LIST OF RECENT PUBLICATIONS

 
PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS (PUBLISHED)


PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION)

BOOKS
CHAPTERS IN BOOKS


PATENTS

PAPERS IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS (PUBLISHED)

 

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, N. Nakhla, R. Achar and M. Nakhla "Parallel Simulation of Massively Coupled Interconnect Networks", 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.  E. Chiprout and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of interconnect networks using complex frequency hopping (CFH),” 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 Laplace transform,” 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.

 

PAPERS IN REFEREED JOURNALS (ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION):

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

BOOKS


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.
 

CHAPTERS IN BOOKS


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.
 

PATENTS


 

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

 

PAPERS IN REFEREED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

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 Electronics, 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. 9th IEEE Workshop on Signal Propagation on Interconnects, Germany, pp. 125-128, Germany, May 2005.

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 13th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, pp.25-28, Portland, Oregon, October, 2004 (Best Paper Award)

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 13th 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 13th 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,” 10thInternational 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,” 10thInternational 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.

73.  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.Summary: This paper presents a new approach to thermal modeling using sub-models. We show how to efficiently create thermal sub-models based on a multi dimensional model reduction technique. These sub-models are then used to allow for fast simulation of compl.....

 

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 12th 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 11th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging EPEP2002, pp. 297 –300, Oct. 2002 (Best Paper Award).

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 10th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging EPEP2001, MA, Oct. 2001, pp. 259 –262 (Best Paper Award).

103.       P. Gunupudi, R. Khazaka and M. Nakhla, “Analysis of Transmission Line Circuits using Multi-Dimensional Model Reduction Techniques,” Proc. IEEE 10th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging EPEP 2001, pp. 43 – 46, Oct. 2001.

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 10th Topical Meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronics Packaging EPEP2001, pp. 255-258, Oct. 2001.

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 8th 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 7th Topical meeting on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging, NY, Oct 1998, pp. 295-298. (Best Paper Award)

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,” International 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,” 13th IEEE Annual Review of Progress in Applied Computational Electromagnetics, March, 1997, Monterey, California,  (invited ).

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,” 25th 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,” 25th 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,” 45th IEEE Electronics Components and Technology Conference, (Las Vegas, NV), pp. 879-883, May 1995.

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,” 11th 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.