Timothy (Tod) Dickson
Timothy (Tod) Dickson received the B.S. and M.Eng. degrees at the University of Florida, and the Ph.D. degree at the University of Toronto. In 2006 he joined IBM Research in Yorktown Heights, NY where he currently leads research projects investigating high-speed power-efficient I/O solutions for electrical and optical wireline communication links. Since 2014, he has served on the Technical Advisory Board of the Semiconductor Research Corporation Analog-Mixed Signal Circuits, Systems, and Devices (AMS-CSD) thrust. He is also an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University in New York, NY, where he has taught graduate level courses in analog and mixed-signal circuit design since 2007.
Dr. Dickson has been a recipient or co-recipient of several best paper awards, including the Best Paper Award for the 2009 IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, the Beatrice Winner Award for Editorial Excellence at the 2009 ISSCC, the Best Paper Award at the 2015 IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC), and the Best Student Paper Award at the 2004 Symposium on VLSI Circuits He served as a member of the Technical Program Committee of the IEEE Compound Semiconductor Integrated Circuit Symposium from 2007-2009, and has been a member of the CICC Technical Program Committee since 2017. He has been a guest editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits. Since 2018, he has been an Associate Editor for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Letters. In 2019-2020, he was as a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE.