Prof. Dr. Uğur Çilingiroğlu

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Prof. Dr. Uğur Çilingiroğlu

Yeditepe University
Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
ucilingiroglu@yeditepe.edu.tr


Education

1978: Southampton University, England: Ph.D. in Microelectronics.
1974: Loughborough University of Technology, England: Certificate in Personnel and Finance Administration, Communication in Education.
1973: İstanbul Technical University (İTÜ), Turkey: M.S. in Electrical Engineering.

Academic Positions

2005-present: Professor, Yeditepe University.
2000-2005: Professor, Texas A&M University (TAMU).
1999-2000: Visiting Professor, TAMU.
1991-2001: Professor, İTÜ.
1988-1991: Assistant Professor, TAMU.
1983-1988: Associate Professor, İTÜ.
1985-1986: Visiting Assistant Professor, TAMU.
1984-1985: Research Associate, TAMU.
1978-1983: Assistant Professor, İTÜ.
1973-1978: Research Assistant, İTÜ.

Administrative Positions

2012-2013: Chairman, Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Yeditepe University.
2005: Director, Center for International Education, İTÜ.
1997-1998: Chairman, Electronics and Communication Engineering Department, İTÜ.
1991-1999: Director, ETA ASIC Design Center, İstanbul.

Funded Research, Grants, Scholarships and Consultancy

2016-present: Principle Investigator. Research project 116E256 “A channel-leakage monitor for silicon wafer scribe-line testing without mechanical access,” The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

2016-present: Consultant, BİLGEM, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Kocaeli. Subject: Analog and mixed–signal circuit design.

2012-2013: Principle Investigator. Research project 112E166 “A CMOS power-supply technique for tissue stimulator chips,” The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

2010-2014: Principle Investigator. Research project 110E062 “Integrated photovoltaic energy conversion for autonomous CMOS systems and its application in an active-RFID system,” The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

2006-2010: Consultant, Mikroelektronik Design Center, İstanbul. Subject: RF microelectronic circuit design.

2006-2009: Consultant, SpectraLinear, Inc., İstanbul. Subject: Analog and mixed–signal circuit design.

2006-2008: Principle Investigator. Research project “Low-Dropout regulator and Band-Gap voltage reference design,” Decicon Inc., Santa Clara CA.

2005: Consultant, Cypress Semiconductor Istanbul Design Center, İstanbul. Subject: Analog and mixed-signal circuit design.

2004: Consultant, Agilent Technologies, Inc., Loveland CO. Subject: Backdrive damage mechanisms in state-of-the-art integrated circuits.

2003: Principle Investigator. Research project “Photovoltaic digital and analog CMOS circuit primitives for autonomous system-on-chip platforms,” 2003 Advanced Technology Program (ATP), Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

2003: Principle Investigator. Research project “Pin–open fault detection with a Hall sensor on pad–clamp signal paths,” Agilent Technologies, Inc., Loveland CO.

2002: Grantee, “MOS interface-trap charge-pumping thermal sensors” MOSIS, Marina del Rey CA. Grant for integrated circuit fabrication.

2002: Grantee, “Direct solar powering of autonomous sensor/processor chips” MOSIS, Marina del Rey CA. Grant for integrated circuit fabrication.

1992-1995: Principle Investigator. Research project “Capacitive threshold logic,” Turkish Technology Development Foundation and ETA Foundation.

1991: Principle Investigator. Research project “Charge-pumping neural networks,” National Science Foundation (U.S.A.) Research Initiation Award.

1990: Consultant, Hewlett-Packard Manufacturing Test Division, Loveland CO. Subject: Capacitive vectorless in-circuit testing (ICT).

1987-1988: Consultant, Teletaş , İstanbul. Subject: Training on CMOS VLSI design.

1984-1985: Fulbright Research Fellow.

1981-1984: Co-director, Silicon Foundry Project of The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

1979-1981: Co-Principle Investigator. Research project “Evaluation of spin-on dopants in MOSFET fabrication,” The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

1973-1978: CENTO Scholar.

Journal and Conference Publications

  • A Özdemirli, M. M. Bilgiç, B. Tar, K Yeğin, and U. Çilingiroglu, “On-chip antenna design for UWB applications,” IEEE Computational Electromagnetics International Workshop, pp.6-7, 2015.
  • B. Tar, and U. Çilingiroglu, “Nanowatt-scale power management for on-chip photovoltaic energy harvesting beacons,” IEEE Journal on Emerging and Selected Topics in Circuits and Systems, vol.4, pp.284-291, 2014.
  • U. Çilingiroglu, B. Tar, and Ç. Özmen “On-chip photovoltaic energy conversion in bulk-CMOS for indoor applications,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I: Regular Papers, vol.61, pp.2491-2504, 2014.
  • U. Çilingiroglu, and S. İpek, “A zero-voltage switching technique for minimizing the current-source power of implanted stimulators,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Circuits and Systems, vol.7, pp.469-479, 2013.
  • O. K. Ekekon, S. Maltabaş , M. Margala, U. Çilingiroglu, “Power minimization methodology for VCTL topologies,” Proceedings of IEEE International SOC Conference, pp.330-333, 2010.
  • S. Maltabaş, M. Margala, U. Çilingiroglu, “Varicap threshold logic,” Proceedings of Great Lakes Symposium on Microelectronics, pp.25-34, 2009.
  • U. Çilingiroglu, “Magnetic in-circuit testing of multiple power and ground pins for open faults,” Journal of Electronic Testing: Theory and Applications, vol.23, pp.25-34, 2007.
  • U. Çilingiroglu, S. Chen, and E. Çilingiroğlu, “Range sensing with a Scheimpflug camera and a CMOS sensor/processor chip,” IEEE Sensors Journal, vol.4, pp.36-44, 2004.
  • U. Çilingiroglu and S. K. Hoon, “An optimally self-biased threshold voltage extractor,” IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, vol.52, pp.1528-1532, 2003.
  • A. Becker-Gomez, U Çilingiroğlu, and J. Silva-Martinez, “Compact sub-hertz OTA-C filter design with interface-trap charge-pump,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol.38, pp.929-934, 2003.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, A. Becker-Gomez, and K. T. Veeder, “An evaluation of MOS interface-trap charge pump as an ultra-low constant-current generator,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol.38, pp.71-83, 2003.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, E. Çilingiroğlu, S. Chen, and B. Sıddık Yarman, “Real-time range sensing with a Scheimpflug camera and a single custom sensor/processor chip,” pp.209-210, IS&T/SPIE Symposium on Electronic Imaging Science and Technology, 2003.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, K. T. Veeder, and A. Becker-Gomez, “Ultra-low constant-current generation with MOS interface-trap charge pump,” Proc. 45th IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Systems, vol.1, pp.275-278, 2002.
  • A. Becker-Gomez, U. Çilingiroğlu, and J. S.-Martinez, “Compact sub-hertz OTA-C filter design with MOS interface-trap charge pump,” Proc. 45th IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Systems, vol.3, pp.145-148, 2002.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, and L. E. Dake, “Rank-order filter design with sampled analog multiple-winners-take-all core,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol.37, pp.978-984, 2002.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, S. Chen, E. Çilingiroğlu, and B. Sıddık Yarman, “A single-chip vision based range sensor,” Proceedings of IASTED International Conference on Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition, and Applications (SPPRA), pp.413-418, 2002.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, and L. E. Dake, “A sampled-analog rank-order-filter architecture,” Proceedings of International IEEE Conference on Circuits, Electronics, and Systems, vol.1, pp.173 -176, 2001.
  • S. K. Hoon, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “An optimally self-biased threshold-voltage extractor,” Proceedings of International IEEE Conference on Circuits, Electronics, and Systems, vol.1, pp.19 -22, 2001.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, and Y. Özelçi, “Multiple-valued static CMOS memory cell,” IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing, vol.48, pp.282-290, 2001.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, and S. Chen, “A CMOS imaging chip for real-time range finding,” Proc. 43rd IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Systems, Lansing MI, Vol.3, pp.1124-1127, 2000.
  • T. L. E. Dake, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “Rank-order filter using multiple-winners-take-all,” Proc. 43rd IEEE Midwest Symp. on Circuits and Systems, Lansing MI, Vol.1, pp.482-485, 2000.
  • U. Çilingiroglu and S. K. Hoon, “An accurate self-bias threshold voltage extractor using differential difference feedback amplifier,” Proceedings of 2000 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS 2000), vol.5, pp.209-212.
  • B. Şekerkıran and U. Çilingiroğlu “A CMOS k-winners-take-all circuit with O(N) complexity,” IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems II: Analog and Digital Signal Processing, vol.46, pp.1-5, 1999.
  • B. Şekerkıran and U. Çilingiroğlu, “Precision improvement in current-mode winner-take-all circuits using gain-boosted regulated-cascode CMOS stages,” Proceedings of 1998 IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN98), pp.553-556.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu and D. Y. Aksın, “A 4-transistor euclidean distance cell for analog classifiers,” Proceedings of 1998 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS98), vol.1, pp.84-87.
  • Y. Leblebici, A. Kepkep, F. K. Gürkaynak, H. Özdemir, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A fully pipelined programmable real-time 3×3 image filter based on capacitive threshold-logic gates,” Proceedings of 1997 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS97), vol.3, pp.2072-2075.
  • B. Şekerkıran, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “Improving the resolution of Lazzaro Winner-Take-All Circuit,” Proceedings of 1997 International Conference on Neural Networks (ICNN97), vol.2, pp.1005-1008.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, B. Pamir, Z. S. Günay, and F. Dülger, “Sampled-analog implementation of application-specific fuzzy controllers,” IEEE Trans. Fuzzy Systems, vol.5, pp.431-442, August 1997.
  • B. Onat, J. A. McNeill, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “Implementation of a charge-based neural euclidean classifier for a 3 bit flash analog-to-digital converter,” IEEE Trans. Instrumentation and Measurement, vol.46, pp.672-677, 1997.
  • H. Özdemir, A. Kepkep, B. Pamir, Y. Leblebici, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A capacitive threshold-logic gate,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol.31, pp.1141-1150, 1996.
  • Y. Leblebici, H. Özdemir, A. Kepkep, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A compact high-speed 31-bit data compressor using capacitive threshold-logic gates,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 31, pp.1177-1183, 1996.
  • B. Şekerkıran, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A high resolution CMOS winner-take-all circuit,” Proceedings of 1995 IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks (ICNN95), pp.2023-2026.
  • F. Dülger, Z. S. Günay, B. Pamir, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “ASIC Implementation of fuzzy controllers: a sampled-analog approach,” Digest of Technical Papers, 1995 European Solid State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC95), pp.450-453.
  • Y. Leblebici, H. Özdemir, A. Kepkep, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A compact parallel (31,5)-counter circuit based on capacitive threshold-logic gates,” Digest of Technical Papers, 1995 European Solid State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC95), pp.390-393.
  • Y. Leblebici, H. Özdemir, A. Kepkep, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A compact (8×8)-bit serial/parallel multiplier based on capacitive threshold logic,” Proceedings of 1995 European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD95), pp.55-58.
  • B. Onat, J. A. McNeill, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A neural euclidean classifier utilizing a purely capacitive synaptic matrix,” Proceedings of 1995 European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design (ECCTD95), pp.199-202.
  • B. Onat, J. A. McNeill, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “Implementation of a charge-based neural euclidean classifier for a 3-bit flash analog-to-digital converter,” Proceedings of 1995 IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Technology Conference (IMTC95), pp.834-839.
  • Y. He and U. Çilingiroğlu, “A charge-based on-chip adaptation kohonen neural network,” IEEE Trans. Neural Networks, vol.4, pp.462-469, 1993.
  • Y. He, U. Çilingiroğlu and E. S. Sinencio, “A high-density and low-power charge-based hamming network,” IEEE Trans. Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems, vol.1, pp.56-62, 1993.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “A charge-based neural hamming classifier,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol.28, pp.59-67, 1993.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Bistable storage in pulsed gate-controlled diodes,” IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol.12, pp.338-340, 1991. (SCI=1) 10. U. Çilingiroğlu, “A purely capacitive synaptic matrix for fixed-weight neural networks,” IEEE Trans. Circuits and Systems, vol.CS-38, pp.210-217, 1991.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Capacitive synapses for microelectronic neural networks,” Proceedings of 1990 IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS90), pp.2982-2985.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Charge-pumping spectroscopy with pulsed interface probing,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol.ED-37, pp.267-272, 1990.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “A pulsed interface-probing technique for MOS interface characterization at mid-gap levels,” IEEE Trans. Electron Devices, vol.ED-35, pp.2391-2396, 1988.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “A general model for interface-trap charge-pumping effects in MOS devices,” Solid-State Electronics, vol.28, pp.1127-1141, 1985.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “A two-device bistable memory circuit without feedback loop,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol.SC-17, pp.593-596, 1982.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “A two-device bistable memory circuit without feedback loop,” Digest of Technical Papers, 1981 European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC81), pp.199-201.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Bistabilization of MOS/RAM cells: The charge pumping loop approach,” Proceedings of 1980 IEEE International Conference on Circuits and Computers (ICCC80), pp.31-34.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “A charge-pumping-loop concept for static MOS/RAM cells,” IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol.SC-14, pp.599-603, 1979.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Charge-pumping-loop concept for static MOS-RAM cells,” Digest of Technical Papers, 1978 European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC78), pp.106-109.

Book

  • U. Çilingiroğlu, Systematic Analysis of Bipolar and MOS Transistors, Artech House, Norwood, MA, 1993.

Patents

  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Power management techniques for implanted stimulators,” European Patent ES2562451, March 4, 2016.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Power management techniques for implanted stimulators,” Australian Patent 2009353550, May 14, 2015.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Power management techniques for implanted stimulators,” US Patent 8,560,081, October 15, 2013.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Multi-stage linear voltage regulator with frequency compensation,” US Patent 7,843,180, November 30, 2010.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Identification of pin-open faults by capacitive coupling through the integrated circuit package,” European Patent EP0492806 November 4, 1998.
  • D. T. Crook, K. W. Keirn, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “System for measuring the integrity of an electrical contact,” US Patent 5,625,292, April 29, 1997.
  • D. T. Crook, K. W. Keirn, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “Identification of pin-open faults by capacitive coupling through the integrated circuit package,” US Patent 5,557,209, September 17, 1996.
  • D. T. Crook, K. W. Keirn, and U. Çilingiroğlu, “Identification of pin-open faults by capacitive coupling through the integrated circuit package,” US Patent 5,254,953, October 19, 1993.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “Identification of pin-open faults by capacitive coupling through the integrated circuit package,” US Patent 5,124,660, June 23, 1992.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “k pompalı dinamik beslemeli hafıza hücresi,” Turkish Patent 19255, August 15, 1978.
  • U. Çilingiroğlu, “k pompalı dinamik beslemeli hafıza hücresi,” Turkish Patent 19254, August 15, 1978.

Presentations

  • “MOSFET biasing and sizing by simulation in linear analog integrated-circuit design,” BİLGEM, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, Kocaeli, Turkey, 2017.
  • “MOSFET biasing and sizing by simulation in linear analog integrated-circuit design,” Sabancı University, İstanbul, 2016.
  • “The new partnership between microelectronics and medicine: wireless body area networks,” Cerahpaşa Faculty of Medicine, İstanbul University, 2016.
  • “Interface-Trap Charge-Pump as a Thermal Sensor,” Advanced Micro Devices, Austin TX, 2002.
  • “We Stand Where Devices Meet Circuits,” Texas Instruments, Dallas TX, 2000.
  • “Capacitive VLSI Techniques in Engineered Intelligence,” European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design, İstanbul, 1995.
  • “A Review of the Interface-Trap Charge Pumping Effect as a Measurement Technique,” Joint Meeting, NASA Johnson Space Center and Prairie View A&M University, Prairie View TX, 1985.