Nauta circuits – The Inspiration

The wireless sensor network magazine recognises the work of Bram Nauta. He was born in 1964 in Hengelo, The Netherlands. In 1987 he received the M.Sc degree (cum laude) in electrical engineering from the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands. In 1991 he received the Ph.D. degree from the same university on the subject of analog CMOS filters for very high frequencies. In 1991 he joined the Mixed-Signal Circuits and Systems Department of Philips Research, Eindhoven the Netherlands. In 1998 he returned to the University of Twente, where he is currently a distinguished professor, heading the IC Design group. His current research interest is high-speed analog CMOS circuits, software defined radio, cognitive radio and beamforming.

bramHe served as the Editor-in-Chief (2007-2010) of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), and was the 2013 program chair of the International Solid State Circuits Conference (ISSCC). He is currently the Vice President of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society.

Also, he served as Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (1997-1999), and of JSSC (2001-2006). He was in the Technical Program Committee of the Symposium on VLSI circuits (2009-2013) and is in the steering committee and programme committee of the European Solid State Circuit Conference (ESSCIRC).  He served as distinguished lecturer of the IEEE and is fellow of  IEEE. He is co-recipient of the ISSCC 2002 and 2009 “Van Vessem Outstanding Paper Award” and in 2014 he received the ‘Simon Stevin Meester’ award (500.000€), the largest Dutch national prize for achievements in technical sciences.

Below is an inspiration to what led to Nauta circuits

 The chip designs of Bram Nauta



Bram Nauta