**PAPERS IN REFEREED
JOURNALS (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION)**

**PAPERS IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS**

1.
B. Nouri, M.
Nakhla and R. Achar, “Optimum Order Estimation of Reduced Macromodels Based on
a Geometric Approach for Projection Based MOR Methods* IEEE Trans. Advanced Packaging, *vol. 3, pp. 1218 - 1227, July
2013.

2.
D. Paul, M.
Nakhla, R. Achar and Natalie Nakhla,” Parallel Circuit Simulation via Binary
Link Formulations (PvB), *IEEE Trans. Advanced
Packaging*, vol. 3, pp. 768-784, May 2013.

3.
B. Nouri, M.
Nakhla and R. Achar, “Efficient Reduced-Order Macromodels of Massively Coupled
Interconnect Structures via Clustering”, *IEEE
Trans. Advanced Packaging,* vol. 3, pp. 826-840, May 2013.

4.
* *M. Farhan, E. Gad, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “A New
Method for Fast Transient Simulation of Large Linear Circuits using High-Order
Stable Methods ” *IEEE Trans Advanced
Packaging,* vol. 3, pp. 661-669, April 2013.

5.
M. Farhan, E.
Gad, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “ Fast Simulation of Microwave Circuits with Nonlinear
Terminations using High-Order Stable
Methods,”* IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory
and Techniques, *vol. 51, pp. 362-371, January 2013.

6.
C. Kudsia, L.
Keyes, A. Stajcer, R. Douville, and M. Nakhla, “ Microwave
in Canada,” *IEEE Microwave Magazine*,
pp. 87-106, May 2012.

7.
A. Saini, M.
Nakhla and R. Achar, "Generalized Time-Domain Adjoint Sensitivity Analysis
of Distributed MTL Networks" *IEEE
Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol. 60, pp. 3359-3368, November
2012.

8.
M. Farhan, N. Nakhla, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and
A.E. Ruehli, “Overlapping Partitioning Techniques for Simulation of Strongly
Coupled Distributed Interconnects, “*IEEE
Trans. Advanced Packaging*, vol. 2, pp. 1193 – 1201, July 2012.

9.
F. Ferranti, M.
Nakhla, G. Antonini, T. Dhaene, L. Knockaert and A.E. Ruehli, “ Interpolation-Based
Parameterized Model Order Reduction of Delayed Systems,” *IEEE
Trans. Microwave Theory and Techniques*,
vol. 60 , Issue: 3 , pp. 431 – 440, March 2012.

10.
Y. Zhou; E. Gad, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, R., “Structural
Characterization and Efficient Implementation Techniques for -Stable High-Order
Integration Methods , *IEEE Trans. CAD*,
vol. 31 , Issue: 1, pp. 101 – 108, Jan.
2012

11.
A. Charest, M.
Nakhla, E. Achar and D. Saraswat, “Passivity Verification of Delayed Rational
Function Based Macromodels of Tabulated Networks Characterized by Scattering
Parameters”, *IEEE Trans. CPMT*, pp.
386-398, March 2011.

12. R. Achar, M. Nakhla, H. Dhindsa, A. Sridhar, D. Paul
and N. Nakhla, "Parallel and Scalable Transient Simulator for Power Grids
via Waveform Relaxation Techniques", *IEEE
Trans. on VLSI, *pp. 319-332, Feb.2011.

13. R. Achar, M. Nakhla, H. Dhindsa, A. Sridhar, D. Paul
and N. Nakhla, "Parallel and ScalableTransient Simulator for Power Grids
via Waveform Relaxation Techniques", *IEEE
Trans. on Very Large Scale Integration, * Volume 19, Issue 2, pp. 319-332, February 2011*.*

14. N. Nakhla, M. Nakhla, and R. Achar, “A General
Approach for Sensitivity Analysis of Distributed Interconnects in the
Time-Domain” *IEEE Transactions on
Microwave Theory and Techniques*, Volume 59, Issue 1, pp. 46-55, January 2011*.*

15. N. Nakhla, M. Nakhla, and R. Achar, "Simplified
Delay-Extraction Based Passive Transmission Line Macromodeling Algorithm,"
*IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging*,
vol. 33, pp. 498-509, May 2010.

16. B. Nouri, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, "z-Domain
Orthonormal Basis Functions for Physical System Identifications", *IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging*,
vol. 33, pp. 293-307, February 2010.

17. A. Charest, M. Nakhla, R. Achar, D. Saraswat, N.
Soveiko and I. Erdin, "Time-Domain Delay Extraction based Macromodeling
Algorithm for Long Delay Networks", *IEEE
Transactions on Advanced Packaging*, vol. 33, pp. 219-235, February 2010.

18. D. Paul, *IEEE Transactions on
Advanced Packaging*, vol. 33, pp. 115-127, February 2010.

19. N. Soveiko, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, "
Comparison Study of Performance of Parallel Steady State Solver on
Different Computer Architectures", *IEEE
Transactions on CAD of Integrated Circuits and Systems*, vol. 29, pp. 65-77,
January 2010.

20. A. Charest, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, "Delay
Extracted Stable Rational Approximations for Tabulated Networks with Periodic
Reflections", *IEEE Microwave and
Wireless Components Letters, *vol. 19, pp. 678-770 ,
December 2009.

21. A. Charest, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, "Scattering
Domain Passivity Verification and Enforcement of Delayed Rational Function
Based Macromodels", *IEEE Microwave
and Wireless Components Letters, *vol. 19, pp. 678-770, Oct.2009.

22. E. Gad, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and Y. Zhou,
"A-Stable and L-Stable High-Order Integration Methods for Stiff
Differential Equations", *IEEE Trans.
on Computer Aided Design*, vol. 28, pp. 1359-1372, Sept. 2009.

23. C. Chen, D. Saraswat, R. Achar, E. Gad, M. Nakhla and
M. C. E. Yagoub, "Passivity Compensation Algorithm for Method of
Characteristics Based Multiconductor Transmission Line Interconnect
Macromodels", *IEEE Trans. on VLSI*,
vol. 17, pp. 1061-1072, Aug. 2009.

24. A. Sridhar, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla and A.
Ruehli, "Fast EMI Analysis of High-Speed Interconnects via Waveform
Relaxation and Transverse Partitioning", *IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility*, pp. 358 - 371,
May 2009.

25. D.
Paul, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and Andreas
Weisshaar, “Broadband Modeling of High-Frequency Microwave Devices,” *IEEE
Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*,
Volume 57, Issue 2, pp. 361-373, February 2009*.*

14. P. Triverio, S. Grivet-Talocia, M. Nakhla, “A Parameterized
Macromodeling Strategy with Uniform Stability Test,” *IEEE Transactions
Advanced Packaging, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp. 205-215, February 2009.*

15. A. Charest, R. Achar, M. Nakhla and I. Erdin, "Delay
extraction-based passive macromodeling techniques for transmission line type
interconnects characterized by tabulated multiport data", *Journal of Analog Signal Processing*,
Springer, pp. 13-25, Aug. 2008.

16. G. Shinh, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, and I.
Erdin, “Simplified Macromodel of MTLs With Incident Fields (SiMMIF)”, *IEEE
Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility,
Volume 50, Issue 2, pp. 375 –
389, May 2008.*

17. C. Chen, D. Saraswat, R. Achar, E. Gad, M. Nakhla, M. Yagoub, “A
Robust Algorithm for Passive Reduced-Order Macromodeling of MTLs With FD-PUL
Parameters Using Integrated Congruence Transform,” *IEEE Transactions on
Computer-Aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems*, Volume 27, Issue 3,
574 – 578, March 2008.

18. A. Charest, D. Saraswat,
M. Nakhla, R. Achar and N. Soveiko, “Compact Macromodeling of Long Delay
Interconnects via Delayed Rational Functions”, *IEEE Microwave and
Wireless Components Letters, Volume
17, Issue 12, pp. 828 – 830, Dec. 2007.*

19. P. Triverio, S. Grivet-Talocia, M. Nakhla, F. Canavero and R.
Achar, “Stability, causality, and passivity in electrical interconnect models,”
*IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, *Volume 30, Issue 4, pp.
795-808, November 2007 *(IEEE Transactions Best Paper Award).*

20. W. Tseng, C. Chen, E. Gad, M. Nakhla, and R. Achar,
“Passive Order Reduction for RLC Circuits with Delay Elements,” *IEEE
Transactions on Advanced Packaging, *Volume
30, Issue 4, pp. 830-840, November 2007

21. N. Soveiko, E. Gad and M.
Nakhla, “A Wavelet-Based Approach for Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear
Circuits with Widely Separated Time Scales,” *IEEE Microwave and Wireless
Components Letters, *Volume
17, Issue 6, pp. 451-453, June 2007.

22. C. Chen, E. Gad, M. Nakhla
and R. Achar, "Analysis of Frequency-Dependent Interconnects Using
Integrated Congruence Transform", *IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided
Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems,*
Volume 26,Issue 6, pp. 1139-1149, June
2007

23. N. Nakhla, A. Ruehli, M.
Nakhla, R. Achar and C. Chen, "Waveform Relaxation Techniques for
Simulation of Coupled Interconnects with Frequency-Dependent Parameters", *IEEE
Transactions on Advanced Packaging, *Volume
30, Issue 2, pp*. *257-269, May 2007.

24. C. Chen, E. Gad, M. Nakhla
and R. Achar, “Passivity Verification in Delay-Based Macromodels for
Multiconductor Electrical Interconnects,” *IEEE Transactions on Advanced
Packaging, *Volume 30, Issue
2, pp*. *246 – 256, May 2007.

25. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M.
Nakhla, “"Passivity Enforcement
via Reciprocal Systems for Interconnects with
Large Order Macromodels", *IEEE Transactions on Very
Large Scale Integration*, Volume 15, Issue 1, pp. 48-59, Jan. 2007.

26. P. Pai, E. Gad, R. Khazaka,
R. Achar, and M. Nakhla, “A Projection-Based Reduction Approach to Computing
Sensitivity of Steady-State Response of Nonlinear Circuits,” *INFORMS Journal on Computing, *Volume 18, Issue 2, pp. 173-185, April 2006.

27. N. Nakhla, A. Ruehli, M. Nakhla, and R. Achar,
“Simulation of Coupled Interconnects using Waveform Relaxation and Transverse
Partitioning,” *IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, *Volume
29, Issue 1, pp. 78-87, Feb. 2006*.*

28. G. Shinh, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, A. Dounavis,
and I. Erdin, “Fast transient analysis of incident field coupling to
multiconductor transmission lines,” *IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic
Compatibility, *Volume 48, Issue 1, pp. 57-73, Feb. 2006*.*

29. N. Nakhla, A. Dounavis, M. Nakhla and R. Achar,
“Delay-Extraction Based Sensitivity Analysis of Multiconductor Transmission
Lines with Nonlinear Terminations,” *IEEE
Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, Volume 53, Issue 12, pp. 3520-3530, December
2005*.*

30. C. Chen, E. Gad, M. Nakhla and R.
Achar, “Passivity Verification in Delay-Based Macromodels of Electrical
Interconnects,” *IEEE Transactions on
Circuits and Systems I, *Volume
52, Issue 10, pp. 2173-2187, October 2005*.*

31. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Global Passivity Enforcement
Algorithm for Macromodels of Interconnect Subnetworks Characterized by
Tabulated Data,” *IEEE Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration, *Volume
13, Issue 7, *,* pp.819 – 832,* *July 2005.

32. D.
Celo, X. Guo, P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, D. Walkey, T. Smy and M. Nakhla,
“Hierarchal Thermal Analysis of Large IC Modules,” *IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging, *Volume 28, Issue 2, pp*. *207 – 217,
June 2005.

33. E. Gad and M. Nakhla, “Efficient Model Reduction of
Linear Periodically Time Varying Systems via Compressed Transient System
Function,” *IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems I, *Volume
52, Issue 6, pp. 1188 – 1204, June 2005.

34. E. Gad and M. Nakhla, “An Efficient Algorithm for
Sensitivity Analysis of Nonuniform Transmission Lines,” *IEEE Transactions on
Advanced Packaging, *Volume 28, Issue 2, pp. 197 – 208*, *May
2005.

35. D. Celo, X.Guo, P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, D. Walkey, T. Smy and M. Nakhla, “The
Creation of Compact Thermal Models of Electronic Components Using Model
Reduction,” *IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging*, Volume 28, Issue 2, pp. 240 – 251, May 2005.

36. N. Soveiko and M. Nakhla, “On the Steady-State Analysis of Nonlinear Circuits
with Frequency Dependent Parameters in Wavelet Domain,”* IEEE Microwave and
Wireless Components Letters*, Volume 15, Issue 5, pp. 384 – 386,
May 2005.

37. D. Celo, P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka,
D. Walkey, T. Smy and M. Nakhla, “Fast Simulation of Steady-State Temperature
Distributions in Electronic Components using Multi-Dimensional Model
Reduction,” *IEEE Transactions on
Components and Packaging Technologies*,
Volume 28, Issue 1, pp.70 – 79, March 2005.

38. E. Gad and M. Nakhla, “Simulation and Sensitivity Analysis of
Nonuniform Transmission Lines via Integrated Congruent Transform,” *IEEE
Transactions on Advanced Packaging, *Volume 28, Issue 1, pp. 32 -
44,* *Feb. 2005.

39. N. Nakhla, A. Dounavis, R. Achar, and M. Nakhla,
“DEPACT: Delay extraction-based passive compact transmission-line macromodeling
algorithm,” *IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging*, vol. 28, no. 1, pp. 13-23, February 2005.* *

40. E. Gad and M. Nakhla, “Efficient Analysis of
Non-uniform Transmission Lines via Integrated Congruent Transform,” *IEEE
Transactions on Very Large Scale Integration (VLSI) Systems*, Vol. 12,
Issue 12, pp.1307-1320, December 2004.

41. D. Saraswat,
R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Passive Reduction Algorithm for RLC
Interconnect Circuits with Embedded State-Space Systems (PRESS),” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques *Volume 52, Issue 9, pp. 2215 - 2226, Sept. 2004.

42. N. Soveiko and M. Nakhla, “Steady State Analysis of
Multi-tone Nonlinear Circuits in Wavelet Domain,”* IEEE Transactions on
Microwave Theory and Techniques,* Volume 52, Issue 3, pp. 785 -
797, March 2004.* *

43. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A Fast Algorithm
and Practical Considerations for Passive Macromodeling of Measured/Simulated
Data,” *IEEE Transactions on
Advanced Packaging*, Volume 27,
Issue 1, pp. 57-70, Feb. 2004.

44. P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, M. Nakhla, T. Smy and D.
Celo, “Passive Parametrized Time-Domain Macromodels for Microwave
Applications,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*,
Volume 51, Issue 12, pp.2347-2354, Dec. 2003.

45. N. Soveiko and M. Nakhla, “Wavelet Harmonic Balance,” *IEEE
Microwave and Wireless Components Letters*, Volume 13, Issue 6, pp. 232-234,
July 2003.* *

46. A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Addressing
Transient Errors in Passive Macromodels of Distributed Transmission Line
Networks,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, Volume
50, Issue 12, pp. 2759 –2768, Dec 2002.* *

47. M. Elfadel, H. M. Huang, A. E. Ruehli, A. Dounavis and
M. Nakhla, “A Comparative Study of Transient Analysis Algorithms for Lossy
Transmission Lines with Frequency-Dependent Data,” *IEEE Transactions on
Advanced Packaging*, vol. 25, pp.143-153, May 2002.

48. P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of
Transmission Line Circuits using Multi-Dimensional Model Reduction Techniques,”
*IEEE Transactions on Advanced on Packaging*, vol. 25, pp. 174-180, May
2002.* *

49. A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla “Efficient
Sensitivity Analysis of Lossy Multiconductor Transmission Lines with Nonlinear
Terminations,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol. 49, No. 12, pp. 2292-2299, Dec. 2001.

50. I. Erdin, A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A
SPICE Model for Incident Field Coupling to Lossy Multiconductor Transmission
Lines,” *IEEE
Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility*, vol. 43, No. 4, pp. 485-494, Nov. 2001.

51. A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla “A General Class
of Passive Macromodels for Lossy Multiconductor Transmission Lines,” *IEEE Transactions
on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol. 49,
No. 10, pp. 1686-1696, Oct. 2001.

52. P. K. Gunupudi and M. Nakhla, “Nonlinear
Circuit-Reduction of High-Speed Interconnect Networks Using Congruent
Transformation Techniques,” *IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging*,
vol.24, No 3, pp. 317-325, Aug. 2001.

53. R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Simulation of High-Speed
Interconnects,” *Proceedings of The IEEE*, Vol. 89, No. 5, pp. 693-728,
May 2001 *(widely referenced; top 1% as
per IEEE database)*.

54. E. Gad, R. Khazaka, M. Nakhla and R. Griffith, “A
Circuit Reduction Technique for Finding the Steady State Solution of Nonlinear
Circuits,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol.
38, pp. 2389-2396, Dec. 2000 *(won
the IEEE Microwave prize in recognition of the most significant contribution).*

55. A. Dounavis, E. Gad, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Passive Model
Reduction of Multiport Distributed Interconnects,” *IEEE Transactions on
Microwave Theory and Techniques,* vol. 48, Issue
12, pp.
2325-2334, Dec. 2000.

56. R. Khazaka, P. Gunupudi and M. Nakhla, “Efficient
Sensitivity Analysis of Transmission-Line Networks using Model Reduction
Techniques,” *IEEE Transactions MTT,* vol. 38, Issue 12, pp. 2345-2351,
Dec. 2000.

57. I. Erdin, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Circuit Analysis of
Electromagnetic Radiation and Field Coupling Effects for Networks with Embedded
Full-Wave Modules,” *IEEE Transactions on Electromagnetic Compatibility*, vol. 42, Issue 4,
pp.449-460, Nov. 2000.

58. A. Dounavis, R.
Achar and M. Nakhla, “Efficient Passive Circuit Models for Distributed Networks
with Frequency-Dependent Parameters,” *IEEE Transactions on Advanced
Packaging,* vol. 23, no. 3, pp 382-392, August 2000.

59. P. K. Gunupudi, M. S. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Simulation
of High-Speed Distributed Interconnects using Krylov Subspace Techniques,” *IEEE
Transactions on Computer-aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems*,
Vol. 19, Issue 7, pp. 799-808, July 2000.

60. N. Soveiko and M. Nakhla, “Efficient Capacitance
Extraction Computations in Wavelet Domain,”* IEEE Transactions on Circuits
and Systems-I*, Volume 47, Issue 5, pp. 684-701, May 2000

61. R. Achar, M. Nakhla, P. Gunupudi and E. Chiprout,
“Passive Interconnect Reduction Algorithm for Distributed/Measured Networks,”
Volume 47, Issue 4, *IEEE Transactions on Circuits and System-II*, pp.
287-301, April 2000.

62. *A. *Dounavis, X. Li,
M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Passive Closed-Form Transmission-Line Model for
General-Purpose Circuit Simulators,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory
and Techniques*, vol. 47, no. 12, pp 2450-2459, Dec. 1999.

63. M. A. Kolbehdari , M. Nakhla and M. Sadiku, “Hyprid
model of electromagnetic scattering from eccentric dielectric cylinders,”
Special issue of the Journal of the Franklin Institute on Antennas and
Microwave Technology, vol. 335B, no.8, pp. 43-51, Feb. 1999.

64. M. A. Kolbehdari and M. Nakhla, “Reduced-order method
for dielectric resonators using FEM and CFH,” International Journal for
computation and Mathematics in Electrical Engineering vol. 18,pp.
84-94, January’99.

65. I. Erdin, M. Nakhla and R. Khazaka, “Simulation of
high-speed interconnects in multilayered medium in the presence of incident
Field,” *IEEE Trans. Microwave Theory and
Techniques,* vol. 46, pp.2251-2257, December 1998.

66. R. Achar, M. Nakhla, Q.J. Zhang, “Full-Wave Analysis
of High-Speed Interconnects Using Complex Frequency Hopping,” *IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design
of Integrated Circuits and Systems,* vol. 17, pp. 997 - 1016, October 1998.

67. R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of high-speed
interconnects in the presence of electromagnetic interference,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques, *vol. 46, pp. 940-947, July 1998.

68. H. Zaabab, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Device and circuit-level
modeling using Neural Networks with faster training based on network sparsity,”
*IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques*, vol. 45, pp. 1696-1704, October 1997.

69. A. Veluswami, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “The
application of neural networks to EM-based simulation and optimization of
interconnects in high-speed VLSI circuits,”
*IEEE Transactions on Microwave
Theory and Techniques, Special issue on Automated Circuit Design Using
Electromagnetic Simulators,* pp. 712-723, May 1997 *(invited).*

70. M. A. Kolbehdari and M. Nakhla, “Electromagnetic
Modeling and Simulation of Multiconductor Interconnect Networks with
Inhomogeneous Cylindrical Substrate," *IEE
Proceedings on Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation*, February 1997.

71. Q.J. Zhang, F. Wang and M.S. Nakhla, “Optimization of
high-speed VLSI interconnects: a review,” *International
Journal on Microwave and Millimeter-wave Computer-Aided Engineering*,
Special Issue on Optimization Oriented Microwave CAD, vol. 6, pp.83-107, 1997* * *(**invited)*.

72. M. Kolbehdari, M.S. Nakhla, Q.J. Zhang, M. Srinivasan
and R. Achar, “Simultaneous time and frequency domain solutions of EM problems
using finite element and CFH techniques,” *IEEE
Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques*, vol. 44, pp. 1526-1534,
September 1996.

73. M. Li, Q.J. Zhang and M.S. Nakhla, “Finite difference
solution of EM fields by asymptotic waveform techniques,”* IEE Proceedings on Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation*, vol. 143,
pp. 512-520, 1996.

74. J. Williamson, M. Nakhla, Q.J. Zhang and P.D. van der
Puije, “Ground noise minimization in integrated circuit packages through pin
assignment optimization,” *IEEE
Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology,* Part B,
vol. 19, pp. 361-371, May 1996.

75. N. Liu, V. Phailatha, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Asymptotic
thermal analysis of electronic packages and printed circuit boards,” *IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging
and Manufacturing Technology,* Part A, vol. 18, pp. 781-787, December 1995.

76. H. Zaabab, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “A neural network
modeling approach to circuit optimization and statistical design,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques*, vol. 43, pp. 1349-1358, June 1995.

77. *IEEE
Transactions on Computer-aided Design*, vol. 15, pp.186- 200, Feb. 1995.

78. M. Kolbehdari and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of interconnect
networks with conducting wedge loaded by an inhomogeneous dielectric
substrate,” *IEE Proceedings on
Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation*, vol. 143, No.3, pp. 217-224, June
1996.

79. R.L.Liu, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Successive
asymptotic waveform evaluation of lossy distributed networks with nonlinear
terminations,” *IEE Proceedings on
Microwaves, Antennas and Propagation*, vol. 141, No.6, pp. 473-476, 1994.

80. S. Manney, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Analysis of
nonuniform frequency dependent high-speed interconnects using numerical
inversion of *IEEE Transactions on Computer-Aided Design, *vol.
13, pp.
1513-1525, December 1994.

81. R. Sanaie, E. Chiprout, M.S. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang,
“Fast method for frequency and time domain simulation of high-speed VLSI
interconnects,” *IEEE Transactions on
Microwave Theory and Techniques,* vol. 42, pp. 2562-2571, December 1994.

82. N. Liu, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Time domain
sensitivity of high-speed VLSI interconnects,” *International Journal on Circuit Theory and Applications, *vol. 22,
pp.479-511, November 1994.

83. Y.J. Wei, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Multilevel
optimization of high-speed VLSI interconnect networks by decomposition,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques,* vol. 42, pp. 1638-1650, September 1994.

84. Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Statistical simulation and
optimization of VLSI interconnects,” *International
Journal on Analog Integrated Circuits and Signal Processing,* Special Issue
on High-Speed Interconnects, vol. 5, pp. 95-106, 1994.

85. M. Nakhla, “Error probability for multilevel digital
systems in presence of intersymbol interference and additive noise,” *IEEE Transactions on Communications,*
vol. 42, pp. 2380-2383, July 1994.

86. S. Lum, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Sensitivity
analysis of lossy coupled transmission lines with nonlinear terminations,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques,* vol. 42, pp. 607-615, April 1994.

87. L. Lu, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “A stepping algorithm
for transient analysis of distributed networks,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques,* pp. 494-500,
March 1994.

88. D. Xie and M. Nakhla, “Delay and crosstalk simulation
of high-speed VLSI interconnects with nonlinear terminations,”* IEEE Transactions on Computer-aided Design
of Integrated Circuits and Systems,* pp. 1798-1811, November 1993.

89. R. Liu, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “A frequency domain
approach for performance optimization of high-speed interconnects,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and
Techniques, *vol.40, pp. 2403-2411, December 1992.

90. R. Griffith, E. Chiprout, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “A
CAD framework for simulation and optimization of high-speed VLSI
interconnects,”* IEEE Transactions on
Circuits and Systems,* vol.39, pp.839-906, December 1992.

91. R. Griffith and M. Nakhla, “Mixed frequency/time
domain analysis of nonlinear circuits,” *IEEE
Transactions on Computer-aided Design of Integrated Circuits and Systems,*
vol.11, pp.1032-1043, August 1992.

92. Q.J. Zhang, S. Lum and M. Nakhla, “Minimization of
delay and crosstalk in high-speed VLSI interconnects,” *IEEE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques,* vol. 40,
pp.1555-1563, July 1992.

93. T. Tang and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of high-speed VLSI
interconnects using the asymptotic waveform evaluation technique,” *IEEE Transactions on Computer-aided Design
of Integrated Circuits and Systems,* vol.11, pp.341-352, March 1992.

94. M. Nakhla and J. Vlach, “A Piecewise Harmonic Balance
Technique for Determination of Periodic Response of Nonlinear Systems,” *IEEE
Trans. Circuits and Systems,* Vol. 23, pp. 85-91, Feb. 1976.

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1. M. Rufuie, E. Gad, Member, M. Nakhla, R. Achar ,” Generalized Hermite
Polynomial Chaos for Variability Analysis of Macromodels Embedded in Nonlinear
Circuits,”

1. Eli Chiprout and Michel Nakhla, Asymptotic Waveform Evaluation and
Moment Matching for Interconnect Analysis, Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic
Publisher, 1994.

2. Michel Nakhla and Qi-jun
Zhang (Editors), Modelling and Simulation of high-Speed VLSI Interconnects,
Boston, MA: Kluwer Academic Publisher, 1994.

1. E. Gad, M. Nakhla and
R. Achar, Model-Order Reduction of High-Speed Interconnects using Integrated
Congruence Transform, Chapter 17 in Model Order Reduction: Theory,
Research Aspects and Applications, W. Schilders and H. van der
Vorst (ed.), Springer, Heidelberg, 2007.

2. M. Nakhla and R. Achar, Recent Advances in Interconnect Modelling and Simulation of High-Speed Interconnects, Chapter VII in Computational Methods in Large Scale Simulation, Khin-Yong Lam & Heow-Pueh Lee (ed.), World Scientific Publishing Co., 2005.

3. J. Chinneck, M. Nakhla, and Q.J. Zhang, Computer-Aided Design for Electrical and Computer Engineering, Chapter VI in Tutorials on Emerging Methodologies and Applications in Operations Research (ed.), Kluwer Academic Press, 2004.

4. M. Nakhla and R. Achar, Interconnect Modelling and Simulation, Chapter XVII: The VLSI Handbook, pp. 17.1 - 17.29, Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2000.

5. R. Achar and M. Nakhla, Minimum Realization of Reduced-Order Models of High-Speed Interconnect Macromodels, Chapter III: Signal Propagation on Interconnects, pp. 23-45, Boston: Kluwer Publishers, 1998.

6. M. Nakhla, R. Achar and R. Khazaka, Modeling and simulation of high-speed VLSI interconnects, Chapter IV: Circuits and Systems in the Information Age, pp. 187-216, Piscataway: IEEE press, 1997.

7. M. Nakhla and R. Achar, Interconnect Modelling
and Simulation, Chapter XVII: The VLSI Handbook, pp. 17.1-17.29, CRC Press,
1999.

1. Apparatus for coupling signals to or from a two-wire line

United States Patent 4456985

2. Apparatus for coupling signals to or from a two-wire line

United States Patent 4456986

3. Filters comprising reactive components, and a method of determining impedances thereof

United States Patent 4443662

1.
T. Pham, E.Gad, M.
Nakhla and R. Achar, “Efficient Hermite-based variability analysis using
approximate decoupling technique”, *Proc.
IEEE Workshop on Signal and Power Integrity, *May 2013.

2.
D. Paul, M. Nakhla, R.
Achar and Natalie Nakhla,” Efficient Parallel Scheduler for Circuit Simulation Exploiting
Binary Link Formulations,” *Proc.* *IEEE Fourth Latin American Symposium on Circuits and
Systems (LASCAS),* Feb. 2013.

3.
M., R. Khazaka, R.
Achar and M. Nakhla, Loewner-Matrix based Efficient Algorithm for Frequency
Sweep of High-Speed Modules,”* Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Electrical Performance of
Electronic Packaging and Systems, pp. 185-188, *October 2012.

4.
M. Farhan, E.
Gad, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Efficient Method for Transient Simulation of High-Speed
Interconnects with Nonlinear Terminations,” *Proc.
IEEE Intl. Conf. on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems,
pp. 119-122, *October 2012.

5.
M. Farhan, E.
Gad, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Efficient Transient Simulation of Transmission
Lines and Distributed Circuits Using High-Order Stable Methods,” *Proc. **IEEE
International Microwave Symposium (IMS), *June
2012.

6.
M. Farhan, E.
Gad, M. Nakhla and R. Achar , A Multi-Core
High-Order A-stable and L-Stable Integration Method for Fast Transient
Simulation of High-Speed Interconnect and Transmission Line Circuits,” *Proc. IEEE Workshop on Signal and Power
Integrity, *pp. 89-92, May 2012.

7.
F. Ferranti, M.
Nakhla, G. Antonini, T. Dhaene, L. Knockaert, A. E. Ruehli, “Parameterized
Model Order Reduction of Delayed Systems using an Interpolation Approach with Amplitude
and Frequency Scaling Coefficients,”* Proc.
IEEE Workshop on Signal and Power Integrity, *pp. 57-60, May 2012.

8. A. Charest, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Passive
Model-Order Reduction of RLC Circuits with Embedded Time-Delay Descriptor
Systems,” *Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on
Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems, *October 2011.

9.
M. Farhan, N, Nakhla,
M. Nakhla, R. Achar and A. Ruehli, “Waveform
Relaxation and Overlapping Partitioning Techniques for Tightly Coupled
Interconnects,” *Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Electrical Performance of
Electronic Packaging and Systems, *October
2011.

10. F. Ferranti, M. Nakhla, G. Antonini, T. Dhaene, L.
Knockaert, A. E. Ruehli, “Multipoint Model Order Reduction of delayed PEEC
systems,” *Proc.
IEEE Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, *August 2011.

11. F. Ferranti, M. Nakhla, G. Antonini, T. Dhaene, L.
Knockaert, A. E. Ruehli, “Reduced Order Modeling of Delayed PEEC circuits”, *Proc. **IEEE International Microwave Symposium
(IMS), *June 2011.

12. B. Nouri, M. Nakhla and R. Achar ,
“A Novel Algorithm for Optimum Order Estimation of Reduced Macromodel”, *Proc.
IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects, Naples*, Italy, May
2011 *(Best Paper Award)*.

13. M. Plesnik and M. Nakhla, “An efficient method for ripple
analysis of networks with synchronized switching power converters, *Proc. Applied Power Electronics Conference
(APEC)*, Fort Worth, TX , pp. 1111 – 1117, March 2011.

14. B. Nouri, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “A Novel Clustering
Scheme for Reduced-Order Macromodeling of Massively Coupled Interconnect
Structures”, *Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Electrical Performance of
Electronic Packaging*, pp. 77-80, Oct.
2010, Austin, Texas, US.

15. A. Saini, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Time-Domain Adjoint
Sensitivity of High-Speed Interconnects,” ”, *Proc. IEEE Intl. Conf. on Electrical
Performance of Electronic Packaging*,
pp. 153-156, Oct. 2010, Austin, Texas, US.

16. M. Plesnik, and M. Nakhla, “A New Single-Loop Method
for Steady-State Analysis and Design of Networks with Switching Power
Converters,” *IEEE International Power
Electronics Conference (IPEC)*, pp. 228-232, June 2010, Sapporo, Japan.

17. M.Plesnik, and M.Nakhla: "A Complex Ripple
Analysis of Switching DC/DC Power Converter Circuits", *IEEE Telecommunications Energy Conference
(INTELEC*), pp. 1-7, June 2010, Orlando, USA.

18. A. Narayanan, R. Achar, N. Nakhla and M. Nakhla, “Fast EMI
analysis of massively coupled interconnects with long delay”, *Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific Symposium on
Electromagnetic Compatibility*, April 2010, Beijing, China **(Best Student Paper Award).**

19. H. Dhindsa, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, D. Paul and A.
Sridhar, "A Parallel Framework for Transient Power Integrity
Analysis", *Proc. IEEE Electrical
Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems Symposium (EDAPS), *Dec. 2009,
HongKong (*Invited Paper).

20. A. Charest, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, "Passivity
Verification and Enforcement of Delayed Rational Approximations from Scattering
Parameter Based Tabulated Data", *Proc.
IEEE Intl. Conf. on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, pp.
65-68, Oct. 2009, Portland, OR, USA.

21. A. Charest, M. Nakhla, R. Achar, and C. Chen , ” Passivity
Verification and Enforcement of Delayed Rational Function Macromodels from
Networks Characterized by Tabulated Data,” *IEEE
Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects*, May 2009.

22. P. Triverio, S. Grivet-Talocia, M. Nakhla, “On the
Construction of Uniformly Stable Multivariate Interconnect Macromodels,” *IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on
Interconnects*, May 2009.

23. R. Achar, M. Nakhla, A. Sridhar, H. Dhindsa, D. Paul, “Fast
Analysis of Power Distribution Networks using Waveform Relaxation”, *IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on
Interconnects*, May 2009.

24. H. Dhindsa, A. Sridhar, R. Achar, M. Nakhla and D. Paul,
"Transient Analysis of Power Grid Networks via Waveform Relaxation
Techniques", *International Microwave
Workshop Series on Signal Integrity and High-Speed Interconnects (IWMS)*,
pp. 91-94, Feb. 2009, (*INVITED PAPER).

25. D. Paul, N. Nakhla, R. Achar , M. Nakhla, “Coupled
high-speed interconnect analysis on parallel platforms,” *Electrical Design of Advanced Packaging and Systems Symposium (EDAPS)*,
pp. 202-205, December 2008

26. D. Paul, N. Nakhla, R. Achar , M. Nakhla, “Parallel
algorithm for analysis of high-speed interconnects,” *IEEE 16th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic
Packaging*, pp. 191-194, October 2008.

27. P. Triverio, S. Grivet-Talocia, M. Nakhla, “An
improved fitting algorithm for parametric macromodeling from tabulated data”, *IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on
Interconnects*, Portofino, Italy, May 2008.

28. B. Nouri, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, D. Saraswat, “z-Domain
Orthonormal Vector Fitting for Macromodeling High-Speed Modules Characterized
by Tabulated Data,”* IEEE Workshop on
Signal Propagation on Interconnects*, Portofino, Italy, May 2008.

29. R. Achar, A. Sridhar, N. Nakhla, M. Nakhla, “Parallel
EMI analysis of large coupled interconnects via transverse partitioning and
waveform relaxation*”, International IEEE
Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility*, Zurich, Switzerland, May 2008.

30. C. Walkey, D. Paul, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “A Novel
Passivity Verification and Enforcement Algorithm for Macromodels of Microwave
Devices,” *IEEE International Microwave
Symposium (IMS)*, June 2008.

31. N. Soveiko, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and E. Gad, “Scalable
Parallel Matrix Solver for Steady State Analysis of Large Nonlinear Circuits, *IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS)*,
June 2008.

32. N. Nakhla, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Sparse and Passive
Reduction of Massively Coupled Large Multiport Interconnects,” *IEEE International Conference on
Computer-Aided Design (ICCAD’07)*, San Jose, CA, Nov. 2007.

33. N. Nakhla, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and A. Ruehli,
“Parallel Simulation of High-Speed Interconnects using Delay Extraction and
Transverse Partitioning,” *IEEE 16th
Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, Atlanta,
GA, Oct. 2007.

34. A. Sridhar, N. Nakhla, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Fast
EMC Analysis of High-speed Interconnects via Waveform Relaxation and Transverse
Partitioning,” *IEEE 16th Topical Meeting
on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 2007.

35. A. Jerome, P. Gunupudi and M. Nakhla, “Efficient
Parameterized Nonlinear Simulation of VLSI Circuits using Domain Decomposition
Techniques,” *IEEE 16th Topical Meeting on
Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 2007.

36. P. Triverio, M. Nakhla and S. Grivet-Talocia,
“Parametric Macromodeling of Multiport Networks from Tabulated Data”, *IEEE 16th Topical Meeting on Electrical
Performance of Electronic Packaging*, Atlanta, GA, Oct. 2007.

37. C. Walkey, D. Paul, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Efficient
Passive Macromodelling of High-Speed Interconnects,” *International Symposium on Signals, Systems and Electronics*, pp.
275 - 278, July 2007.

38. C. Chen, D. Saraswat, R.
Achar, E. Gad, M. Nakhla and. M. Yagoub, “Passivity
Enforcement for Method of Characteristics-based Multiconductor Transmission
Line Macromodels,” *International
Symposium on Signals, Systems and Electroni*cs, pp.25 – 28, July 2007.

39. Natalie Nakhla, Michel Nakhla, and Ram Achar, “A
General Approach for Time-Domain Sensitivity Analysis of High-Speed
Interconnects”, *IEEE 15th Topical Meeting
on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, pp.189-192, Scottsdale,
Arizona, October, 2006.

40. D. Paul, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and A. Weisshaar, “A
Passive Algorithm for Modeling Frequency-Dependent Parameters of Coupled
Interconnects” *IEEE 15th Topical Meeting
on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, pp.185-188, Scottsdale,
Arizona, October, 2006.

41. G. Shinh, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, and I.
Erdin, “Fast EMC analysis high-speed interconnects with frequency-dependent
parameters,” *IEEE International Symposium
on Electromagnetic Compatibility*, Volume 2,
pp. 556 – 559, Aug. 2006

42. D. Paul, M. Nakhla, R. Achar, A. Weisshaar, "An
Automated Algorithm for Broadband Modeling of High-Frequency Microwave
Devices", *IEEE International
Microwave Symposium*, pp. 1767-1770, June 2006, San Fransisco, CA.

43. D. Paul, M. Nakhla, R. Achar, A. Weisshaar,
"Broadband Macromodelling of High-Speed Passive Modules", *IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on
Interconnects*, pp. 107-110, May 2006, Berlin, Germany.

44. C. Chen, E. Gad, W. Tseng, M. Nakhla and R. Achar,
"A Passive Model-Order Reduction Algorithm for RLC Networks with Embedded
Delay Elements", *IEEE Workshop on
Signal Propagation on Interconnects*, pp. 93-96, May 2006, Berlin, Germany.

45. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, "Circuit
Compatible Macromodeling of High-Speed VLSI Modules Characterized by Scattering
Parameters"*, Proc.VLSI Design, *pp. 667 - 671, Jan. 2006, Bangalore,
India.

46. G. Shinh, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla and I. Erdin,
"Efficient and Accurate EMC Analysis of High-Frequency VLSI
Subnetworks", *Proc. VLSI Design*,
pp. 672-676, Jan. 2006, Bangalore, India.

47. N. Nakhla, A. Ruehli, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and C. Chen,
"Waveform relaxation techniques for simulation of coupled interconnects
with frequency-dependent parameters", *IEEE
14th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, pp.
47-50, Oct. 2005, Austin, Texas.

48. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, "Restoration
of Passivity in S-parameter Data of Microwave Measurements", *IMS Digest*, pp. 1131 - 1134, June 2005,
Long Beach, CA.

49. G. Shinh, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, and I.
Erdin, "Analysis of Multiconductor Transmission Lines with
Frequency-Dependent Parameters and Incident Electromagnetic Fields," *Proc.
IEEE International Microwave Symposium*, pp. 1107 - 1110, June 2005, Long Beach,
CA.

50. A. Jerome, N. Rodrigues, P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Efficient
Generation of Multi-Parameter Closed-Form Expressions for High-Speed
Transmission Line Networks,” *Proc*. *IEEE International
Microwave Symposium*, pp.
1775-1778, June 2005, Long Beach, CA

51. N. Nakhla, A. Dounavis, M. Nakhla and R. Achar,
"Delay-extraction based sensitivity analysis of multiconductor
transmission lines with nonlinear terminations," *Proc. IEEE International Microwave Symposium*, pp. 3520-3523, June
2005, Long Beach, CA.

52. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “On Passivity
Enforcement for Macromodels of S-parameter based Tabulated Subnetworks,” *Proc*.
*IEEE International Symposium on Circuits
and Systems*, pp. 3777 –
3780, Kobe Japan, May 2005.

53. N. Nakhla, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Closed-form
compact SPICE compatible passive macromodels for distributed interconnects with
frequency dependent parameters,” *IEEE
International Conference on Circuits and Systems*, pp. 5770-5773, Kobe
Japan, May 2005.

54. E. Gad, C. Chen, M. Nakhla, and R. Achar, “Passivity
Verification in Delay-Based Macromodels of Electrical Interconnects,” *Proc. 9 ^{th} IEEE Workshop on Signal
Propagation on Interconnects, *Germany,

55. M. Plesnik and M. Nakhla.” A generic algorithm for global
steady-state characterization of POL converters”, *Proc. IEEE Applied Power
Electronics Conference and Exposition,* pp. 1459-1465, March 2005.

56. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Projection Based
Fast Passive Compact Macromodeling of High-Speed VLSI Circuits and
Interconnects,” *Proc*. *IEEE International
Conference on VLSI Design*, pp.
629 – 633, January 2005.

57. N. Nakhla, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Delay extraction based closed-form SPICE
compatible passive macromodels for distributed transmission line interconnects,”
*Asia South Pacific Design Automation
Conference*, pp.1082-1085, Shanghai, China, January, 2005.

58. D. Saraswat, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, and R. Khazaka,
“Passive Complex Frequency Hopping for Compact Macromodeling of Microwave
Subnetworks,” *Proc. IEEE Asia-Pacific
Microwave Conference*, pp. 84-85, India, December 2004.

59. N. Nakhla, A. Ruehli, M. Nakhla, and R. Achar,
“Simulation of coupled interconnects using waveform relaxation and transverse
partitioning,” *IEEE 13 ^{th}
Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, *pp.25-28,
Portland, Oregon, October, 2004

60. G. Shinh, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, A. Dounavis,
and I. Erdin, “Efficient SPICE macromodel for EMI analysis of electronic
packages and high-speed interconnects,” *IEEE
13 ^{th} Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic
Packaging, *pp.277-280, Portland, Oregon, October, 2004.

61. A. Jerome, P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Efficient generation of
closed-form expressions for interconnect networks using parameterized
model-reduction techniques,” *IEEE 13 ^{th} Topical Meeting on
Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, pp. 255-258, Portland, OR,
Oct 2004.

62. M. Brajtman, D. Celo, P.
Gunupudi, T. Smy and M. Nakhla, “Fast thermal transient analysis and macromodel
creation using multi-dimensional model order reduction,” *Proc. IEEE
International Workshop on Thermal Investigations of ICs and Systems, *pp.
98-105, September 2004.

63. M. Plesnik and M. Nakhla, “A global steady-state
characterization of switching power converters”, *Proc. IEEE Workshop on
Computers in Power Electronics*, pp. 141-147, Aug. 2004.

64. G. Shinh, N. Nakhla, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, I. Erdin,
and A. Dounavis, “Fast transient analysis of incident field coupling to
multiconductor transmission lines,” *10 ^{th}International
Symposium on Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics*, pp. 281-284,
Ottawa, Canada, July 2004.

65. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Fast Passive
Macromodeling of S-parameter based Interconnect Subnetworks,” *10 ^{th}International Symposium on
Antenna Technology and Applied Electromagnetics*, pp. 357 – 360, July 2004.

66. N. Nakhla, A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Fast Sensitivity Analysis of
Transmission Line Networks,” *IEEE
International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)*, pp. V121-124,
Vancouver, Canada, May 2004.

67. D. Celo, X. Guo, P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, D. Walkey,
T. Smy and M. Nakhla, “** ****The creation of thermal sub-models of electronic
components using model reduction****,”**

*Intersociety Conference on Thermal and Thermomechanical Phenomena in
Electronic Systems (ITHERM)*, pp. 512 – 519, June 2004* (Best
paper award)*

68. P. Pai, E. Gad, R. Achar, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla,
“Parametric Circuit Reduction for Steady-State Simulation with multi-tone
Inputs,” *IEEE International Microwave
Symposium (IMS)* – pp. 937-940, Fort Worth, USA., June 2004.

69. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A methodology
for generating compact macromodels for high-frequency interconnect and
microwave subnetworks,” *IEEE
International Microwave Symposium (IMS)*, pp. 707-710, Fort Worth, USA, June
2004.

70. P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, D. Saraswat, and M. Nakhla,
“Closed-Form Parameterized Simulation of High-Speed Transmission Line Networks
using Model-Reduction Techniques,” *IEEE
International Microwave Symposium (IMS)*,
pp.711-714, Fort Worth, USA., June 2004.

71. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Circuit
Simulation of S-parameter based Interconnects via Passive Macromodels,” *IEEE International North Eastern Symposium
on Circuits and Systems*, pp. 309-312, Montreal, Canada, June 2004.

72. N. Nakhla, A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Passive
Macromodeling and Sensitivity Analysis of Multiconductor Transmission Lines,” *IEEE International North Eastern Symposium
on Circuits and Systems*, pp.33-36, Montreal, Canada, June 2004.

P. Pai, E. Gad, R. Achar, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla,
“Computing Large-Change Sensitivity of Periodic Responses of Nonlinear Circuits
using Reduction Techniques,” *IEEE
International Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)*, pp. V333-V335,
Vancouver, Canada, June 2004.

74. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A Fast Algorithm
for Near Optimal Passive Reduction of High-Speed Interconnect Networks,” *Proc. 8th IEEE Workshop on Signal
Propagation on Interconnects, *pp.91-94, Heidelberg, Germany,* *May 2004.

75. E. Gad and M. Nakhla, “Efficient Algorithm for
Sensitivity Analysis of Nonuniform Transmission Lines,” *Proc. 8th IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects, *pp.135-138,
Heidelberg, Germany,* *May 2004.

76. C. Chen, E. Gad, R. Achar, M. Nakhla and Y. Guo
“Analysis of Frequency Dependent Transmission Lines Using Integrated Congruence
Transform” *IEEE International Symposium
Applied Computational Electromagnetics (ACES),* Apr 2004, Syracuse, USA.

77. P. Pai, E. Gad, R. Achar, and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of
Frequency Dependent Transmission Lines Using Integrated Congruence Transform,” *IEEE International Symposium Applied
Computational Electromagnetics (ACES),* pp. 81-85, Apr 2004, Syracuse, USA.

78. N. Nakhla, A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla,
“Preserving Passivity and Causality in Transmission Lines Macromodels,” *IEEE International workshop on Progress in
Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS)*, pp. 429-433, Pisa, Italy,
March, 2004.

79. A. Jerome, S.K. Roy, P. Gunupudi, M. Nakhla,
“Efficient Optimization of High Speed Interconnects using Parameterized Model
Reduction Techniques,” *IEEE International
workshop on Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS)*, pp.
615-618, Pisa, Italy, March, 2004.

80. E. Gad and M. Nakhla, “Simulation and analysis of
nonunifrom transmission lines via integrated congruence transform,” *IEEE International workshop on Progress in
Electromagnetics Research Symposium (PIERS)*, Pisa, Italy, March, 2004.

81. X. Guo, D. Celo, P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, D. Walkey,
T. Smy and M. Nakhla, **“Creation of compact thermal models of
electronic components using model reduction,”** *IEEE Semiconductor Thermal Measurement and Management
Symposium*, pp.104 – 110, March 2004.

82. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Enforcing
Passivity for Rational function Based Macromodels of Tabulated Data,” *IEEE 12th Topical Meeting on Electrical
Performance of Electronic Packaging (EPEP 2003)*, pp. 295-298, New Jersey,
Oct. 2003.

83. A. Dounavis, N. Nakhla, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Delay
Extraction and Passive Macromodeling of Lossy Coupled Transmission Lines,” *IEEE 12th Topical Meeting on Electrical
Performance of Electronic Packaging*, pp. 251-254, New Jersy, Oct. 2003 *(Best
Paper Award).*

84. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Passive
Macromodeling Of High-speed Packaging Subnetworks
Characterized by Measured/Simulated Data,” *IEEE
International workshop on Progress in Electromagnetics Research Symposium
(PIERS)*, Hawaii, USA, Oct. 2003 *(Invited Paper).*

85. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Passive
Macromodels of Microwave Subnetworks Characterized by Measured/Simulated Data,”
*Proc. International Microwave
Symposium-2003 Digest, *Philadelphia, PA,*
*pp. 999-1002*, *June 2003 - *(3rd
Best Paper Award).*

86. P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, T. Smy, D. Celo and M.
Nakhla, “Multidimensional Time-Domain Macromodels for Microwave Applications,” *Proc. International Microwave Symposium-2003
Digest, *Philadelphia, PA,* *pp.
13-16*, *June 2003

87. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Passive
macromodeling of subnetworks characterized by measured data,” *International Symposium on Circuits and
systems, ISCAS*, pp. 502-505, Bangkok, Thailand, June, 2003 *(Invited
Paper).*

88. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “On Passivity
Check and Compensation of Macromodels from Tabulated Data,” *Proc. 7th IEEE Workshop on Signal
Propagation on Interconnects, *Siena, Italy,* *pp. 25-28*, *May 2003.

89. N. Soveiko and M. Nakhla, “Steady State Analysis of
Multi-tone Nonlinear Periodic Circuits in Wavelet Domain,” *2003 International. Microwave Symposium Digest,* Philadelphia,
pp.2121-2124, June 2003.

90. E. Gad and M. Nakhla “Efficient simulation and
sensitivity analysis of nonuniform transmission lines via integrated congruence
transform,” *IEEE 12 ^{th} topical
meeting for Electrical Packaging and Electronics Performance*, EPEP2003, pp
259-262, Oct 2003, Princeton.

91. E. Gad and M. Nakhla “Simulation of nonuniform
transmission lines using integrated congruent transform,” *IEEE/ACM Design
Automation Conference*, *DAC’03*, pp. 238-243, Anaheim, June 2003.

92. E. Gad and M. Nakhla “Efficient Simulation of
Nonuniform Transmission Lines Using the Integrated Congruent Transform,” *Electromagnetic
Compatibility Symposium, EMC* Zurich’03, pp. 455-458, February 2003.

93. I. M. Elfadel, A. Dounavis, H-M. Huang, M. Nakhla, A. E. Ruehli
and R. Achar, “Accuracy and Performance
of Passive Transmission Line Macromodels Based on Optimal Matrix Rational
Approximations,” *IEEE Electrical Performance of Electronics Packaging
EPEP2002*, pp 351-354, Oct. 2002.

94. A. Dounavis, I. M.
Elfadel, R.
Achar, M. Nakhla, A. E. Ruehli and H-M. Huang, “Lossy Transmission Line Passive
Macromodeling Algorithm – Three Case Studies,”
*IEEE Electrical Performance of Electronics Packaging EPEP2002*, pp
355-358, Oct. 2002

95. D. Saraswat, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A Fast Algorithm
and Practical Considerations for Passive Macromodeling of Measured/Simulated
Data,” *Proc. IEEE 11 ^{th}*

96. H. Huang, I. Elfadel, A. Ruehli, A. and M. Nakhla,” A
comparative study of two time-domain simulation algorithms for lossy and
dispersive transmission lines,” *IEEE International Symposium on
Electromagnetic Compatibility*, pp. 755-759, Aug. 2002.

97. A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “**On passive time-domain macromodels of
distributed transmission line **networks**,” ***IEEE MTT-S
International Microwave Symposium Digest*, Seattle, Washington, vol. 2, pp. 975-978, June
2002.

**98.
**A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “**Passive closed-form time-domain
macromodels for on-chip distributed RC **interconnects**,” ***Proc. IEEE Custom Integrated Circuits Conference***, pp. 509-512, Orlando, May 2002.**

99. Y. Tanji, A.
Ushida and M. Nakhla, “Passive closed-form expression of RLCG transmission
lines,” *Proc. IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems*, pp.
795-798, May 2002.

100. E. Gad and M.
Nakhla, “Efficient Model Reduction of Linear Time-Varying Systems via
Compressed Transient System Function,” *Proc. Design Automation and Testing
in Europe, DATE02*, pp. 916-920, March 2002__.__

101. R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Compact macromodel for
lossy coupled transmission lines,” *Proc.
IEEE Design Automation and Test in Europe DATE02*, March 2002.

102. P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka, A. Dounavis, M. Nakhla
and R. Achar, “Global multi-level reduction technique for nonlinear
simulation of high-speed interconnect circuits,” *Proc. IEEE 10 ^{th}*

103. P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of
Transmission Line Circuits using Multi-Dimensional Model Reduction Techniques,”
*Proc. IEEE 10 ^{th}*

104. I. M. Elfadel, H. M. Huang, A. E. Ruehli, A. Dounavis,
M. Nakhla “A Comparative Study of Two Transient Analysis Algorithms for Lossy
Transmission Lines with Frequency-Dependent Data,” *Proc. IEEE 10 ^{th}*

105. A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A General Class of Passive
Macromodels for Efficient Sensitivity Analysis of High-Speed Distributed
Interconnects with Nonlinear Terminations,” *Proc. IEEE 8 ^{th}
International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems*, Malta, Sept.
2001, pp. 899-902.

106. I. Erdin, A.
Dounavis, R. Achar, M. Nakhla, “Circuit Simulation of Incident Field Coupling
to Multiconductor Transmission Lines with Frequency-Dependent Losses,” *IEEE
EMC International Symposium, Montreal*, pp. 1084-1087, Aug. 2001.

107. A. Dounavis, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, "Passive
Macromodels For Distributed High Speed
Interconnects", *Proc. IEEE European
Conference on Circuits Theory and Design (ECCTD)*, pp. S18.4.1-S18.4.4,
August. 2001, (Espoo, Finland).

108. A. Dounavis, R.
Achar and M. Nakhla, “Efficient Sensitivity Analysis of Lossy Multiconductor
Transmission Lines with Nonlinear Terminations,” *IEEE MTT-S International
Microwave Symposium Digest*, Phoenix, AZ, pp. 2099-2102, June 2001

109. R. Khazaka, and M. Nakhla, “Multi-Level Passive Order
Reduction of Interconnect Networks,” *IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium
Digest*,
Phoenix, AZ*,* pp. 1155-1158, June 2001.

110. R. Khazaka, and M. Nakhla “Addressing redundant poles
in Krylov based model reduction,” *Proc.
IEEE Signal Propagation on Interconnects*, pp. 1-4, May 2001.

111. A. Dounavis, P. K. Gunupudi, E. Gad, R. Khazaka, R. Griffith, R.
Achar and M. Nakhla, “Addressing Transient Analysis of Multiport Distributed
Interconnects,” *IEEE 9th Topical meeting on Electrical Performance of
Electronic Packaging*, Phoenix, AZ, pp 243-246, Oct. 2000.

112. P. Gunupudi and M. S. Nakhla, “Multi-Dimensional Model
Reduction of VLSI Interconnects,” *IEEE
Custom Integrated Circuits Conference*, pp. 499-502, June 2000.

113. E. Gad, A. Dounavis, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Passive
Model Order Reduction of Multiport Distributed Interconnects,” *Proceedings Design Automation Conference*,
Los Angeles, CA, vol. 37, pp 526-531, June 2000.

114.
R.
Khazaka, P. Gunupudi and M. Nakhla, “Efficient Sensitivity Analysis of Transmission Line Networks using Model
Reduction Techniques,” *IEEE MTT-S
International Microwave Symposium*, vol. 2, pp. 895-898, June 2000.

115.
A.
Dounavis, E. Gad, R. Achar and M.
Nakhla, “Passive Model-Reduction of Distributed Networks with
Frequency-Dependent Parameters,” *IEEE
MTT-S International Microwave Symposium Digest*, Boston, Massachusetts, vol. 3, pp 1789-1792, June 2000.

116.
E.
Gad, R. Khazaka, M. Nakhla and R. Griffith, “Circuit reduction technique for
finding the steady state solution of nonlinear circuits,” *IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium*, vol. 1, pp. 83-86,
June 2000.

117.
A.
Dounavis, E. Gad, R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Passive Model-reduction of
distributed networks including frequency-dependent parameters”, 4th* IEEE International Workshop on Signal
Propagation on Interconnects*, pp. 1.1.1-1.1.2, May 2000, (Hanover,
Germany).

118.
E.
Gad and M. Nakhla, “Model Reduction for DC Solution of Large Nonlinear
Circuits,” *IEEE International Conference on Computer-Aided Design, ICCAD99*,
San José, CA, pp. 376-379, Nov. 1999.

119.
I.
Erdin and M. Nakhla, "Mixed Circuit/Electromagnetic Analysis of Field
coupling to High-Speed Interconnects in Inhomogeneous Medium," *IEEE 1999 International Symposium on
Electromagnetic Compatibility*, (Seattle, Washington).

120.
P.
K. Gunupudi, M. S. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Multi-point multi-port reduction of
high-speed distributed interconnects using krylov-space techniques,” *International
Symposium on Circuits and Systems*, Orlando, Florida, May 1999, vol. 6, pp
242-245.

121.
I. Erdin and
Michel Nakhla, “Mixed Circuit/Electromagnetic Analysis of Radiation from
High-Speed Interconnects,” *IEEE 1999
MTT-S International Microwave Symposium*.P. K. Gunupudi and M. S. Nakhla,
“Model-reduction of nonlinear circuits using krylov-space techniques,” *IEEE
Design Automation Conference*, New Orleans, LA, pp 13-16, June 1999.

122.
A. Dounavis, X. Li,
M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Passive Closed-Form Transmission Line Model for
General Purpose circuit simulators,” *IEEE MTT-S International Microwave
Symposium Digest*, Anaheim, CA, vol 1, pp 377-380. June 1999.

123.
R. Achar and M.
Nakhla, “Efficient Simulation of on-chip RF components using model-reduction
techniques,” *IEEE International Symposium
on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS)*, Orlando, USA, 1999.

124.
R. Achar, P. Gunupudi and M. Nakhla,
“Multilevel Multipoint Model-Reduction Algorithm for Macromodeling of Multiport
Distributed Networks,” *3rd IEEE
International Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects*, Hannover,
Germany, 1999 *(invited)*.

125.
M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Recent Advances
in Modeling and Simulation of High-Speed VLSI Interconnections,” *1999 Workshop on Circuits and Systems*, *(invited)*.

126.
M. Nakhla, R. Achar and P. Gunupudi,
“Simulation of High-Speed Interconnects using
Multilevel Model-Reduction Techniques,” *IMPAS-99*, Calif. USA, 1999 *(invited)*.

127.
P. K. Gunupudi, R. Achar, M. S. Nakhla
and A. Dounavis, “Simulation of Distributed Interconnects with Frequency
Dependent Parameters Using Krylov-Space Techniques,” *ECS/IEEE European
Conference on Circuit Theory and Design*, August 1999, Stresa, Italy, pp.
425-428. (invited).

128.
A. Dounavis,
X. Li, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “Passive Closed-Form Transmission Line Model for
General Purpose circuit simulators,” *IEEE MTT-S International Microwave
Symposium Digest*, Anaheim C. A., vol 1, pp 337-380. June 1999.

129.
P. K. Gunupudi, M. S. Nakhla and R.
Achar, “Efficient simulation of high speed distributed interconnects using
krylov-subspace techniques,” *IEEE 7 ^{th} Topical meeting on
Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging*, NY, Oct 1998, pp. 295-298.

130.
I. Erdin, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “EM
field coupling to multiconductor transmission lines in multi-layered medium,” *1998 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave
Symposium, * vol. 3, pp. 1263-1266,
June 1998, Baltimore, USA.

131.
R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A novel
technique for minimum-order macromodel synthesis of high-speed interconnect
subnetworks,” *1998 IEEE International
Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS),* June, 1998, Monterey, CA.

132.
X. Li, M. Nakhla and R. Achar, “A
universal closed-loop high-speed interconnect model for general purpose circuit
simulators,” *1998 IEEE International
Symposium on Circuits and Systems (ISCAS),* June, 1998, Monterey, CA.

133.
R. Achar, M. Nakhla and E. Ahmed,
“Nonlinear transient simulation of embedded subnetworks characterized by
s-parameters using complex frequency hopping,” *1998 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium,* June 1998,
Baltimore, USA.

134.
R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “Addressing
passivity issues in CFH,” *2nd IEEE
International Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects*, May 1998
(Hannover, Germany).

135.
Q. Zhang, F. Wang, M. Nakhla, J. Bandler
and R.M. Biernacki, “Signal integrity optimization of high-speed
VLSI packages and interconnects,”*
IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference, (Seattle, Washington),*
May 1998.

136.
R. Griffith and M. Nakhla, “A new
high-order absolutely stable explicit numerical integration algorithm for the
time-domain simulation of nonlinear circuits,” *IEEE Int. Conf. Computer Aided Design*, (San Jose, CA), November
1997.

137.
R. Achar and M. Nakhla, “A fast method
for nonlinear simulation of transmission line networks,” I*nternational Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Its Applications (NOLTA)*,
Nov. 1997, Hawaii, USA *(invited).*

138.
R. Achar, M. Nakhla and E. Chiprout,
“Block CFH: A model-reduction technique for distributed interconnect networks,”
*European Conference on Circuits Theory
and Design (ECCTD)*, Sept 1997, Budapest, Hungary *(invited)*.

139.
M. Nakhla, R. Achar and M. A.
Kolbedhari, “Model-reduction techniques for EM and mixed EM/circuit
simulation,” *URSI North American Radio
Science Meeting*, July 1997, pp.165-171
Montreal, Canada, *(invited)*

140.
R. Achar, M. A. Kolbehdari and M.
Nakhla, “A unified approach for mixed EM/circuit simulation using
model-reduction techniques,” *IEEE
International Microwave Symposium Digest*, June 1997, pp. 1017-1021, Denver,
USA.

141.
M. Nakhla, R. Khazaka and R. Achar, “A
universal macromodelling technique for high-speed VLSI interconnects,” *IEEE International Workshop: Signal
Propagation on Interconnects*, May 1997, Hannover, Germany, *(invited)*.

142. M. A. Kolbedhari, M. Nakhla, R. Achar and M.
Srinivasan, “Solution of EM problems using reduced-order models by complex
frequency hopping,” *13 ^{th} IEEE
Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics*, March,
1997, Monterey, California,

143. A. Veluswami, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Modelling the
frequency-dependent parameters of high-speed interconnects: a neural network
approach,” *IEEE Multichip Module
Conference, (Santa Cruz, CA),* Feb. 1997.

144. G.W. Zheng, Q.J. Zhang, M.S. Nakhla and R. Achar, “An
efficient approach for moment matching simulation of linear subnetworks with
measured or tabulated data,”* IEEE Int.
Conf. Computer-Aided Design*, (San Jose, CA), November 1996.

145. Q.J. Zhang, F.Wang and M.S. Nakhla, “Optimization of
high-speed VLSI interconnects,” *Symp. on Antenna Technol. and Appl. Electromagnetics -
ANTEM'96 *(Montreal, Canada), pp.
265-268, August 1996.

146. G.W. Zheng, Q.J. Zhang and M.S. Nakhla, “CFH
simulation for high-speed VLSI interconnects with 3D full wave model,” *Symp. on Antenna
Technol. and Appl. Electromagnetics - ANTEM'96, *(Montreal, Canada), pp.
277-280, August 1996.

147. M. Kolbehdari and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of
inhomogeneous dielectric resonator structures using FEM and CFH,”* Symp. on Antenna
Technol. and Appl. Electromagnetics - ANTEM'96,* (Montreal, Canada),
pp.35-37, August 1996.

148. R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of high-speed interconnects
in the presence of electromagnetic interference,” *IEEE International Microwave Symp. Digest, *(San Francisco, CA), pp.
1811-1814, May 1996.

149. V. Phanilatha, M.Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Finite
element thermal analysis of electronic packages and boards using
moment-matching techniques,” *Inter.
Society Conf. Thermal Phenomena on Electronic Systems (ITHERM), (*Orlando, FL), pp. 391-395,
May 1996.

150. R. Khazaka, J. Poltz, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “A
fast method for simulation of lossy interconnects with frequency dependent
parameters,” *IEEE Multi-Chip Module
Conference, *(Santa Cruz, CA), pp. 95-98, February 1996.

151. R. Achar, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Addressing high
frequency effects in VLSI interconnects with full wave model and CFH,” *IEEE International Conference on
Computer-Aided Design,* (Santa Clara, CA), pp. 53-57, November 1995.

152. H. Zaabab, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Application of
neural networks in circuit analysis,” *IEEE
Int. Conf. Neural Networks*, (Perth, Australia), pp. 423-426, November 1995.

153. M. Nakhla, “Recent progress in the simulation of high
speed VLSI interconnects,” *Topical
Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, *(Portland,
Oregon), October 1995 *(invited)*.

154. M. Li, Q.J. Zhang and M.S. Nakhla, “Solution of EM
fields by asymptotic waveform techniques,”*
URSI International Symp. Signals, Systems and Electronics*, (San Francisco,
CA), pp. 393-396, October 1995.

155. R. Achar, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Moment matching
techniques for transient analysis of high speed VLSI interconnects with full
wave model,” *25 ^{th} European
Microwave Conference, *(Bologna, Italy), pp. 820-823, Sept. 1995.

156. M. Kolbehdari, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Solution of
EM problems using finite element and complex frequency hopping techniques,” *25 ^{th} European Microwave
Conference,* (Bologna, Italy), pp. 1079-1081, Sept. 1995.

157. M. Nakhla, “Tools for signal integrity analysis and
optimization,” *Advanced Routing Workshop,
CALCE Electronic Packaging research Center*, (Maryland), September’95 *(invited).*

158. A. Veluswami, H. Zaabab, Q.J. Zhang and M.S. Nakhla,
“The application of neural networks to high-speed VLSI interconnect
simulation,” *Canadian Conference on
Electrical and Computer Engineering, *(Montreal, Canada), pp 381-384,
September 1995.

159. R. Achar, R. Khazaka, R. Griffith, M.S. Nakhla and
Q.J. Zhang, “Simulation of delay and crosstalk in high-speed VLSI
interconnects,” *Canadian Conference on
Electrical and Computer Engineering, *(Montreal, Canada), pp. 385-388,
September 1995.

160. A. Veluswami, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “A neural
network model for propagation delays in systems with high-speed VLSI
interconnect networks,” *IEEE Custom
Integrated Circuits Conference,* (Santa, Clara, CA), pp. 387-390, May 1995.

161. V. Phanilatha, D.G. Liu, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Nonlinear
transient thermal analysis using circuit simulation techniques,” *45 ^{th} IEEE Electronics Components
and Technology Conference, *(Las Vegas, NV)

162. Q.J. Zhang, F. Wang and M.S. Nakhla, “A high-order
temporal neural network for word recognition,” *IEEE International Conf.
Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing, *(Detroit, MI), pp.
3343-3346, May 1995.

163. D.G. Liu, V. Phanilatha, Q.J. Zhang and M.S. Nakhla,
“Asymptotic thermal analysis of electronic packages and printed circuit
boards,” *IEEE Semi-Therm Symposium *(San
Jose, CA), pp. 131-135, Feb. 1995.

164. K. Mihan, B. Stacey, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang,
“Concurrent thermal and electrical optimization of high-speed packages and
systems,” *INTERpack: ASME International
Intersociety Electronic Packaging Conference*, (Lahaina, Hawaii), pp.
221-227, March 1995.

165. R. Khazaka, E. Chiprout, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang,
“Analysis of high-speed interconnects with frequency dependant parameters,”* 11 ^{th} International Zurich
Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility*, (Zurich, Switzerland), pp. 203-208, March
1995 .

166. Q.J. Zhang and M.S. Nakhla, “Simulation and
optimization of VLSI interconnects in printed circuit boards,” *International Conference on Package and PCB
Technology *(Beijing, China), September 1994.

167. Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Signal integrity analysis
and optimization of VLSI interconnects using neural network models,” *Proc. IEEE International Symp. Circuits and
Systems,* (London, England), pp. 459-462, June 1994.

168. H. Zaabab, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Analysis and
optimization of microwave circuits and devices using neural network models,” *IEEE International Microwave Symp. Digest, *(San
Diego, CA), pp. 393-396, May 1994.

169. L.Li, O.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “A moment method for
statistical analysis of high-speed VLSI interconnects,”* Proceedings of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference,* (San
Diego, CA), pp. 305-308, May 1994.

170. R. Sanaie, E. Chiprout, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang,
"”Fast method for frequency and time domain simulation of high-speed VLSI
interconnects,” *Proceedings of the IEEE
International Microwave Symposium*, (San Diego, CA) , pp. 1417-1420, May
1994.

171. R. Sanaie, E. Chiprout, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang,
“Integrating subnetworks characterized by measured data into moment-matching
simulations,” *Proceedings of the IEEE
Multi-Chip Module Conference, *(Santa Cruz, CA), pp. 114-119, March 1994 .

172. M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Transient analysis of
nonlinear circuits with frequency-dependent parameters,” *International Symposium on Nonlinear Theory and Applications, *(Waikiki,
Hawaii), pp. 323-328, December 1993*
(invited).*

173. E. Chiprout, H. Heeb, M. Nakhla and A.E. Ruehli,
“Simulating 3-D retarded interconnect models using complex frequency hopping,” *IEEE International Conference on
Computer-Aided Design,* (Santa Clara, CA), pp.66-72, November 1993.

174. N. Liu, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Time-domain
sensitivity of high-speed VLSI interconnects,” *3rd International Conference on VLSI and CAD, *(Teajon, Korea), pp.
68-71, November 1993.

175. S. Manney, M. Nakhla and Q. Zhang, “Transient analysis
of nonuniform transmission lines using asymptotic waveform evaluation,” *23rd European Microwave Conference, *(Madrid,
Spain), September 1993.

176. R. Liu, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Successive
Asymptotic Waveform Evaluation of Lossy Distributed Networks with Nonlinear
Terminations,” *23rd European Microwave
Conference, *(Madrid, Spain), September 1993.

177. J. Williamson, K. Kalaichelvan, M. Nakhla, Q.J. Zhang
and P.van der Puije, “Ground noise estimation and minimization in integrated
circuit packages,” *IEEE International
Conference on Electromagnetic Compatibility, *(Dallas, TX), pp. 425-428, August 1993.

178. E. Chiprout and M. Nakhla, “Addressing high-frequency
issues in asymptotic waveform evaluation,” *Design
Automation Conference*, (Dallas, TX), pp.732-736, June 1993.

179. R. Griffith, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Parallel
time-domain analysis and optimization of distributed VLSI interconnects,” *IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and
Systems, *(Chicago, IL),
pp. 1543-1546, May 1993 .

180. Y.Wei , Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Multilevel optimization of
high-speed VLSI interconnects using decomposition,” *IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference, *pp. 29.5.1-29.5.4, May
1993.

181. Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Yield analysis and
optimization of VLSI interconnects in multichip modules,” *IEEE Multi-Chip Module Conference, *(Santa Cruz, CA), pp.160-163,
March 1993.

182. R. Griffith, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Parallel
time-domain analysis and optimization of high-speed interconnects,” *Proceedings of the Sixth SIAM Conference on
Parallel Processing,* pp.225-227, March 1993.

183. E. Chiprout and M. Nakhla, “Transient waveform
estimation of high-speed MCM networks using complex frequency hopping,” *Proceedings of the IEEE Multi-Chip Module
Conference*, (Santa Cruz, CA), pp.134-139, March 1993.

184. S. Manney, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Time domain
analysis of nonuniform frequency dependent high-speed interconnects,” *Proceedings of the IEEE International
Conference on Computer-Aided Design, *(Santa Clara, CA), pp. 449-452,
November 1992 .

185. H. Besbes, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Analysis of
fiber optic communication systems using the saddlepoint approximation,” *International Workshop on Computer-Aided
Modeling, Analysis and Design of Communication Links and Networks*,
September 1992.

186. S. Lum, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Sensitivity
analysis of lossy coupled transmission lines with nonlinear terminations,” *Proceedings of the European Microwave
Conference*, (Espoo, Finland), pp. 813-818, August 1992.

187. E. Chiprout, and M. Nakhla, “Generalized moment
matching methods for transient analysis of interconnect networks,” *Proceedings of the Design Automation
Conference*, (Anaheim, CA), pp.201-206, June 1992.

188. R. Liu, Q.J. Zhang and M. Nakhla, “Exact group delay sensitivities
for minimization of delay and distortion in high-speed VLSI interconnects,” *Proceedings of the IEEE International
Microwave Symposium, *(Albuquerque, NM), pp.833-836, June 1992.

189. E. Chiprout, and M. Nakhla, “Fast nonlinear waveform
estimation of large distributed networks,” *Proceedings
of the IEEE International Microwave Symposium*, pp.1341- 1344, June 1992.

190. E. Chiprout and M. Nakhla, “Optimal pole selection in
asymptotic waveform evaluation,” *IEEE
International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, *(San Diego, CA),
pp.1961-1964, May 1992.

191. L. Lu, M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “A stepping algorithm
for transient analysis of distributed networks,” *Proceedings of the IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and
Systems, *(San Diego, CA), pp.1957-1960, May 1992.

192. Q.J. Zhang, S. Lum and M. Nakhla, “Minimization of
delay and crosstalk in high-speed VLSI interconnects,”* Proceedings of the IEEE Custom Integrated Circuit Conference*,
(Boston, MA), pp. 15.5.1-15.5.4, May 1992.

193. M. Nakhla and Q.J. Zhang, “Simulation and optimization
of interconnection delay and crosstalk in multi-chip modules,” IEEE* Multi-Chip Module Conference*, (Santa
Cruz, CA), pp.56-59, March 1992.