Albrecht Rothermel received his Dipl.-Ing. degree in electrical engineering from the University of Dortmund, and his Dr.-Ing. (Ph.D.) degree from the Univer- sity of Duisburg, both Germany, in 1984 and 1989, respectively. From 1985 to
1989, he was with the Fraunhofer Institute of Microelectronic Circuits and Systems, Duisburg, Germany. From 1990 to 1993, he was with Thomson Consumer Elec- tronics (Thomson Multimedia), Corporate Research, Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany. As manager of the IC design laboratory, he was involved in analog and mixed circuit design for audio and video. Since 1994, he has been with the Institute of Microelectronics, University of Ulm, Germany, as a Professor of Electrical Engineering. Dr. Rothermel was a guest scientist at Thomson Multimedia in Indianapolis, USA (1997), at the Edith-Cowan University in Perth, Western Aus- tralia (2003), and at the Shandong University in Jinan, P.R. China (2006). He has published more than 100 papers, book chapters, and patents and received numerous best-paper awards. He was an Associate Editor of the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, and he is a member of the program committees of ISSCC, ESSCIRC, and ICCE. He is a senior member and distinguished lecturer of the IEEE.
Prof. Albrecht Rothermel University of Ulm, Institute of Microelectronics, Albert-Einstein-Allee 43, 89081 Ulm, Germany, info [at] albrecht-rothermel.de