CURRENT Ph.D. STUDENTS

NAME RESEARCH AREA graduating
FUNDING SOURCE
I-Ru "Tim" Chen Advanced materials for micro-relay technology 2014 NSF Graduate Fellowship Program
Yenhao "Philip" Chen Investigations of relay reliability 2014 NSF Center for Energy Efficient Electronics Science
Nattapol Damrongplasit
Study of variability for advanced transistor designs
Spring 2014
EECS Department, UC Berkeley
Chuang Qian Cross-point NEMS devices and technology ~2016 NSF Center of Integrated Nanomechanical Systems
Jack Yaung Nano-scale relay technology
Spring 2014

EECS Department, UC Berkeley

Xi Zhang (TBD) ~2018 EECS Department, UC Berkeley
Peng Zheng Advanced CMOS devices and technology ~2016 Integrated Modeling Process and Computation for Technology Program

    FORMER Ph.D. STUDENTS

    NAME
    PhD THESIS
    graduated
    EMPLOYER
    Sriram Balasubramanian
    Nanoscale Thin-Body MOSFETs: Technology and Applications
    2006
    GlobalFoundries (Sunnyvale, CA)
    Andrew Carlson
    Device and Circuit Techniques for Reducing Variation in Nanoscale SRAM
    2008
    Tilera Corporation (Boston, MA)
    Min Hee Cho
    Thin-Body SOI Capacitorless DRAM Cell Design Optimization and Scaling
    2012

    Samsung Electronics, Inc.

    Marie-Ange Eyoum
    Modularly Integrated MEMS Technology
    2006
    Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA)
    Andrea E. Franke Polycrystalline Silicon-Germanium Films for Integrated Microsystems
    2000
    (deceased)
    Daniel Good
    Novel Processes for Poly-Si Thin-Film Transistors on Plastic Substrates
    2007
    (consultant)
    Byron Ho
    Evolutionary MOSFET Structure and Channel Design for Nanoscale CMOS Technology
    2012
    Intel Corporation (Hillsboro, OR)
    Xuejue Huang
    Modeling and Design Optimization of Multi-GHz IC Interconnects
    2002
    Intel Corporation (Phoenix, AZ)
    Zachery Jacobson Band-to-Band Tunneling Transistors: Scalability and Circuit Performance 2012 McKinsey & Company (New York, NY)
    Jaeseok Jeon Advanced Relay Design and Technology for Energy-Efficient Electronics 2011 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (Piscataway, NJ)
    Qing Ji
    Maskless, Resistless Ion Beam Lithography Processes
    2003
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley, CA)
    Pankaj Kalra
    Advanced Source/Drain Technologies for Nanoscale CMOS
    2008
    SanDisk Corporation (Milpitas, CA)
    Hei Kam MOSFET Replacement Devices for Energy-Efficient Digital Integrated Circuits 2010 Intel Corporation (Hillsboro, OR)
    Sung Hwan Kim Germanium-Source Tunnel Field Effect Transistors for Ultra-Low Power Digital Logic 2012 SuVolta, Inc. (Los Gatos, CA)
    Wook Hyun Kwon Novel Technologies for Next Generation Memory 2013 Samsung Electronics, Inc. (Seoul, Republic of Korea)
    Joanna Lai
    Novel Processes and Structures for Low Temperature Fabrication of Integrated Circuit Devices
    2008
    SanDisk Corporation (Milpitas, CA)
    Donovan Lee Nanoelectromechanical Systems (NEMS) Devices and Technology 2009 SuVolta, Inc. (Los Gatos, CA)
    Peter Matheu Investigations of Tunneling for Field Effect Transistors 2012 SuVolta, Inc. (Los Gatos, CA)
    Rhesa Nathanael Nano-Electro-Mechanical (NEM) Relay Devices and Technology for Ultra-Low Energy Digital Integrated Circuits 2012 Xilinx (San Jose, CA)
    Alvaro Padilla
    Advanced Transistor Structures and Charge Detection Methods for Flash Memory
    2007
    IBM Almaden Reseach Center (San Jose, CA)
    Eung Seok Park
    Application of Inkjet-Printing Technology to Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems
    2013
    Samsung Electronics, Inc. (Republic of Korea)
    Pushkar Ranade
    Advanced Gate Materials and Processes for Sub-70nm CMOS Technology
    2002
    SuVolta, Inc. (Los Gatos, CA)
    Min She
    Semiconductor Flash Memory Scaling
    2003
    Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA)
    Changhwan Shin Advanced MOSFET Designs and Implications for SRAM Scaling 2011 University of Seoul (Seoul, Republic of Korea)
    Kyoungsub Shin
    Technologies for Enhancing Multi-Gate Si MOSFET Performance
    2007
    Samsung Electronics, Inc. (Republic of Korea)
    Xin Sun Nanoscale Bulk MOSFET Design and Process Technology for Reduced Variability 2010 IBM Corporation (East Fishkill, NY)
    Yeh-Jiun Tung
    Polycrystalline Silicon Thin-Film Transistor Technology for Flexible Large-Area Electronics
    2001
    Qualcomm MEMS Technologies (San Jose, CA)
    Reinaldo Vega Advanced Source/Drain and Contact Design for Nanoscale CMOS 2010 IBM Corporation (East Fishkill, NY)
    Varadarajan Vidya
    Thin-Body FET Devices and Technology
    2007
    IBM Corporation (East Fishkill, NY)
    Hiu Yung Wong
    Advanced gate processes for nanoscale CMOS 2006
    Synopsys (Mountain View, CA)
    Nuo Xu
    Effectiveness of Strain Solutions for Next-Generation MOSFETs 2012
    EECS Department, UC Berkeley

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    FORMER STUDENTS SERVED AS Ph.D. RESEARCH CO-ADVISOR

    NAME
    PhD THESIS
    graduated
    EMPLOYER
    Leland Chang
    Nanoscale Thin-Body CMOS Devices
    2003
    IBM Corporation (Yorktown Heights, NY)
    Yang-Kyu Choi
    Nanofabrication Technologies and Novel Device Structures for Nanoscale CMOS
    2001
    KAIST (Republic of Korea)
    Daewon Ha
    Advanced materials and structures for nanoscale CMOS 2004
    Samsung Electronics (Republic of Korea)
    John M. Heck
    Polycrystalline Silicon Germanium for Fabrication, Release, and Packaging of Microelectromechanical Systems
    2001
    Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA)
    Ya-Chin King
    Thin Dielectric Technology and Memory Devices
    1999
    National Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu, Taiwan R.O.C.)
    Charles Kuo
    Scaling CMOS Memories
    2002
    Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA)
    Wen-Chin Lee
    Poly-Si1-xGex Gate Technology and Direct-Tunneling Oxide for Deep-Submicron CMOS Application
    1999
    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (Hsinchu, Taiwan R.O.C.)
    Blake C. Lin
    Integrated MEMS Technologies for Adaptive Optics
    2008
    Intel Corporation (Hillsboro, OR)
    Nick Lindert
    Process Development and Device Design for Continued MOSFET Scaling
    2001
    Intel Corporation (Hillsboro, OR)
    Gang Liu
    CMOS Power Amplifiers
    2006
    Marvell Semiconductor, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA)
    Carrie W. Low
    Novel Processes for Modular Integration of SiGe MEMS with CMOS Electronics
    2006
    Silicon Laboratories, Inc. (Sunnyvale, CA)
    Qiang Lu
    Advanced Gate Stack Materials and Processes for Sub-100nm CMOS Applications
    2002
    Synopsys (Mountain View, CA)
    Igor Polishchuk
    Gate Stack for Sub-50nm CMOS Devices: Materials, Engineering and Modeling
    2002
    Cypress Semiconductor (San Jose, CA)
    Kevin Yang
    Characterization and Modeling of Advanced Gate Dielectrics
    2002
    GLOBALFOUNDRIES (Sunnyvale, CA)
    Yee-Chia Yeo
    Gate-Stack and Channel Engineering for Advanced CMOS Technology
    2002
    National University of Singapore (Singapore)

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    Last updated January 4, 2014