M. C. Frank Chang

M. C. Frank Chang

DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR
ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

Wintek Chair in Electrical Engineering

56-147M Engr. IV

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Phone: (310) 794-1633

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RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
High-speed semiconductors devices, integrated circuits for digital, analog, microwave, mm-wave terahertz systems, RF/wireless interconnects
NOTABLE PUBLICATIONS
  • Huang, R., Zhang, Y., Decrossas, E., Seshadri, A., Liang, C.-J., Chang, M.-C.F., Tang, A., “A 0.1-4.0 GHz Inductor-less Direct-Sequence Spread-Spectrum Based Ground-Penetrating Radar System-on-Chip”, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Paper Th1D-3 (Jun 2021) Virtual Conference
  • Liang, C.-J., Chiang, C.-W., Zhou, J., Tien, C.-J., Huang, R., Wen, K.-A., Chang, M.-C.F., Kuan, Y.-C., “A 0.6-V VDD, 3.8-dB Minimum Noise Figure, 19.5-62.5-GHz Low Noise Amplifier in 28-nm Bulk CMOS”, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Paper Th1F-3 (Jun 2021) Virtual Conference
  • Tang, A., Decrossas, E., Gim, Y., Huang, R., Beauchamp, R., Chang, M.-C.F., “Surface Cancellation in Wideband Ground Penetrating Radar Employing Genetic Algorithm AI for Waveform Synthesis”, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS), Paper Th2E-1 (Jun 2021) Virtual Conference
  • Qiao, W., Oh, J., Guo, L., Chang, M.-C.F., Cong, J., “FANS: FPGA-Accelerated Near-Storage Sorting”, IEEE International Symposium on Field-Programmable Custom Computing Machines (FCCM), 9 pp. (May 2021) Virtual Conference
  • Tang, A., Alonso Del Pino, M., Kim, Y., Zhang, Y., Reck, T., Jung-Kubiak, C., Nemchick, D., Dyer, L., Virbila, G., Chattopadhyay, G., Chang, Mau-Chung Frank, “Sub-Orbital Flight Demonstration of a 183 / 540-600 GHz Hybrid CMOS-InP and CMOS-Schottky-MEMS Limb-Sounder”, IEEE Journal of Microwaves, 1(2):560-573 (Mar 2021)
  • Liang, C.-J., Zhang, Y., Chiang, C.-W., Huang, R., Zhou, J., Du, J., Wen, K.-A.., Chang, M.-C.F., Kuan, Y.-C., “A K/Ka/V Tri-Band Single-Signal-Path Receiver with Variable-Gain Low Noise Amplifier and Constant-Gain Phase Shifter in 28-nm CMOS”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, 69(5):2579-2593 May 2021 issue (Mar 2021)
  • Liang, C.-J., Chiang, C.-W., Zhou, J., Huang, R., Wen, K.-A., Chang, M.-C.F., Kuan, Y.-C., “A 0.6-V VDD W--Band Neutralized Differential Low Noise Amplifier in 28-nm Bulk CMOS”, 31(5):481-484 May 2021 issue (Feb 2021)
  • Swindlehurst, E., Jensen, H., Petrie, A., Song, Y., Kuan, Y.-C., Qu, Y., Chang, M.-C.F., Wu, J.-T., Chiang, S.-H., “An 8-bit 10-GHz 21-mW Time-Interleaved SAR ADC with Grouped DAC Capacitors and Dual-Path Bootstrapped Switch”, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, 13 pp. Early Access (Jan 2021)
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  • 2021, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems Darlington Best Paper Award for "“A Reconfigurable Streaming Deep Convolutional Neural Network Accelerator for Internet of Things”, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, 65(1):198-208 (Jan 2018)
  • 2018, IEEE HKN Vladimir Karapetoff Outstanding Technical Achievement Award “for transformative contributions in undergraduate engineering education and for pioneering research in high-speed, high-frequency semiconductor devices, materials and integrated circuits”.
  • 2017, J J Thomson Medal for Electronics
  • 2016, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Best Student Paper Award – 3rd Place Y.-H. Wu, Y.-C. Kuan, M.-C.F. Chang, “Interference-Tolerant Multi-User Radar System Using One-Coincidence Frequency Hopping Code with 1GHz Bandwidth at 24GHz”
  • 2015, Fellow, National Academy of Inventors
  • 2014, John J. Guarrera Engineering Educator of the Year Award from the Engineers’ Council “for transformative contributions in undergraduate engineering education to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century, and for pioneering research in high-speed, high frequency semiconductor devices, materials and integrated circuits.”
  • 2013, Distinguished Alumnus Award, National Taiwan University
  • 2013, Honorary Doctor of Engineering, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • 2013, Honorary Doctor of Engineering, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • 2012, Fellow, Academia Sinica
  • 2012, Lifetime Achievement Award, Southern California Chiao Tung University Alumni Association
  • 2012, Honorary Chair Professor, Chinese University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China
  • 2012, Honorary Chair Professor, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • 2012, Honorary Chair Professor, Southeast University, Nanjing, China
  • 2012, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits Best Paper Award D. Murphy, A. Hafez, A. Mirzaei, M. Mikhemar, H. Darabi, F. Chang, A. Abidi, “A Blocker-Tolerant Wideband Noise-Cancelling Receiver with a 2dB Noise Figure”
  • 2012, ISSCC Distinguished Technical Paper Award and Jack Kilby Best Student Paper Award D. Murphy, A. Hafez, A. Mirzaei, M. Mikhemar, H. Darabi, F. Chang, A. Abidi, “A Blocker-Tolerant Wideband Noise-Cancelling Receiver with a 2dB Noise Figure”
  • 2012, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Best Student Paper Award – 3rd Place A. Tang, Q. Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila, M.-C.F. Chang, “A Max 349 GHz 18.2mW/Pixel CMOS Tri-Color Intermodulated Regenerative Receiver for Tri-Color mm-Wave Imaging”
  • 2012, IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Best Student Paper Award – Honorable Mention A. Tang, D. Murphy, F. Hsiao, Q.J. Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila, Y.-H. Wang, H. Wu, “A CMOS 135-150 GHz 0.4 dBm EIRP Transmitter with 5.1dB P1dB Extension Using IF Envelope Feed-Forward Gain Compensation”
  • 2011, IEEE International Symposium on Radio-Frequency Integration Technology (RFIT) Best Paper Award Q.J. Gu, Z. Xu, M.-C.F. Chang, “Millimeter wave and sub-millimeter wave circuits for integrated system-on-a-chip”2010, Honorary Chair Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • 2010, IEEE Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) Best Paper of Conference Award J.Y.-C. Liu, Q.J. Gu, T. LaRocca, N.-Y. Wang, Y.-C. Wu, M.-C.F. Chang, “A 60GHz High Gain Transformer-Coupled Differential Power Amplifier in 65nm CMOS”
  • 2009, Honorary Chair Professorship, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • 2009, CESASC Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2009, IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Conference (RFIC) Best Paper Award T. LaRocca, J. Liu, F. Wang, M.-C.F. Chang, “Embedded DiCAD linear phase shifter for 57-65GHz reconfigurable direct frequency modulation in 90nm CMOS”
  • 2008, National Academy of Engineering
  • 2008, Honorary Professorship, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan
  • 2008, Pan Wen Yuan Foundation Award
  • 2008, IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA) – Best Paper Award M. C. F. Chang, J. Cong, A. Kaplan, M. Naik, G. Reinman, E. Socher, S.-W. Tam, “CMP Network-on-Chip Overlaid With Multi-Band RF-Interconnect
  • 2006, IEEE David Sarnoff Award for his “development of HBT power amplifiers leading to their commercialization in wireless communications.” The Sarnoff and IEEE-wide award that is bestowed annually by IEEE in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of electronics.
  • 2002, Distinguished Engineering Alumnus, National Tsing Hua University
  • 1997, Distinguished Alumnus, National Chiao Tung University
  • 1996, IEEE Fellow
  • 1993, Leonardo da Vinci Award (Rockwell International Engineer of the Year)