Xiyuan Tang is currently a post-doctoral researcher at University of Texas at Austin, co-advised by Prof. Nan Sun and Prof. David Z. Pan. Xiyuan received the B.Sc. degree (Hons.) from the School of Microelectronics, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China, in 2012, and the M.S. and Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA, in 2014 and 2019 respectively. He was a Design Engineer with Silicon Laboratories, Austin, from 2014 to 2017, where he was involved in the receiver design.

His current research interests include analog, mixed-signal circuits, sensor interfaces, and hardware security.

Xiyuan is currently on the academia job market.


  • 10/2019: One first-author and two co-author papers have been accepted to ISSCC 2020. Cheers!
  • 07/2019: Xiyuan successfully defend his Ph.D. dissertation.
  • 02/2019: One paper on ultra-low power dynamic comparator, is accepted by VLSI 2019. Cheers!
  • 12/2018: One paper on High-speed SAR ADC, is accepted by CICC 2019. Cheers!
  • 10/2018: One paper on Energy-Efficient Capacitance-to-Digital Converter, is accepted by ISSCC 2019. Cheers!
  • 10/2018: One co-authored paper on Continuous-Pipeline SAR ADC gets accepted to ISSCC 2019!
  • 09/2018: One co-authored paper, Semi-Supervised Learning for Effcient Performance Modeling of Analog and Mixed Signal Circuits, is accepted by ASP-DAC 2019. Cheers!
  • 07/2018: One co-authored paper on VCO-based ADC is accepted to ASSCC 2018!

Awards & Honors

  • Best Paper Award at Silicon Labs Tech Symposium, 2016
  • TI Outstanding Student Design Award, 2013
  • Graduation with Honor, College Graduate Excellence Award, 2012
  • National Scholarship, 2011
  • Hna Chi Hong Scholarship, 2011
  • Shanghai Scholarship, 2010