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Dr. Qinwen Fan

EDUCATION

  • SEPT 2002 – JUNE 2006 BSc, Electronics Science and Technology, Nankai University, CN

  • SEPT 2006 – August 2008 MSc Cum Laude, Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, Microelectronics, TU Delft, NL

  • Nov 2008 – Dec 2012 PhD, Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, Microelectronics, TU Delft, NL

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  • MARCH 2017 – NOV. 2018 Postdoc, Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, TU Delft, NL

  • NOV. 2018 – MARCH 2022 Assistant professor, Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, TU Delft, NL

  • APRIL 2022 – JULY 2022 Tenured assistant professor, Electronics and Instrumentation Laboratory, TU Delft. NL

  • AUG. 2022 – PRESENT Tenured assistant professor, Electronic Components, Technology and Materials Laboratory, TU Delft, NL

 

INDUSTRIAL EXPERIENCE

  • OCT. 2012 – JUNE 2015 Senior member of technical staff, Maxim Integrated (currently Analog Device), Delft, NL

  • JULY 2015 – FEB 2017 Senior Design Engineer, Mellanox (currently NVIDIA), Delft, NL

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

17 years of precision analog IC design, 12 years in academy+ 5 years in industry

  • Sensor interface precision readout IC design

  • General-purpose precision IC design

  • Current-sensing precision IC design

7 years of power IC design,

  • Class-D switching amplifier IC design

  • DC-DC power converter IC design

  • Monolithic GaN IC design

  • Smart active gate driver IC

 

ACADEMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS

see publication page

PROJECT ACQUISITION

NATIONAL (Project name, Instrument, Year, Budget, Size, Role, Partners)

  • “Clarity of Fruit Frost”, NWO, 2020, 1M€, 3 PhDs, Consortium member, Daily supervisor for 1 PhD, TUD-Civil Engineer

  • “Class-D audio amplifier”, TKI, 2018, 680k€, 2PhDs, Daily supervisor for 2 PhDs, Goodix Technologies

  • “Next Generation Class-D Audio Amplifier”, TKI, 2023, 800k€, 2PhDs, Main Applicant, Daily supervisors for 2 PhDs, Goodix Technologies

  • “A Plant-powered Phenocam for Environmental Monitoring”, NWO, 2023, 1M€, 2PhDs, Main Applicant, Daily supervisors for 2 PhDs, Plant-e, etc.

INTERNATIONAL (Project name, Instrument, Year, Budget, Size, Role, Partners)

  • “AgraSense”, EU KDT, 2023 >1.5M €, 2PhDs + 2PDs, Co-applicant/ daily supervisor for 1 PhD and 1 PD, 50+ partners.

  • “All2GaN”, EU KDT, >1M€, 2PhDs, Co-applicant/contact person/daily supervisor for 1PhD, 50+ partners.

 

 

LEADERSHIP

NATIONAL

  • 2020 – present, Academic board member of the AgTech Institute TU Delft

  • 2021 – present, Board member of MT EE-NL Platform    

INTERNATIONAL

  • 2022, ISSCC Session 31 Audio Amplifiers Session Chair

  • 2022, ESSCIRC session Interface Circuits Session Co-chair

  • 2020 – present, Academic board member of the AgTech Institute TU Delft

  • 2021 – present, Board member of MT EE-NL Platform                    

  • 2021 – present, ISSCC TPC member of analog subcommittee

  • 2022 – present, VLSI Symposium TPC member of Circuits subcommittee

  • 2021 – present, ESSCIRC TPC member of the analog subcommittee

  • 2021, Guest editor of Solid-State Circuit Letters (SSCL)

  • 2023 – present, Co-lead EU section of SSCS Women in Circuits

  • 2021 – 2023 Associate Editor of Open Journal of the Solid-State Circuits

  • 2024 – present, ISSCC ITPC EU leadership team member

  • 2024, VLSI Session “Analog Techniques” Session Chair

  • 2024, VLSI Session “Power Management Techniques” Session Chair

HONORS and AWARDS

  • 2022, Recipient of ESSCIRC Best Student Paper award

  • 2021 – present, Distinguished lecturer of SSCS society

  • 2023, IEEE Senior Member

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