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Gabriele Manganaro (S’95, M’98, SM’03, F’16) holds a Dr.Eng. (1994) and a Ph.D. degree (1997) in Electronics from the University of Catania, Italy. Starting in 1994, he did research with ST Microelectronics and at Texas A&M University. From 1998 to 2001, he was a Member of the Technical Staff at Texas Instruments Incorporated, Dallas, TX, in the Data Converter Design Department. From 2001 to 2004 he was with Engim Inc., Acton, MA, as Director of Analog Baseband Design. In 2004 he joined National Semiconductor, holding various positions including Design Center Manager for the Salem (NH) design center and the Munich, Germany, design center, and eventually as the sole Design Director for the worldwide High-Speed Data Conversion Business Unit. From 2010 to 2020 he was with Analog Devices, Wilmington, MA, first as an Engineering Director for High Speed Data Converters, and eventually as a Technology Director in the Wireless Communication Products Division. Gabriele joined MediaTek, Woburn, MA in 2021 as a Director of Technology. He served in the technical sub-committee for Data Converters of the ISSCC for seven consecutive years. He was Associate Editor for IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems - Part II (2006-07) and then Associate Editor (2008-09), Deputy Editor in Chief (2010-11) and finally Editor in Chief (2012-13) for IEEE Trans. On Circuits and Systems - Part I. He was the inagural Editor in Chief (2020-21) for the IEEE Open Journal of Circuits and Systems and has been confirmed for another term (2022-23). He authored/co-authored more than 60 peer-reviewed papers, three books (notably “Advanced Data Converters”, Cambridge University Press, 2011) and has been granted 18 US patents, with more pending. He was recipient of scientific awards, including the 1995 CEU Award from the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (UK), the 1999 IEEE Circuits and Systems Outstanding Young Author Award and the 2007 IEEE European Solid-State Circuits Conference Best Paper Award. He is an IEEE Fellow (since 2016), a Fellow of the IET (since 2009), Member of the scientific honor society Sigma Xi, and was a member of the Board of Governors for the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (2016-18), a Distinguished Lecturer for the IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (term 2019-20) and an industry advisory member for Proceedings of the IEEE (2019-). Gabriele has received international technical & leadership recognition; he is often invited to speak on technical subjects at key conferences and top universities and developed and taught graduate professional courses in data converters design and mixed-signal design at the University of Oxford (UK).

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