FMA (Fellow-Mentor-Advisor)

SystemX is continuing Stanford’s successful tradition, pioneered by John Linvill, former director of CIS (SystemX’s predecessor) of “FMA” (Fellow-Mentor-Advisor) relationships. A member company supports research by a Stanford Ph.D. student Fellow, who interacts closely with an expert Mentor from the company to conduct advanced research into an area of mutual interest under the guidance of a faculty Advisor. More than 30 years later, FMAs have become the model for university-corporate partnerships. SystemX can set up a new FMA research relationship with any professor at Stanford whose research falls within our general areas of interest.

Current FMA Projects for 2017-2018:

Design of a Robust, Low Power, Continuous Heart Rate Monitoring System

Albert Gural

Fellow:

Albert Gural

Advisor:

Prof. Boris Murmann, EE

Focus Area:

Energy/Power Management Systems

Silicon-based Vapor chamber Heat Spreader Design and Fabrication

Fellows:

Tanya Liu and Chi Zhang

Advisor:

Prof. Ken Goodson, ME

Focus Area:

Heterogeneous Integration

UV Curable Polymer Selective Deposition

Fellow:

Richard Closser

Advisor:

Prof. Stacey Bent, ChemE

Conversion of self-assembled monolayers into graphene: study of the relationship between molecular design, surface coverage, and graphene thickness

Tzu-Ling Liu

Fellow:

Tzu-Ling Liu

Advisor:

Prof. Stacey Bent, ChemE

Focus Area:

Internet of Everything

Exploring the use of modulation, bias schemes, and nonlinearities to improve the performance and stability of MEMS gyroscopes built in our encapsulation process

Fellow:

David Heinz

Advisor:

Prof. Thomas Kenny, ME

Focus Area:

Internet of Everything

Designing a high-efficiency RF power amplifier for plasma generation

Jungwon Choi

Fellow:

Jungwon Choi

Advisor:

Prof. Juan Rivas-Davila, EE

Focus Area:

Heterogeneous Integration

Thermo-electric conversion

Fellow:

Yucan Peng

Advisor:

Prof. Yi Cui, MSE

Focus Area:

Heterogeneous Integration

Inverse design and implementation of efficient nanopotonic circuits on integrated silicon platform

Alex Piggott

Fellow:

Alex Piggott

Advisor:

Prof. Jelena Vuckovic, EE

Focus Area:

Photonic and Quantum Technologies

Contact resistance for high performance Ge CMOS technology

Fellows:

Pranev Ramesh and Junkyo Suh

Advisor:

Prof. Krishna Saraswat, EE

Focus Area:

Herterogeneous Integration

Adaptive NB-IOT Antenna Interface Using Frequency Translated Mixed-Signal Baseband Impedances

Stephen Weinreich

Fellow:

Stephen Weinreich

Advisor:

Prof. Boris Murmann, EE

Focus Area:

Internet of Everything

TinyML System for In-Sensor and Edge Computing

Shridevi Muthkhod

Fellow:

Shridevi Muthkhod

Advisor:

Prof. Boris Murmann, EE

Focus Area:

Internet of Everything

Efficient object detection in video: from algorithms to architecture

Fellow:

Huizi Mao

Advisor:

Prof. Bill Dally, EE

Machine learning for improved networking and transmission

Fellow:

Michael Taylor

Advisor:

Prof. John Cioffi, EE

Focus Area:

Computation for Data Analytics

III-V High Electron Mobility Sensors

Karen Dowling

Fellow:

Karen Dowling

Advisor:

Prof. Debbie Senesky, Aero/Astro

Focus Area:

Heterogeneous Integration

Ultra-sensitive transducer and microphone arrays for imaging and sensing applications

Ajay Singhvi

Fellow:

Ajay Singhvi

Advisor:

Prof. Amin Arbabian, EE

Focus Area:

Internet of Everything

Detecting and Explaining Anomalies in Test and Measurement

Kexin Rong

Fellow:

Kexin Rong

Advisor:

Prof. Peter Bailis, CS

Focus Area:

Computation for Data Analytics

uW Imaging Using N7081a Microwave Transceiver

Fellow:

Yinuo Xu

Advisor:

Prof. Tom Lee, EE

Focus Area:

Internet of Everything

Integrated Potentiostat for Molecular Detection

Fellow:

Sean Fischer

Advisor:

Prof. Boris Murmann, EE

Focus Area:

Bio Interfaces

Focusing on the issue of accurate and efficient object segmentation from video sequences

Fellow:

Chris Choy

Advisor:

Prof. Silvio Savarese, CS

Focus Area:

Computation for Data Analytics

Exploring applications of Vanadium Oxides (VOx) - A Insulator-Metal Transition (IMT) Film

Fellow:

Stephanie Bohaichuk

Advisor:

Prof. Eric Pop, EE

Focus Area:

Heterogeneous Integration

Improving the efficiency of energy harvesting devices

Fellow:

Stephanie Hsu

Advisor:

Prof. Ada Poon, EE

Focus Area:

Bio Interfaces

Open-source high-speed serial link phy

Fellow:

Sung-Jin Kim

Advisor:

Prof. Mark Horowitz, EE & CS

Focus Area:

Design Productivity

Reliable Reinforcement Learning for Autonomous Driving

Kyle Brown

Fellow:

Kyle Brown

Advisor:

Prof. Mykel Kochenderfer, Aero/Astro

Focus Area:

Computation for Data Analytics

Efficient Reinforcement Learning for Human-in-the-loop SoC Engineering Problems

Fellow:

Ramtin Keramiti

Advisor:

Prof. Emma Brunskill, CS

Focus Area:

Computation for Data Analytics

Analog-to-Information Converter Front-End Circuit Design

Dan Villamizar

Fellow:

Dan Villamizar

Advisor:

Prof. Boris Murmann, EE

Focus Area:

Bio Interfaces

Compact high conversion ratio bidirectional dc-dc converter

Fellow:

Lei Gu

Advisor:

Prof. Juan Rivas-Davila, EE

Focus Area:

Energy/Power Management Systems

Bio and magnetic interfaces

Fellow:

Neeraja Ravi

Advisor:

Prof. Shan Wang, EE

Focus Area:

Bio Interfaces

Optimal computing organization - 3D vs 2D - for specific computing domains

Fellow:

Haitong Li & William Hwang

Advisors:

Prof. H.-S. Philip Wong, EE
& Prof. Subhasish Mitra, EE & CS

Focus Area:

Heterogeneous Integration

Analog layout automation

Po-Hsuan Wei

Fellow:

Po-Hsuan Wei

Advisor:

Prof. Boris Murmann, EE

Focus Area:

Design Productivity