Pier Andrea Francese  Pier Andrea Francese photo         

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Principal RSM - Analog Circuit Design
IBM Zurich Research Laboratory, Rueschlikon, Switzerland


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Professional Associations:  IEEE, Senior Member

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More information:   http://ibm.academia.edu/PierAndreaFrancese


Electronic Engineering degree (cum laude) from Politecnico di Milano, Italy, in 1993.

Ph.D. in Electronics from ETH Zurich, Switzerland, in 2005.

IC developer with Teradyne, Philips Semiconductors and National Semiconductor.

Currently Principal Research Staff Member and Technical Lead of the High-speed Interconnect Technology group at the IBM Research – Zurich Lab.

Relevant expertise:

  • Analog and mixed-signal circuit design in advanced CMOS technologies
  • Multi-Gb/s wireline and optical transceivers
  • High-speed analog-to-digital and digital-to-analog converters
  • Analog signal processing