• Conference
    Jan 30-Feb 1, 2018
  • Expo
    Jan 31-Feb 1, 2018
  • Santa Clara Convention
    | Santa Clara, CA

DesignCon 2018 Schedule Builder

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Yi Cao, Staff Engineer, Qualcomm

Dr. Yi Cao is a Staff Engineer with Architecture Group of Qualcomm's CDMA Technologies Division (QCT).  Dr. Cao received his Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering from Carleton University in 2009. From 2009 to 2010, he was a Postdoctoral Researcher with Fidus Systems Inc., working under an Industrial R&D Fellowship presented by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada. Since then he has been working in the Advanced Product Development (APD) Group of Blackberry Inc. before joining Qualcomm in 2012.  His research interests include neural networks, behavioral modeling for passive and active devices, and their applications to signal/power integrity analyses of high-speed digital systems. He has over 20 publications in international research journals and conferences in these areas. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of RF and Microwave Computer-Aided Engineering and the Journal of Circuits, Systems and Computers. He frequently serves as a peer reviewer for IEEE conferences.