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Samad Sheikhaei

Assistant Professor
Phone.Number: 61114963
Email: sheikhaei [AT] ut.ac.ir






Education

Ph.D.: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, 2008
M.Sc.: Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1999
B.Sc.: Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, 1996

Courses

Spring 2010 (1388-89, term 2):
Graduate: Data Converters
Undergraduate: Electronics I (http://ece.ut.ac.ir/Classpages/F88/ECE087)

Fall 2009 (1388-89, term 1):
Garduate: RF IC Design (http://ece.ut.ac.ir/Classpages/F88/ECE606)
Undergraduate: Electronics I (http://ece.ut.ac.ir/Classpages/F88/ECE087)

Research Interests

Analog, mixed-signal, and RF integrated circuits design, including:
Wireline and wireless communication circuits
Data converters (e.g., flash, pipeline)
On-chip DC-DC power converters

Selected Publications

[1] M. Alimadadi, S. Sheikhaei, G. Lemieux, S. Mirabbasi, P. Palmer, W. Dunford, “A 4GHz Non-resonant Clock Driver with Inductor-assisted Energy Return to Power Grid,” Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I) - Regular Papers, 8 pages, Nov. 2009.
[2] S. Jalali Mazlouman, S. Sheikhaei, and S. Mirabbasi, “Digital Compensation Techniques for Frequency-Translating Hybrid Analog-to-Digital Converters,” Accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement (TIM), 10 pages, Oct. 2009.
[3] M. Alimadadi, S. Sheikhaei, G. Lemieux, S. Mirabbasi, W. Dunford, P. Palmer, “A Fully Integrated 660MHz Low-swing Energy-recycling DC-DC Converter,” IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics (TPEL), vol. 24, pp. 1475-1485, June 2009.
[4] A. Nojeh, K. Ioakeimidi, S. Sheikhaei, and R. F. W. Pease, “Photoemission from Single-walled Carbon Nanotubes,” Journal of Applied Physics (JAP), No. 104, pp. 054308-1-6, 2008.
[5] S. Sheikhaei, S. Mirabbasi, and A. Ivanov, “A 0.18um CMOS Pipelined Encoder for a 5GS/s 4-Bit Flash Analogue-to-Digital Converter,” IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering (CJECE), vol. 30, issue 4, Fall 2005, pp. 183-187.
[6] Y.-S. M. Lee, S. Sheikhaei, and S. Mirabbasi, “A 10Gb/s Active-Inductor Structure with Peaking Control in 90nm CMOS,” IEEE Asian Solid-State Circuit Conference (ASSCC), Nov. 2008.
[7] S. Sheikhaei, S. Mirabbasi, and A. Ivanov, “A 43mW Single-Channel 4GS/s 4-Bit Flash ADC in 0.18um CMOS,” IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), pp. 353-356, Sep. 2007.
[8] M. Alimadadi, S. Sheikhaei, G. Lemieux, S. Mirabbasi, P. Palmer, “A 3GHz Switching DC-DC Converter Using Clock-Tree Charge-Recycling in 90nm CMOS with Integrated Output Filter,” IEEE International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), pp. 532-533, Feb. 2007, Listed among the Most Significant Results in Analog Category.
[9] S. Sheikhaei, S. Mirabbasi, and A. Ivanov, “An Encoder for a 5GS/s 4-Bit Flash ADC in 0.18um CMOS,” IEEE Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering (CCECE), May 2005, pp. 680-683, Outstanding Paper Award.
[10] S. Sheikhaei, S. Mirabbasi, and A. Ivanov, “A 4-Bit 5GS/s Flash A/D Converter in 0.18um CMOS,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 6138-6141, May 2005.
[11] S. Sheikhaei, S. Mirabbasi, and A. Ivanov, “A 0.35um CMOS Comparator Circuit for High-Speed ADC Applications,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), pp. 6134-6137, May 2005.