Taiyun Chi received the Ph.D. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2017. In 2018, he was with Speedlink Technology Inc., a silicon-valley startup, working on extremely broadband mm-wave transceiver front-end for 5G communication. He joined Rice University ECE department as an Assistant Professor in January 2019.
Dr. Chi’s group focuses on innovating RF/millimeter-wave/Terahertz integrated circuits for high-speed wireless communication, radar, and spectroscopy. He is also interested in integrated bio-sensors and bio-actuators for drug screening, personalized medicine, and wound healing.
Dr. Chi is a recipient of the Sigma Xi Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (Georgia Tech Chapter) in 2018, the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) Best Paper Award in 2017, and the USTC Guo Moruo Presidential Scholarship in 2012. He was also a co-recipient of the IEEE SENSORS Best Live Demo Award (2nd place) in 2016, and the IEEE RFIC Best Student Paper Awards (2nd place) in 2016 and 2018. He serves as the Chair of the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Houston Chapter.