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Kenneth K. O

ECSN 3.302
The University of Texas at Dallas
800 West Campbell Road
Richardson, TX 75080, USA
Phone: 972-883-5555
Mailstop: RL10

Texas Analog Center of Excellence (TxACE)
Silicon Microwave Integrated Circuits and Systems Group

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Kenneth K. O

Director, Texas Analog Center of Excellence Texas Instruments Inc. Distinguished Chair Professor in Analog Circuits and Systems


BS & MS, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1984
Ph.D, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1989


Dr. Kenneth O worked at Analog Devices Inc. between 1989 and 1994 developing CMOS processes for mixed signal applications and high speed bipolar and BiCMOS processes for RF and mixed signal applications. He was a professor at the U. of Florida, Gainesville from 1994-2009. Since 2009, Dr. O has been the TI Distinguished Chair Professor at The University of Texas at Dallas and the Director of SRC Texas Analog Center of Excellence.

Professor O was the general chair of the 2001 IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits and Technology Meeting. He has served as an associate editor for IEEE Transaction on Electron Devices from 1999 to 2001. Dr. O has also served as the publication chairman of the 1999 International Electron Device Meeting. He is elected to the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society Adcom in 2008. Since 2010, he has been serving as the chair of Meetings committee of IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society.

Professor O has received the 1996 NSF Early Career Development Award, and 2003 UF Ph.D./Mentor Award. He is an IEEE Fellow. The research of his group has made to the cover of EETIMES, and featured in Scientific American, The New York Times, The LA Times, Discover, Focus, BBC Radio and others.

Research Interests

Electronic Circuits, RF and Microwave Circuits, Solid-State Devices & Micro Systems Fabrication, RF Integrated Circuits, Devices and Technology, Silicon Integrated Devices and Circuits Operating up to 60 THz.