Gerald E. Sobelman
Gerald E. Sobelman received a B.S. degree in physics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was awarded M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in physics from Harvard University. He was a postdoctoral researcher at The Rockefeller University, and he has held senior engineering positions at Sperry Corporation and Control Data Corporation. He is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Minnesota. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society during 2008-2009 and he is currently Chair of the Technical Committee on Circuits and Systems for Communications of the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society. He is also an Associate Editor for IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I and serves on the technical program committees for IEEE ISCAS, IEEE SOCC and IEEE APCCAS. He current research interests are in the area of VLSI architectures for applications in communications and signal processing. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 technical papers and 1 book, and he holds 11 U.S. patents. He has also developed and presented short courses on digital VLSI design and he has been a consultant to several companies.