Oregon State High-Speed Integrated Circuits Lab


Principal Investigator: Dr. Arun Natarajan

Dr Natarajan's research focuses on integrated circuits and systems for high-datarate wireless communication and imaging.


  • Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
    Thesis: Millimeter-Wave Phased Arrays in Silicon
  • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, California Institute of Technology
  • B.Tech in Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai


Prior to joining Oregon State in 2012, Dr. Natarajan was a Research Staff Member in IBM T.J. Watson Research Center from 2007 to 2012. Dr. Natarajan received the National Talent Search Scholarship from the Government of India [1995-2000], the Caltech Atwood Fellowship in 2001, the Analog Devices Outstanding Student IC Designer Award in 2004, the IBM Research Fellowship in 2005, the 2011 Pat Goldberg Memorial Award for Best Paper in CS/EE/Math in IBM Research and the NSF CAREER Award in 2016. He is currently an Associate Editor for the IEEE Trans. on VLSI Systems, serves on the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE Intl. Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) and IEEE Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits Conference (RFIC) and has served on TPC of the IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium (CSICS) and IEEE Intl. Microwave Symposium (IMS).







Doctoral Students:

  • Yao Liu
  • Bachelor's Degree, EM Field and Radio Tech., Univ. of Electronic Science and Tech. of China, Chengdu, China
  • Yao Liu's CV: link
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  • Abhishek Agrawal
  • B. Tech., Engineering Physics, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India
  • Lead Design Engineering (NFC Radios), Texas Instruments (India)
  • Abhishek's Personal Website: link
  • Email Abhishek Agrawal





  • Jian Kang
  • Bachelor of Science, Information and Electronic Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Master of Science, IC Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Jian Kang's CV: link
  • Email Jian Kang





  • Kai Zhan
  • Bachelor of Science, Optical Information Science and Technology, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
  • Master of Science, Physics, Oregon State University, Corvallis
  • Email Kai Zhan





  • Sanket Jain
  • B.E. (Hons) Electronics & Instrumentation, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India.
  • Master of Science, Microelectronics, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Email Sanket Jain





  • Kamala Raghavan
  • B. Tech, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India
  • M. Tech, Microelectronics and VLSI, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India.
  • Email Kamala Raghavan





  • Manoj Johnson
  • B. Tech., Electrical and Computer Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut, India.
  • M. Tech., Microelectronics, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India
  • Lead Design Engineer, Cadence AMS Design India, Bangalore
  • Senior Design Engineer, Cosmic Circuits, Bangalore
  • Email Manoj Johnson





M.S. Students:

  • Anindita Borah
  • B. E. (Hons.), Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India
  • Analog Design Engineer, Texas Instruments
  • Email Anindita Borah





  • Anoop Sheokand
  • Lingaya's Institute of Management & Technology
  • RF/Analog Design Engineer, Texas Instruments
  • Email Anoop Sheokand





Group Alumni:

  • Jiao Cheng (co-advised by Professor Chiang)
  • Bachelor's Degree, Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Ph.D., Oregon State University, 2014
  • Thesis: Analysis and Design on Low-Power Short-Range Radios for Wireless Body Area Networks
  • Currently at Maxim in Oregon






  • Robin Garg
  • B. Tech. Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai
  • RF/Analog Design Engineer, Texas Instruments
  • M.S., Oregon State University, 2016
  • Thesis: Design of 28 GHz Low-Power Phased-Array Receiver Frontend in CMOS
  • Currently at Cypress Semiconductors, Seattle
  • Email Robin Garg





  • Yunqi Wang
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • Master’s Degree, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Huazhong University of Science and Technology
  • M.S., Oregon State University, 2015
  • Thesis: High-Resolution mm-wave Digitally Controlled Oscillator in CMOS
  • Currently at Spreadtrum Communications
  • Email Yunqi Wang