dr. W. Wu

PhD student
Electronic Circuits and Architectures (ELCA), Department of Microelectronics

PhD thesis (Sep 2013): Millimeter-Wave Digitally-Assisted Frequency Synthesizer in CMOS
Promotor: John Long, Bogdan Staszewski

Expertise: 60-GHz transmiter/receiver design


Dr. Wanghua Wu (defended her PhD thesis on 2013-09-24) is now working at Marvell, California, USA. She specializes in mm-wave and mixed-signal circuit design. She received two MSc degrees in Electrical Engineering from both Fudan University, Shanghai, China and Delft University of Technology (cum laude), Netherlands in 2007. Wanghua Wu received the second-prize award ($5,000) in the Broadcom University Research Competition for the 60GHz ADPLL

Her research experiences are:

  • Delft University of Technology, Delft, The Netherlands: Researcher (July 2007 - Nov 2013)
    1. Designed the first 60-GHz all-digital PLL(ADPLL) with programmable wideband frequency modulation capability in 65-nm CMOS (from system modeling to IC implementation and testing software development).
    2. Designed a 60-GHz FMCW radar transmitter using digitally intensive techniques in 65-nm CMOS.
    3. Designed two high resolution 60-GHz digitally controlled oscillators with different capacitance reduction techniques in 90-nm CMOS.
    4. Designed a 20-GHz low phase noise oscillator driving a tripler for a 60-GHz analog PLL RF front-end in 65-nm CMOS.
  • Philips Research, Eindhoven, The Netherlands: Design Engineer Intern (May 2006 - March 2007)
    1. Designed a 17-GHz receiver front-end for ultra-low power wireless sensor network in 0.25-┬Ám SiGe BiCMOS technology.

Last updated: 26 Dec 2018

Wanghua Wu

  • Left in 2013
  • Now: Marvell, California, USA