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David Nairn

Associate Professor, Director, First Year

Contact InformationDavid Nairn

Phone: 519-888-4567 x33754
Location: E2 1778C

Biography Summary

David Nairn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

His research is focused in the electronic circuit field, including analog and mixed signal circuit design, analog-to-digital converters (ADCs), and digital-to-analog converters (DACs). In addition to his research, Professor Nairn has published work for several conferences and IEEE.

Research Interests

  • Analog And Mixed Signal Circuit Design
  • Analog-to-Digital Converters (ADCs)
  • Digital-to-Analog Converters (DACs)
  • Circuits Design & VLSI
  • Connectivity And Internet Of Things

Education

  • 1989, Doctorate, PhD, University of Toronto
  • 1985, Master of Applied Science, Analog Electronics, University of Toronto
  • 1983, Bachelor of Applied Science, Analog Electronics, University of Toronto

Courses

  • ECE 240 - Electronic Circuits 1

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Shah, Jaspal Singh and Nairn, David and Sachdev, Manoj, A 32 kb Macro with 8T Soft Error Robust, SRAM Cell in 65-nm CMOS, IEEE Transactions on Nuclear Science, 62(3), 2015, 1367 - 1374
  • Shah, Jaspal Singh and Nairn, David and Sachdev, Manoj, An energy-efficient offset-cancelling sense amplifier, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II: Express Briefs, 60(8), 2013, 477 - 481
  • Eissa, Haitham and Salem, Rami Fathy and Arafa, Ahmed and Hany, Sherif and El-Mously, Abdelrahman and Dessouky, Mohamed and Nairn, David and Anis, Mohab, Parametric DFM Solution for Analog Circuits: Electrical-Driven Hotspot Detection, Analysis, and Correction Flow, IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, 21(5), 2013, 807 - 820