Franklin Bien

Ulsan National Institute of Science and TechnologyKorea, South

Professor Franklin Bien received B.S. in Electronics Engineering at Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea in 1997, and M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA in 2000 and 2006, respectively. Dr. Bien is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST), Ulsan, Korea, since March, 2009. Prior to joining UNIST, Dr. Bien was with Staccato Communications, San Diego, CA as a Senior IC Design Engineer working on analog/mixed-signal IC and RF front-end blocks for Ultra-Wideband (UWB) products such as Wireless-USB in 65nm CMOS technologies. Prior to working at Staccato, he was with Agilent Technologies and Quellan Inc., developing transceiver ICs for enterprise segments that improve the speed and reach of communication channels in consumer, broadcast, enterprise and computing markets. His current research interests includes analog/RF IC design for wireless communication consumer electronics, signal integrity improvements, and efficiency improvements with adaptive circuits for wireless power transfer applications.

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