Seminars: Academic and Industrial

Invited academic and industrial seminars and presentations.

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Academic Conference, Symposium and Meeting Seminars

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M. S. McCorquodale, "Self-Referenced Monolithic RF CMOS Oscillators for XTAL and XO Replacement," CMOS Emerging Technolgoies Workshop (CMOSET), Whistler, BC, Canada, June 2011 (invited).

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M. S. McCorquodale, "A History of the Development of CMOS Oscillators: The Dark Horse in Frequency Control," IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium and European Time and Frequency Forum (IFCS-EFTF), San Francisco, CA, May 2011 (invited).

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M. S. McCorquodale, "A Silicon Die as a Frequency Source," International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS), Newport Beach, CA, Jun. 2, 2010.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Growing Innovative Engineers: Students With Startups," National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD, Dec. 3, 2009.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Self-Referenced CMOS Oscillators," a workshop on "Current and Future Trends in Frequency Generation Circuits," IEEE Radio Frequency Integrated Circuit Conference (RFIC), Boston, MA 2009.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "On Modern and Historical Short-Term Frequency Stability Metrics for Frequency Sources," European Time and Frequency Forum and International Frequency Control Symposium (EFTF-IFCS), Besançon, France 2009.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Self-Referenced, Trimmed and Compensated RF CMOS Harmonic Oscillators as Monolithic Frequency Generators," IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium (IFCS), Honolulu, HI 2008.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Developing Future Engineers," National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD 2007.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Mobius Microsystems: A Case Study in the Commercialization of Graduate Research in Electrical Engineering," American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition,, Honolulu, Hawaii 2007.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Building Entrepreneurial Engineering Leaders for the Global Environment," National Science Foundation (NSF) Engineering Research Centers (ERC) Annual Meeting, Bethesda, MD 2006.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Newton: A Library-Based Analytical Synthesis Tool for RF-MEMS Resonators," Asia and South Pacific Design Automation Conference (ASP-DAC), Yokohama, Japan 2006.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "A 9.2mW 528/66/50MHz Monolithic Clock Synthesizer for Mobile µP Platforms," IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), San Jose, CA 2005.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "UMIPS: A Semiconductor IP Repository for IC Design Research and Education," American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition,, Salt Lake City, UT 2004.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Top-Down and Bottom-Up Approaches to Stable Clock Synthesis," International Conference on Electronic Circuits and Systems (ICECS), Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 2003.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Microsystem and SoC Design with UMIPS," IFIP VLSI-SoC International Conference, Darmstadt, Germany 2003.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Academic and Professional Resources for Student-Led Technology Ventures," American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference & Exposition,, Nashville, TN 2003.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Study and Simulation of CMOS LC Oscillator Phase Noise and Jitter," IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), Bangkok, Thailand 2003.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "A Top-Down Microsystems Design Methodology and Associated Challenges," Design Automation and Test Europe (DATE), Designer's Forum, Munich, Germany 2003.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "An Integrated MEMS-BiCMOS SINCGARS Transceiver," Design Automation Conference (DAC), Invited Paper and Winner of the Student Design Contest: First Place, Concepetual Category and Judge's Best Paper, Los Angeles, CA 2000.

University Seminars

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Exiting Back onto the On-Ramp: A Story of Founding, Exiting and Continuing to Operate a Semiconductor Start-Up Business," Engineer in Residence Program, U. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, March 9, 2011.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Silicon Challenges Quartz: Precision Self-Referenced Solid-State Oscillators for Frequency Control and Generation," Toronto Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Chapter Lecture, U. of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, October 22, 2009.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Straight Down the Crooked Path: The Dynamic Process of Commercializing Research," Distinguished Lecture in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Sept. 25, 2009. (Invited in honor of receiving the College of Engineering Recent Engineering Graduate Alumni Award)

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "From U. of M. to Silicon Valley: A Critical Discussion on Commercializing Research from the Experience of 'Doing It'," Entrepreneurship Hour, Distinguished Innovator Series Speaker, Center for Entrepreneurship, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, March 21, 2008.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "The Race to Replace Quartz," VLSI Seminar Series, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, November 2, 2007.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "The Race to Replace Quartz," WIMS ERC Seminar Series, Dept. of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, April 5, 2007.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "The Race to Replace Quartz," Berkeley Wireless Research Center (BWRC) Seminar Series, University of California, Berkeley, CA, February 2, 2007.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Entrepreneurship and the Commercialization of University Research in Engineering," WIMS ERC Seminar Series, University of Michigan, January 2006.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "CMOS and MEMS Approaches to Monolithic Timing and Frequency Synthesis," Utah Microfabrication Laboratory Seminar Series, University of Utah, March 2005.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Monolithic and Top-Down Clock Synthesis with Micromachined RF Reference," Ph.D. Defense, University of Michigan, April 9, 2004.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, Robert M. Senger, and Eric D. Marsman, "High Yield Integrated Circuit Design Using the MOSIS Service," University of Michigan, October 2003.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Mobius Microsystems" Michigan Entrepreneurs: A Showcase of Entrepreneurship, University of Michigan 2003.

Industrial Seminars

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "CrystalFree Oscillators: Redefining Cost and Performance of Timing Devices," Embedded World Forum, Nürnberg, Germany, Mar. 12, 2012.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "CrystalFree Oscillators: Redefining Cost and Performance of Timing Devices," Webcast, Nov. 18, 2011.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "All-Silicon Frequency Sources for Ethernet," Ethernet Technology Summit, San Jose, CA, Feb. 24, 2010.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Frequency Sources for Flash Memory Applications," Flash Memory Summit, Santa Clara, CA, August 13, 2008.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Logic NVM for Precision Analog and Timing Circuits in CMOS," Logic NVM Event, Santa Clara, CA, June 18, 2008.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Mobius Microsystems," AeA Fall Venture Forum, Palo Alto, CA, Sept. 2005.

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Michael S. McCorquodale, "Monolithic and Top-Down Clock Synthesis with Micromachined RF Reference," IBM Austin Research Laboratories (ARL), Austin, TX, April 20, 2004.