• Texas Instruments Engineering Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering
Kamran Entesari

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Electrical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor – 2005
  • M.S., Electrical Engineering, Tehran Polytechnic University – 1999
  • B.S., Sharif University of Technology – 1995

Research Interests

    • Radio frequency/microwave/millimeter-wave integrated circuits and systems
    • Integrated RF photonics
    • RF/ Microwave chemical/biochemical sensing systems
    • Microwave filters, antennas and passive components

Awards & Honors

  • Qualcomm Faculty Award, 2017 and 2018
  • Student paper award, IEEE RFIC Symposium, 2014, IEEE IMS Symposium, 2011.
  • Student paper honorable mention, IEEE AP Symposium, 2013.
  • Student paper nominations, IEEE RFIC Symposium, 2016, 2012 and 2009, IEEE IMS Symposium, 2011.
  • Outstanding Faculty Award for Research, Teaching and Service, ECE Department, TAMU, 2012.
  • NSF CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2011.
  • Selected as second team for the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) design challenge in the final student design computation, 2009.

Selected Publications

  • P. Sepidband, and K. Entesari, “A CMOS Real-Time Spectrum Sensor Based on Phasers for Cognitive Radios”, Accepted in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.
  • P. Sepidband, and K. Entesari, “A CMOS Wideband Receiver with Enhanced Out-of-Band IIP3/IIP2 Using Blocker Detection and Rejection”, Accepted in IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques.
  • V. D. Rezaei, K. Entesari, “A Fully on-Chip 80 pJ/b OOK Super-Regenerative Receiver with Sensitivity-Data Rate Trade-off Capability”, Accepted in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits.
  • P. Sepidband, and K. Entesari, “RF/Analog CMOS Spectrum Sensing”, Accepted in IEEE Microwave Magazine.
  • G. Choo, S. Cai, B. Wang, C. Madsen, K. Entesari, S. Palermo, “Fully-Automatic Monitor-based Tuning of Reconfigurable Silicon Photonics APF-based Pole/Zero Filters”, Accepted in IEEE Journal of Lightwave Technology.
  • M. Elkholy, S. Shakib, J. Dunworth, V. Aparin and K. Entesari, “A Wideband Variable Gain LNA with High OIP3 for 5G using 40nm CMOS”, IEEE Microwave and Wireless Components Letters, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 64-66, Jan. 2018.
  • R. Ebrahimi Ghiri, A. P. Saghati, E. Kaya, and K. Entesari,” A Miniaturized Contact-less UWB Microwave System for Time-Domain Dielectric Spectroscopy”, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 12, pp. 5334-5344, Dec. 2017.
  • M. Elkholy*, and K. Entesari, “A Wideband Low Power LC-DCO-Based Complex Dielectric Spectroscopy System in 0.18 μm CMOS” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 11, pp. 4461-474, Nov. 2017.
  • Ali. P. Saghati*, J. Batra, J. Kameoka, and K. Entesari, “A Metamaterial-inspired Wideband Microwave Interferometry Sensor for Dielectric Spectroscopy of Liquid Chemicals” IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 65, no. 7, pp. 2558-2571, July 2017.
  • A. Helmy, M. M. Bajestan, and K. Entesari, “Silicon-Based RF/Microwave Dielectric Spectroscopy and Sensing” IEEE Microwave Magazine, vol. 18, no. 5, pp. 57-72, July 2017.
  • A. P. Saghati, A. P. Saghati, K. Entesari, “An Ultra-miniature SIW Cavity-Backed Slot Antenna”, IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, vol. 16, pp. 313-316, 2017.
  • S. Shakib, H-C. Park, J. Dunworth, V. Aparin, and K. Entesari, “A Highly Efficient and Linear Power Amplifier for 28-GHz 5G Phased Array Radios in 28-nm CMOS”, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 51, no. 12, pp. 3020-3036, Dec.2016.