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Name
Dr  Tun Zainal Azni Bin Zulkifli
Designation
Associate Professor, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS 

Professor (Tenured)Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
Qualification
(1999-2002) Doctor of Science Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, MO, USA

(1997-1998) Master of ScienceEngineering, Washington University in St.Louis, MO, USA.

(1993-1995) Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Washington University in St.Louis, MO, USA
Organization
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Seri Iskandar, 32610 Perak, Malaysia.
Email
zainal.zulkifli@utp.edu.my
Tel No.
 (+6019) 478 2566
Fax No.
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URL https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=kqPNppAAAAAJ
UTAR Contact Person Ir Dr Yeap Kim Ho


Employment
  • (2014-Present) Associate Professor, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
  • (2012-2014) Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • (2001) Part Time Lecturer,Washington University in St. Louis
  • (1998-2000) Grader/Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St. Louis
  • (1995-1996) Product Engineer, NEC Semiconductor Sdn. Bhd.
  • (1995) Grader/Teaching Assistant, Washington University in St. Louis
Teaching & Administration

          Teaching Duties

  • Analog Electronic-CMOS and BJT Spice simulation Op Amp
  • VLSI- Hands on using Cadence Tool

    Research/Supervision/Examination duties

  • Currently supervising 2 MSc and 1 PhD candidates
  • Examination of MSc and PhD theses
  • Research grant proposal

         Administration/Consultation/Collaboration duties

  • Industry Linkages
  • Collaboration projects
Awards & Honours
  • Best Paper Award under ICT Categories in the 3rd International Conference on Advances in Strategic Technologies (ICAST), 2003, Renaissance, Kuala Lumpur
  • March, 2005 appearence in Berita Harian, Utusan Malaysia, and New Straits Times as the first Radio Integrated Integrated Chips fabricated in Malaysia from Academia for RFID and UWB Applications.
  • Best Staff Award for School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, USM in 2005.
  •  June, 2006 appearance in IEE Monthly Buletin for invited talk in Bayview Hotel, Penang on Recent Developments of RFID Applications.
Publications & Presentation
  • Ruhaifi Abdullah Zawawi and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "A 1.6 ppm/C bandgap voltage reference for an extended operating temperature range", IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 11, No 12, pp. 1-5, June 2014. (Impact factor 2013 : 0.391)
  • Harikrishnan Ramiah, Jeevan Kanesan and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "A CMOS Up-conversion Mixer in 0.18 µm Technology for IEEE 802.11a WLAN Application", IETE Journal of Research, Vol 59, ISSUE 4, July-Aug 2013, pp. 454-460. (Impact factor 2012 : 0.132)
  • Norlaili Mohd Noh, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, Wong Pi Wei, Chow Wei Sheng, "Design, Analysis and Comparisons of the 0.18 µm CMOS W-CDMA PCSNIM LNA with Common Drain and Class AB BuffersâĂİ, Int. J. of Electrical, Electronic Engineering and Technology, Vol. 2, 2012, pp. 1-16.
  • Harikrishnan Ramiah and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, " Design and Optimization of Integrated MOS Varactors for High-tunability RF Circuits", IETE Journal of Research, Vol 57, ISSUE 4, July-Aug 2011, pp. 346-350. (Impact factor 2009 : 0.076)
  • Norlaili Mohd Noh and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "Systematic Width Deter-mination for the Design of Power-Constrained Noise Optimization Inductively Degenerated Low Noise Amplifier", IETE Journal of Research, Vol 56, ISSUE 5, Sept-Oct 2010, pp. 246-253. (Impact factor 2009 : 0.076)
  • B. Shammugasamy, T.Z.A. Zulkifli, and H. Ramiah, " A 24 mW, 5 Gb/s fully balanced differential output trans-impedance amplifier with active inductor and capacitive degeneration technique in 0.18 Îijm CMOS technology", IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 7, No 4, pp. 308-313, Feb. 2010. (Impact factor 2009 : 0.535)
  • S. Korakkotil Kunhi Mohd, T.Z.A. Zulkifli, and O.Sidek, "A general on-wafer noise figure de-embedding technique with gain uncertainty analysis ", IEICE Electronics Express, Vol. 7, No 4, pp. 302-307, Feb. 2010. (Impact factor 2009 : 0.535)
  • Harikrishnan Ramiah, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, and Noramalia Sapiee "Design of SIPC based Complementary LC-QVCO in 0.18-µm CMOS Technology for WiMAX Application", Microelectronics International, Vol. 27, No 1, pp. 39-44, 2010. (Impact factor 2009 : 0.588)
  • M.T. Mustaffa, A. Zayegh, R. Veljanovski, A. Stojcevski and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "CMOS Low Noise Amplifier for wideband mobile receiver", AMSE Journals, Vol. 81, No. 1, pp. 40-44, 2008.
  • Harikrishnan Ramiah and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "Design of Low Phase Noise SIPC based Complementary LC-QVCO for IEEE 802.11a Application", American Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 5, No. 2, (2008), pp. 136-141.
  • Harikrishnan Ramiah and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "A 3.5-GHz, low voltage, current draining folded mixer in 0.18-µm CMOS Technology", Microelectronics International, Vol. 24, No. 3, (2007), pp. 34-41. (Impact factor 2009 : 0.588 / 5-Year Impact factor 2004-2008 : 0.658)
  • Siva Kumar Palaniappan and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "Design of 16-point Radix-4 Fast Fourier Transform in 0.18µm CMOS Technology", American Journal of Applied Sciences, Vol. 4, No. 8, (2007), pp. 570-575.
  • Harikrishnan Ramiah and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "Design of Low Noise SIPC LC-QVCO for IEEE 802.11a Application in 0.18µm CMOS Technology", International Journal of Electronics, Circuits and Systems, Vol. 1, No. 1, (2007), 48-53.
  • Harikrishnan Ramiah, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, and Mohammad Awan, "Design of CMOS Up-Conversion Mixer for RF Integrated Circuit", ELEKTRIKA, Vol. 1, No. 1, (2007), pp. 1-8.
  • A.Marzuki, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, Norlaili Mohd Noh, and Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, "Design of a Broadband SiGe RF Feedback Amplifier using Shunt Feedback Network", Journal of Solid State Science and Technology Letters, Vol. 12, No. 1 & 2, (2005), pp. 347-352.
  • Lee Kim Leong, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, Norlaili Mohd Noh, Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, and A. Marzuki "Design of 256 Bit Static Random Access Memory using 0.25 µm CMOS", Journal of Solid State Science and Technology Letters, Vol. 12, No. 1 & 2, (2005), pp. 326-330
  • Tan Yee Chyan, and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli,"Design and Simulation of the Input Stage for Battery Powered Integrated Circuit Audio Amplifier", Journal of Solid State Science and Technology Letters, Vol. 12, No. 1 & 2, (2005), pp. 225-234
  • Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, A. Marzuki, and Norlaili Mohd Noh, "A 4-Bit Nyquist-Rate 100 MSamples/s Flash A/D Converter in 0.35 µm CMOS ", Journal of Solid State Science and Technology Letters, Vol. 12, No. 1 & 2, (2005), pp. 67-72.
  • Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, and Norlaili Mohd. Noh, "Single Ended CMOS Ring Oscillator", Technical Journal, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, USM, Vol.10, pp. 60-65, Dec. 2004.
  • Chen Hau Jiun, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, and Norlaili Mohd Noh, "A 500 MHz CMOS Current Starved Voltage Controlled Oscillator", Technical Journal, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, USM, Vol.10, 58-59, Dec. 2004.
  • Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, and Norlaili Mohd Noh, "1-Bit 0.35µm CMOS SRAM Design", Technical Journal, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, USM, Vol.10, pp. 54-57, Dec. 2004.
  • Nik Ismaliza Idris @ Nik Idris, Norlaili Mohd Noh, Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, and Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, "All CMOS Double Balanced Gilbert Cell Mixer for 280MHz, 900MHz and 2.4GHz RF Receiver", Technical Journal, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, USM, Vol.10, pp. 48-53, Dec. 2004.
  • Tan Poh Lim, Norlaili Mohd. Noh, Zulfiqar Ali Abdul Aziz, and Tun Zainal Azni Zulkifli, "Design Characterization of a CMOS Transconductance IF Amplifier", Technical Journal, School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, USM, Vol.10,
  • Li Hsin Ouyang, D. L. Rode, T. Zulkifli, Barbara Abraham Shrauner, "Hy-drogenated Amorphous and Mmicrocrystalline GaAs Films Prepared by Radio-Frequency Magnetron Sputtering", Journal of Applied Physics, 91: pp. 3459-3467, March 2002. (Impact factor 2005 : 2.498 / 5-Year Impact factor 2004-8 : 2.498)
Professional Professional Activities and Membership
  • "RFIC Blocks for 0.13 µm CMOS Technology" with Silterra Malaysia Sdn Bhd from 1st March 2007-3rd April, 2008.
  • 2. "ROIC Chip Development" in collaboration with MIMOS from 1st March, 2007-30th April, 2007.
  • "RFID Chip Design (LNA, Down-Mixer, LO, Biasing / Regulators" in collaboration with Jaalaa Inc, Lake Forest, California, May - July 2005
Quarterly Activites
April-June 2019