Professor, Associate Dean, Teaching

Contact InformationAjoy Opal

Phone: 519-888-4567 x35302, 519-888-4567 x40162
Location: EIT 4104

Biography Summary

Ajoy Opal is an Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor and Associate Dean, Teaching in the Faculty of Engineering. As Associate Dean he is responsible for advancing teaching and learning within the faculty.

Professor Opal’s current research interests include circuit and filter theory, numerical algorithms for analysis and design of analog and switched circuits, and mixed analog-digital circuits.

In addition to his research work, Professor Opal has also written a book and published or presented papers in various journals and conferences. In 2010, he co-authored the book, Computer Methods for Analysis of Mixed-Mode Switching Circuits with Fei Yuan.

Research Interests

  • Electrical Circuit Theory
  • Circuit Simulation
  • Analog Filter Design
  • Circuits Design & VLSI
  • Circuit theory and filter theory
  • Numerical algorithms for analysis of analog and switched circuits

Education

  • 1987, Doctorate, Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • 1984, Master's, Electrical Engineering, University of Waterloo
  • 1981, Bachelor's, Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi

Courses*

  • ECE 140 - Linear Circuits
    • Taught in 2014
  • MTE 120 - Circuits
    • Taught in 2015
  • GENE 123 - Electrical Circuits and Instrumentation
    • Taught in 2016
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Charania, Tasreen and Opal, Ajoy and Sachdev, Manoj, Analysis and design of on-chip decoupling capacitors, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 21(4), 2013, 648 - 658
  • Sun, Bendong and Yuan, Fei and Opal, Ajoy, A new differential CMOS current-mode preamplifier for GBps data communications, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, 44(3), 2005, 191 - 201
  • Opal, Ajoy and El-Gabaly, AM, Two-Dimensional Frequency Analysis of Switched-Capacitor Circuits, , 2005
  • Yuan, Fei and Opal, Ajoy, Inconsistent Initial Conditions, Computer Methods for Analysis of Mixed-Mode Switching Circuits, 2004, 83 - 108
  • Yuan, Fei and Opal, Ajoy, Sampled-Data Simulation of Over-Sampled Sigma-Delta Modulators, Computer Methods for Analysis of Mixed-Mode Switching Circuits, 2004, 191 - 201