Prof. Gabriel Alfonso Rincón-Mora (B.S., M.S., Ph.D.) worked for Texas Instruments from 1994-2003, was an Adjunct Professor at Georgia Tech from 1999-2001, and has been a Professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology since 2001 and a Visiting Professor at National Cheng Kung University in Taiwan since 2011. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). His scholarly products include 9 books, 4 book chapters, 42 patents, over 170 articles, over 26 commercial power-chip designs, and over 125 international speaking engagements. Georgia Tech inducted him into the Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni and Hispanic Business magazine named him one of "The 100 Most Influential Hispanics". Other awards include the National Hispanic in Technology Award from the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers, the Charles E. Perry Visionary Award from Florida International University, a Commendation Certificate from the Lieutenant Governor of California, the IEEE Service Award from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society (CASS), the Orgullo Hispano and the Hispanic Heritage awards from Robins Air Force Base, an IEEE Certificate of Appreciation from IEEE CASS, and two Thank a Teacher Certificates from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He has served as Distinguished Lecturer, General Chair and Co-Chair, Technical Program Chair and Co-Chair, Associate Editor, Guest Editor and Co-Editor, Chapter Chair and Vice-Chair, International Liaison, Steering Committee Member, and Advisory Panel Member on multiple occasions for IEEE and other international organizations.
Prof. Rincón-Mora's research is on the design and development of silicon-based microchips and microsystems that draw and condition power from tiny batteries, fuel cells, and generators that harness ambient energy from motion, light, temperature, and radiation to supply and sustain mobile, portable, and self-sustaining devices like wireless microsensors for biomedical, consumer, industrial, and military applications. More information about his background and research is available at Rincon-Mora.gatech.edu.
- Power Management Integrated Circuts (ICs)
- Analog Integrated Circuits (ICs)
- System-on-Chip (SoC) Micro-Electronics
- System-in-Package (SiP) Micro-Electronics
- Self-Powered/Self-Sustaining Chips
- Energy-harvesting ICs
- One of Dr. Rincón-Mora's designs was featured on the cover of Electronic Design and picked as one of the "Top 100 Products" of 1998 by EDN.
- Three Year Patent Award Winner for US Patent numbers: 5,491,437; 5,500,625; and 5,519,341, 1999.
- Hispanic in Technology Award, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers, 2000.
- Charles E. Perry Visionary Award, Florida International University, 2000.
- Inducted into the Council of Outstanding Young Engineering Alumni, Georgia Tech, 2000.
- Voted into the list of The 100 Most Influential Hispanics, Hispanic Business, 2000.
- State of California Commendation Certificate, Lieutenant Governor Cruz M. Bustamante, 2001.
- Orgullo Hispano Award, Robins Air Force Base, September 23, 2003.
- Hispanic Heritage Award, Robins Air Force Base, October 3, 2005.
M. Chen and G. A. Rincón-Mora, "Accurate Electrical Battery Model Capable of Predicting Runtime and I-V Performance," IEEE Transactions on Energy Conversion, vol. 21, no. 2, pp. 504-511, June 2006.
S. Zhou and G.A. Rincón-Mora, "A High Efficiency, Soft Switching DC-DC Converter with Adaptive Current-Ripple Control for Portable Applications," IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems, II, vol. 53, no. 4, pp. 294-298, April 2006.
G.A. Rincón-Mora, V. Gupta, and P. Raha, "Low Dropout Monolithic Linear Regulator Having Wide Operating Load Range," U.S. Patent no. 6,847,260, issued January 25, 2005.
G.A. Rincón-Mora, Power Management ICs: A Top-Down Design Approach. Lulu, 2005 (ISBN 1-4116-6359-4).
G.A. Rincón-Mora and R. Stair, "Circuit and method to facilitate threshold voltage extraction and facilitate operation of a capacitor multiplier," U.S. Patent no. 6,806,762, issued October 19, 2004.
G.A. Rincón-Mora et al., "Semiconductor device which minimizes package-shift effects in integrated circuits by using a thick metallic overcoat," U.S. Patent no. 6,750,553, issued June 15, 2004.
B. Sahu and G.A. Rincón-Mora, "A Low Voltage, Non-Inverting, Dynamic, Synchronous Buck-Boost Converter for Portable Applications," IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 443-452, Feb. 2004.
B. Sahu and G.A. Rincon-Mora, "A High-Efficiency Linear RF Power Amplifier With a Power-Tracking Dynamically Adaptive Buck-Boost Supply," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol. 52, no. 1, pp. 112-120, Jan. 2004.
G.A. Rincón-Mora, "Integrated low ripple, high frequency power efficient hysteretic controller for dc-dc converters," U.S. Patent no. 6,628,109, issued September 30, 2003.
G.A. Rincón-Mora, "Temperature-Compensated Threshold Circuit," European Patent no. 1,351,063, issued August 10, 2003.
R. Dokania and G.A. Rincón-Mora, "Cancellation of Load-Regulation in Low Drop-Out Regulators," Electronic Letters, vol. 38, issue 22, pp. 1300-1302, Oct. 2002.
G.A. Rincón-Mora, Voltage References: From Diodes to Precision High-Order Bandgap Circuits. New Jersey: IEEE Press and John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2001 (ISBN 0-471-14336-7).
Last revised February 12, 2018