Sam Palermo

Associate Professor

Sam Palermo

Office: WEB 315E
Phone: 979.458.4114
Fax: 979.845.7161
Email: spalermo@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

  • Analog and Mixed-Signal Circuits
  • High-Speed Electrical and Optical Interconnect Circuits and Design Methodologies
  • Design and Modeling of Clock Generation and Recovery Circuits (PLL/DLL/CDRs)
  • Overcoming Increasing Variability in Analog Circuits with Digital Assistance

 

Education

  • Ph.D. Stanford University, 2007
  • M.S. Texas A&M University, 1999
  • B.S. Texas A&M University, 1997

Selected Publications

I. Young, E. Mohammed, J. Liao, A. Kern, S. Palermo, B. Block, M. Reshotko, and P. Chang, "Optical Technology for Energy Efficient I/O in High Performance Computing," IEEE Communications Magazine, Oct. 2010.

A. Palaniappan and S. Palermo, "Power Efficiency Modeling and Optimization of High-Speed Equalized-Electrical I/O Architectures," IEEE Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems, Oct. 2010.

A. Palaniappan and S. Palermo, "Power Efficiency Comparisons of Interchip Optical Interconnect Architectures," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, May 2010.

I. Young, E. Mohammed, J. Liao, A. Kern, S. Palermo, B. Block, M. Reshotko, and P. Chang, "Optical I/O Technology for Tera-Scale Computing," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, Jan. 2010.

I. Young, E. Mohammed, J. Liao, A. Kern, S. Palermo, B. Block, M. Reshotko, and P. Chang, "Optical I/O Technology for Tera-Scale Computing," IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Feb. 2009.

S. Palermo, A. Emami-Neyestanak, and M. Horowitz, "A 90nm CMOS 16Gb/s Transceiver for Optical Interconnects," IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, May 2008.

E. Mohammed, J. Liao, A. Kern, D. Lu, H. Braunisch, T. Thomas, S. Hyvonen, S. Palermo, and I. Young, "An Optical Hybrid Package with an 8-channel 18GT/s CMOS Transceiver for Chip-to-Chip Optical Interconnect," SPIE Photonics West, Jan. 2008.

J. Roth, S. Palermo, N. Helman, D. Bour, D. Miller, and M. Horowitz, "An Optical Interconnect Transceiver at 1550nm using Low Voltage Electroabsorption Modulators Directly Integrated to CMOS," IEEE-OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology, Dec. 2007.

S. Palermo, A. Emami-Neyestanak, and M. Horowitz, "A 90nm CMOS 16Gb/s Transceiver for Optical Interconnects," IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, Feb. 2007.

J. Roth, S. Palermo, N. Helman, D. Bour, D. Miller, and M. Horowitz, "1550nm Optical Interconnect Transceiver with Low Voltage Electroabsorption Modulators Flip-Chip Bonded to 90nm CMOS," IEEE-OSA Optical Fiber Communications Conference, Feb. 2007.