Pier Andrea Francese


Pier Andrea Francese


Principal RSM - Analog Circuit Design


IBM Research Europe - Zurich Zurich, Switzerland


Pier Andrea Francese received the Laurea degree in electrical engineering (cum laude) from the Politecnico di Milano, Italy, and the Ph.D. degree from the Federal Institute of Technology of Zurich (ETH), Switzerland, in 1993 and 2005, respectively. He is currently a Principal Research Staff Member at the IBM Zurich Research Laboratory in Rueschlikon, Switzerland, and he serves as the Technical Leader of the high-speed interconnect technology group. His research interests are in the areas of high-speed data converters, analog equalization and clock-data-recovery circuit techniques for wireline and optical transceivers and, more recently, in analog signal processing for in-memory and quantum computing.




High-Speed I/O Links

Designing the next generation High-Speed I/O Links targeting low power consumption, low latency and small silicon area.

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