Electrical and Electronics Engineering Institute

University of the Philippines - Diliman

Maria Theresa De Leon

Position: 
Assistant Professor
Laboratory Affiliation: 
Intel Microprocessors Laboratory
Room: 
409
Telephone Number: 
+63-2-981-8500 ext 3380
Educational Background: 
PhD Electronic and Electrical Engineering University of Southampton, 2014
Research Interest/Activities: 
  • Microelectromechanical systems
  • Energy harvesting
  • Microfabrication techniques
  • RF and analog integrated circuits
  • On-wafer device characterization
Recent Publication/s: 

Tarazona, de Leon, et al, “Illustration of the industrial readiness of HWCVD as part of standard microfabrication and high-spec nanofabrication production lines. HWCVD Conference 2014, Germany.

de Leon, Tarazona, Chong, and Kraft, “Design, modeling, fabrication, and evaluation of thermoelectric generators with hot-wire chemical vapor deposited polysilicon as thermoelement material,” Journal of Electronic Materials, 2014, vol. 43 issue 11, pp 4070-4081.

de Leon, Chong, and Kraft, “Solar thermoelectric generators fabricated on a silicon-on-insulator substrate,” Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, 2014, vol. 24.

de Leon, Chong, and Kraft, “Design and modelling of SOI-based solar thermoelectric generators.” Procedia Engineering, 2012, vol. 47, pages 76-79.

de Leon, Taatizadeh, and Kraft, “ Improving the efficiency of thermoelectric generators by using solar heat concentrators,” Proceedings of the 21st Micromechanics and Microsystems Europe Workshop, 2010, Enschede, The Netherlands.

Alunan, de Leon, and Roque, “System-level simulation and analysis of a WiMAX direct-conversion receiver in 90nm CMOS,” Proceedings of IEEE Tencon 2010, Fukuoka City, Japan.

Gomez, de Leon, and Roque,  “Active balun circuits for WiMAX receiver front-end,” Proceedings of IEEE Tencon 2010,Fukuoka City, Japan.

Dela Cruz, de Leon, et. al., “Design and implementation of passive RF-DC converters for RF power harvesting systems,” Proceedings of IEEE Tencon 2010,Fukuoka City, Japan.

Almazan and de Leon, “A 3rd order Butterworth Gm-C Filter for WiMAX receivers in a 90nm CMOS process,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation, 2010, Cambridge, UK.

Lorenzo and de Leon, “Comparison of LNA topologies for WiMAX applications in a standard 90nm CMOS process,” Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Computer Modeling and Simulation, 2010,Cambridge, UK.

Dela Cruz, de Leon, et al., “Design and implementation of passive voltage multipliers for RF power harvesting systems,” Proceedings of the National Electrical, Electronics, and Computing Conference 2009.

Dela Cruz, Gusad, et al., “Design and implementation of operational amplifiers with programmable characteristics in a 90nm CMOS process,” Proceedings of the European Conference on Circuit Theory and Design, 2009,Antalya, Turkey.

Almazan, Gusad, et al., “Monolithic CMOS voltage-mode instrumentation amplifiers for ECG signals,” Proceedings of the IEEE Regional Symposium on Micro and Nano Electronics, 2009, Khota Bharu, Malaysia.

Gusad-de Leon and Alarcon, “Design methodology for implementing RF CMOS low-noise amplifiers in a 0.25μm CMOS process,” Philippine Engineering Journal, 2008, vol. 29 no. 2, pp 1-16.

Almazan, Gusad, et al., “Monolithic CMOS current-mode instrumentation amplifiers for ECG signals,” Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomedical Engineering 2008, Singapore.

Manlangit, Gusad, et al., “On wafer distortion analysis of RF CMOS low noise amplifiers,” Proceedings of the 8th National EECCE Conference, 2007.

Abaya, Gusad, et al., “Zigbee-compliant fully-integrated delta-sigma analog-to-digital converters implemented in 0.25um CMOS process,” Proceedings of ISCIT 2007,Sydney, Australia.

Manzano, Gusad, et al., “Design and implementation of CMOS rail-to-rail operational amplifiers,” Proceedings of ISCIT 2007,Sydney, Australia.

Gusad and Alarcon, “Comparison of CMOS LNAs implemented with different capacitor and inductor structures,” Proceedings of the APMC 2006,Yokohama, Japan.

Gusad and Alarcon, “A study on the effects of the structure of passive devices on the performance of CMOS low-noise amplifiers,” Proceedings of the IEEE Tencon 2006,Hong Kong.

Albason, Gusad, et al, ”Design methodologies for low-power CMOS operational amplifiers in a 0.25um digital CMOS process,” Proceedings of the IEEE Tencon 2006,Hong Kong.

Albason, Gusad, et al., ”Design and implementation of low-power CMOS operational amplifiers in a 0.25um digital CMOS process,” Proceedings of the 2nd International Engineering Research Conference, 2006.

Humarang, Gusad, et al., “Fully-integrated sigma-delta analog-to-digital converters implemented in 0.25μm CMOS process,” Proceedings of the 2nd International Engineering Research Conference, 2005.

Gusad and Alarcon, “Design methodology for CMOS low-noise amplifiers using power matching techniques,” Proceedings of the IEEE Tencon 2005,Melbourne, Australia.

Gusad and Alarcon, “RF CMOS LNA design methodology,” Proceedings of the 5th National ECE Conference, 2004.

Gusad and Alarcon, “A study of the effects of inductor Q-enhancement techniques on the performance of a low- noise amplifier’s input stage,” Proceedings of the 4th National ECE Conference, 2003.

Cabuling, Gusad et al., “Characterization of a 0.25 um CMOS process for analog circuits,” Proceedings of the 3rd National ECE Conference, 2002.