Jin Liu

Professor - Electrical Engineering
jinliu@utdallas.edu
972-883-4393
ECN4506
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Professional Preparation

Ph.D. - Electrical and Computer Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology - 1999
M.S. - Electrical and Computer Engineering
University of Houston - 1995
B.S. - Electronics and Information Systems
Zhongshan University - 1992

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • High-speed communication circuits
  • Sensor interface circuits
  • System integration/Miniaturization

Publications

R. Barnett, J. Liu, and S. Lazar, “A RF to DC Voltage Conversion Model for Multi-Stage Rectifiers in UHF RFID Transponders,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 44, pp. 354-370, Feb. 2009. 2009 - Publication
H. Liu, J. Liu, R. Payne, C. Cantrell, and M. Morgan, “A 18mW 10Gbps Continuous-Time FIR Equalizer for Wired Line Data Communications in 0.12μm CMOS,” in Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, Sept. 2009, pp. 113-116. 2009 - Publication
H. Liu, I. Mohammad, Y. Fan, M. Morgan and J. Liu, “A HDMI Cable Equalizer with Self-Generated Energy Ratio Adaptation Scheme,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II, vol. 56, pp. 595-599, Jul. 2009.  2009 - Publication
R. Barnett and J. Liu, “An EEPROM Programming Controller for Passive UHF RFID Transponders with Gated Clock Regulation Loop and Current Surge Control,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 43, pp. 1808-1815, Aug. 2008. 2008 - Publication
R. Barnett and J. Liu, An EEPROM Programming Controller for Passive UHF RFID Transponders with Gated Clock Regulation Loop and Current Surge Control, in Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, Sept. 2007, pp. 393-396. 2007 - Publication
G. B. Zhang and J. Liu, High Time-Resolution Motion Detection with Time Stamped Pixel Design, Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing, vol. 46, no. 2, pp. 153-158, Feb. 2006. 2006 - Publication
X. F. Lin, J. Liu, H. Lee, and H. Liu, A 2.5- to 3.5-Gb/s Adaptive FIR equalizer with Continuous-Time Wide-Bandwidth Delay Line in 0.25?m CMOS, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, vol. 41, pp. 1908-1918, Aug. 2006. 2006 - Publication
R. Barnett, S. Lazar, and J. Liu, Design of Multistage Rectifiers with Low-Cost Impedance Matching for Passive RFID Tags, in Proceedings of IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Symposium, Jun. 2006, pp. 291-294. 2006 - Publication
R. Barnett and J. Liu, A 0.8V 1.52MHz MSVC Relaxation Oscillator with Inverted Mirror Feedback Reference for UHF RFID, in Proceedings of IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference, Sept. 2006, pp. 769-772. 2006 - Publication
G. B. Zhang, S. Saw, J. Liu, S. Sterrantino, D. K. Johnson, and S. Jung, An Accurate Current Source with On-chip Self-calibration Circuits for Low-voltage Current Mode Differential Drivers, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, vol. 53, no. 1, pp. 40-47, Jan. 2006. 2006 - Publication

Appointments

Associate Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [2005–Present]
Analog IC Designer
Texas Instruments [2000–2000]
Assistant Professor
The University of Texas at Dallas [1999–2005]

Additional Information

Current Projects
Current projects include: adaptive equalization and clock/data recovery circuits for high-speed data communications; low-power CMOS motion detection imagers; rad-hard sensor interface circuits for satellite; power and data transmission circuits for battery-less and wireless sensors; and high-speed A/D converters.
Honors and Awards
  • New Faces of Engineering in National Engineers Week, 2004

News Articles

U. T. Dallas Faculty Member Dr. Jin Liu Chosen One of Top 'New Faces of Engineering'
RICHARDSON, Texas (Jan. 20, 2004) — Dr. Jin Liu, an assistant professor of electrical engineering at The University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), has been selected one of the world's top 12 "New Faces of Engineering" as part of the annual National Engineers Week, to be held this year on Feb. 22-28. 

The New Faces of Engineering program was begun in 2003 to showcase rising young stars in engineering in order to encourage young people to consider entering the profession. Initially limited to engineers in the United States, this year's competition was expanded to include professionals from around the world. Nominees for the program must hold an engineering degree, have been employed as an engineer from two to five years and be involved in projects that significantly impact the public welfare or further professional development and growth.