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Sayfe Kiaei

Sayfe Kiaei

Professor and Motorola Chair in Analog and RF Integrated Circuits, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering

sayfe@asu.edu

480-727-7761

School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering
Arizona State University
PO Box 875706
Tempe, AZ 85287-5706
USA

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scientist, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Professor and Motorola Chair in Analog and RF Integrated Circuits, School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering
  • IEEE Fellow

Biography

Dr. Sayfe Kiaei has been with Arizona State University since January 2001. Dr. Kiaei is currently the director of USAID funded center on energy US-PCASE, and Director of the NSF center Connection One. He is a professor and the Director of the Connection One Center (NSF I/UCRC Center), and Motorola Chair in Analog and RF Integrated Circuits. Dr. Kiaei has been working on various projects in Sustainable Energy System, Solar & Photo Voltaic Energy, Integrated Power Electronics and Power Management, environmental sensors, integrated sensors and remote sensing, integrated circuits and radio frequency wireless systems. From 1993 to 2001, he was a senior member of technical staff with the Wireless Technology Center and Broadband Operations at Motorola where he was responsible for the development of RF & Transceiver Integrated Circuits, GPS RF IC, and Digital Subscriber Lines (DSL) transceivers.  Before joining Motorola, Dr. Kiaei was an associate professor at Oregon State University from 1987-1993 where he taught courses and performed research in digital communications, VLSI system design, advanced CMOS IC design, and wireless systems. Dr. Kiaei assisted in the establishment of the Industry-University Center for the Design of Analog/Digital ICs (CDADIC) and served as a Co-Director of CDADIC for 10 years. He has published over 100 journal and conference papers and holds several patents and his research interests are in wireless transceiver design, RF and Mixed-Signal IC’s in CMOS and SiGe. His research projects are funded by a large number of industrial sponsors including Motorola Inc., Intel, the National Science Foundation, Texas Instruments and SRC. He has published more than 75 journal and conference papers and holds several patents. Dr. Kiaei is an IEEE Fellow and a member of IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, IEEE Solid State Circuits Society, and IEEE Communication Society. Dr. Kiaei has been organizer, on the technical program committee and/or chair of many conferences, including: RFIC, MTT, ISCAS, and other international conferences.

 

Education

  • PhD, Electrical and Computing Engineering, Washington State University, 1987
  • MS, Electrical and Computing Engineering, Washington State University, 1984
  • BSEE, Electrical Engineering, Northeastern University/Washington State University, 1982