Alireza Saberkari
Faculty: Faculty of Engineering
Department: Department of Electerical Engineering
University of Guilan
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Alireza Saberkari
Academic Rank:

Associate Prof.

Faculty:

Faculty of Engineering

Department:

Department of Electerical Engineering



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Ph.D. in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 2004 - Feb. 2010
Thesis Title: Design and Simulation of a Single Chip CMOS RF Transmitter for DCS1800 Wireless Communication Standard
 
Visiting Scholar: Technical University of Catalunya (UPC), Sept. 2008 - Mar. 2009 (Prof. Eduard Alarcon Cot)
Research Topic: CMOS Linear Low-Dropout Regulators for Wideband-Tracking Linear Assisted Schemes / CMOS RF Transmitter Architectures Considering Wideband Adaptive Supply of RF PA
 
M.Sc. in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran, Iran, Oct. 2002 - Sept. 2004
Thesis Title: Design of a Range-Finder IC with Line-Stripe Method
 
B.Sc. in Electrical (Electronics) Engineering, Iran University of Science & Technology, Tehran / University of Guilan, Rasht, Iran, Oct. 1998 - Jul. 2002
Thesis Title: Switched-Capacitor Filters
 
 
Research Interests
 
• On-Chip Power Management Circuits 
• Analog Circuits for Energy Harvesting Applications and Biomedical Implants
• Analog, Mixed-Signal, and RF ASIC Design
• Analog and Digital Low-Dropout Regulators
• RF CMOS LNAs and Power Amplifiers
• Low Power & Low Voltage CMOS Integrated Circuit Design Techniques
• Current-Mode Circuit Design

 



Journal Papers:
 
• “Four-Quadrant Linear-Assisted DC/DC Voltage Regulator,” Springer Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 88, no. 1, pp. 151-160, Jul. 2016.
• “Double-Frequency Buck Converter as a Candidate Topology for Integrated Envelope Elimination and Restoration Applications in Power Supply of RFPAs,” Wiley Int. J. Circuit Theory and Applications, vol. 44, no. 5, pp. 1156-1172, May 2016.
• “Linear-Assisted DC/DC Regulator-Based Current Source for LED Drivers,” Electronics Letters, vol. 52, no. 6, pp. 437-439, Mar. 2016.
• “Output-Capacitorless Segmented Low-Dropout Voltage Regulator with Controlled Pass Transistors,” Wiley Int. J. Circuit Theory and Applications, vol. 44, no. 2, pp. 460-475, Feb. 2016.
• “A 3-6 GHz Current Reused Noise Canceling Low Noise Amplifier for WLAN and WPAN Applications,” Springer Wireless Personal Communications, vol. 86, no. 3, pp. 1359-1376, Feb. 2016.
• “gm-Boosted Flat Gain UWB Low Noise Amplifier with Active Inductor-Based Input Matching Network,” Integration, the VLSI Journal, Special Issue on RFIC Design Techniques, vol. 52, pp. 323-333, Jan. 2016.
• “Active Inductor-Based Tunable Impedance Matching Network for RF Power Amplifier Application,” Integration, the VLSI Journal, Special Issue on RFIC Design Techniques, vol. 52, pp. 301-308, Jan. 2016. 
• “CMOS Low-Dropout Voltage Regulator with Controlled Pass Transistor,” Iranian J. Electrical Computer Engineering, vol. 13, no. 2(a), pp. 143-150, Dec. 2015.
• “Design of a gm-Boosted Low Noise Amplifier Based on Active Inductor for Ultra-Wideband Applications,” J. Electronics Industries, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 45-56, Aug. 2015.
• “Comparing Success Levels of Different Neural Network Structures in Extracting the Discriminative Information from the Response Patterns of a Temperature-Modulated Resistive Gas Sensor,” IOP Measurement Science and Technology, vol. 26, no. 6, pp. 1-10, Jun. 2015.
• “Fully-Integrated CMOS LDO Regulator Based on an Embedded Current-Mode Capacitor Multiplier,” IEEE Latin America Trans., vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 919-926, Apr. 2015.
• “Design and Comparison of Flipped Active Inductors with High Quality Factors,” Electronics Letters, vol. 50, no. 13, pp. 925-927, Jun. 2014.
• “High Slew Rate Current Mode Transconductance Error Amplifier for Low Quiescent Current Output-Capacitorless CMOS LDO Regulator,” Integration, the VLSI Journal, vol. 47, no. 2, pp. 204-212, Mar. 2014.
• “Capacitor-Free CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator with a Fast Path Embedded into the Error Amplifier,” Iranian J. Electrical Computer Engineering, vol. 11, no. 2(a), pp. 105-111, Dec. 2013.
• “Gas Diagnosis by the Response Modeling of a Temperature Modulated Tin-Oxide Gas Sensor Using Neural Network Models,” Sensor Letters, vol. 11, no. 10, pp. 1960-1963, Oct. 2013.
• “FVF-Based CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator,” J. Electronics Industries, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 7-24, Aug. 2013.
• “High Efficient CMOS Class-E Power Amplifier with a New Output Power Control Scheme,” J. Electrical Electronics Engineering, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 77-82, May. 2013.
• “Fast Transient Current Steering CMOS LDO Regulator Based on Current Feedback Amplifier,” Integration, the VLSI Journal, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 165-171, Mar. 2013.
• “Analyzing the Response of a Temperature Modulated Tin-Oxide Gas Sensor Using Local Linear Neuro-Fuzzy Model for Gas Detection,” Key Engineering Materials, vol. 543, pp. 129-132, Mar. 2013.
• “A Novel Wideband CMOS VCO Using Switch Capacitors Array for RF Applications,” J. Circuits, Systems, and Computers, vol. 21, no. 5, pp. 1250046:1-11, Aug. 2012.
• “High-Speed Low-Distortion Common-Mode Feedback Circuit Based on Differential-Difference Amplifier,” J. Electrical Electronics Engineering, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 99-102, Oct. 2011.
 
 
Conference Papers:
 
• “LDO-Assisted vs. Linear-Assisted DC/DC Converters: A Comprehensive Study and Comparison,” Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Electronics Circuits and Systems (ICECS"16), Dec. 2016.
• “An Efficient CMOS LDO-Assisted DC/DC Buck Regulator,” Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Design of Circuits and Integrated Systems (DCIS’16), Nov. 2016.
• “Integrated Power Management System Based on Efficient LDO-Assisted DC/DC Buck Converter,” Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Industrial Informatics (INDIN’16), Jul. 2016.
• “An Output-Capacitorless FVF-Based Low-Dropout Regulator for Power Management Applications,” Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Industrial Informatics (INDIN’16), Jul. 2016.
• “Low-Quiescent Current Output-Capacitorless Class-AB CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator,” Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’16), May 2016.
• “Enhancing the Performance of Output-Capacitorless LDO Regulators by Pass-Transistor Segmentation,” Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’16), May 2016.
• “Determining the Main Design Parameters and Noise Analysis in Carbon-Nanotube Field-Effect Transistors,” Proc. Iranian Int. Conf. Electrical Engineering (ICEE’16), May 2016.
• “Low Quiescent Current CMOS Class AB LDO Regulator for SoC Applications,” Proc. National Conf. Tech., Energy, and Data on Electrical Computer Engineering (TED’15), May 2015.
• “Design of a Low Input Current Ripple Boost Converter,” Proc. National Conf. Tech., Energy, and Data on Electrical Computer Engineering (TED’15), May 2015.
• “Fast and Adaptive License Plate Recognition Algorithm for Persian Plates,” Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. Pattern Recognition Image Analysis (IPRIA’15), Mar. 2015.
• “Design of a Li-Ion Battery Charger with Fast and Stable Charging Process,” Proc. Iranian Conf. Avionics System (ICAS’15), Feb. 2015.
• “A Fast and Adaptive License Plate Localization Algorithm with Pattern-checking Capabilities,” Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Telecom. (IST’14), Sept. 2014.
• “Performance Analysis of Dual-Frequency Buck Converter for Integrated Power Management,” Proc. IEEE Int. Power Electron., Drive Syst. Tech. Conf. (PEDSTC’14), Feb. 2014.
• “A 2.4 GHz Noise Canceling CMOS Low Noise Amplifier,” Proc. Majlesi Symp. Telecom. Devices, (MSTD’14), Feb. 2014.
• “Introducing a Low-Dropout Voltage Regulator with Adaptively Controlled Pass Transistor,” Proc. Iranian Conf. Electrical Electronics Engineering (ICEEE’13), Aug. 2013.
• “Output-Capacitorless CMOS LDO Regulator Based on High Slew-Rate Current-Mode Transconductance Amplifier,” Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’13), May 2013.
• “Performance Comparison of Double-Frequency and Multi-Level Buck Converters as Candidate Topologies for Integrated Power Management,” Proc. Sharif Conf. Future Electronics (SCFE’13), Mar. 2013. (Best Paper)
• “FVF-Based CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator,” Proc. Sharif Conf. Future Electronics (SCFE’13), Mar. 2013. (Best Paper) 
• “Low Power and Low Phase Noise Differential Colpitts Oscillator,” Proc. National Congress Electrical, Computer, and Information Technology Engineering (CECIT’12), Nov. 2012. 
• “Full On-Chip CMOS LDO Regulator,” Proc. Isfahan Electrical Engineering National Conf. (IEEC’12), Oct. 2012.
• “Wide Tuning Range Colpitts VCO Oscillator Based on a Tunable Active Inductor,” Proc. Isfahan Electrical Engineering National Conf. (IEEC’12), Oct. 2012.
• “A Colpitts Injection-Locked Frequency Divider Based on Tunable Active Inductor,” Proc. Iranian Conf. Electrical Electronics Engineering (ICEEE’12), Aug. 2012. 
• “Fast Transient Response CFA-Based LDO Regulator,” Proc. IEEE Int. Symp. Circuits and Systems (ISCAS’12), May 2012.
• “Analyzing the Response of a Temperature Modulated Tin-Oxide Gas Sensor Using Local Linear Neuro-Fuzzy Model for Gas Detection,” Proc. Int. Conf. Materials and Applications for Sensors and Transducers (IC-MAST’12), May 2012.
• “CMOS Fast Transient Low-Dropout Regulator,” Proc. Iranian Int. Conf. Electrical Engineering (ICEE’12), May 2012.
• “Response Analysis of a Thermally Modulated Resistive Gas Sensor Using Local Linear Neuro-Fuzzy Model for Gas Diagnosis,” Proc. Iranian Int. Conf. Electrical Engineering (ICEE’12), May 2012.
 
 
Participation in International Research Projects:
 
• “Advanced Wide Band Gap Semiconductor Devices for Rational Use of Energy (RUE),” Supported by Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology (CONSOLIDER-INGENIO Program), Project Period: Jan. 2010 - Jan. 2014.
• “Adaptive Miniaturized Energy Management Circuits for Energy Harvesting Targeting Wireless Sensor Networks,” Supported by Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology (TEC2010-15765), Project Period: Jul. 2010 - Jul. 2013.
• “On-Chip Wideband Adaptive Energy Management of RF Power Amplifiers: Towards Efficient Next-Generation Mobile Communications RF Transmitters,” Supported by Spanish Ministry of Science and Technology (TEC2007-67988-C02-01), Project Period: Jan. 2008 - Dec. 2010.
 
 

Research Projects:

 

• “Design and Implementation of a CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator Based on Current-Feedback Amplifier,” Supported by ISTI, Project Period: Apr. 2012 – Jun. 2013.

• “High Slew Rate Current-Mode Transconductance Amplifier for Fully On-Chip CMOS LDO Regulator,” Supported by Iran National Science Foundation (INSF), Project Period: Apr. 2013 – Oct. 2014.

• “Double Frequency Buck Converter with Envelope Tracking Capability in RF Power Amplifiers,” Supported by University of Guilan.

 

 

Patents:

 

• 89604, “Fuzzy Logic-Based Profile for Li-Ion Battery Charger to Achieve a Fast and Stable Charging Process,” May 2015.

 

 

Membership:

 
• Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
• IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society
• IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
• IEEE Communications Society
• Iranian Microelectronics Association (IMA)

 

 

Technical Program Committee:

 

• 2017 IEEE Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS’17)

• 11th IEEE Argentine Conference on Micro-Nanoelectronics, Technology, and Applications (EAMTA’16)

• 2016 IEEE Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS’16)

• 2015 IEEE Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS’15)

• 19th IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA’14)

• 2014 IEEE Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS’14)

• 2013 IEEE Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS’13)

 

 

Organizing Committee:

 

• 2015 IEEE International ISC Conference on Information Security and Cryptology (ISCISC’15)

• 2015 IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (IPRIA’15)

 

 

International Assessment:

 

International Expert for assessment of the Italian Research Institutions in the framework of the Italian Evaluation of Research Quality (VQR 2011-2014), operated by the National Agency for the Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes (ANVUR) on behalf of the Italian Ministry of Education, University, and Research (MIUR), with the technical support of the Interuniversity Consortium CINECA

 

 

Reviews:
 
Journals
 
• IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II
• IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices
• Electronics Letters
• Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing
• Wiley International Journal of Circuit Theory and Applications
• International Journal of Electronics
• Elsevier Microelectronics Journal
• Elsevier Integration, the VLSI Journal
• Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers
• Electronics and Electrical Engineering
• COMPEL: The International Journal for Computation and Mathematics in Electrical and Electronic Engineering
• Journal of Low Power Electronics
• International Journal of Signal and Data Processing
• Iranian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
 
Conferences
 
• IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)
• IEEE International Midwest Symposium on Circuits and Systems (MWSCAS)
• IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits, and Systems (ICECS)
• IEEE Latin American Symposium on Circuits and Systems (LASCAS)
• IEEE European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD)
• IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technologies and Factory Automation (ETFA)
• IEEE Symposium on Wireless Technology & Applications (ISWTA)

 

 

M.Sc. Students

 • O. Khorgami, “Design of a Low Noise Amplifier Based on Carbon Nanotube Field Effect Transistors,” Supervisors: A. Saberkari / S. M. Hosseini Golgoo, Sept. 2016.

• V. Shirmohammadli, “Design of a CMOS DC/DC LDO-Assisted Converter for Energy Harvesting Applications,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, International Advisors: Prof. Eduard Alarcon (UPC, Barcelona, Spain) / Prof. Herminio Martinez (UPC, Barcelona, Spain), Sept. 2015.

• S. Asefi, “Design of a Low Voltage CMOS Class AB Low-Dropout Regulator,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, International Advisors: Prof. Eduard Alarcon (UPC, Barcelona, Spain) / Prof. Herminio Martinez (UPC, Barcelona, Spain), Sept. 2015.

• E. Ghorbandoust, “Design of a Power Supply System for Class H Amplifiers based on Power Supply Modulation,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2015.

• N. Dehghani, “Design of a Linear-Assisted DC-DC Converter,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2015.

• N. Hasanalizadeh, “Design of a Boost Converter with Low Input Ripple,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Jun. 2015.

• R. Sayadi, “Design of a Li-Ion Battery Charger with Fast and Stable Charging Process,” Supervisors: A. Saberkari / H. Mojallali, Feb. 2015.

• Sh. Kazemi, “Design of a Low Noise Amplifier Based on Active Inductor for Ultra-Wideband Applications,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2014.

• M. B. Hashemi, “Analysis and Evaluation of Frequency Compensation Techniques in order to Achieve an Optimal Method for Current Mode Circuits,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2014.

• A. Salahi, “Design of a Fully Integrated Low Voltage CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2014.

• S. Shafiepour, “Detection of Biological Microbes Using a Thermally Modulated Resistive Gas Sensor,” Supervisors: S. M. Hosseini Golgoo / A. Saberkari, Feb. 2014.

• N. Mehrzad, “Design and Implementation of an Electronic Interface Circuit for Liquid Level Measurement of Conductive Liquid in Grounded Metallic Container,” Advisor: A. Saberkari, Feb. 2014.

• M. Qandriz, “Design of an Active Filter Based on Floating-gate Transconductance Amplifier in CMOS Technology,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Feb. 2014.

• S. Ziabakhsh, “Design of an Active Inductor-Based Tunable Matching Network for Power Amplifier Application,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Jan. 2014.

• R. Aghazadeh, “Design of an Analog Current-Mode Time-Delay Cell,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Jan. 2014.

• R. Taherkhani, “Nanometer Resolution Displacement Measurement Based on Grounded Capacitive Sensor for Photolithography Applications,” Advisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2013.

• F. Qaraqanabadi, “Digitally Controlled CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2013.

• F. Javadpour, “Design of Sigma-Delta Modulator for Built-in Self-Test Applications,” Advisor: A. Saberkari, Mar. 2013.

• H. Bozorgi, “Selectivity Assessment of the Resistive Gas Sensors Using a Neuro-Fuzzy Modeling for Gas Diagnosis,” Supervisors: S. M. Hosseini Golgoo / A. Saberkari, Jan. 2013.

• R. Fathipour, “Design of a CMOS Low-Dropout Regulator based on Current-Mode Feedback Error Amplifier,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Sept. 2012.

• S. Seifollahi, “Injection-Locked Frequency Divider with Wide Locking Range and Low Phase Noise,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Jul. 2012.

• F. Jahanbakhsh, “Design of a Low Power and Low Phase Noise Colpitts Voltage-Controlled Oscillator in CMOS Process,” Supervisor: A. Saberkari, Jul. 2012.

• M. Panahdar, “Design of a Low Power Low Voltage CMOS Current Conveyor for Current Mode Control of the PWM Modulation,” Supervisors: A. Saberkari / R. Niaraki, Jan. 2012.

• A. Sedighi, “Design of a Low Power and Low Voltage CMOS Frequency Divider for Phase Locked Loop,” Advisor: A. Saberkari, Feb. 2011.

• R. Meshkin, “Design and Simulation of a CMOS Class E Power Amplifier with Output Power Control for ISM Band Applications,” Advisor: A. Saberkari, Jun. 2010.

• M. Niaboli-Guilani, “Design and Simulation of Low Phase Noise and Low Power Voltage-Controlled Oscillator in CMOS Technology for ISM Band Applications,” Advisor: A. Saberkari, Jun. 2010.

• M. Gilasgar, “Design and Simulation of a CMOS Direct Conversion Mixer with Inherent Harmonic Rejection,” Advisor: A. Saberkari, Jun. 2009.
 



Graduate
• Analog Integrated Circuit Design
• Design of Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits
• Design of Low Voltage and Low Power Integrated Circuits
 
Undergraduate
• Electronic Circuits III
• Circuit Theory I

 



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Postal Code: 41996-13769
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