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Kansas State University
Electrical and Computer Engineering
2061 Rathbone Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Phone: (785) 532-5600
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Hours: 8 am-12pm, 1pm-5pm M-F

Bill Kuhn

Bill Kuhn
Professor
Office: 
 2065 Rathbone Hall
Phone: 
 (785) 532-4649
Research Interests: 
Analog/Digital/RF Circuits and Systems, Integrated Circuit Design, Wireless Telecommunications

Webpage

http://www.ece.ksu.edu/~wkuhn/

Education

Ph.D. 1996, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
MSEE 1982, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Other Courses Taught

EECE210 Introduction to Electrical Engineering

EECE512 Linear Systems

EECE526 Electronics II

EECE660 Communication Systems I

EECE661 Communication Systems II

EECE662 Communications Circuits

EECE696 Integrated Circuit Design

EECE764 Microwave Circuits

EECE765 Digital Radio Microelectronics

EECE890 Advanced CMOS IC Design

EECE690/890 Digital Radio Hardware Design

 

Research Interests

Analog/Digital/RF circuits and systems

Integrated circuit design

Wireless telecommunications

Selected Publications
 

William Kuhn, Norman Lay, Edwin Grigorian, Dan Nobbe, Igor Kuperman, Jeongmin Jeon, Kai Wong, Yogesh Tugnawat, and Xin He, "A Micro-transceiver for UHF Proximity Links including Mars Surface-to-Orbit Applications," In Press for October 2007 issue of Proceedings of the IEEE.

 

W. B. Kuhn, M. Mojarradi, and A. Moussessian, "A resonant switch for LNA protection in watt-level CMOS transceivers," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, pp. 2819-2825, Sept 2005.

 

W. B. Kuhn and N. M. Ibrahim, "Analytical Modeling of Current Crowding Effects in Multi-turn Spiral Inductors," IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques , pp. 31-38, Jan. 2001.

 

Service

Senior Member of IEEE.

Life Member of IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society.

Reviewer for IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques and others.

Awards

Eta Kappa Nu Distinguished Faculty Award 2002,2007.

Paslay Professorship 2004-2007.

Hollis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2001.

Other Notable Achievements

12 Years of industry experience at Georgia Tech Research Institute, NASA Ames Research Center, and Ford Aerospace and Communications Corporation.

Developed XSPICE mixed-mode circuit simulator (used in commercial products such as Multisim)