Tom is a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University. He joined the Stanford faculty in 1994 after several years of design and development work at Analog Devices and Rambus. Tom’s areas of research include CMOS radio frequency integrated circuit design and all types of analog circuitry, including high-speed radio frequency communications systems. He holds approximately 70 US patents and is the author of The Design of CMOS Radio-Frequency Integrated Circuits and Planar Microwave Engineering, both from Cambridge University Press. He is a co-founder of Matrix Semiconductor (acquired by Sandisk), ZeroG Wireless (acquired by Microchip), and Ayla Networks. He holds SB, SM and ScD degrees in electrical engineering from MIT.