Student Paper Contest

The purpose of the Student Paper Contest is to reward students for exceptional work, and take into account a group project atmosphere as well as individual projects. The RWW Student Paper Contest provides students with the opportunity to share their work and discuss their results with experts from industry and academia. It is open to all students attending the RWW and presenting a paper at one of the topical conferences (RWS, PAWR, WiSNet, SiRF, and TWIoS). Starting from 2017 the Steering Committee established a new format of the Student Paper Contest, which is now a single event for the whole RWW. We will award the two best student papers of the whole RWW at RWW Plenary Session on Tuesday, January 22 (from 10:00 AM to 12:00 AM).

The authors are invited to present their work three times during the week:

  1. In the Special Session on Student Paper Finalists, that will be held on Monday January 21 from 9:00 AM to 11:50 AM. All finalists have exactly 5 minutes to elaborate their work in an elevator pitch. Exact timing of the presentations will be fixed in late December and published here.
  2. In the Poster Contest, that will be held on Monday January 22 from 3:40 PM to 4:50 PM.
  3. In the regular session as indicated in the program.

Judges will listen to the elevator pitches and will inspect the posters to evaluate the work in different categories.

Congratulations, the following papers have been selected as finalists in the Student Paper Contest of the RWW2019.

A Low Phase Noise, Wide Tuning Range 20 GHz Magnetic-Coupled Hartley-VCO in a 28 nm CMOS Technology

Daniel Reiter et al., Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

A Ka-Band Power Amplifier with Reconfigurable Impedance Matching Network

Asad Nawaz et al., Michigan State University, USA

A 60 GHz 30.5 % PAE Differential Stacked PA with Second Harmonic Control in 45 nm PD-SOI CMOS

Radu Ciocoveanu et al., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Highly-Selective RF Duplexers Using Multi-Resonant Junctions

Dakotah Simpson et al., University of Colorado Boulder, USA

A Compact 24-32 GHz Linear Upconverting Mixer with -1.5 dBm OP1dB Using 0.13-Um SiGe BiCMOS Process

Jubaid Qayyum et al., Michigan State University, USA

Dynamic Selection and Update of Digital Predistorter Coefficients for Power Amplifier Linearization

Quynh Anh Pham et al., Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Spain

Highly Integrated < 0.14 mm² D-Band Receiver Front-Ends for Radar and Imaging Applications in a 130 nm SiGe BiCMOS Technology

Erick Aguilar et al., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

A 158 pJ/bit 1.0 Mbps Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Compatible Backscatter Communication System for Wireless Sensing

James Rosenthal et al., University of Washington, USA

FMCW Radar Driver Head Motion Monitoring Based on Doppler Spectrogram and Range-Doppler Evolution

Rachel Chae et al., Texas Tech University, USA

A Small and Lightweight Ultra-Low Power GSM Cell Tracker

Stefan Erhardt et al., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Design of Planar Waveguide Transition and Antenna Array utilizing Low-Loss Substrate for 79 GHz Radar Applications

Wael Ahmad et al., IHP-Microelectronics, Germany

Cardiff Behavioural Model Analysis using a Two-Tone Stimulus

Azam Al-Rawachy et al., Cardiff University, UK

ZeroScatter: Zero-Added-Component Backscatter Communication using Existing Digital I/O Pins

Anissa Dadkhah et al., University of Washington, USA

Low Insertion Loss D-band SPDT Switches Using Reverse and Forward Saturated SiGe HBTs

Karakuzulu Alper et al., IHP-Microelectronics, Germany

Compact Modeling of Series Stacked Tapered Spiral Inductors

Sathyasree Magesh et al., IIT Madras, India

A 2-GHz Sampled Line Impedance Sensor for Power Amplifier Applications with Varying Load Impedance

Devon Donahue et al., University of Colorado Boulder, USA

Multiple Subject Respiratory Pattern Recognition and Estimation of Direction of Arrival using Phase-Comparison Monopulse Radar

Shekh Md Mahmudul Islam et al., University of Hawaii, USA

Closed-loop Adaptive Transcutaneous Wireless Power Transfer System for Implantable Sensors

Nishat Tarannum Tasneem et al., University of North Texas, USA

LC Tank Differential Inductor-Coupled Dual-Core 60 GHz Push-Push VCO in 45 nm RF-SOI CMOS Technology

Johannes Rimmelspacher et al., Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

Effort Considerations of Compressed Sensing for Automotive Radar

Fabian Roos et al., Ulm University, Germany