Chan Carusone A




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Phone: (416) 946-8170
Office: BA 5134


Professor Chan Carusone teaches and researches integrated circuits and systems. He graduated from U of T’s Engineering Science program receiving the Governor General’s Silver Medal in 1997. He joined the faculty in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering immediately after completing his PhD on the topic of Analog Adaptive Filters in 2002. He co-authored the classic textbook “Analog Integrated Circuit Design,” and an occasional consultant to industry. He has served on the editorial boards and technical program committees of practically all of the world’s leading journals and conferences on integrated circuit design. He and his graduate students have received 7 best-paper awards at leading IEEE conferences in the areas of chip-to-chip communication, optical transceivers, analog-to-digital conversion, and high-speed clocking. His research group is currently designing nanoscale planar and FinFET CMOS integrated circuits to tackle problems in several other branches of electrical and computer engineering including high-speed digital communication, imaging, and machine learning.


  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (2015 – 2017)
  • Editorial Board, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (2010 – 2017)
  • Editor-in-Chief, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (2009)
  • Program Committees: International Solid-Sate Circuits Conference (2016-present, 2011-13); VLSI Circuits Symposium (2010-2014); Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, (2006-2009)
  • Best Invited Paper: Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (2010)
  • Best Student Paper Awards: European Solid-State Circuits Conference (2014), Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (2011, 2008 & 2007), and Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Symposium (2005)
  • Canada Research Chair in Integrated Systems, 2002-2007

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