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Jun-Chau Chien is an Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Weber Family Engineering Faculty Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on analog/mixed-signal integrated circuits, bioelectronics, and RF/mmWave high-speed ICs. He is also interested in biosensor designs, molecular engineering, and techniques to couple semiconductor technologies with advanced biotechnologies for new platform development.

Jun-Chau Chien received his B.S. and M.S. from National Taiwan University, and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of California Berkeley in 2015, and postdoctoral training at Stanford University from 2016-2017. He became a Research Engineer at Stanford University, Department of Electrical Engineering, from 2017-2021. Before returning to Berkeley, he was an Assistant Professor at National Taiwan University. He held industrial positions at Xilinx, InvenSense, LifeSignals, and INanobio. He was the recipient of the 2022 IEEE BioCAS Best Paper Award, the 2019 IEEE CICC Outstanding Regular Paper Award, the 2014 Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship for Medical Applications, the 2014 Solid-State Circuit Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award, the 2013–2014 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award of the University of California at Berkeley, the 2014 Analog Devices Outstanding Design Award, the 2008 Berkeley Wireless Research Center Fellowship, the 2007 International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) Silk Road Award, and the 2006 Outstanding Research Award and Annual Best Thesis Award of the Graduate Institute of Electronics Engineering, National Taiwan University. He was a co-recipient of the 2010 ISSCC Jack Kilby Award for Outstanding Student Paper. He is currently serving on ISSCC International Technical Program Committee (ITPC).