Lab Members

Graduate Students

Scott T. Block is pursuing his doctorate in electrical engineering. His research interests include MEMS devices and applications to power electronics.

Andrew Chang

Andrew Chang

Andrew Chang graduated from the University of California, Davis, majoring in Electrical and Computer Engineering with a Technology Business Minor with high honors in Fall 2006 and is now pursuing a doctorate in the electrical engineering. His academic interests span from microprocessor architectures, analog circuits, device modeling and programming. His current research focuses on how to effectively model piezoelectric material used for energy scavenging and developing wireless nodes powered by indoor photovoltaic energy harvesting.

Erin G. Fong

Erin G. Fong

Erin Fong obtained her B.S. and M.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering in 2007 and 2012, respectively, from the University of California at Davis, where she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. Her interests include energy scavenging, mixed signal circuits, and biomedical applications.

Dissertation Title: Integrated Photovoltaic Energy Harvesting for Biomedical Applications

Cevin Freed is pursuing his master’s degree in electrical engineering. His research interests include dielectric impedance spectroscopy with applications to fermentation, especially of wine.
Waqas Haque is pursuing his master’s degree in digital VLSI design.

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Stanley Hsu

Stanley Hsu graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 2006 with a B.S. in Computer Engineering. From January to September of 2007, he worked for Cisco in Milpitas designing high speed router systems. Currently he is pursuing his Ph.D. in the area of low power and energy efficient mixed-signal circuit design.

Dissertation Title: Single-Chip Wireless Sensing Tag with Integrated Optical Energy Harvesting

Kevin Kampen is pursuing his MS degree in electrical engineering. His research interests include analog circuit design and low quiescent current power electronics.
Son Nguyen is pursuing his Ph.D. in the area of power management circuits for energy harvesting wearable electronics.
Jevin Saini is pursuing his MS degree in electrical engineering. His research interests include analog circuit design, data converters and switched-capacitor DC/DC converters.
Khadar Shaik graduated from the University of California, Davis in 2008 with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering. Currently he is pursuing his Ph.D. in the area of low power signal processing for digital correction and calibration of ultra low-voltage time-interleaved ADCs.

Dissertation Title: Low Power Analog to Digital Conversion Using Time-Interleaved Passive Sigma Delta Modulators Powered by Integrated Photovoltaics

Ken Thomas is pursuing his Ph.D. in the area of sensor interface circuits for dielectric impedance spectroscopy applied to food, pharmaceutical, and biofuel production.

Undergraduate Researchers

Parnya Baradaran

Steven Dunbar

David Killeen

Jhan Lorenzo Marzan

Karthika Pai

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