Honors and Awards

2023 IEEE Microwave Prize

W. A. Ahmad, M. Kucharski, A. Ergintav, S. Abouzaid, J. Wessel, H. J. Ng, and D. Kissinger, "Multimode W-Band and D-Band MIMO Scalable Radar Platform," IEEE Trans. Microw. Theory Techn., vol. 69, no. 1, pp. 1036-1047, Ja. 2021.

2022 VDE Certificate of Honor

Dietmar Kissinger, "for exceptional voluntary commitment in the VDE ITG"

2019 GAAS Association Student Fellowship

A. Ali, P. Colantonio, F. Giannini, D. Kissinger, H. J. Ng, and J. Yun, "An 18-dBm G-band power amplifier using 130-nm SiGe BiCMOS technology," in Proc. Eur. Microw. Integr. Circuits Conf., Paris, France, Oct. 2019, pp. 164-167.

2018 VDE ITG-Prize

H. J. Ng, M. Kucharski, W. Ahmad, and D. Kissinger, "Multi-purpose fully-differential 61- and 122-GHz radar transceivers for scalable MIMO sensor platforms," IEEE J. Solid-State Circuits, vol. 52, no. 9, pp. 2242-2255, Sep. 2017.

2018 IEEE IMBioC Best Student Paper Award, 3rd Prize

R. K. Yadav, M. H. Eissa, J. Wessel, and D. Kissinger, "A 60 GHz mixer-based reflectometer in 130nm SiGe BiCMOS technology toward dielectric spectroscopy in medical applications," in Proc. IEEE MTT-S Int. Microw. Bio Conf., Philadelphia, PA, Jun. 2018, pp. 88-90.

2017 IEEE NorCAS Best Paper Award

P. Ostrovskyy, K. Tittelbach-Helmrich, F. Herzel, O. Schrape, G. Fischer, D. Kissinger, P. Borner, A. Loose, D. Hellmann, and P. Hartogh, "A single chip 16 GS/s arbitrary waveform generator in 0.13 µm BiCMOS technology," in Proc. Nordic Circuits Syst. Conf., Linköping, Sweden, Oct. 2017, pp. 1-4.

2017 VDE/VDI GMM-Prize

C. Beck, H. J. Ng, R. Agethen, M. PourMousavi, H. P. Forstner, M. Wojnowski, K. Pressel, R. Weigel, A. Hagelauer, and D. Kissinger, "Industrial mmWave radar sensor in embedded wafer-level BGA packaging technology," IEEE Sensors J., vol. 16, no. 17, pp. 6566-6578, Sep. 2016.

2017 Best Student Paper Award IEEE RWW, 1st Prize

E. Öztürk, H. J. Ng, W. Winkler, and D. Kissinger, "0.1mm2 SiGe BiCMOS RX/TX channel front-ends for 120 GHz phased array radar systems," in IEEE Topical Meeting Silicon Monolithic Integr. Circuits RF Syst. Dig., Phoenix, AZ, Jan. 2017, pp. 50-53.

2017 Best Student Paper Award IEEE RWW, 3rd Prize

F. I. Jamal, M. H. Eissa, J. Borngräber, H. J. Ng, D. Kissinger, and J. Wessel, "A low-power 190-255GHz frequency quadrupler in SiGe BiCMOS technology for on-chip spectroscopic applications," in Proc. IEEE Radio Wireless Symp., Phoenix, AZ, Jan. 2017, pp. 94-97.

2017 IEEE MTT-S Outstanding Young Engineer Award

Dietmar Kissinger, "For contributions in the field of microwave and millimeter-wave integrated circuits and sensor systems"

2016 IEEE BCTM Best Student Paper Award

I. Garcia Lopez, P. Rito, A. Awny, B. Heinemann, D. Kissinger, and A. C. Ulusoy, "A 50 Gb/s TIA in 0.25 µm SiGe:C BiCMOS in folded cascode architecture with pnp HBTs," in Proc. IEEE Bipolar/BiCMOS Circuits Technol. Meeting, New Brunswick, NJ, Sep. 2016, pp. 9-12.

2016 ESA GSMM Best Paper Award

K. Schmalz, J. Borngräber, P. Neumaier, N. Rothbart, D. Kissinger, and H.-W. Hübers, "Gas spectroscopy system at 245 and 500GHz using transmitters and receivers in SiGe BiCMOS," in Proc. Global Symp. Millimeter-Waves / ESA Workshop Millimetre-Wave Technol. Appl., Espoo, Finland, Jun. 2016, pp. 1-4.

2015 IEEE BioWireless Best Student Paper Award, 1st Prize

J. Nehring, M. Bartels, R. Weigel, and D. Kissinger, "A permittivity sensitive phase-locked loop based on a silicon-integrated capacitive sensor for microwave biosensing applications," in Proc. IEEE Topical Conf. Biomed. Wireless Technol. Netw. Sens. Syst., San Diego, CA, Jan. 2015, pp. 51-53.

2013 IEEE BioWireless Best Student Paper Award, 2nd Prize

M. Hofmann, A. Oborovski, R. Weigel, G. Fischer, and D. Kissinger, "A microwave VNA for biomedical in-line concentration measurements," in Proc. IEEE Topical Conf. Biomed. Wireless Technol. Netw. Sens. Syst., Austin, TX, Jan. 2013, pp. 46-48.

2012 IEEE BioWireless Best Student Paper Award, 1st Prize

M. Hofmann, J.-C. Edelmann, A. Bolz, R. Weigel, G. Fischer, and D. Kissinger, "RF based feedback system for cardiopulmonary resuscitation," in Proc. IEEE Topical Conf. Biomed. Wireless Technol. Netw. Sens. Syst., Santa Clara, CA, Jan. 2012, pp. 1-4.