Yahya Tousi

Professor Yahya Tousi

Yahya Tousi

Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Contact

Kenneth H. Keller Hall
Room 6-123
200 Union Street Se
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Education

Ph.D., Cornell University

Professional Background

Circuits, integrated systems, microwave, fields and radiation

Research Interests


Tousi Research Group Site

Our research group is focused on innovative integrated systems with applications ranging from high performance wireless communication and radar to low power and low cost sensing and imaging.

Prospective students: we have multiple openings this year for motivated applicants with strong background in electronics and physics. If interested, send me an email along with your CV.

Teaching Subjects
EE 5607 Wireless Hardware System Design
EE 4607 Wireless Hardware System Design
EE 2115 Analog and Digital Electronics
Honors and Awards

2020 DARPA Young Faculty Award 
2019 IEEE JSSC Best Paper 

Selected Publications

B. Sadhu, Y. Tousi, et.al., “A 28GHz 32-element phased-array transceiver IC with concurrent dual polarized beams and 1.4 degree beam-steering resolution for 5G communication,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, 2017 pp. 128-129.

Y. Tousi and A. V. Garcia, “A Ka-band digitally-controlled phase shifter with sub-degree phase precision,” IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium (RFIC), San Francisco, CA, 2016, pp. 356-359.

Y. Tousi and E. Afshari, “A High-power and scalable 2-D phased array for Terahertz CMOS integrated systems,” in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 597-609, Feb. 2015.

Y. Tousi and E. Afshari, “14.6 A scalable THz 2D phased array with +17dBm of EIRP at 338GHz in 65nm bulk CMOS,” 2014 IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, 2014, pp. 258-259.

Y. Tousi, et al., “A Novel CMOS High-Power Terahertz VCO Based on Coupled Oscillators: Theory and Implementation,” in IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 47, no. 12, pp. 3032-3042, Dec. 2012.

Y. Tousi, et al., “A 283-to-296GHz VCO with 0.76 mW peak output power in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference Digest of Technical Papers (ISSCC), San Francisco, CA, 2012, pp. 258-260.

Y. Tousi, et. al., “Delay coupled oscillators for frequency tuning of solid-state terahertz sources”, Physical Review Letters, vol. 108, pp. 234101, June 2012.

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