University of Minnesota
Institute of Technology
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Ramesh Harjani 2013

Ramesh Harjani
Edgar F. Johnson Professor
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduate Faculty, Department of Biomedical Engineering


Area of expertise: Analog/RF circuits for wireless and wired
communications, Sensor interface electronics, NMR/MRI

Ph.D., EE, 1989, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, United States
M.Tech., EE, 1984, Indian Institute of Technology - Delhi, New Delhi, India
B.Tech., EE, 1982, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India

Contact information
Office: 4-165 Keller Hall
Telephone: (612) 625-4032
E-mail: harjani (at)
Personal Web Site:
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IEEE Fellow
First prize winner SRC/IBM SiGe Design Challenge, 2003
Paper in “The Best of ICCAD – 20 Years of Excellence in Computer-Aided Design”, 2002

Analog/RF circuits for wireless and wired communications; Sensor interface electronics; Low-power analog circuit design.

Selected publications
"A Dual-Mode Architecture for a Phased-Array Receiver Based on Injection Locking in 0.13um CMOS", Satwik Patinaik, Narasimha Lanka, and Ramesh Harjani, IEEE International Solid-State Circuits Conference, February 2009

"Sub-10ns Frequency Hopping Synthesizer based on Injection-Locking",  Narasimha Lanka, Satwick Patnaik, and Ramesh Harjani, European Microwave Conference, Aug. 2008

"A High Efficiency DC-DC Converter Using 2nH Integrated Inductors", Josh Wibben and Ramesh Harjani, IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, April 2008