Dr. Imran Ahmed received the B.A.Sc., M.A.Sc., and Ph.D. degrees from the Department of Electrical Engineering at the University of Toronto, Canada in 2002, 2004, and 2008 respectively.

He is a co-founder of Kapik Integration, a provider of design services and IP in high performance circuits. At Kapik he is involved in developing mixed-signal circuits such as data converters, digitally-assisted analog, and reconfigurable systems.

Between 2000 and 2004 Dr. Ahmed held several internships at Snowbush Microelectronics, Toronto, where he worked on various leading-edge mixed-signal circuits. From August to November 2007, he was an intern at Broadcom Netherlands, where he worked on developing low-power pipelined ADC architectures.

He received first place in the operational category and best overall submission in the 2005 DAC/ISSCC student design competition. His work at ESSCIRC 2007 was awarded the 'Young Scientist Award'. He is also recipient of the 2008 Analog Devices Outstanding Student Designer Award.

Dr. Ahmed is author of the book "Pipelined ADC Design and Enhancement Techniques" (Springer, 2010).



B.A.Sc. 2002,

M.A.Sc. 2004,

Ph.D. 2008

University of Toronto