M. C. Frank Chang

M. C. Frank Chang

M. C. Frank Chang
Distinguished Professor, and Wintek Chair in Electrical Engineering
Primary Area: Circuits & Embedded Systems

Office: 56-147M Engr. IV
Phone: (310) 794-1633
E-mail: mfchang@ee.ucla.edu
Research Lab: Hign Speed Electronics Lab

 
Research and Teaching Interests:
High-speed semiconductors devices, integrated circuits for digital, analog, microwave, mm-wave terahertz systems, RF/wireless interconnects

 

Awards and Recognitions
2014    

John J. Guarrera Engineering Educator of the Year Award from the Engineers’ Council “for transformative contributions in undergraduate engineering education to prepare students for the challenges of the 21st century, and for pioneering research in high-speed, high frequency semiconductor devices, materials and integrated circuits.”

2013    

Distinguished Alumnus Award, National Taiwan University

2013    

Honorary Doctor of Engineering, National Tsing Hua University

2013    

Honorary Doctor of Engineering, National Chiao Tung University

2012    

Fellow, Academia Sinica

2012    

Lifetime Achievement Award, Southern California Chiao Tung University Alumni Association

2012    

Honorary Chair Professor, Chinese University of Science and Technology, Hefei, China

2012    

Honorary Chair Professor, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

2012    

Honorary Chair Professor, Southeast University, Nanjing, China

2012     IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits Best Paper Award
D.Murphy, A. Hafex, A. Mirzaei, M. Mikhemar, H. Darabi, F. Chang, A. Abidi, “A Blocker-Tolerant Wideband Noise-Cancelling Receiver with a 2dB Noise Figure,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits
2012     ISSCC Distinguished-Technical-Paper Award and Jack Kilby Best Student Paper Award
D. Murphy, A. Hafex, A. Mirzaei, M. Mikhemar, H. Darabi, F. Chang, A. Abidi, “A Blocker-Tolerant Wideband Noise-Cancelling Receiver with a 2dB Noise Figure”
2012    

IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Best Student Paper Award – 3rd Place

Tang, Q. Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila, M.-C.F. Chang, “A Max 349 GHz 18.2mW/Pixel CMOS Tri-Color Intermodulated Regenerative Receiver for Tri-Color mm-Wave Imaging”

2012    

IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Best Student Paper Award – Honorable Mention
Tang, D. Murphy, F. Hsiao, Q.J. Gu, Z. Xu, G. Virbila, Y.-H. Wang, H. Wu, “A CMOS 135-150 GHz 0.4 dBm EIRP Transmitter with 5.1dB P1dB Extension Using IF Envelope Feed-Forward Gain Compensation”

2011     IEEE International Symposium on Radio-Frequency Integration Technology (RFIT)
Q.J. Gu, Z. Xu, M.-C.F. Chang, “Millimeter wave and sub-millimeter wave circuits for integrated system-on-a-chip”
2010    

Honorary Chair Professor, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

2010     IEEE Asia Pacific Microwave Conference (APMC) Best Paper of Conference Award
J.Y.-C. Liu, Q.J. Gu, T. LaRocca, N.-Y. Wang, Y.-C. Wu, M.-C.F. Chang, “A 60GHz High Gain Transformer-Coupled Differential Power Amplifier in 65nm CMOS”
2009    

Honorary Chair Professorship, National Tsing Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2009    

CESASC Lifetime Achievement Award

2009     IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Conference (RFIC)
T. LaRocca, J. Liu, F. Wang, M.-C.F. Chang, “Embedded DiCAD linear phase shifter for 57-65GHz reconfigurable direct frequency modulation in 90nm CMOS”
2008    

National Academy of Engineering

2008    

Honorary Professorship, National Chiao Tung University, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2008    

Pan Wen Yuan Foundation Award

2008     IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture (HPCA)
M. C. F. Chang, J. Cong, A. Kaplan, M. Naik, G. Reinman, E. Socher, S.-W. Tam, “CMP Network-on-Chip Overlaid With Multi-Band RF-Interconnect
2006    

IEEE David Sarnoff Award For his “development of HBT power amplifiers leading to their commercialization in wireless communications.” The Sarnoff and IEEE-wide award that is bestowed annually by IEEE in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of electronics.

2002    

Distinguished Engineering Alumnus, National Tsing Hua University

1997    

Distinguished Alumnus, National Chiao Tung University

1996    

IEEE Fellow

1993     Leonardo da Vinci Award (Rockwell International Engineer of the Year)

 

Selected Publications
  • Y. Zhao, H.-C. Lu, H.-P. Chen, Y.-T. Chang, R. Huang, M.-C. F. Chang, “A 0.54-0.55 THz 2×4 Coherent Source Array with EIRP of 24.4 dBm in 65nm CMOS Technology,” IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS 2015), May 2015 (Accepted)
  • H. Wu, N. Wang, Y. Du, and M.-C. F.Chang, “A Blocker-Tolerant Current Mode 60-GHz Receiver with 7.5-GHz Bandwidth and 3.8-dB Minimum NF in 65-nm CMOS“, IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques (TMTT), vol. 63, no. 3, pp. 1053-1062, Mar. 2015
  • H. Wu, M. Mikhemar, D. Murphy, H. Darabi, M.-C. F. Chang, “A Highly-Linear Inductor-less Wideband Receiver with Phase and Thermal Noise Cancellation”, IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2015), pp. 30-31, Feb. 22-26, 2015
  • L. Du, Y. Zhang, F. Hsiao, A. Tang, Y. Zhao, Y. Li, J. Chen, L. Huang, M.-C. F. Chang, “A 2.3mW 11cm Range Bootstrapped and Correlated Double Sampling (BCDS) 3D Touch Sensor for Mobile Devices”, IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2015), pp. 122-123, Feb. 22-26, 2015
  • Z.-Z. Chen, Y.-H. Wang, J. Shin, Y. Zhao, S. Mirhaj, Y.-C. Kuan, H.-N. Chen, C.-P. Jou, F.-L. Hsueh, M.-C. F. Chang, “A Sub-Sampling Fractional-N Frequency Synthesizer with -111dBc/Hz In-Band Phase Noise and an FOM of -242dB”, IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC 2015), pp. 268-269, Feb. 22-26, 2015
  • S. Wang, X. Wang, F. Lu, C. Zhang, Z. Dong, L. Wang, R. Ma, Z. Shi, A. Wang, M.-C. Frank Chang, D. Wang, A. Joseph, and C. Yue, “Concurrent Design Analysis of High-Linearity SP10T Switch with 8.5kV ESD Protection“, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), vol. 49, no. 9, pp. 1927-1941, Sep. 2014