Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Dr. Taiyun Chi joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Rice University as an Assistant Professor in January 2019. He received the B.S. degree (with highest honor) from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2012, and the Ph.D. degree from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 2017. In 2018, He was with a silicon-valley start-up, working on extremely broadband millimeter-wave transceiver for 5G communication.
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, the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Predoctoral Achievement Award in 2017, the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (MTT-S) Graduate Fellowship for Medical Applications in 2016, the Analog Devices Inc. Outstanding Student Designer Award in 2015, the Texas Instruments CICC Student Scholarship Award in 2014, the Georgia Tech GEDC Fellowship in 2012, and the USTC Guo Moruo Presidential Scholarship in 2012. He is 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.
Ph.D., University of Macau, Macau, China, 2021
M.S., Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Sciences (IMECAS), Beijing, China, 2017
B.S., University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, China, 2014
B.E., Zhejiang University, Zhejiang, China, 2018
IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference (CICC) Best Student Paper Award, 2021
IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) Advanced Practice Paper Award Finalist, 2021
Best Undergraduate Thesis Award of ISEE College, Zhejiang University, 2018
Outstanding Graduate Award of Zhejiang Province, 2018