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

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Daniel Friedman, RSM, IBM Corp., T J Watson Research Center

Daniel J. Friedman (S’91—M’92) received the Ph.D. degree in engineering science from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, in 1992. After completing consulting work at MIT Lincoln Labs and postdoctoral work at Harvard in image sensor design, he joined the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY, in 1994. His initial work at IBM was the design of analog circuits and air interface protocols for field-powered RFID tags. In 1999, he joined the mixed-signal communications IC design group and turned his attention to analog circuit design for high-speed serializer/deserializer macros. He managed the mixed-signal team from 2000-2009, focusing efforts on serial data communication and clock synthesis applications. In 2009, he became manager of the communication circuits and systems group, adding responsibility for teams in millimeter-wave wireless and digital communications IC design. He has authored or co-authored more than 40 technical papers in circuit topics including serial links, PLLs, RFID, and imagers. He was a co-recipient of the Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence at the 2009 ISSCC and the 2009 JSSC Best Paper Award given in 2011; he holds more than 50 patents. He has been a member of the ISSCC international technical program committee since 2008; he has served as the Wireline sub-committee chair from ISSCC12 to the present. His current research interests include high-speed I/O design, PLL design, and circuit/system approaches to enabling new computing paradigms.


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