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2014

  1. Seongjong Kim, Mingoo Seok, “Analysis and Optimization of In-Situ Error Detection Techniques in Ultra-Low-Voltage Pipeline,” IEEE ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2014, accepted for publication

  2. Seongjong Kim, Mingoo Seok, “Reconfigurable Interconnect-Driving Technique for Ultra-Dynamic-Voltage-Scaling Systems,” IEEE ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2014, accepted for publication

  3. Seongjong Kim, Mingoo Seok, “R-Processor: 0.4V Resilient Processor with a Voltage-Scalable and Low-Overhead In-Situ Error Detection and Correction Technique in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI), 2014, accepted for publication

  4. Jiangyi Li, Mingoo Seok, “Robust and In-Situ Self-Testing Technique for Monitoring Device Aging Effects in Pipeline Circuits,” ACM EDAC IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2014, accepted for publication

  5. Teng Yang, Seongjong Kim, Peter R. Kinget, Mingoo Seok, “0.6-1.0V, 279mm^2, 0.92uW Temperature Sensor with < +3.2/-3.4oC Error for Dense On-Chip Thermal Monitoring,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), pp.282-283, 2014 IEEE

2013

  1. Mingoo Seok, Zhe Cao, “Parallelism and Pipelining in Ultra-Low Voltage Digital Circuits,” IEEE SOI-3D-Subthreshold Microelectronics Technology Unified Conference (S3S), 2013, invited IEEE

  2. Yoonmyung Lee, Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “ Achieving Ultra-low Standby Power with an Energycient SCCMOS Bias Generator,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems II (TCAS-II), 2013, accepted for publication

  3. Mohammad Hassan Ghaed, Gregory Chen, Razi-ul Haque, Michael Wieckowski, Yejoong Kim, Gyouho Kim, Yoonmyung Lee, Inhee Lee, David Fick, Daeyeon Kim, Mingoo Seok, Kensall, and K. Wise, David Blaauw, and Dennis Sylvester, “Circuits for a Cubic-Millimeter Energy-Autonomous Wireless Intraocular Pressure Monitor,” IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I (TCAS-I), vol.60, no.12, pp.3152-3162, 2013 IEEE

  4. Matthew Fojtik, Daeyeon Kim, Gregory K. Chen, Yu-Shiang Lin, David Fick, Junsun Park, Mingoo Seok, Mao-Ter Chen, Zhiyoong Foo, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Millimeter-Scale Energy-Autonomous Sensor System with Stacked Battery and Solar Cells,” IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits (JSSC), vol.48, no.3, Mar.2013, pp.801-813 IEEE

  5. Yu Chen, Mingoo Seok, Steve M. Nowick, “Robust and Energy-Energycient Asynchronous Dynamic Pipelines for Ultra-Low-Voltage Operations Using Adaptive Keeper Control,” IEEE ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2013 IEEE

  6. Jian Liu, Steve M. Nowick, Mingoo Seok, “Soft MOUSETRAP: a Bundled-Data Asynchronous Pipeline Scheme Tolerant to Random Variations at Ultra Low Supply Voltages,” IEEE International Symposium on Asynchronous Circuits and Systems (ASYNC), 2013, pp.1-7 IEEE

2012

  1. Mingoo Seok, “Performance and Energy-Efficiency Improvement through Modified CPL in Organic Transistor Integrated Circuits,” IEEE ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2012, ACM

  2. Mingoo Seok, “A Fine-Grained Many VT Design Methodology for Ultra Low Voltage Operations,” IEEE ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2012, ACM

  3. Mingoo Seok, “Decoupling Capacitor Design Strategy for Minimizing Supply Noise of Ultra Low Voltage Circuits,” ACM IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2012, ACM

  4. Mingoo Seok, Dongsuk Jeon, Chaitali Chakrabarti, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Extending Energy-Saving Voltage Scaling in Ultra Low Voltage Integrated Circuit Designs,” IEEE International Conference on IC Design and Technology (ICICDT), 2012, invited, IEEE

  5. Mingoo Seok, Gyouho Kim, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “A Portable 2-Transistor Picowatt Temperature-Compensated Voltage Reference Operating at 0.5V,” IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC), 2012 IEEE

  6. Dongsuk Jeon, Mingoo Seok, Chaitali Chakrabarti, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “A Super-Pipelined Energy Emergingcient Subthreshold 240MSs FFT Core in 65nm CMOS,” IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC)/, 2012, invited, IEEE

2011

  1. Mingoo Seok, Dongsuk Jeon, Chaitali Chakrabarti, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “A 0.27V, 30MHz, 17.7nJ-transform 1024-pt Complex FFT Core with super-pipelining,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conferences (ISSCC), 2011, IEEE

  2. Gregory Chen, Hassan Ghaed, Razi-Ul Haque, Michael Wieckowski, Yejoong Kim, Gyouho Kim, David Fick, Daeyeon Kim, Mingoo Seok, Kensall Wise, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “A 1 Cubic Millimeter Energy-Autonomous Wireless Intraocular Pressure Monitor,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conferences (ISSCC), 2011, IEEE

  3. Mingoo Seok, Dongsuk Jeon, Chaitali Chakrabarti, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Pipeline Strategy for Improving Optimal Energy Efficiency in Ultra-Low Voltage Design,” ACM IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2011, ACM

  4. Dongsuk Jeon, Mingoo Seok, Chaitali Chakrabarti, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Energy-Optimized High Performance FFT Processor,” IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing (ICASSP), 2011, IEEE

  5. Daeyeon Kim, Gregory K. Chen, Matthew Fojtik, Mingoo Seok, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “A Femtowatt-Scale Ultra-Low Leakage 10T SRAM with Speed Compensation Scheme,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2011, IEEE

  6. Mingoo Seok, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Robust Clock Network Design Methodology for Ultra-Low Voltage Operations,” IEEE Journal on Emerging and Special Topics on Circuits and Systems (JETCAS), 2011, invited, IEEE

  7. Mingoo Seok, Gregory Chen, Scott Hanson, Michael Wieckowski, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Mitigating Variability in Near Threshold Computing,” IEEE Journal on Emerging and Special Topics on Circuits and Systems (JETCAS), 2011, invited, IEEE

  8. Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Sleep Mode Analysis and Optimization with Minimal-Sized Power Gating Switch for Ultra-low Vdd Operations,” IEEE Transactions on VLSI systems (TVLSI), 2011, IEEE

2010

  1. Mingoo Seok, Gyouho Kim, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Variability Analysis of a Digitally Trimmable Ultra-Low Power Voltage Reference,” IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), Sep, 2010 IEEE

  2. Mingoo Seok, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Clock Network Design for Ultra-Low Power Applications,” IEEE ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), Aug, 2010 ACM

  3. Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, Michael Wieckowski, Gregory K. Chen, Yu-Shiang Lin, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Circuit Design Advances to Enable Ubiquitous Sensing Environments,” IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS), 2010, invited, IEEE

  4. Gregory K. Chen, Matthew Fojtik, Daeyeon Kim, David Fick, Junsun Park, Mingoo Seok, Mao-Ter Chen, Zhiyoong Foo, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “A Millimeter-Scale Near-Perpetual Sensor System with Stacked Battery and Solar Cells,” IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC), 2010 IEEE

2009

  1. Mingoo Seok, Gyouho Kim, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “A 0.5V 2.2pW 2-Transistor Voltage Reference,” IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference (CICC), 2009 IEEE

  2. Michael Wieckowski, Gregory K. Chen, Mingoo Seok, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “A Hybrid DC-DC Converter for Nanoampere Sub-1V Implantable Applications,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI), 2009 IEEE

  3. Scott Hanson, Mingoo Seok, Yu-shiang Lin, Zhiyoong Foo, Daeyeon Kim, Yoonmyung Lee, Nurrachman Liu, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “A Low-Voltage Processor for Sensing Applications With Picowatt Standby Mode,” IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC), Apr., 2009, invited, IEEE

2008

  1. Dennis Sylvester, Scott Hanson, Mingoo Seok, Yu-Shiang Lin, David Blaauw, “Designing Robust Ultra-Low Power Circuits,” IEEE International Electron Device Meetings (IEDM), 2008, invited, IEEE

  2. Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, Jae-sun Seo, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw “Robust Ultra-low Voltage ROM Design,” IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference (CICC), 2008 IEEE

  3. Yoonmyung Lee, Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester “Standby Power Reduction Techniques for Ultra-Low Power Processors,” IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference (ESSCIRC), 2008 IEEE

  4. Mingoo Seok, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “Optimal Technology Selection for Minimizing Energy and Variability in Low Voltage Applications,” IEEE ACM International Symposium on Low Power Electronics and Design (ISLPED), 2008 ACM

  5. Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, Yu-Shiang Lin, Zhiyoong Foo, Daeyeon Kim, Yoonmyung Lee, Nurrachman Liu, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “The Phoenix Processor: A 30pW Platform for Sensor Applications,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI), 2008 IEEE

  6. Scott Hanson, Bo Zhai, Mingoo Seok, Brian Cline, Kevin Zhou, Meghna Singhal, Michael Minuth, Javin Olson, Leyla Nazhandali, Todd Austin, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “Exploring Variability and Performance in a Sub-200mV Processor,” IEEE Journal of Solid State Circuits (JSSC), Apr., 2008, invited, IEEE

2007

  1. Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “Analysis and Optimization of Sleep modes in Subthreshold Circuit Design,” ACM IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2007 ACM

  2. Scott Hanson, Mingoo Seok, David Blaauw, Dennis Sylvester, “Nanometer Device Scaling in Subthreshold Circuits,” ACM IEEE Design Automation Conference (DAC), 2007 ACM

  3. Scott Hanson, Bo Zhai, Mingoo Seok, Brian Cline, Kevin Zhou, Meghna Singhal, Michael Minuth, Javin Olson, Leyla Nazhandali, Todd Austin, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “Performance and Variability Optimization Strategies in a 150mV processor,” IEEE Symposium on VLSI Circuits (VLSI), 2007 IEEE

  4. Scott Hanson, Mingoo Seok, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “Nanometer Device Scaling in Subthreshold Logic and SRAM,” IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices (TED), 2007, invited, IEEE

Workshops and design contests

  1. Paolo Mantovani, Emilion G. Cota, Seongjong Kim, Kevin Tien, Johnnie Chan, Giuseppe Di Guglielmo, Christian Pilato, Martha A. Kim, Mingoo Seok, Kenneth Shepard, Luca P. Carloni, “Benchmarking Methodology for Embedded Scalable Platforms,” SEAK: DAC Workshop on Suite of Embedded Applications and Kernels during ACM EDAC IEEE Design Automation Conference, 2014,

  2. Mingoo Seok, Scott Hanson, Yu-Shiang Lin, Zhiyoong Foo, Daeyeon Kim, Yoonmyung Lee, Nurrachman Liu, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, “Phoenix: an Ultra-Low Power Processor for Cubic Millimeter Sensor Systems,” DAC ISSCC Student Design Contest Winner, 2009 pdf

Patents

  1. Mingoo Seok, Dennis Sylvester, David Blaauw, Scott Hanson, Gregory K. Chen, “Pico-power Reference Voltage Generator,” US Patent Issued (Pending in China, Europe, Japan, South Korea, and Taiwan, Google Patent