The University of Texas at Dallas

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science


TxACE Symposium 2019

Annual TxACE Symposium, October 21, 2019

Davidson Auditorium

As electronics continue to bridge the gap between the analog real world and digital information infrastructure, the entire $450+ 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.


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”

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The list of speakers will include:

Keynote Speaker

Sameer Pendharkar,TI Senior Fellow and Manager, Analog Technology Development, Texas Instruments Inc.
Talk title: Power Electronics Technology for Tomorrow’s Solutions

Invited Speakers

  • Javier Elenes, Distinguished Engineer, Silicon Labs
    Talk title: Is your implementation secure? Breaking crypto with power analysis (and what to do about it)
  • Mikko Hakkarainen, Engineering Director, Lutron
    Talk title: A Behind the Scenes Look at Superior Lighting Control and Why the Details Matter to Engineers
  • Takamaro Kikkawa, Professor, Hiroshima University
    Talk title: Detectability of Breast Tumor by a Hand-held Impulse-Radar Detector: Performance Evaluation and Pilot Clinical Study
  • Ali Niknejad,Professor, UC Berkeley
    Talk title: IC’s for Energizing the Future
  • Lynn Petersen,CAPT. US Navy (Ret), Program Officer, Power and Energy, Office of Naval Research
    Talk title: Navy Applications of Wide Bandgap Semiconductors for Navy Power and Energy Needs
  • Hoi-Jun Yoo,Professor, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
    Talk title: Intelligence on Silicon: From DNN Accelerators to Super-Intelligence AI-SoCs

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 2019 TxACE Symposium Student Poster Exhibition and Competition, please visit here.


Hyatt Regency North Dallas
701 East Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75081, USA
Phone: (972) 619-1234

Click here to make your reservation.
Reservations must be made no later than October 10th and are at a rate of $110 per day.
Reservations made after this date, please call the hotel directly.

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.