Category Archive: Research

Aug 14

Ultra-Low Power, PVT-robust Transmitter Published

Somok’s paper titled “A 67-μW Ultra-Low Power PVT-Robust MedRadio Transmitter” was presented last week at a (virtual) RFIC symposium. Check out his paper, slides, and recorded talk. Impressively, this work achieves the best energy-efficiency (67 pJ/bit) and lowest power among sub-1mW transmitters!

Aug 09

Opioid research funded!

Our Phase II STTR proposal with CARI Therapeutics was funded by the NIH. Read more about it here.

Jun 04

Congratulations, Matthew!

Congratulations, Matthew for winning the ECE undergraduate research award! Matthew is an amazingly hard worker and has been very productive in his time working with the BioEE group. We will miss him! Matthew will join the CMU Ph.D. program in the fall.

Nov 14

Our wake-up receiver work is in the news

Our work on ultra-low power wake-up receivers has been featured in the news. Check it out here or here.

Oct 24

Congratulations, Aditi!

Aditi won the Best Pitch Award at the Center for Wearable Systems (CWS) Symposia for her work on “An Ultra-low Power Temperature Sensor for Glaucoma Medication Adherence.”

Oct 21

Congratulations, Bassem!

Congratulations, Bassem for winning Best Poster Award at BioCAS 2019! Check out Bassem’s paper on modeling bioimpedance here.

Aug 07

Dr. Hall talks at the NIH

Dr. Hall gave a talk at the NIH symposia on Developing Medical Countermeasures to Rescue Opioid-induced Respiratory Depression.

Apr 27

Drug Checking Technology Challenge Semi-Finalists

Dr. Werb and the BioEE Group have been selected as semi-finalists in the Impact Canada Drug Checking Technology Challenge. Read more about the challenge here.

Apr 21

Haowei and Somok present at CICC

Somok presented his work at the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) on “A 107 μW MedRadio Injection-Locked Clock Multiplier with a CTAT-biased 126 ppm/°C Ring Oscillator.” Read more about it here.

Haowei also presented his work on a “A 2-in-1 Temperature and Humidity Sensor Achieving 62 fJ·K2 and 0.83 pJ·(%RH)2.” Read more about it here.

Apr 03

US News & World Report Rankings

The UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering rose again in the US News graduate schools rankings. We are now ranked 6th among public engineering schools, and 11th overall. We are up one slot in both categories, compared to last year. UCSD’s research expenditures for FY18 are $188M, which is up 25% from four years ago. This year, we are #3 among public engineering schools for research expenditures per faculty member.

You can read the full press release, including specific program rankings, here.

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