Electronic-Photonic Integrated Systems

Monday, March 26, 2018
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
EER 3.646
Free and open to the public

Today’s conventional cloud computing and mobile platforms have been challenged by the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT). The performance and diversity requirements of these applications demand the shift towards hyper-scale datacenters, Exascale high-performance computing (HPC), energy-efficient edge computing, and new sensing and imaging modalities.

This talk will describe several monolithic photonics platforms in advanced CMOS technologies that were designed as a key enabler for the next-generation of integrated systems. These integrated system design methodologies can unlock new functionalities and revolutionize many applications in HPC, high-bandwidth wireless connectivity, LiDAR, bio-sensing, etc.

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Sajjad Moazeni

UC Berkeley

Sajjad Moazeni is a Ph.D. candidate in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science department at UC Berkeley. His research interests are in integration technologies and system design for emerging devices, silicon-photonics, and analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits. He received his B.S. from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2013, and M.S. from UC Berkeley in 2016, both in electrical engineering. He spent the summer 2015 at Oracle America, Inc. as an intern in the mixed-signal design group. He was awarded the UC Berkeley Graduate Division Fellowship in 2013-2014.