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Elad Alon


Elad Alon received the B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 2001, 2002, and 2006, respectively. In Jan. 2007, he joined the University of California at Berkeley, where he is now a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciencesa as well as a co-director of the Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC). He has held co-founding, consulting, or visiting positions at Locix, Lion Semiconductor, Cadence, Wilocity (now Qualcomm), Xilinx, Sun Labs (now Oracle Labs), Intel, AMD, Rambus, Hewlett Packard, and IBM Research, where he worked on digital, analog, and mixed-signal integrated circuits for computing, test and measurement, and high-speed communications. Dr. Alon received the IBM Faculty Award in 2008, the 2009 Hellman Family Faculty Fund Award as well as the 2010 and 2017 UC Berkeley Electrical Engineering Outstanding Teaching Award, and has co-authored papers that received the 2010 ISSCC Jack Raper Award for Outstanding Technology Directions Paper, the 2011 Symposium on VLSI Circuits Best Student Paper Award, the 2012 and 2013 Custom Integrated Circuits Conference Best Student Paper Award, and the 2010-2016 Symposium on VLSI Circuits Most Frequently Cited Paper Award. His research focuses on energy-efficient integrated systems, including the circuit, device, communications, and optimization techniques used to design them.