CURRENT GROUP MEMBERS

Enrique Alvarez-Fontecilla, Ph.D. Student
cea007@eng.ucsd.edu
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Enrique Alvarez-Fontecilla received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering (EE) from Universidad Católica de Chile (PUC), Santiago, Chile, in 2011 and 2013, respectively. He is currently pursuing the Ph.D. degree in Electronics Circuits and Systems at UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA. From 2012 to 2015 he worked as an Adjunct Assistant Professor at PUC at both the School of Engineering and the Institute of Philosophy. He received the Best Graduated award from the College of Engineers of Chile in 2014, a teaching award from the School of Engineering at PUC in 2014, the Fulbright Scholarship in 2013, the best M.S. thesis award from the EE Department at PUC in 2013, and the best classmate award from the EE Department at PUC in 2013.

Amr Eissa, Ph.D. Student
aeissa@eng.ucsd.edu

Amr I. Eissa received the BS. and M.S. degrees in electrical engineering from Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, in 2012 and 2016, respectively. He is currently working towards the Ph.D. degree in electronic circuits and systems at the University of California, San Diego. From 2013 to 2016, he was Teaching assistant with the Electronics and Communications Engineering Department and a Research Assistant at the Integrated Circuits Laboratory, both at Ain Shams University, where he conducted research on data converters for biomedical applications. His research interests include the analysis and design of mixed-signal integrated circuits and systems.

Raghavendra Haresamudram, Ph.D. Student
rharesamudram@eng.ucsd.edu

Raghavendra Haresamudram obtained his BE in Electrical Engineering from BITS-Pilani, India in 2007 and MS in Electrical Engineering from UC San Diego in 2016. He was with Cosmic Circuits (now Cadence Inc.) from 2007 to 2013, designing power management ICs for portable applications and with Maxlinear from 2013 to 2014, developing their first RF front-end IC for satellite TV. He’s been working towards his Ph.D at UC San Diego since 2016. His research interests broadly lie in circuits and signal processing techniques for wireless and wireline communications, current focus being on calibration techniques to digitally enhance receivers for cellular applications.

Derui Kong, Ph.D. Student
d8kong@eng.ucsd.edu

Derui Kong received the B.S. degree in microelectronics from Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in 2007 and the M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Stanford University, CA, in 2009. From 2009 to 2016, he was with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., San Diego, CA, where he designed data converters for cellular applications. Since 2016, he has been working towards the Ph.D. degree at the University of California, San Diego. His research interests are in the analysis and design of mixed-signal integrated circuits and systems.

Jason Remple, Ph.D. Student
jremple@eng.ucsd.edu

Jason Remple received the B.S. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, CA, USA, in 2005 and the M.S. degree from the University of California at San Diego (UCSD), CA, USA, in 2012, both in electrical engineering. He is currently working towards the Ph.D. degree at UC San Diego while working at Microchip Technology Inc. in San Diego, CA, USA.

Kevin Rivas-Rivera, Ph.D. Student
krivasri@eng.ucsd.edu

Kevin Rivas-Rivera obtained his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California, San Diego in 2016 with departmental Honors and Highest Distinction. He is currently working towards his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering.