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Anvesha Amaravati Wins Best Paper Award

Atlanta, GA

Anvesha Amaravati won the Best Paper Award in the analog and mixed signal track at the 2015 IFIP/IEEE International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI-SOC 2015). The conference was held October 5-7 in Daejon, Korea.

A Ph.D. student in the Georgia Tech School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), Amaravati was honored for his paper entitled “A Time Interleaved DAC Sharing SAR Pipeline ADC for Ultra-Low Power Camera Front Ends." This paper presents a novel ADC architecture that can perform in-situ inner product on analog data with digital coefficients while enabling wide-input. The proposed design in 130nm CMOS process advances energy efficiency of the state-of-the-art designs by an order of magnitude and is particularly suited for low-power camera (and other sensor) front-ends.

Amaravati’s coauthors on this paper are Manan Chugh, an ECE graduate student, and Arijit Raychowdhury, who holds the ON Semiconductor Junior Professorship and who serves as Amaravati’s Ph.D. advisor.

Last revised May 15, 2020