The University of Texas at Dallas

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science


TxACE Symposium 2018

Annual TxACE Symposium, October 22, 2018

Davidson Auditorium

As electronics continue to bridge the gap between the analog real world and digital information infrastructure, the entire $400 billion per year integrated circuits industry is evolving into an analog-digital mixed signal industry. This one-day symposium will examine trends, emerging opportunities and key challenges in analog integrated circuits and systems, as well as related technologies.

Symposium Schedule

TxACE Annual Report

Download the Symposium App

The Symposium app is your personal guide to navigating around the event. From looking up what’s next on the agenda, reading bio of our speakers, the app keeps all-you-need-to-know Symposium info in your pocket.To download the app, Go to the iOS App Store or Google Play Store and search for “TxACE Symposium”

The list of speakers will include:

Keynote Speaker

Rich Templeton — CEO, Texas Instruments Inc.


  • Ram K. Krishnamurthy — Sr. Research Director and Sr. Principal Engineer, Intel
    Topic: High performance and energy efficient SoC design challenges and opportunities for the sub-10nm technology era: From AI to IoT platforms
  • David Wentzloff — Associate Professor, University of Michigan
    Topic: VLSA (Very Large-Scale Analog): Cell-Based, Synthesized ADPLLs
  • Chris Mangelsdorf — Engineering Fellow, Analog Devices Inc.
    Topic: Perverse Trends in Analog Technology
  • George Villarreal — Deputy Director, Traffic Safety Division, TxDOT
    Topic: Advanced Technology Fuels Transportation Safety

Panel: Impact of TxACE


Jim Wieser — Director of Strategic Technology and University Research, Texas Instruments


  • Yun Chiu – Professor, Formula Electronics and The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Tod Dickson – Research Staff Member, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
  • Yorgos Palaskas – Principal Engineer, Intel Communications and Devices Group
  • Baher Haroun — Texas Instruments
  • David Yeh — Director, Analog/Mixed-Signal Circuits, Systems, and Devices, Semiconductor Research Corporation

Panel: Future Research of TxACE


Ken Hansen — President and CEO, Semiconductor Research Corporation


  • Wai Lee — CTO, Sensing Products, Texas Instruments
  • Ram Krishnamurthy — Senior Research Director and Senior Principal Engineer, Intel
  • George Villarreal — Deputy Director, Traffic Safety Division, TxDOT
  • Gary Xu — Senior Director, Research, Samsung Research America
  • Dan Radack – Assistant Director, IDA
  • Shiva Gowni – VP of R&D, NXP

Student poster exhibition and competition

All TxACE students of active Texas projects are invited to present their work as posters to all symposium attendees.There will be awards for the three outstanding posters. To find out more information about the 2018 TxACE Symposium Student Poster Exhibition and Competition, please visit here.


Hyatt Regency North Dallas
701 East Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75081, USA
Phone: (214) 245-4920

Click here to make your reservation.
Reservations must be made before October 9th and are at a rate of $110 per day.

Campus Parking and Transportation Information

UT Dallas Campus Map
JSOM building with parking options
JSOM Davidson Auditorium
List of Taxicabs to Campus

Instructions to Connect to the Wi-FI

For more information, please contact Lucien Finley.

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