011), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

- Academic Year 2013/2014

3. EE6101: Advanced Analogue and Mixed-Signal IC Design
(Note: EE6101 is obtained by putting together UE6006: Advanced Analog IC Design, and UE6009: Data Converters)
Credit Weighting: 10
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Periods 1.
Teaching Methods: 36 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals.
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito (5 credits, UE6006), Prof. Michael Peter Kennedy (5 credits, UE6009), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

4. EE6102:  Advanced Radio-Frequency IC Design
(Note: EE6102 is obtained by putting together UE6015: Advanced Radio-Frequency IC Design, and UE6011: Frequency Synthesizers)
Credit Weighting: 10
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Period 2.
Teaching Methods: 36 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito (5 credits, UE6015), Prof. Michael Peter Kennedy (5 credits, UE6011), Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

- Academic Year 2012/2013

5. UE6006: Advanced Analogue IC Design
Credit Weighting: 5
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Periods 1.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals.
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

6. UE6015:  Advanced Radio-Frequency IC Design
Credit Weighting: 5
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Period 2.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

- Academic Year 2011/2012

7. UE6006: Advanced Analogue IC Design
Credit Weighting: 5
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Periods 1.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals.
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

8. UE6015:  Advanced Radio-Frequency IC Design
Credit Weighting: 5
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Period 2.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

- Academic Year 2010/2011

9. UE6006: Advanced Analogue IC Design
Credit Weighting: 5
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Periods 1.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals.
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

10. UE6015:  Advanced Radio-Frequency IC Design
Credit Weighting: 5
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Period 2.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

- Academic Year 2009/2010

1 UE6006: Advanced Analogue IC Design
Credit Weighting: 5
Teaching Period(s): Teaching Periods 1.
Teaching Methods: 24 x 1hr(s) Lectures; 12 x 1hr(s) Practicals.
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Microelectronic Engineering.
Lecturer(s): Dr Domenico Zito, Department of Microelectronic Engineering

List of teaching modules at University of Pisa (prior to joining UCC in 2009):

1. Electronics for Telecommunication Systems, 2008-2009, MSc course in telecommunication engineering, Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
2. Microwave Integrated Circuits, 2008-2009, MSc course in electronic engineering, Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
3. Mobile Telecommunications Systems, 2007-2008, MSc course in electronic engineering, Spring Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
4. Microwave Integrated Circuits, 2007-2008, Fall Semester, MSc course in electronic engineering, University of Pisa, Italy 
5. Electronics for Telecommunication Systems, 2007-2008, MSc course in telecommunication engineering, Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
6. Electronics for Telecommunication Systems, 2006-2007, MSc course in telecommunication engineering, Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
7. Mobile Telecommunications Systems, 2006-2007, Spring Semester, MSc course in electronic engineering, University of Pisa, Italy 
8. Microwave Integrated Circuits, 2006-2007, MSc course in electronic enginnering, Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
9. Mobile Telecommunications Systems, 2005-2006, MSc course in electronic engineering, Spring Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
10. Microwave Integrated Circuits, 2005-2006, MSc course in electronic engineering , Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
11. Mobile Telecommunications Systems, 2004-2005, MSc course in electronic engineering, Spring Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
12. Microwave Integrated Circuits, 2004-2005, MSc course in electronic engineering, Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
13. Microwave Integrated Circuits, 2003-2004, MSc course in electronic engineering, Fall Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
14. Mobile Telecommunications Systems, 2003-2004, MSc course in electronic engineering, Spring Semester, University of Pisa, Italy 
15. RF Microelectronics, 2002-2003, Series of seminars, MSc course in electronic engineering, Spring Semester, University of Pisa, Italy

International Short Courses (after March 2009):

1. RFICs for emerging wireless applications, Master Course in ICT, Istitute Superieur d’Electronique de Paris, Catholic University of Paris, France, Sponsored by IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society UK-IR Chapter and IEEE France Section. 
2. State-of-the-art Design Techniques and Latest Advances in System-on-chip RF Transceivers for Emerging Wireless Applications, Series of lectures, PhD course “Silicon RF Design”, 23-27 May 2011, University of Perugia, Italy, sponsored by IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Italy Chapter.

Current Postgraduate Students

 StudentDegree Type
Chlis Ilias Doctoral Degree

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2015Advanced Analogue and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design EE6101Advanced Analogue and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuit Design
2015Advanced Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuit Design EE6102Advanced Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuit Design

Internal Collaborators

 NameInstituteCountry
Prof. M. Peter Kennedy UCC-TyndallIRELAND

External Collaborators

 NameOrganisation/ InstitutionCountry
Prof. Danilo De Rossi University of PisaITALY
Prof. Federico Alimenti University of PerugiaITALY
Dr. Mike Keaveney Analog DevicesIRELAND
Prof. Hendrik Rogier University of GhentBELGIUM
Prof. Luca Larcher University of Modena and Reggio EmiliaITALY
Dr. David Ryan M/A-COM Technology SolutionsIRELAND