Professor Sayfe Kiaei is a Motorola Endowed Professor in Integrated Circuits and RFIC at School of Electrical, Computer, and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University. He has been with ASU since 2002. At ASU he has taught courses in electronics, RFIC, analog integrated circuits, and wireless communications.
For the past 30 years, he has been involved in research, teaching, and developing products in the areas of Electronics, Integrated Circuits, computing, processors, communications, and related areas. He has worked in industry and academia on electronics and integrated circuits in many applications including wireless communication, bio-electronics, Bluetooth, DSL, the global positioning system (GPS), processor, digital signal processors, and related areas. His academic and research interests are in wireless system, RF, and analog/digital Mixed-Signal integrated circuits. His research projects are funded by a large number of industrial sponsors and federal funding agencies.
He is currently the Director of NSF Connection One Center on Integrated communication system. The center focuses on integrated circuits and systems for wireless communications,
From 1993 to 2001, He worked at Motorola in the Integrated Technology Center. This group was responsible for the design and development of system, architecture, digital signal processor, computing, and RF integrated circuits for communication system, DSL, GPS, Bluetooth WiFi and related areas. He worked on the architecture, electronics, computing, processors, and related components for many portable devices system including wireless system, DSL MODEM, GPS for mobile phones, and integrated Bluetooth chips for mobile phones.
Dr Kiaei was an associate professor at Oregon State University from 1987 to 1993 where he taught courses and conducted research in electronics, analog IC, RFIC, digital signal processing, and communications., He was the co-director of the industry-university center for the Design of Analog/Digital ICs (CDADIC).
He has graduated over 100 MS and PhD students working under his supervision on their theses in Integrated Circuits, Electronics, computing, and related areas. Many of them are professors in academia, or have senior positions in the industry. His research is funded by various sources, including industry, federal agencies including NSF, DARPA, ONR, DOE, and others.
Dr. Kiaei is an IEEE Fellow, and has been the chair and on the technical program committee of several IEEE conferences including RFIC, MTT, ISCAS and other international conferences.