Welcome to the Mixed-mode Integrated Circuits and Systems Lab at the California Institute of Technology (MICS).
The students and researchers in our group work with Professor Azita Emami.
Our research interests cover mixed-signal integrated circuits for digital data communication, low-power circuit and system solutions, VLSI systems,
circuits at the interfaces, optoelectronics, and biomedical implants. For more information please follow the research and publication links.
News and Announcements
Congratulations to Mayank Raj and Saman Saeedi for presenting their paper "A 4-to-11GHz Injection-Locked Quarter-Rate Clocking for an Adaptive 153fJ/b Optical Receiver in 28nm FDSOI CMOS" at ISSCC 2015.
Congratulations to Saman Saeedi for receiving the 2014 Intel/Texas Instruments/Catalyst Foundation CICC Student Scholarship Award.
Caltech EAS News:
Intraocular Implant Research Wins at Broadcom Foundation Competition
Knowing When to Fold 'Em
Manuel Monge will be presenting his paper
"A Fully Intraocular 0.0169mm2/pixel 512-Channel Self-Calibrating Epiretinal Prosthesis in 65nm CMOS"
at ISSCC 2013.
Juhwan Yoo will be presenting his paper
"A 100MHz-2GHz 12.5x sub-Nyquist Rate Receiver in 90nm CMOS",
best student paper finalist.
Congratulations to Juhwan Yoo for receiving his Ph.D.
SSCS Predoctoral Achievement Award 2012
Congratulations to Meisam Honarvar Nazari for receiving the 2012 IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Predoctoral Achievement Award.
Please email Prof. Azita Emami.
Graduate Students (MS/PhD):
If you are a prospective graduate student, please follow Caltech's application process, and indicate your interest in IC design and optoelectronics.
Your application will be reviewed by Prof Emami.