2017 ECE Graduate Student Publication List

2017 ECE Graduate Student Publications by Area (* means NMSU ECE Graduate Student)

VLSI (7 Journals and 8 Conferences)

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al., “An amplified offset compensation scheme and its application in a track and hold circuit” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (TCAS-II), April 2017, DOI: 10.1109/TCSII.2017.2695162

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al.,“Super class AB OTA without open‐loop gain degradation based on dynamic cascode biasing”  International Journal of Circuit Theory and Application (IJCTA), May 2017. DOI: 10.1002/cta.2367

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al.,“±0.18 V Supply Gate Driven PGA with 0.7 Hz to 2 kHz Constant Bandwidth and 0.15 μW Power Dissipation” International Journal of Circuit Theory and Application, Jun 2017. https://doi.org/10.1002/cta.2380

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al.,“High current efficiency class-AB OTA with high open loop gain and enhanced bandwidth” IEICE Letters, Electornics Express, Aug 2017. DOI: 10.1587/elex.14.20170719

Paul*, J. Ramírez-Angulo and A. Torralba. “Bandwidth-Enhanced High Current Efficiency Class-AB Buffer with Very Low Output Resistance.” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs (in press)

Xiaochen Tang*, Qisong Hu*, Wei Tang: “Delta-Sigma Encoder for Low Power Wireless Bio-sensors using Ultra Wideband Impulse Radio”. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems – II Express Briefs (TCAS-II). vol 64, no. 7, pp. 747-751, July 2017. 

Qisong Hu*, Xiaochen Tang*, Wei Tang: “Integrated Asynchronous Ultra Wideband Impulse Radio with Automatic Clock and Data Recovery”. IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters (MWCL). vol 27, no. 4, pp. 416-418, April 2017. 

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al., “Continuous and Discrete Time Low Voltage Analog Circuits in 16 nm CMOS Technology” Accepted, (ISCAS2018).

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al.“Ultra Low Voltage Gate Driven Bandpass PGA with Constant Bandwidth” Accepted, (ISCAS2018).

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al., “Offset compensation in a track and hold circuit” (MWSCAS 2017).

Pourashraf*, J. Ramírez-Angulo, et al.“A Super Class-AB OTA with High Output Current and no Open Loop Gain Degradation” (MWSCAS 2017).

P.R. Surkanti*, M. Ponnam, S.H. Pakala, P.M. Furth, and Z.M. Saifullah*,“A Hybrid Voltage-Mode Hysteretic Boost Converter with High Efficiency across a Wide Load Range” 60th IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Boston, MA, August 2017.

P.R. Surkanti*, D. Mehrotra*, M. Gangineni*, and P.M. Furth, “Multi-String LED Driver with Accurate Current Matching and Dynamic Cancellation of Forward Voltage Mismatch” 60th IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Boston, MA, August 2017.

P.R. Surkanti*, Aditya A. Patil*, S. H. Pakala, and P.M. Furth,“High Bandwidth Class-AB Amplifier with High Slew Rate and Fast Current Sensing for Envelope Tracking Applications” 60th IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Boston, MA, August 2017.

P.R. Surkanti*, A. Garimella, M. Manda, and P.M. Furth,“On the Analysis of Low Output Impedance Characteristic of Flipped Voltage Follower (FVF) and FVF LDOs” 60th IEEE Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems, Boston, MA, August 2017 (invited).

Power (2 Journals and 3 Conferences)

Wei Zhang*, Ye Ma, Wenxin Liu, and Satish Ranade, “Distributed Optimal Active Power Dispatch under Constraints for Smart Grids,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, June 2017,  Volume: 64, Issue:6, pp. 5084-5094, DOI 10.1109/TIE.2016.2617821

Brahma, R. Kavasseri, Huiping Cao, N. R. Chaudhuri, T. Alexopoulos*, and Y. Cui, “Real Time Identification of Dynamic Events in Power Systems using PMU data, and Potential Applications – Models, Promises, and Challenges”, IEEE Trans. Power Delivery – Special Issue on Innovative Research Concepts for Power Delivery Engineering, Vol. 32-1, pp. 294 – 301, Feb. 2017.

Theodoros Alexopoulos*, Milan Biswal, Sukumar Brahma, and Mohamed El Khatib, “Detection of Fault using Local Measurements at Inverter Interfaced Distributed Energy Resources,” Proc. IEEE PES PowerTech 2017, Manchester, UK.

Ferdinando Fioretto*, William Yeoh, Enrico Pontelli, Ye Ma, Satishkumar J. Ranade: “A Distributed Constraint Optimization (DCOP) Approach to the Economic Dispatch with Demand Response” AAMAS 2017: 999-1007 

Ma, S. J. Ranade, A. Nadella*, N. Pragallapati and W. Liu, “Stochastic Distributed Energy Resource Management,” 2017 7th International Conference on Power Systems (ICPS), Pune, 2017, pp. 1-7

Computer (1 Journal and 4 Conferences)

Barani*, A. Golmohammadi, H. Huang, S. Misra, ” Effect of sink location and redundancy on multi-sink wireless sensor network: A capacity and delay analysis,” IET Communications, in press.

Parvin, A. Mtibaa, H. Huang, S. Mirsra, S M Y. Mahbub*, A. Alshehri* and R. Z. Darshoori, “STAR: STAble Routing for Hidden Interfering Primary User Problems in Mobile Cognitive Radio Networks,” in Proc. of IEEE MILCOM, 2017 

Barani*, Y. Jaradat, H. Huang, Z. Li, S. Misra, “The Effect of Popularity Rule on Capacity and Delay in Multi-Sink WSNs” in Proc. of IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2017.

Fazel Sharifi, ZM Saifullah*, and Abdel-Hameed Badawy, “Design of Adiabatic MTJ/CMOS Hybrid Circuits”, To Appear in Proceedings of the IEEE 60th International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS’17), August 2017, Boston, MA

Sepehr Tabrizchi, Fazel Sharifi, Abdel-Hameed Badawy, and ZM Saifullah*, “Enabling Energy-Efficient Ternary Logic Gates using CNFETs”, To Appear in Proceedings of the 17th IEEE International Conference on Nanotechnology (IEEE-NANO’17), July 2017, Pittsburgh, PA

Electromagnetic (1 Journal and 2 Conferences)

Ehtesham Sharif*, M. Dawood, and J. A. Boehm III, “Experimental Results for Sidelobe Reductions in Random Noise and Deterministic Signals,” Electronics Letters, The Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET), Volume: 53, Issue: 8, 564 – 566, APR 13 2017

Irving Delgado*, and M. Dawood, “Target Detection and Classification for Laptop Based SAR Radar using Support Vector Machines,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation – URSI Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, July 9 to  July 14, 2017. 

Dawood, Kaiaking Li*, and Ana Alejos, “Numerical Analysis of Brillouin Precursor Formation Through Wet Loamy Soil-filled Waveguide,” 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation – URSI Radio Science Meeting, San Diego, July 9 to July 14, 2017. 

Photonics (7 Conferences)

E. A. Wijerathna*, D. Short, and D. G. Voelz, “Time Lapse Image Stretch Measurements to Obtain Atmospheric Refractivity Duct Model Parameters,” in Imaging and Applied Optics 2017 (3D, AIO, COSI, IS, MATH, pcAOP), OSA Technical Digest (online) (Optical Society of America, 2017), paper PTu2D.

X. Xiao, D. G. Voelz, J. Montoya,  M. Salinas*, “Physics-based modeling tool development for spectral-sensing measurements under atmospheric attenuation,” Proc. SPIE 10202, Automatic Target Recognition XXVII, 102020M (1 May 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2267741

T. A. Underwood*, D. Voelz, F.-X. Schmider, J. Jackiewicz, J. Dejonghe, Y. Bresson, R. Hull, I. Goncalves, P. Gualme, F. Morand, O. Preis, “Adaptation of Dunn Solar Telescope for Jovian Doppler spectro imaging,” Proc. SPIE 10401, Astronomical Optics: Design, Manufacture, and Test of Space and Ground Systems, 104010Y (5 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2275909

D. G. Voelz, E. Wijerathna*, X. Xiao, A. Muschinski, “Angle-of-arrival variance of waves and rays in strong atmospheric scattering: split-step simulation results,” Proc. SPIE 10410, Unconventional and Indirect Imaging, Image Reconstruction, and Wavefront Sensing 2017, 104100Y (6 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2275992

E. Wijerathna*, C. D. Creusere, D. G. Voelz, J. Castorena, “Polarimetric LIDAR with FRI sampling for target characterization,” Proc. SPIE 10407, Polarization Science and Remote Sensing VIII, 104070R (7 September 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2272587

E. Dahl, N. J. Chanover, D. Voelz, D. M. Kuehn, E. Wijerathna*, R. Hull, P. D. Strycker, K. H. Baines, “Ground-based hyperspectral imaging and analysis of Jupiter’s atmosphere during the Juno era,” American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #49, id.115.08, 10/2017.

N. J. Chanover, D. Voelz, S.-Y. Cho, C. Pelzman*, “The Development of A Chip-Scale Spectrometer for In Situ Characterization of Solar System Surfaces,” American Astronomical Society, DPS meeting #49, id.224.03, 10/2017.

Signal Processing (1 Conference)

Martinez*, P. L. De Leon, and D. Keeley, ” Novelty Detection for Predicting Falls Risk using Smartphone Gait Data,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Acoustics, Speech & Signal Proc. (ICASSP), 2017.