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Ajoy Opal

Professor

Contact InformationAjoy Opal

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

Biography Summary

Ajoy Opal is an Electrical and Computer Engineering Professor and Director of First Year Engineering. As the First Year Engineering Director, he handles curriculum and operational issues affecting first year engineering students.

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

In addition to his research work, Professor Opal has also written a book and published several journals.

In 2010, he wrote the book, Computer Methods for Analysis of Mixed-Mode Switching Circuits with Fei Yuan. He has also written multiple journals for the IEEE Transactions on CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems and conference papers for the Canadian Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering and the International Conference on Very Large Scale Integration.

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

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
  • Opal, Ajoy and El-Gabaly, AM, Two-Dimensional Frequency Analysis of Switched-Capacitor Circuits, , 2005
  • 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
  • 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
  • Yuan, Fei and Opal, Ajoy, Inconsistent Initial Conditions, Computer Methods for Analysis of Mixed-Mode Switching Circuits, 2004, 83 - 108