Biography: Alvin Loke received the BASc degree from the University of British Columbia and the MSEE and PhDEE degrees from Stanford University.  From 1998 to 2001, he worked on CMOS technology integration at HP Labs (Palo Alto, CA) and then at Chartered Semiconductor Manufacturing (Singapore) as an Agilent assignee.  In 2001, he transferred to Fort Collins, CO, where he designed CMOS phase-locked loop circuits for low-jitter embedded SerDes I/O and ASIC core clocking. In 2006, he joined Advanced Micro Devices where he is currently a Principal Member of Technical Staff designing high-speed links and interfacing with technology teams on analog/mixed-signal concerns.  Dr. Loke has authored 38 publications and holds 12 US patents.  He presently serves on the CICC technical program committee and IEEE Solid-State Circuits Society (SSCS) Chapters committee.  He is presently the SSCS Webinar Taskforce Chair, a Guest Editor for the IEEE Journal of Solid-State Circuits, and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer.